With their trade deadline acquisitions slotting into the lineup, the Anaheim Ducks and Edmonton Oilers both have a slightly new look tonight.
It’s the night after the trade deadline and both the Anaheim Ducks and Edmonton Oilers have a new look to them. To make their team stronger for the playoff push, the Oilers acquired Mike Green, Andreas Athanasiou, and Tyler Ennis. The Ducks made a few smaller moves to try and fix their power play and scoring issues.
After a hard-fought comeback against the Vegas Golden Knights, the Anaheim Ducks are looking to hopefully best their Pacific Division rivals. However, the Oilers’ recent acquisitions make them look like the better team. It’s going to be an interesting game tonight as the Ducks learn to navigate strange waters with several new players in the lineup.
What You Need to Know Before Puck Drop
Game 63: Anaheim Ducks vs Edmonton Oilers
Season Record: 24-30-8
Location: Honda Center— Anaheim, California
Time: 7:00 pm PST
TV: Prime Ticket
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Anaheim Ducks News: The Anaheim Ducks have traded Ondrej Kase, Nick Ritchie, Derek Grant, Korbinian Holzer, Devin Shore, Daniel Sprong, Angus Redmond, and a 2022 Conditional 7th round pick in exchange for Danton Heinen, Kyle Criscuolo, Matt Irwin, Sonny Milano, Christian Djoos, Joel Persson, a 2020 4th round pick, a 2022 6th round pick, and have picked up Andrew Agozzino off waivers.
Anaheim Ducks Betting Odds & Lines
Anaheim Ducks: +130
Edmonton Oilers: -150
The Edmonton Oilers are the clear favorites for tonight’s matchup against the Anaheim Ducks. The team added Mike Green, Andreas Athanasiou, and Tyler Ennis to their lineup, and with the return of Connor McDavid, they already look like the stronger, more proven team.
The Anaheim Ducks made a few moves themselves during the trade deadline. However, more of their players are unproven. It’s going to be a learning process for all of them over the next few games. Nevertheless, the team could still come out strong with an influx of new players. It’s definetly going to be an interesting game, and it’s one you shouldn’t miss.
Anaheim Ducks Projected Lineup
The Anaheim Ducks projected lineup has been provided by NHL.com and is subject to change:
Christian Djoos-Matt Irwin
Starting Goaltender: John Gibson
Backup Goaltender: Ryan Miller
Healthy Scratches: David Backes, Kyle Criscuolo, Joel Persson
Edmonton Oilers Projected Lineup
The Edmonton Oilers projected lineup has been provided by NHL.com and is subject to change:
Tyler Ennis-Connor McDavid-Andreas Athanasiou
William Lagesson-Mike Green
Starting Goaltender: Mike Smith
Backup Goaltender: Mikko Koskinen
Healthy Scratch: Matt Benning
Suspended: Zack Kassian
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