NHL Hockey

Anaheim Ducks (12-12-4)

Fri. 11/29 Mon. 12/2 Fri. 12/6 Sun. 12/8 Tue. 12/10
vs. Wpg
L 0-3
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vs. LA
W 4-2
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vs. Was
7:00 PM PT8:00 PM MT9:00 PM CT10:00 PM ET3:00 GMT11:00 8:00 PM MST10:00 PM EST7:00 UAE (+1)22:00 ET1:00 BRT
@ Wpg
12:00 PM PT1:00 PM MT2:00 PM CT3:00 PM ET20:00 GMT4:00 1:00 PM MST3:00 PM EST0:00 UAE (+1)15:00 ET18:00 BRT
@ Min
5:00 PM PT6:00 PM MT7:00 PM CT8:00 PM ET1:00 GMT9:00 6:00 PM MST8:00 PM EST5:00 UAE (+1)20:00 ET23:00 BRT

Streaking Capitals vie for sweep of road trip vs. Ducks

After setting a franchise record for most points through 30 games, the Washington Capitals look to finish off a sweep of their four-game road trip when they face the Anaheim Ducks on Friday night.

The Capitals have won five in a row and their 47 points were tops in the NHL heading into Thursday's action. They'll be facing a well-rested Anaheim team that also comes in off a victory over the Kings (4-2) and no doubt may have a little extra motivation for the contest.

Washington skated to a 5-2 victory over Anaheim on Nov. 18 at home in a contest that featured a brawl late in the second period. The end result was Ducks forward Nick Ritchie picking up a game misconduct for being the third man into a fight and Capitals forward Garnet Hathaway receiving a match penalty for spitting on Anaheim defenseman Erik Gudbranson.

Points: R. Getzlaf21
Plus/Minus: M. Del Zotto6
Shots on Goal: R. Rakell79
PIM: N. Ritchie54
Win: J. Gibson8
Shutouts: J. Gibson1
Offense (Rank)
Goals: 75 (26)
Shots: 806 (29)
PP%: 11.3% (29)
Penalty Minutes: 320 (3)
Assists: 122 (27)
SH Goals: 5 (2)
Pacific Division
  W L OTL Pts
Arizona 17 9 4 38
Edmonton 17 10 3 37
Vegas 15 11 5 35
Vancouver 14 11 4 32
San Jose 15 13 2 32
Calgary 14 12 4 32
Anaheim 12 12 4 28
Los Angeles 11 16 2 24
Full Standings
Defense (Rank)
Goals Against: 83 (21)
Shots Against: 889 (21)
PK%: 77.2% (22)
Penalty Minutes: 234 (18)
Shutouts: 1 (15)
Sv%: 0.907 (16)
Date Player Status
12/2 J. Gibson Illness (day-to-day)
10/24 J. Manson Lower-body injury - left game (IR)
9/13 P. Eaves Illness (IR)
9/13 R. Kesler Hip (IR)
Date Player Transactions
12/3 J. Mahura Called up from minors from San Diego-AHL
12/3 M. Comtois Called up from minors from San Diego-AHL
12/3 M. Jones Sent to minors San Diego-AHL
12/2 A. Stolarz Called up from minors from San Diego-AHL
11/30 J. Larsson Sent to minors San Diego-AHL
11/27 B. Tracey Signed Three-year, entry-level contract
11/26 J. Mahura Sent to minors San Diego-AHL
11/12 M. Comtois Sent to minors San Diego-AHL
11/11 B. Guhle Called up from minors from San Diego-AHL
11/11 S. Benoit Sent to minors San Diego-AHL
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