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Anaheim Ducks vs. Florida Panthers NHL Prediction, Pick, and Preview 4/12/2022

The Anaheim Ducks takes on the Florida Panthers on 4/12/2022 at 07:05 PM.

Anaheim Ducks and Florida Panthers face off today. The Anaheim Ducks has a record of 29.0-33.0 this season. The Florida Panthers is 51.0-15.0 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

Anaheim Ducks Team Defense Preview




They give up 2.6 goals per game in even strength situations. Opponents shoot 0.5 shots per game in power play situations per game against them and this is a sign of strength. Opponents force Anaheim Ducks into 2.8 penalty kill situations per game and they have kept penalties down relative to the rest of the NHL. They have a penalty kill rate of 80.88%, which is average.

Opponents take 33.1 shots per game regardless of situation and they are average at keeping the puck from getting in the net.

Anaheim Ducks Team Offense Preview

They score 2.1 goals per game in even strength situations. They have a below average offense by NHL standards. They score 0.6 goals per game in power play situations, the power play is a problem and they are among the worst when opponents are shorthanded. Thus far, they have had 2.8 power play opportunities per game this season and this would be considered below average, it may improve though. This means that they score on 22.06% of their shots on the power play.

They take 29.6 shots per game regardless of situation. They are not getting enough shot attempts as they would probably like and the shots taken are less likely to find the net than most NHL teams.

Florida Panthers Team Defense Preview

They give up 2.2 goals per game in even strength situations and this puts them as an above average defensive team in these situations. Opponents shoot 0.7 shots per game in power play situations per game against them. Opponents force Florida Panthers into 3.2 penalty kill situations per game, which means they may be too aggressive or wrongfully aggressive. They have a penalty kill rate of 78.95%, which is below average.

Opponents take 30.5 shots per game regardless of situation. They are doing an above average job denying shot attempts in volume and they are average at keeping the puck from getting in the net.

Florida Panthers Team Offense Preview




They score 3.2 goals per game in even strength situations. This is one of the best offenses in the NHL. They score 0.8 goals per game in power play situations. They are an above average team when they have an advantage. Thus far, they have had 3.2 power play opportunities per game this season, they do an above average job at drawing penalties. This means that they score on 24.03% of their shots on the power play.

They take 37.4 shots per game regardless of situation and that means that they are aggressive on the offensive end and their shot quality is rather decent.

The Anaheim Ducks Roster

The Players to Watch for Anaheim Ducks

Cam Fowler D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -11.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 8 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 30 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 38 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 6.9% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Kevin Shattenkirk D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -11.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 8 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 24 assists this season. This puts him at 32 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 5.2% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Jamie Drysdale D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -22.0 this season, he may need to see minutes cut or his role shifted at some point – we shall see. He has scored 4 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 26 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 30 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 3.3% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.





The Florida Panthers Roster

The Players to Watch for Florida Panthers

MacKenzie Weegar D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 38.0 this season, this puts him among the best in the NHL. He has scored 7 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 34 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 41 points this season, which makes him a significant offensive player on his team. He makes 3.9% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Aaron Ekblad D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 38.0 this season, this puts him among the best in the NHL. He has scored 15 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 42 assists this season, he is a strong distributor. This puts him at 57 points this season, which makes him a significant offensive player on his team. He makes 8.3% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Jonathan Huberdeau LW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 34.0 this season, this puts him among the best in the NHL. He has scored 27 goals this season, which is makes him a strong scoring threat and he has 77 assists this season, he is among the best in the NHL at setting up teammates. This puts him at 104 points this season, which makes him a very significant offensive player in the NHL. He makes 13.7% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Anaheim Ducks vs. Florida Panthers Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Anaheim Ducks 2 Florida Panthers 6

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