ANAHEIM, Calif. — Ahead Rickard Rakell and defenseman Cam Fowler won’t journey with the Anaheim Ducks once they start their longest road trip of the season.
Ducks coach Randy Carlyle introduced the choice Thursday.
Rakell, the Ducks’ second-leading scorer with 20 factors, is on injured reserve after lacking the Ducks’ previous three video games with a sprained ankle. After making the All-Star Recreation and scoring 34 targets final season, the Swedish ahead is off to a gradual start, with 5 targets in 30 video games this season.
Fowler had surgical procedure final month after getting hit within the face with a puck. The Ducks’ longtime prime defenseman is not anticipated to play till January.
Anaheim is also with out backup goalie Ryan Miller, who might be out for about six extra weeks with a sprained knee ligament.
The Ducks play their subsequent six video games on the road, starting Saturday at Columbus and ending after the Christmas break.
Regardless of main harm issues, together with the season-long absence of former NHL MVP Corey Perry, Anaheim (17-11-5) has jumped into second place within the Pacific Division with seven victories in its previous eight video games.
The Ducks rallied from a third-period deficit for a 6-Three dwelling win over Dallas on Wednesday.