Preview: Ducks Close Out Preseason Against Coyotesby Kyle Shohara @kyleshohara / AnaheimDucks.com
The Ducks close out their 2019 preseason schedule tonight as they host the Arizona Coyotes at Honda Center. (7 p.m. PT, TV: None, Radio: AM 1110). Anaheim comes in with a 3-1-1 mark through five exhibition games, while Arizona brings a 4-2-0 mark into tonight's matchup.
Jakob Silfverberg (2g/1a) and Brendan Guhle (1g/2a) co-lead the Ducks in scoring during the preseason with three points apiece. Ryan Miller paces Ducks netminders in appearances (three), minutes (149:34) and shots against (74), while John Gibson (92:49) leads in goals-against average (1.29) and save percentage (.960).
The Ducks are coming off back-to-back victories (both at home) against the San Jose Sharks and LA Kings. They earned a 4-1 win over the Sharks on Tuesday in their preseason home opener, and then shutout the Kings 2-0 on Wednesday. After tonight's game, the Ducks and Coyotes will meet again next Thursday at Honda Center on opening night.
Christian Dvorak leads the Coyotes with four points (1g/3a) in four preseason games. Four players rank tied for second with three points apiece (Clayton Keller, Conor Garland, Barrett Hayton and Ilya Lyubushkin), while goaltender Adin Hill leads Coyotes netminders in appearances (three) and minutes played (119:47).