The Anaheim Ducks in their 2-1 overtime win against Tampa had;
Rakell and Getzlaf scored the 2 goals.
Gibson making 28 saves.
The Penalty Kill went 3/3.
They went 40-19 at the dot.
forced 19 turnovers defensively.
The only minuses in the game was the fact the Ducks had a rough 1st period that included; 2 shots on goal, 2 penalties, 5 turnovers and a 9:30 shot drought to open the game.
Since the calendar has turned to 2017, Anaheim in the month of January has piled on the points of late. The Anaheim Ducks Month of January;
9 Games played
have gotten 15 points out of a possible 18.
3 OTW’s (1 of them a Shootout)
Outscoring teams 22-11
17 Straight Penalty Kills
As the numbers tell us they’ve been fantastic this month.
Colorado Avalanche: (13-28-1, 27 points):
The Colorado Avalanche, owners of the NHL’s worst record and the fewest points in the league with 27. They started the season 9-9 but have fallen off the mountain going 4-19-1 since November 23rd, YIKES!!!
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Just how bad are the Avalanche? Let’s put it this way to show just how bad it is in Colorado this year.
Colorado on Offense:
86 Goals scored – 30th in The NHL
13.5% on the Power Play – 27th in the NHL
19 Power Play Goals – 27th in the NHL
Only 2 players have double digit goals (Duchene – 15 and MacKinnion – 11)
143 goals allowed – 27th in the NHL
78.6% on the penalty kill – 24th in the NHL
-223 in +/- Rating.
23 Players have negative +/- ratings, 13 of them have +/- ratings of -10 or worst.
Tyson Barrie has the Worst +/- on the team at -23.
They’ve given up 5 goals or more 10 times this season, including a 10-1 thrashing at the hands of Montreal on December the 10th.
This is the 2nd meeting of the season between these two teams. They met in Denver on the 12th, a 4-1 Ducks win in that one.
In that Game:
Rakell, Kesler, Silfverberg and Perry all had goals for the Ducks.
Ducks were +3 turnovers, -8 faceoff wins and -2 shots on goal.