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GameThread: Ducks at Blue Jackets (2/11/16)

The Ducks are looking for their eighth win in nine games, but standing in their way is a Columbus team that's being held together by a hot young goalie.

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Stat Pack

26-19-7, 59 Pts Record 21-28-6, 48 Pts
3rd Pacific, 6th West, 15th NHL Standings 8th Metropolitan, 15th East, 28th NHL
10-11-3 Away Home/Away 9-11-5 Home
W - L - W - W - W Last 5 Games SOL - W - SOW - L - W
2.25 goals/game (29th NHL)
GF/GP 2.49 goals/game (20th NHL)
2.35 goals/game (7th NHL)
GA/GP 3.09 goals/game (30th NHL)
18.1% (18th NHL)
Power Play 17.6% (22nd NHL)
89.0% (1st NHL)
Penalty Kill 79.8% (19th NHL)
Corey Perry (21 goals)
Goals Brandon Saad (19 goals)
Ryan Getzlaf (33 assists)
Assists Brandon Dubinsky (20 assists)
Perry (21g-17a-38 points)
Getzlaf (5g-33a-38 points)
Points Scott Hartnell (18g-18a-36 points)
Perry (6g-7a-13 points)
PP Points Ryan Johansen (1g-10a-11 points)
Andrew Cogliano/Shawn Horcoff
(1g-1a-2 points)
SH Points Cam Atkinson (2g-0a-2 points)
Defense: Cam Fowler (22:26/game)
Forward: Ryan Kesler (19:32/game)
TOI/GP Defense: Jack Johnson (24:50/game)
Forward: Dubinsky (18:44/game)
Defense: Hampus Lindholm (58.11%)
Forward: Getzlaf (56.73%)
SAT% 5on5 Forward: Nick Foligno (51.74%)
Defense: Fedor Tyutin (51.49%)
Frederik Andersen GOALIES Joonas Korpisalo
Record 7-6-3
.920 Save % .923
.925 Adj. SV% (5on5) .938
28.6 SA/60 33.4

Projected Lines

Expected lines for Anaheim and Columbus via Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register.


David Perron - Ryan Getzlaf - Chris Stewart

Patrick Maroon - Rickard Rakell - Corey Perry

Andrew Cogliano - Ryan Kesler - Jakob Silfverberg

Ryan Garbutt - Nate Thompson - Mike Santorelli

Hampus Lindholm - Josh Manson

Cam Fowler - Kevin Bieksa

Simon Despres - Sami Vatanen

Frederik Andersen / John Gibson

Blue Jackets

Boone Jenner - Brandon Dubinsky - Cam Atkinson

Brandon Saad - Alexander Wennberg - Scott Hartnell

Matt Calvert - William Karlsson - Nick Foligno

Kerby Rychel - Gregory Campbell - Rene Bourque

Ryan Murray - Seth Jones

Jack Johnson - Cody Goloubef

Fedor Tyutin - Dalton Prout

Joonas Korpisalo / Anton Forsberg

Numbers For Nerds

Unlike Anaheim's recent successes over their previous opponent, the Philadelphia Flyers, the Columbus Blue Jackets have very rarely allowed the Ducks to get hot against them. The longest win streak in the matchup's history is set at five games, a feat accomplished once by both teams. Columbus got theirs out of the way right after their inception, as they won every game against Anaheim in 2001. The Ducks, on the other hand, took five in a row of their own from November 2nd, 2007 to December 8, 2008. For the last five years, neither team has managed to rattle off more than two in a row over the other, and in the last two-and-a-half seasons, they've been trading wins one-for-one. That last trend is one that the Ducks will hopefully break tonight, as a 4-2 Anaheim victory in their last meeting implies that the Jackets are the team that's due for a victory in this up-and-down series.