February 1, 2013; Anaheim, CA, USA; Anaheim Ducks defenseman Sami Vatanen (45) during a stoppage in play against the Minnesota Wild during the third period at Honda Center. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Anaheim Ducks Start Back-to-Back Series with Edmonton Oilers

Getzlaf looks to keep hot streak going

Edmonton, AB – The Anaheim Ducks are looking to rebound from a 3-1 loss to the Calgary Flames on Friday night and stop a four game skid to get some momentum before the the Stanley Cup Playoffs begin. The momentum will hopefully start with a win against the Edmonton Oilers

The Ducks can clinch their third Pacific Division title with a win and losses by the Los Angeles Kings and San Jose Sharks today. In order to do so, Ryan Getzlaf will need to stay hot. The captain has five points in the last five game (2 goals, 3 assists).

The Oilers are looking to get in the playoffs. They currently are sitting in 12th, 8 points behind the Columbus Blue Jackets for the eighth and final spot. The only way they can get in is to win out and have the four teams ahead of them lose out.

Team Stats:

team.teamCommonName Stats team.teamCommonName
44 GP 43
27 W 17
11 L 19
6 OT 7
60 P 41
0.682 P% 0.477
2.77 G/G 2.51
2.46 GA/G 2.74
20.8 PP% 21.7
80.5 PK% 83.8
27.6 S/G 26.9
27.9 SA/G 32.9
47.5 FO% 45.6

Season Head-to-Head Match-ups:

Date Vis/Home Final
Apr 8, 2013 EDM@ANA ANA, 2 – 1

Projected Goalie Matchup:

team.teamCommonName team.teamCommonName
Name Jonas Hiller Devan Dubnyk
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 Luca Sbisa Upper Body
team.teamCommonName Viktor Fasth Undisclosed
team.teamCommonName Nick Bonino* Lower Body
team.teamCommonName Ales Hemsky Lower Body
team.teamCommonName Lennart Petrell Lower Body

*On Injured Reserve

Team Records:

Anaheim Ducks: 27-11-6, 60 points (1st in the Pacific Division)
Edmonton Oilers: 17-19-7, 41 points (3rd in the Northwest Division)

Broadcast Info:

TV: Fox Sports-Prime Ticket

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Tags: Ales Hemsky Anaheim Ducks Calgary Flames Columbus Blue Jackets Devan Dubnyk Edmonton Oilers Jonas Hiller Lennart Petrell Los Angeles Kings Luca Sbisa Nick Bonino Pacific Division Playoffs Ryan Getzlaf San Jose Sharks Stanley Cup Viktor Fasth

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