Past and Future Collide Tonight as Ducks Face Aves
Anaheim, CA – The Anaheim Ducks are home tonight to take on the Colorado Avalanche after a nearly week long break.
The Ducks will be well rested to after beating the Columbus Blue Jackets Jonas Hiller’s Return” href=”http://pucksofafeather.com/2013/02/18/anaheim-ducks-hang-on-to-defeat-columbus-blue-jackets-in-jonas-hillers-return/”>3-2 last Monday. Jonas Hiller was pretty good in his return from injury, but NHL rookie Viktor Fasth will start in net tonight.
The Avalanche are coming into tonight’s contest off a 4-1 loss to the Los Angeles Kings yesterday. Former Duck Jean-Sebastien Giguere will be in net opposite Fasth. This will also be the Ducks first look at Gaberiel Landeskog this season as he was injured for the first meeting of the year.
The puck drops shortly.
Season Head-to-Head Match-ups:
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Colorado Avalanche: 7-8-1, 15 points (4th in the Northwest Division)
Anaheim Ducks: 12-2-1, 25 points (1st in the Pacific Division)
TV: Fox Sports-Prime Ticket, Altitude Sports Channel