A quick one today. I'm spending time with Mrs. Ducks Hockeybuzz.
Ducks @ Minnesota
The Ducks' longest road trip of the season culminates tonight in Minnesota. A win tonight would salvage a very poor two week stretch for Anaheim. It won't be easy as tonight's opponent, the Minnesota Wild, have the best record in the Western Conference at 37-12-6 (80 points).
Sami Vatanen remains out of the Anaheim lineup with a lower body injury (knee). Brandon Montour once again takes his place on the blue line. On offense, the forward lines remain the same as they have been the past two games. John Gibson once again defends the Ducks' goal. Here is the anticipated lineup: