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GameThread: Game Two — Ducks vs Predators (4/17/16)

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Can the Manson-less Ducks recover from a disappointing playoff opener?

Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Playoff Stat Pack

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ANAHEIM DUCKS versus NASHVILLE PREDATORS
0-1 Record 1-0
2 GF/GP 3
3 GA/GP 2
25% Power Play 0%
100% Penalty Kill 75%
TEAM STAT LEADERS
Getzlaf, Kesler (1) Goals Forsberg, Neal, Wilson (1)
4 tied (1) Assists Ellis, Josi, Johansen (1)
6 tied (1) Points 6 tied (1)
Getzlaf, Perry, Fowler (1) PP Points none
none SH Points none
Fowler 28:41, Getzlaf 25:03 TOI/GP (D&F) Josi 28:10, Neal 20:43
Thompson 66.67, Stewart 65.00 SAT% 5on5 (F&D) Johansen 88.00, Jackman 66.67
John Gibson GOALIES Pekka Rinne
0-1 Record 1-0
.909 Save % .931

Projected Lines

Expected lines for Anaheim and Nashville via Kyle Shohara, AnaheimDucks.com

Ducks
David Perron – Ryan Getzlaf – Chris Stewart
Andrew Cogliano – Ryan Kesler – Jakob Silfverberg
Jamie McGinn – Rickard Rakell – Corey Perry
Ryan GarbuttNate ThompsonChris Wagner

Cam FowlerKevin Bieksa
Hampus Lindholm – Sami Vatanen
Simon Despres – Shea Theodore

John Gibson
Frederik Andersen

Predators

Calle Jarnkrok - Ryan Johansen - James Neal
Filip Forsberg - Mike Ribeiro - Craig Smith
Colin Wilson - Mike Fisher - Viktor Arvidsson
Miikka Salomaki - Paul Gaustad - Cody Bass

Roman Josi - Shea Weber
Mattias Ekholm - Ryan Ellis
Barret Jackman - Anthony Bitetto

Pekka Rinne
Carter Hutton

Numbers For Nerds

The Ducks are 4-6 all-time in Game 2s following Game 1 losses, and their last such victory came against the Preds in 2011.

In 17 career Game 2s, Ryan Getzlaf has scored 6 goals, 13 assists, and 19 points. 14 of those points have come in his eight most recent Game 2s.