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Game 1 Thread: Here We Go!

The day we've been waiting for since May 16, 2014 has finally arrived.

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Game 1

Winnipeg Jets
@ Anaheim Ducks

Thursday, April 16, 2015 7:30 pm PDT

Honda Center

TV: Prime Ticket, CNBC, Sportsnet, TVA
Radio: AM830 KLAA

Your Enemy: Arctic Ice Hockey

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Note: All numbers are for regular season, starting with Game 2 we will use playoff totals in the GameThreads.

Numbers for Nerds:

Ondrej Pavelec has not given up a goal in his last 187:05 of play.

Team Records:

Ducks: (51-24-7), 109 points, 1st in the Western Conference, 2.78 G/GP, 2.70 GA/GP

Jets: (43-26-13), 82 points, 2nd Western Conference Wild Card, 2.72 G/GP, 2.49 GA/GP

Ducks Team Leaders:

Scoring: Ryan Getzlaf (25-45-70), Corey Perry (33-22-55), Ryan Kesler (20-27-47); Among Defensemen: Sami Vatanen (12-25-37)

TOI/GP: Francois Beauchemin (22:44), Hampus Lindholm (21:45), Sami Vatanen (21:27); Among Forwards: Ryan Getzlaf (20:05)

Possession: (5v5 FF% aka USAT%, minimum 40 GP): Ryan Getzlaf (54.34%), Matt Beleskey (54.06%), Emerson Etem (54.06%)

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Jets Team Leaders:

Scoring: Andrew Ladd (24-38-62), Blake Wheeler (26-35-61), Bryan Little (24-28-52); Among Defensemen Dustin Byfuglien (18-27-45)

TOI/GP: Tyler Myers (23:49), Tobias Enstrom (23:34), Jacob Trouba (23:18); Among Forwards: Andrew Ladd (20:04)

Possession (5v5 FF% aka USAT%, minimum 40 GP): Mathieu Perreault :( (55.88%), Blake Wheeler (54.51%), Ben Chiarot (54.03%)

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Ducks: Frederik Andersen (35-12-5), .914 Sv%, 26.59 Shots Faced/GP

Jets: Ondrej Pavelec (22-16-8), .920 Sv%, 27.06 Shots Faced/GP

Power Play:

Ducks: 15.7%, 28th in the NHL, Sami Vatanen (7 PPG)

Jets: 17.8%, 17th in the NHL, Andrew Ladd and Bryan Little (9 PPG)

Penalty Kill:

Ducks: 81.0%, 15th in the NHL, Andrew Cogliano (3 SHG)

Jets: 81.8%,13th in the NHL, Blake Wheeler (4 SHG)