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Dallas Stars vs. Anaheim Ducks NHL Prediction, Pick, and Preview 3/31/2022

The Dallas Stars takes on the Anaheim Ducks on 3/31/2022 at 10:05 PM.

Dallas Stars and Anaheim Ducks face off today. The Dallas Stars has a record of 37.0-25.0 this season. The Anaheim Ducks is 27.0-30.0 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

Dallas Stars Team Defense Preview




They give up 2.3 goals per game in even strength situations and this puts them as an above average defensive team in these situations. Opponents shoot 0.6 shots per game in power play situations per game against them and this is a sign of strength. Opponents force Dallas Stars into 2.9 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 78.07%, which is below average.

Opponents take 31.1 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.

Dallas Stars Team Offense Preview

They score 2.2 goals per game in even strength situations. They have a below average offense by NHL standards. They score 0.7 goals per game in power play situations. They are average in power play situations, nothing special here. Thus far, they have had 3.0 power play opportunities per game this season. This means that they score on 22.34% of their shots on the power play.

They take 30.6 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.

Anaheim Ducks Team Defense Preview

They give up 2.6 goals per game in even strength situations. Opponents shoot 0.6 shots per game in power play situations per game against them and this is a sign of strength. Opponents force Anaheim Ducks into 2.9 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 81.03%, which is average.

Opponents take 32.9 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 2.0 goals per game in even strength situations. This is a struggling offense and they must improve to be competitive. They score 0.6 goals per game in power play situations and they would be considered below average with an advantage. 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 22.75% 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.

The Dallas Stars Roster

The Players to Watch for Dallas Stars

Ryan Suter D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 2.0 this season. He has scored 5 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 21 assists this season. This puts him at 26 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 5.1% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Esa Lindell D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 5.0 this season. He has scored 4 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 19 assists this season. This puts him at 23 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.

Miro Heiskanen D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 1.0 this season. He has scored 4 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 25 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 29 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.





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, 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 27 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 34 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 6.5% 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 -7.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 7 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 23 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 5.1% 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 0.0 this season. He has scored 5 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 17 assists this season. This puts him at 22 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 4.2% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Dallas Stars vs. Anaheim Ducks Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Dallas Stars 2 Anaheim Ducks 4

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