LBC GameDay Caterwaul: Ducks at Panthers

Game 19: Cats (again) seeking three straight victories on heels of astounding wins against Tampa Bay

Anaheim Ducks (6-9-4 16P) vs Florida Panthers (8-7-3 19P)

  • WHEN: 7:30 p.m. ET - LBC GameThread right here at 7ish
  • WHERE: BB&T Center - Miami Ft. Lauderdale Sunrise, FL
  • TICKETS: Single Game via the club/



  • FLA IN SEASON SERIES: Game 2 of 2 (0-0-1)
  • ALL-TIME vs ANA: 13W-10L-3T 1OTL 1SOL 82GF 76GA
  • ALL-TIME at FLA: 6W-5L-2T 0OTL 0SOL 36GF 31GA
  • LAST FIVE vs ANA: 3-1-1 19GF 15GA/


  • PROJECTED STARTERS: Luongo (6-6-2 .926/2.35 1SO), Andersen (3-6-4 .918/2.48 0SO)
  • JAGR WATCH: All-time vs ANA (reg season): 25GP 16G-15A 31P 4GWG
  • PLAYER STATS: Florida / Anaheim /
  • QUOTED:/

"If you shoot too hard, guys can't tip it sometimes. So you want to get a nice, even shot, and hopefully they can tip it in from outside the net if need be."

- Panthers hero - and Public Enemy #1 in the Tampa/St. Pete metro area - D Aaron Ekblad on his decision-making process in formulating the perfect shot (Sun-Sentinel).


Last game for the Cats: 1-0 (REG) victory over Tampa Bay in Sunrise Monday. Past five: 3-2 13GF 14GA (streak: 2W)

Last game for the Ducks: 3-2 (REG) loss in Nashville on Tuesday. Past five: 1-2-2 13GF 16GA (streak: 1L)

* Preview:

Anaheim Ducks forward Chris Stewart scored in the fourth round of a shootout for a 3-2 win against the Florida Panthers at Honda Center on Nov. 4. Ducks forward Corey Perry forced overtime by scoring his first goal of the season with 5.1 seconds left in the third period and Stewart also had a goal in regulation. Forward Rocco Grimaldi and defenseman Erik Gudbranson scored for the Panthers. (More)

Gallant after Wednesday Practice:

NHL Network's interview with Roberto Luongo:


Monday in the Atlantic Division (Standings / Panthers Playoff Chances):

  • Minnesota (10-4-3 23P) at BOSTON (8-8-1 17P), 7:00
  • Arizona (9-8-1 19P) at MONTREAL (14-3-2 30P), 7:30
  • Columbus (7-12 14P) at OTTAWA (8-5-5 21P), 7:30
  • NY Rangers (14-2-2 30P) at TAMPA BAY (8-9-3 19P), 7:30
  • BUFFALO (8-9-1 17P) at St. Louis (12-6-1 25P), 8:00
  • Idle: DET (9-8-2 20P), TOR (6-9-4 16P)/


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