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GameThread: Anaheim Ducks at Pittsburgh Penguins (2/8/16)

Road trip opens against squad that recently traded with the Ducks. Both have been better as a result.

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Stat Pack

25-18-7, 57 Pts Record 26-18-7, 59 Pts
3rd Pacific, 8th West, T-17th NHL Standings T-4th Metropolitan, T-8th East, T-12 NHL
9-10-3 Away Home/Away 15-7-4 Home
W - W - W - W - W Last 5 Games OW - L - W - W - W
2.22 (30th)
GF/GP 2.59 (17th)
2.30 (6th)
GA/GP 2.55 (12th)
18.2% (T-16th)
Power Play 20.1% (T-8th)
89.1% (1st)
Penalty Kill 83.3% (T-7th)
Corey Perry (21G) Goals Sidney Crosby (22G)
Ryan Getzlaf (30A) Assists Kris Letang (29A)
Perry 21G 14A 35PT Points Crosby (22G 27A 49PT)
Perry (6PPG 6PPA 12PPP)
PP Points Letang (2PPG 17PPA 19PPP)
Andrew Cogliano (1SHG 1SHA 2SHPT) SH Points Matt Cullen (1SHG 1SHA)
Cam Fowler 22:30, Ryan Kesler 19:36 TOI/GP, D&F Kris Letang 26:12, Crosby 20:02
Getzlaf 57.19, Hampus Lindholm 58.07 SAT% 5on5 >50% GP, F&D Chris Kunitz 55.92, Brian Dumoulin 50.81
John Gibson GOALIES Marc-Andre Fleury
Record 20-12-5
.923 Save % .919
.921 Adj. SV% (5on5) .933
SA/60 30.08

***Stat Pack DOES NOT include injured/suspended players***


Expected lines for Anaheim and Pittsburgh via Eric Stephens, 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

Cam Fowler - Kevin Bieksa

Hampus Lindholm - Josh Manson

Simon Despres - Sami Vatanen

John Gibson / Frederik Andersen


Chris Kunitz - Sidney Crosby - Patric Hornqvist

Carl Hagelin - Matt Cullen - Phil Kessel

Tom Kuhnhackl - Oskar Sundqvist - Bryan Rust

Conor Sheary - Kevin Porter - Scott Wilson

Kris Letang - Olli Maatta

Trevor Daley - Brian Dumoulin

Ben Lovejoy - Derrick Pouliot

Marc-Andre Fleury / Jeff Zatkoff

Hockey-Reference Numbers For Nerds

Anaheim has won just three times in 15 meetings in Pittsburgh in franchise history, the last time being on February 15, 2012 when Teemu Selanne scored the game winner in the third period in a 2-1 win. It was the first time the Ducks played at the Consol Energy Center, and they've lost their last two trips since. Meetings between the teams in the Steel City tend to be on the higher scoring side, averaging 6.2 goals between the them. Anaheim has the largest margin of victory between the two teams, a 7-1 pasting on January 29, 2000 when Selanne (one goal, two assists) and Paul Kariya (two goals, one assist) each had three-point nights, Steve Rucchin had a goal and an assist, and 13 of the 18 skaters recorded a point as the Mighty Ducks chased Penguins goalie Jean-Sebastien Aubin just past the midway mark.