Anaheim Ducks (7-1-1, 15 pts) @ Dallas Stars (5-5-1, 11 pts)
7:30 PM CT
American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas
Goals – 4th, Goals Against – 10th, Power Play – 5th, Penalty Kill – 26th
Anaheim was expected to enter this season on a downturn. They finished 13th in the West last season and had pretty much the exact same roster this year (with a few additions on defense). Three weeks into the season and Anaheim suddenly looks like one of the best teams in the league.
The Ducks are getting it done with pretty much their entire roster. Nine players have at least five points (led by Saku Koivu’s 11) and seven players have at least three goals on the season (surprisingly led by Daniel Winnik’s five).
Sheldon Souray leads the defensemen on the team with seven points and has lived up to his hefty contract so far for the Ducks.
The only weak spot on this team has been Jonas Hiller, but even that problem seems to have been readily fixed. ...