Anaheim faces non-conference foe Florida
Anaheim, California; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Florida travels to Anaheim for a non-conference matchup.
The Ducks are 12-11-3 on their home ice. Anaheim averages 10.8 penalty minutes per game, the third-most in the league. Nicolas Deslauriers leads the team serving 82 total minutes.
The Panthers have gone 15-10-4 away from home. Florida is third in the league averaging 5.9 assists per game, led by Jonathan Huberdeau with 0.8.
Florida took down Anaheim 5-4 in the last meeting between these teams on Nov. 21. Aaron Ekblad scored two goals for the Panthers in the victory.
Huberdeau leads the Panthers with a plus-nine in 59 games played this season. Mike Hoffman has totaled four goals and three assists over the last 10 games for Florida.
LAST 10 GAMES: Panthers: 3-6-1, averaging 2.3 goals, 3.9 assists, 3.1 penalties and 6.8 penalty minutes while giving up 3.5 goals per game with a .892 save percentage.
Ducks: 5-3-2, averaging three goals, 4.8 assists, 4.1 penalties and 9.8 penalty minutes while giving up 3.1 goals per game with a .907 save percentage.
INJURIES: Ducks: None listed.
Panthers: Brian Boyle: day to day (upper body).