NHL – On Sunday, the Boston Bruins (43-28-3, 89 pts) takes on the Anaheim Ducks (32-32-11, 75 pts) as the former looks to defend their Stanley Cup heading into the NHL playoffs.
Game and Ticket Info >
Fans can buy tickets online for the game at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. There are several dozen seats available, as of Sunday morning, on TicketLiquidator.com. Start time takes place at 8:00 pm EST, March 25. There won’t be any television coverage for this game.
Preview: Bruins vs. Ducks >
The visiting Boston Bruins should be a slight favorite versus the Anaheim Ducks in southern California. The Bruins are among the higher scoring offenses in the NHL with 3.15 goals per contest while the Ducks score 2.48 per game.
Both teams have played in mediocre fashion in the past 10 games. The Bruins have gone 5-5-0 while the Ducks have been 4-5-1 during the same span.
The Boston Bruins will need to win on the road if they want to extend their lead in the Northeast Division with less than eight games on the schedule. However, they have lost three straight to the Ducks. Boston last defeated Anaheim in February 2009.
Second-place Ottawa trails the Bruins by three points in the Northeast.
The Ducks have improved since the team fired coach Randy Carlyle on December 1. Under new coach Bruce Boudreau, Anaheim has gone 22-10-5 since January 5.
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