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Ducks vs Canadiens GAMETHREAD: The Execution Chronicles

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The Ducks will need to execute consistently in order to take out the NHL's top team.

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Stat Pack

Anaheim Ducks VERSUS Montreal Canadiens
10-8-4 Record 16-4-2
4th Pacific, 1st Wildcard, 16th NHL Standings 1st Atlantic, 1st NHL
2.59 GF/GP 3.10
2.41 GA/GP 2.14
22.2% PP 22.4%
82.0% PK 83.1%
Leaders STAT Leaders
Kesler/Rakell (8) Goals Alex Galchenyuk (9)
Ryan Getzlaf (16) Assists Andrei Markov (12)
Getzlaf/Perry (18) Points Alex Galchenyuk (22)
Ryan Kesler (5) PP Shea Weber (7)
Andrew Cogliano (2) SH Plekanec/Byron (1)
Cam Fowler (23:57), Ryan Kesler (21:24) TOI/GP (D&F) Shea Weber (25:48), Max Paciorettyi (17:50)
Hampus Lindholm (54.76), Corey Perry 55.08) SAT% 5on5 (D&F) Andrei Markov (53.85), Max Pacioretty (53.58)
John Gibson GOALIES Carey Price
6-7 Record 13-1
.906 SV% .946
2.62 GAA 1.66

Potential Line Combinations

Anaheim

Rakell-Getzlaf-Perry
Cogliano-Kesler-Silfverberg
Ritchie-Vermette-Kase
Garbutt-Shaw-Wagner
Fowler-Vatanen
Lindholm-Manson
Theodore-Bieksa
Gibson
Bernier

Montreal

Radulov-Galchenyuk-Byron
Pacioretty-Plekanec-Gallagher
Lehkonen-Desharnais-Shaw
Danault-Mitchell-Carr
Emelin-Weber
Markov-Petry
Barberio-Pateryn
Price
Montoya

Number For Nerds

The Ducks have begun to recapture their Power Play effectiveness from last season. They are now ranked 6th in the league, but are still a full 6 percent behind the insane Columbus Blue Jackets (28.3%!) with the man advantage.

Poll

Who will win the P.K. Subban for Shea Weber trade in the long-term?

This poll is closed

  • 50%
    Nashville
    (9 votes)
  • 33%
    Montreal
    (6 votes)
  • 16%
    I'm sick of hearing about this trade stop it
    (3 votes)
18 votes total Vote Now