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Anaheim vs. St. Louis 3/28/2021 NHL Prediction, Pick, and Preview

The Ducks takes on the Blues on 3/28/2021 at 5:00PM.

Anaheim and St. Louis face off in an regular season game. The Ducks has a record of 10-19 this season. The Blues is 16-13 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

Anaheim Team Defense Preview

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Opponents take 29.3 shots per game regardless of situation. They are doing an above average job denying shot attempts in volume and they are among the worst in the NHL at goaltending right now.

Anaheim Team Offense Preview

They score 1.9 goals per game in even strength situations. They have a below average offense by NHL standards. They score 0.3 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 2.3 power play opportunities per game this season and that places them among the worst at getting power play opportunities. This means that they score on 11.25% of their shots on the power play, which is pathetic.

They take 27.5 shots per game regardless of situation placing them in the bottom tier of the NHL and they are among the least efficient shooting teams in the NHL so far this season.

St. Louis Team Defense Preview

They give up 2.4 goals per game in even strength situations. Opponents shoot 0.8 shots per game in power play situations per game against them and this needs to be brought down. Opponents force St. Louis into 3.2 penalty kill situations per game. They have a penalty kill rate of 74.31%, which is below average.

Opponents take 29.1 shots per game regardless of situation. They are doing an above average job denying shot attempts in volume and they are among the worst in the NHL at goaltending right now.

St. Louis Team Offense Preview

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They take 29.4 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.

The Anaheim Roster

The Players to Watch for Anaheim

Cam Fowler D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -6.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 2 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 12 assists this season. This puts him at 14 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 3.8% 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 -6.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 2 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 11 assists this season. This puts him at 13 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 3.4% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Jani Hakanpaa D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 0.0 this season. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 1 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 1 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 0.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Rickard Rakell RW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -7.0 this season, he may need to see minutes cut or his role shifted at some point – we shall see. He has scored 7 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 15 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 22 points this season, which makes him a significant offensive player on his team. He makes 6.5% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Jakob Silfverberg LW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -15.0 this season, he may need to see minutes cut or his role shifted at some point – we shall see. He has scored 6 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 6 assists this season. This puts him at 12 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 8.8% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Ryan Getzlaf C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -6.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 3 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 11 assists this season. This puts him at 14 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 5.8% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Jacob Larsson D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -17.0 this season, he may need to see minutes cut or his role shifted at some point – we shall see. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 3 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 3 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 0.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Max Comtois LW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 3.0 this season. He has scored 10 goals this season, he is a scoring threat and he has 10 assists this season. This puts him at 20 points this season, which makes him a significant offensive player on his team. He makes 18.2% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Ben Hutton D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -12.0 this season, he may need to see minutes cut or his role shifted at some point – we shall see. He has scored 1 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 2 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 3 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 2.4% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Adam Henrique C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -8.0 this season, he may need to see minutes cut or his role shifted at some point – we shall see. He has scored 9 goals this season, he is a scoring threat and he has 6 assists this season. This puts him at 15 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 15.8% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Sam Steel C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -3.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 4 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 6 assists this season. This puts him at 10 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 13.3% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Isac Lundestrom C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -7.0 this season, he may need to see minutes cut or his role shifted at some point – we shall see. He has scored 5 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 3 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 8 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 11.9% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Derek Grant C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -2.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 3 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 4 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 7 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 7.7% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Hampus Lindholm D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -1.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 2 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 4 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 6 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 6.9% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Troy Terry C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 2.0 this season. He has scored 6 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 6 assists this season. This puts him at 12 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 15.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Max Jones LW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -7.0 this season, he may need to see minutes cut or his role shifted at some point – we shall see. He has scored 5 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 1 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 6 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 11.9% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Nicolas Deslauriers LW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -6.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 3 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 3 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 6 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 8.1% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Danton Heinen C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -2.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 4 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 3 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 7 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 10.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Carter Rowney RW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -2.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 6 assists this season. This puts him at 6 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 0.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Trevor Zegras C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 1.0 this season. He has scored 1 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 4 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 5 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 3.8% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Josh Mahura D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -2.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 1 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 2 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 3 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 8.3% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Josh Manson D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 0.0 this season. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 1 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 1 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 0.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

David Backes C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -3.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 2 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 0 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 2 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 8.3% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Sonny Milano LW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 0.0 this season. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 0 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 0 points this season, he is not impactful on the offensive end. He makes 0.0% 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 1.0 this season. He has scored 1 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 1 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 2 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 11.1% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Andy Welinski D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 2.0 this season. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 0 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 0 points this season, he is not impactful on the offensive end. He makes 0.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Vinni Lettieri C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -3.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 0 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 0 points this season, he is not impactful on the offensive end. He makes 0.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Andrew Agozzino LW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 0.0 this season. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 0 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 0 points this season, he is not impactful on the offensive end. He makes 0.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

The St. Louis Roster

The Players to Watch for St. Louis

Justin Faulk D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 6.0 this season. He has scored 5 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 8 assists this season. This puts him at 13 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 6.7% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Torey Krug D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 7.0 this season, which generally means good things when he is on the ice. He has scored 1 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 16 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 17 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 1.3% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Ryan O’Reilly C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 12.0 this season, which generally means good things when he is on the ice. He has scored 11 goals this season, he is a scoring threat and he has 21 assists this season, he is a strong distributor. This puts him at 32 points this season, which makes him a very significant offensive player in the division. He makes 14.9% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Brayden Schenn C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -1.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 12 goals this season, which is makes him a strong scoring threat and he has 12 assists this season. This puts him at 24 points this season, which makes him a significant offensive player on his team. He makes 16.4% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Vince Dunn D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -9.0 this season, he may need to see minutes cut or his role shifted at some point – we shall see. He has scored 5 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 7 assists this season. This puts him at 12 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 8.6% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

David Perron LW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 0.0 this season. He has scored 12 goals this season, which is makes him a strong scoring threat and he has 21 assists this season, he is a strong distributor. This puts him at 33 points this season, which makes him a very significant offensive player in the NHL. He makes 12.6% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Marco Scandella D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 8.0 this season, which generally means good things when he is on the ice. He has scored 2 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 3 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 5 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 6.7% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Jordan Kyrou C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 2.0 this season. He has scored 10 goals this season, he is a scoring threat and he has 14 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 24 points this season, which makes him a significant offensive player on his team. He makes 14.9% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Mike Hoffman C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 6.0 this season. He has scored 8 goals this season, he is a scoring threat and he has 12 assists this season. This puts him at 20 points this season, which makes him a significant offensive player on his team. He makes 11.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Zach Sanford LW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -8.0 this season, he may need to see minutes cut or his role shifted at some point – we shall see. He has scored 8 goals this season, he is a scoring threat and he has 4 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 12 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 14.8% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Oskar Sundqvist C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -6.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 4 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 5 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 9 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 12.5% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Jaden Schwartz C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 5.0 this season. He has scored 2 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 9 assists this season. This puts him at 11 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 5.4% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Colton Parayko D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 1.0 this season. He has scored 1 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 7 assists this season. This puts him at 8 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 3.1% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Robert Bortuzzo D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -6.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 2 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 2 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 0.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Kyle Clifford LW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -1.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 3 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 2 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 5 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 7.9% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Sammy Blais LW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -4.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 3 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 4 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 7 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 18.8% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Niko Mikkola D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -7.0 this season, he may need to see minutes cut or his role shifted at some point – we shall see. He has scored 1 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 0 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 1 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 6.7% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Ivan Barbashev C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 6.0 this season. He has scored 2 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 4 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 6 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 8.7% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Robert Thomas C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 0.0 this season. He has scored 1 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 5 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 6 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 12.5% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Vladimir Tarasenko RW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -8.0 this season, he may need to see minutes cut or his role shifted at some point – we shall see. He has scored 1 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 4 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 5 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 3.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Carl Gunnarsson D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -2.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 2 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 2 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 0.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Mackenzie MacEachern LW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 2.0 this season. He has scored 1 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 1 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 2 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 4.8% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Tyler Bozak C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -1.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 1 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 2 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 3 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 14.3% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Jacob de La Rose LW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -2.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 1 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 1 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 0.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Nathan Walker C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -3.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 1 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 0 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 1 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 10.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Dakota Joshua C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -3.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 1 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 0 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 1 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 12.5% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Jake Walman D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -4.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 0 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 0 points this season, he is not impactful on the offensive end. He makes 0.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Austin Poganski RW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -1.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 0 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 0 points this season, he is not impactful on the offensive end. He makes nan% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Anaheim vs. St. Louis Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Anaheim 2 St. Louis 4

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