News: Andersen stopped all but one of the Stars' 22 shots in a 2-1 overtime win Friday.
Impact: Andersen was 5:27 away from his second shutout of the season before a back-door goal from Antoine Roussel knotted things up. He's been one of the best fantasy options in net this year with his 6-1 record, shiny .940 save percentage and 1.70 GAA and still has quite the advantage over John Gibson for Anaheim's starting gig.
News: Maroon will play Friday against the Stars, Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register reports.
Impact: Maroon seemed more likely to be slated for a Sunday return against the Avalanche, but appears to be on track for Friday's game. He has cut his initial timetable of four weeks in half by making his return to the ice for the first time since he sprained his MCL on Oct. 14.
News: Andersen will get the start between the pipes Friday, Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register reports.
Impact: Andersen lost his first game of the season in his last start Sunday, allowing four goals on 37 shots against the Sharks. He appears to still be the team's top goaltender, but John Gibson is in the mix for starts as well.
News: Coach Bruce Boudreau is calling Maroon (knee) a game-time decision for Friday's tilt with the Stars, Helene Elliott of the Los Angeles Times reports.
Impact: It's probably more likely that Maroon makes his return from injured reserve Sunday against Colorado, but the Ducks will give the forward the opportunity to show he's ready to go. He was initially projected to miss four weeks after spraining his MCL on Oct. 14, but seems poised to return to action in just over two weeks.