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Anaheim Ducks Look For The Season Sweep Against The Chicago Blackhawks

Hiller In Net Against Emery

 

March 20, 2013; Anaheim, CA, USA; Anaheim Ducks defenseman Francois Beauchemin (23) helps defend goalie Jonas Hiller (1) block a shot against Chicago Blackhawks center Andrew Shaw (65) during the third period at Honda Center. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Chicago - The Anaheim Ducks are looking to rebound from a 4-0 loss the San Jose Sharks on Wednesday. The loss spurred Bruce Boudreau to hold an extra practice yesterday. To say that this game is huge is, well, an understatement.

The Blackhawks are coming off of a 2-0 win over the Calgary Flames. Joel Quenneville has decided to stay with the hot glove in Ray Emery tonight.

 

Team Stats:

team.teamCommonName Stats team.teamCommonName
33 GP 32
22 W 25
7 L 4
4 OT 3
48 P 53
0.727 P% 0.828
3.00 G/G 3.25
2.55 GA/G 2.13
22.8 PP% 17.7
78.4 PK% 84.3
27.6 S/G 31.2
28.4 SA/G 26.4
47.6 FO% 49.9

Season Head-to-Head Match-ups:

Date Vis/Home Final
Feb 12, 2013 ANA@CHI ANA, 3 – 2 (SO)
Mar 20, 2013 CHI@ANA ANA, 4 – 2

Projected Goalie Matchup:

team.teamCommonName team.teamCommonName
Name Jonas Hiller Ray Emery
GP 19 15
Wins 11 12
Losses 4 0
OTL 3 0
SO 1 1
GAA 2.57 2.09
Save % .906 .920

Injury report:

Team Player Type
team.teamCommonName Nick Bonino* Lower Body
team.teamCommonName Patrick Sharp* Upper Body
team.teamCommonName Marian Hossa Upper Body

*On Injured Reserve

Team Records:

Anaheim Ducks: 22-7-4, 48 points (1st in the Pacific Division)
Chicago Blackhawks: 25-4-3, 53 points (1st in the Central Division)

Broadcast Info:

TV: Fox Sports-Prime Ticket; NHL Network-US
Radio: ESPN 830

Topics: Anaheim Ducks, Bruce Boudreau, Calgary Flames, Chicago Blackhawks, Game Preview, Joel Quenneville, Jonas Hiller, Marian Hossa, Nick Bonino, Patrick Sharp, Ray Emery, San Jose Sharks

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