When: Saturday, April 18, 2015
Time: 9:30 p.m. CST
Where: Honda Center, Anaheim, California
Series: Anaheim leads 1-0
Television/Radio: NBCSN, TVA, SN, PRIME/ TSN 1290 Radio
On the Horizon: Game 3 is Monday, April 20 in Winnipeg (8:00 p.m. CST)
Last Game: 4-2 win for Anaheim
Winnipeg Jets: Drew Stafford (1 goal, 0 assists, 1 point), Adam Lowry (1 goal, 0 assists, 1 point), Jacob Trouba (0 goals, 1 assist, 1 point), Mark Scheifele (0 goals, 1 assist, 1 point), Mark Stuart (0 goals, 1 assist, 1 point)
Anaheim Ducks: Corey Perry (2 goals, 2 assists, 4 points), Ryan Getzlaf (1 goal, 2 assists, 3 points), Sami Vatanen (1 goal, 2 assists, 3 points), Patrick Maroon (0 goals, 1 assist, 1 point), Hampus Lindholm (0 goals, 1 assist, 1 point)
Game Day Notes:
– The Jets were just 38% as a team in the face-off circle in Game 1
– The Ducks outhit the Jets in Game 1 by a margin of 46-37 (Mark Stuart had the most hits with 8)
– Courtesy of Ed Tait of the Winnipeg Free Press: Anaheim fired 67 shots towards the Jets goal (33 on goal, 14 were blocked, 20 more were wide), while Winnipeg’s totals were 42 (27 on goal, six blocked, nine missed).
– The Anaheim Ducks are now 4-0 against the Jets this season (one playoff game, three regular season games)
– The Jets have now lost three games when leading after two periods this year (Winnipeg had a record of 31-2-6 when leading after two periods during the regular season).
– Corey Perry led all players with six shots on goal in Game 1. With four points in Game 1, Perry now has 60 career playoff points (24 goals, 36 assists) in 75 games.
– Jacob Trouba led all players with 4 blocked shots in Game 1.
– Ryan Getzlaf and Francois Beauchemin have each played 82 career playoff games, most of any player in this series.
– Ondrej Pavelec will start in goal for the Jets tonight. Pavelec made 29 saves in Game 1.
– Jets forward Mathieu Perreault will again be a game-time decision for the Jets tonight as he continues to nurse a lower body injury. Matt Halischuk (who played in Game 1) will remain in the line-up if Perreault is unable to go.
– Frederik Andersen will start in goal for the Ducks tonight. Andersen made 24 saves in Game 1 for his 4th career playoff victory.
– Ducks forward Nate Thompson (upper body) did not take the game day skate and will not play tonight.
– Ducks goaltender John Gibson will again be out of line-up for the Ducks tonight as he continues to nurse an upper body injury. Jason LaBarbera will back-up Andersen tonight.
– Defenseman Tyler Myers led all Jets in ice time in Game 1, at 24:16 of ice time.
– Defenseman Francois Beauchemin led all Ducks in ice time in Game 1, averaging 22:33 of ice time..
– Ducks Top Face-off Guy in Game 1: Rickard Rakell (78%)
– Jets Top Face-off Guy in Game 1: Jim Slater (60%)
Special Teams Breakdown:
– Anaheim PP (2/3), Anaheim PK (3/3)
– Winnipeg PP (0/3), Winnipeg PK (1/3)
Projected Winnipeg Jets Line Combinations:
Andrew Ladd- Bryan Little- Michael Frolik
Drew Stafford- Mark Scheifele- Blake Wheeler
Jiri Tlusty- Adam Lowry- Lee Stempniak
Chris Thorburn- Jim Slater- Matt Halischuk
Tobias Enstrom- Tyler Myers
Ben Chiarot- Dustin Byfuglien
Mark Stuart-Jacob Trouba
Healthy Scratches: Andrew Copp, TJ Galiardi, Eric O’Dell, Jay Harrison, Adam Pardy, Keaton Ellerby
Projected Anaheim Ducks Line Combinations:
Patrick Maroon- Ryan Getzlaf- Corey Perry
Matt Beleskey- Ryan Kesler- Kyle Palmieri
Andrew Cogliano- Rickard Rackell- Jakob Silfverberg
Emerson Etem- Chris Wagner- Tim Jackman
Hampus Lindholm- Francois Beauchemin
Cam Fowler- Simon Despres
Clayon Stoner- Sami Vatanen
Healthy Scratches: Jiri Sekac, James Wisniewski, Tomas Fleischmann, Korbinian Holzer
Anaheim Ducks: Nate Thompson (upper body), John Gibson (upper body)
Winnipeg Jets: Grant Clitsome (back surgery, indefinitely), Paul Postma (upper body), Mathieu Perreault (lower body)