Arizona(17-15-5) at Anaheim(11-21-6)
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Anaheim played Arizona on Friday night and had a lead twice in the game, but the Coyotes were able to comeback and win. Alexander Volkov scored his goal as a Duck in his debut with the team. Unfortunately, Ryan Getzlaf sustained an upper-body injury and did not finish the game.
Many are concerned with the current situation of this team and the trade rumors continue to grow. We discussed the state of Anaheim here: Drysdale Era Begins?
Anthony Stolarz was reassigned to the Taxi Squad from the Ducks roster.
Olle Eriksson Ek and Maxim Golod were added to the Taxi Squad from the Gulls.
Kodie Curran and Lukas Dostal were reassigned to the Gulls.
By The Numbers:
Goals For Per Game: 2.21, 29th in NHL
Goals Against Per Game: 3.29, 28th
Power Play Efficiency: 10.6%, 31st
Penalty Kill Efficiency: 76.6%, 24th
Corsi For: 48.78%, 20th
Fenwick For: 48.20%, 22nd
Season Record vs Arizona: 1-3-1
Troy Terry suffered an upper-body injury from Friday’s game and is day-to-day.
Sonny Milano (undisclosed) is on the IR.
Hampus Lindholm(wrist) is on the LTIR for about 6 weeks with a fractured wrist.
Carter Rowney had knee surgery and will be out for 4-6 months. He had a medial meniscus tear in his left knee. He was placed on the LTIR.
Olle Eriksson Ek
John Gibson 3-8-1 GAA 3.02, SV% .897 (Confirmed)
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Arizona had a good opening period against Anaheim on Friday, despite getting down early. They were able to comeback twice in the contest and pull past Anaheim in the third period. The Coyotes are currently holding down the fourth playoff spot in the West Division. They have 39 points with Blues and Sharks right behind them at 38 points.
By The Numbers:
Phil Kessel leads the team in scoring with 15 goals.
Goals For Per Game: 2.59, 24th in NHL
Goals Against Per Game: 3.03, 21st
Power Play Efficiency: 18.0%, 22nd
Penalty Kill Efficiency: 82.6%, 7th
Corsi For: 46.99%, 26th
Fenwick For: 46.74%, 29th
Season Record vs Ducks: 4-1-0
Adin Hill 5-4-1, GAA 2.83, SV% .909 (Unconfirmed)
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April 4th, 2021