Anaheim Ducks End Long Break Tonight Against The Colorado Avalanche

Past and Future Collide Tonight as Ducks Face Aves

Feb 6 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Anaheim Ducks goalie Viktor Fasth (30) is congratulated for the shutout by teammates defenseman Sami Vatanen (45) and center Nick Bonino (13) at the end of the third period of the game against the Colorado Avalanche at the Pepsi Center. The Ducks defeated the Avalanche 3-0. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

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.

Team Stats:

team.teamCommonName Stats
team.teamCommonName
16 GP 15
7 W 12
8 L 2
1 OT 1
15 P 25
0.469 P% 0.833
2.38 G/G 3.27
2.94 GA/G 2.53
14.0 PP% 23.4
79.4 PK% 74.1
29.5 S/G 26.9
31.4 SA/G 28.2
49.5 FO% 48.1

Season Head-to-Head Match-ups:

Date Vis/Home Final
Feb 06, 2013 ANA@COL ANA, 3 – 0

 

Team Records:

Colorado Avalanche: 7-8-1, 15 points (4th in the Northwest Division)

Anaheim Ducks: 12-2-1, 25 points (1st in the Pacific Division)

Broadcast Info:

TV: Fox Sports-Prime Ticket, Altitude Sports Channel

Radio: ESPN 830 AM 1510

Topics: Anaheim Ducks, Colorado Avalanche, Columbus Blue Jackets, Gaberiel Landeskog, Jean-Sebastien Giguere, Jonas Hiller, Los Angeles Kings, Viktor Fasth

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