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Ducks @ Penguins GAMETHREAD: Battle of the Birds

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The Ducks are looking to add a fourth to their game streak on the road against Pittsburgh.

NHL: Anaheim Ducks at Pittsburgh Penguins Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

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ANAHEIM DUCKS versus PITTSBURGH PENGUINS
ANAHEIM DUCKS versus PITTSBURGH PENGUINS
18-11-5, 41pts Record 15-11-6, 36pts
3rd in Pacific, 6th in West, 10th in NHL Standings 3rd in Metro, 8th in East, 17th in League
2.53 GF/GP 3.41
2.82 GA/GP 3.19
15.40% Power Play 22,7%
80.20% Penalty Kill 83%
TEAM LEADERS Stats TEAM LEADERS
Pontus Aberg (10G) Goals Sidney Crosby (15G)
Ryan Getzlaf (18A) Assists Evgeni Malkin (25A)
Getzlaf (26P) Points Phil Kessel, Malkin (35P)
Aberg, Adam Henrique (3PPG) PPG Kessel (5PPG)
Jakob Silfverberg (1SHG) SHG Matt Cullen, Zach Aston-Reese (1SHG)
Hampus Lindhom (25:40), Getzlaf (19:58) TOI/GP (D&F) Kris Letang (25:55), Crosby (20:38)
Ondrej Kase (56.83), Brandon Montour (47.87) SAT% 5on5 (F&D) Crosby (56.89), Brian Dumoulin (56.44)
John Gibson GOALIES Casey DeSmith
14-9-4 Record 10-5-4
0.927 Save % 0.923
2.54 GAA 2.46

Projected Lineups

Anaheim

Pontus Aberg - Ryan Getzlaf - Ondrej Kase

Andrew Cogliano - Ryan Kesler - Jakob Silfverberg

Nick Ritchie - Adam Henrique - Daniel Sprong

Kiefer Sherwood - Carter Rowney - Brian Gibbons

Hampus Lindholm - Brandon Montour

Jacob Larsson - Josh Manson

Josh Mahura - Jake Dotchin

John Gibson

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS

Jake Guentzel - Sidney Crosby - Bryan Rust

Zach Aston-Reese - Evgeni Malkin - Phil Kessel

Tanner Pearson - Derick Brassard - Riley Sheahan

Derek Grant - Matt Cullen - Garrett Wilson

Brian Dumoulin - Kris Letang

Marcus Pettersson - Jamie Oleksiak

Olli Maatta - Juuso Riikola

Casey DeSmith