Preview: Cannes at Ducks | NHL.com
ANAHEIM, Calif .– The Carolina Hurricanes continue their six-game road trip tonight with the first of three games against California clubs. Tonight they meet the hottest club in the NHL right now, the Anaheim Ducks.
When: Thursday, November 18, 10 p.m. EST
To concern: Bally Sports South, Bally Sports App
Listen: 99.9 The Fan, Hurricanes.com/Listen, Hurricanes app
Rod record: 12-2-0 (24 Points, 2nd – Metropolitan Division)
Last game of the rods: 4-2 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights on Tuesday, November 16.
Ducks file: 10-4-3 (23 Points, 1st – Pacific Division)
Last game of the ducks: 3-2 (OT) victory over the Washington Capitals on Tuesday, November 16.
Battle of the best dogs: The Anaheim Ducks currently lead the Pacific Division and Western Conference with 23 points. The Canes, who have 24 points, are only one point behind the pace of the metropolitan division.
Red hot ducks: The Canes’ opponent tonight is also the NHL’s most prominent team of late, winning eight straight games. Anaheim’s young and old have been successful since October 29, as 24-year-old Troy Terry is now tied with Connor McDavid for the league’s longest active points streak, registering 21 points in the last 15 games. of the team. At the other end of the paradigm, 36-year-old Ryan Getzlaf scored 18 points in 17 games, recently eclipsing his career 1,000 point mark.
Scoring goals versus stopping goals: A focal point of Anaheim’s success has been her goal scoring, totaling 60 goals in 17 games. This amount ranks third in the NHL, just one behind Edmonton and two behind league-leading Florida. However, tonight they face the best in the NHL in terms of goals against. The Canes have allowed just 27 goals in 14 games, still below the two goals per game average.
The best of the Web : canes goalkeeper Frederik Andersen and Ducks goaltender John Gibson enter the game with nine wins apiece, linking them and two others at the head of the league.
Look at the start: Both clubs approach tonight’s meeting with a 7-0-0 record, leading after the first period of play.
Stage watch: Cheeky Teuvo Teravainen needs a goal to reach 100 in the NHL and Brady Skjei needs three assists to reach 100 in the NHL.
What color are we wearing? : The team will be wearing their white jerseys this evening. They will be wearing their white jerseys at every game on this trip.
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