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The bad blood continues in this one as the Los Angeles Kings face the Anaheim Ducks. In their latest game, the Anaheim Ducks won 4-0 over the Chicago Blackhawks. Corey Perry scored in the first period. Chris Wagner scored once for the Anaheim Ducks. Ryan Kesler scored once for the Anaheim Ducks. Ryan Kesler is currently in the top bunch for his team offensively. Rickard Rakell had a big night with 1 goals and 1 assists. Ryan Getzlaf had an assist. Jakob Silfverberg had an assist. We could see some tired legs going in this one as the Los Angeles Kings are playing on a back-to-back.
John Gibson should start in net for this game. In his latest game, he was perfect, allowing 0 goals. John Gibson posted a 17-7-0 record and 0.934 SV% when playing at home last season.
Jonathan Quick should start in net for this game. He was fantastic in his most recent game, posting a 0.926 save percentage. He has gone 4-5-0 in his last 13 games facing the Anaheim Ducks.
The Anaheim Ducks have been strong at home, posting a 28-8-4 record. The Los Angeles Kings have been okay when playing on the road with a 16-19-5 record. The Anaheim Ducks have gone 17-11 when playing Western-Pacific opponents this season. The Los Angeles Kings have gone 12-16 when playing Western-Pacific opponents this season. The Anaheim Ducks are 18-18 when taking on a team with a winning record .The Anaheim Ducks have been mediocre when playing against a team with a record above .500, posting 18 wins and 18 losses.
Playing on the road is always tough, but we like the chances that the Los Angeles Kings have with this match-up.
Game Time: 8:30 PM ET
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