DUCKS (19-11-5) at RANGERS (14-13-5)
7 p.m. ET; MSG, PRIME, NHL.TV
The Anaheim Ducks will go for their fifth straight win overall and seventh in a row on the road when they play the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday. They can tie the franchise record for longest road winning streak (seven games, Nov. 28-Dec. 13, 2006).
The Ducks, who defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-2 on Monday, have won nine of their past 10 games (9-1-0) and 11 of their past 13 (11-2-0). Nine of their 18 skaters expected to play Tuesday are 24 years old or younger.
The Rangers have one win in their past five games (1-1-3) despite scoring the first goal in each game.
Players to watch
Ducks forward Ondrej Kase has five goals in the past four games.
Rangers center Kevin Hayes has nine points in the past four games (three goals, six assists).
They said it
"One thing that's always been great about our group over the last 14 years that I've been here is we haven't had to have that big rebuild. These kids have been coming along and coming along. Inserting a couple here and there every year. Now they've been in the League two, three years. They're ready to contribute and play, and play confidently." -- Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf on the makeup of the team
"We did some video and watched some clips on playing through guys, maybe being a little harder to play against. That's kind of our main focus going into [Tuesday], having the right mind frame going into the game." -- Rangers defenseman Brady Skjei
Ducks projected lineup
Pontus Aberg -- Ryan Getzlaf -- Ondrej Kase
Andrew Cogliano -- Ryan Kesler -- Jakob Silfverberg
Nick Ritchie -- Adam Henrique -- Daniel Sprong
Kiefer Sherwood -- Carter Rowney -- Brian Gibbons
Hampus Lindholm -- Brandon Montour
Jacob Larsson -- Josh Manson
Josh Mahura -- Jake Dotchin
Scratched: Andrej Sustr, Ben Street
Injured: Corey Perry (knee), Patrick Eaves (broken rib), Cam Fowler (complex facial fracture), Rickard Rakell (ankle sprain), Ryan Miller (MCL sprain)
Rangers projected lineup
Filip Chytil -- Mika Zibanejad -- Mats Zuccarello
Chris Kreider -- Kevin Hayes -- Pavel Buchnevich
Jimmy Vesey -- Brett Howden -- Vladislav Namestnikov
Boo Nieves -- Lias Andersson -- Ryan Strome
Marc Staal -- Neal Pionk
Brady Skjei -- Tony DeAngelo
Brendan Smith -- Adam McQuaid
Scratched: Fredrik Claesson
Injured: Cody McLeod (fractured left hand), Kevin Shattenkirk (separated shoulder), Jesper Fast (upper body)
Johnson could make his first start for the Ducks since they claimed him off waivers from the St. Louis Blues on Dec. 11. He was 2-6-0 with a 3.54 goals-against average and .884 save percentage in 10 appearances, including seven starts, with the Blues. … Georgiev was recalled from Hartford of the American Hockey League on Sunday. … Hayes didn't practice Monday (maintenance day), but is expected to play.
Getzlaf (one goal, five assists) and Montour (two goals, four assists) each have six points in the past four games.