By Michael Walters
Anaheim Ducks 40-22-9, 89 points, 2nd in the Pacific Division
The Anaheim Ducks went 3-1-0 this week. They beat New Jersey, Boston, and Winnipeg. The Ducks only loss was to the New York Rangers 2-1.
Win The Week?
The Ducks rebounded from last week and went 3-1-0. They were able to earn six points out of a possible eight. They remain in second place in the Pacific Division, four points behind Los Angeles.
Player of the Week
Jakob Silfverberg. He earned his first hat trick against New Jersey Devils as the Ducks won 7-1. He also had the game winning goal in overtime against Winnipeg. He registered six points in four games this week.
During the first period of the game against Colorado on March 9, Vatanen took an elbow to the head and didn’t return. He did not play this past week and is listed as day-to-day with an upper body injury. Watch here: Vatanen Receives An Elbow
Bieksa left in the third period of the game against the St. Louis Blues last week and was listed as day-to-day with a lower body injury. He returned in the game against Boston and also played in the game against Winnipeg.
Thompson sustained a lower body injury last week and has not played since.
Stewart was seen working out on the ramp at Honda Center this past week. The metal was removed from his jaw and he should return soon.
Perron went into the boards awkwardly hitting his shoulder. He didn’t return in the game yesterday against Winnipeg. Here is a video of the play:
March 14: Ducks blow out the Devils 7-1
Full Recap: Silfverberg Burns The Devils With Hat Trick
March 16: Ducks lose 2-1 to the New York Rangers.
Full Recap: Ducks Get Edged By The Rangers 2-1
March 18: Ducks blank Boston 4-0
Full Recap: Anaheim Takes Down Boston and Chara
March 20: Ducks edge the Jets in overtime 3-2
The Ducks got behind early, but were able to tie the game and get a 2-1 lead. The Jets tied the game and the contest went into overtime. A defensive breakdown allowed Jakob Silfverberg to get the game winning goal.
Full Recap: Silfverberg Grounds The Jets In Overtime
This Coming Week’s Schedule
March 22: at Montreal Canadiens, 4:30 PM PT
March 24: at Toronto Maple Leafs, 4:30 PM PT
March 26: at Ottawa Senators, 4:30 PM PT
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