Penguins face the Ducks on 3-game win streak

December 11, 2021 GMT

Anaheim Ducks (15-8-5, second in the Pacific) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (13-8-5, third in the Metropolitan)

Pittsburgh; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Penguins -149, Ducks +127; over/under is 6

BOTTOM LINE: Pittsburgh is looking to continue its three-game win streak with a victory over Anaheim.

The Penguins are 5-5-2 on their home ice. Pittsburgh averages only 2.9 penalties per game, the fewest in the league. Kris Letang leads them averaging 0.4.

The Ducks have gone 6-4-3 away from home. Anaheim has scored 89 goals and ranks 10th in the NHL averaging 3.2 goals per game. Troy Terry leads the team with 15.

The teams square off Saturday for the first time this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jake Guentzel has 27 total points for the Penguins, 15 goals and 12 assists. Jeff Carter has five goals over the last 10 games for Pittsburgh.


Terry has 26 total points while scoring 15 goals and totaling 11 assists for the Ducks. Trevor Zegras has 12 assists over the last 10 games for Anaheim.

LAST 10 GAMES: Penguins: 7-2-1, averaging three goals, 5.8 assists, 2.6 penalties and 5.4 penalty minutes while giving up 1.4 goals per game with a .951 save percentage.

Ducks: 5-3-2, averaging 2.8 goals, 3.7 assists, 3.3 penalties and 7.8 penalty minutes while giving up 2.8 goals per game with a .916 save percentage.

INJURIES: Penguins: Jake Guentzel: out (upper-body), Brian Boyle: day to day (upper body).

Ducks: Adam Henrique: day to day (lower body).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.