-With two new members of the Penguins, we'll review the previous players who have worn their numbers.
22 - Paul Andrea, Greg Polis, Bob Kelly, Brian Spencer, Kim Davis, Mike Bullard, Neil Belland, Dwight Mathiasen, Jim McGeough, Chris Joseph, Wayne Van Dorp, Steve Dykstra, Paul Stanton, Rick Tocchet, Norm Maciver, Jason Woolley, Sven Butenschon, Dan LaCouture, Randy Robitaille, Matt Murley, Ric Jackman, Chris Thorburn, Jeff Taffe, Tim Wallace, Matt D'Agostini, Lee Stempniak.
-We'll cite Bob "Battleship" Kelly as the best No. 22 for having the coolest nickname.
57 - Chris Ferraro, Shawn Heins, Marcel Goc.
-We'd give Heins the edge in this one mostly by default. He had a pretty hard shot.
-EN Reader John Whitco is on hand and sent in a few jersey sightings. Teemu Selanne Jets:
-Charlie Conway Mighty Ducks:
-Another readers spotted a Francois Leroux:
-Paul Kariya Mighty DUcks:
-Jersey of the Night: We'll go with ex-Penguin Ben Lovejoy:
-Robert Bortuzzo's "upper-body" injury from last night's game will keep him out of the lineup. Deryk Engelland will replace him.
-The Penguins starters are Sidney Crosby, Taylor Pyatt, Lee Stempniak, Matt Niskanen, Rob Scuderi and Marc-Andre Fleury.
-Their scratches are Robert Bortuzzo and Brian Gibbons.
-Gibbons had a pretty ugly shift last night which led to San Jose's first goal.
-According to the team's Web site, the Penguins' lines and defensive pairings in warm-ups were:
14 Chris Kunitz - 87 Sidney Crosby - 22 Lee Stempniak
36 Jussi Jokinen - 71 Evgeni Malkin - 18 James Neal
17 Taylor Pyatt - 16 Brandon Sutter - 46 Joe Vitale
15 Tanner Glass - 57 Marcel Goc - 27 Craig Adams
44 Books Orpik - 3 Olli Maatta
4 Rob Scuderi - 2 Matt Niskanen
47 Simon Despres - 5 Deryk Engelland
-The Ducks' starters are Andrew Cogliano, Saku Koivu, Daniel Winnik, Cam Fowler, Ben Lovejoy and Jonas Hiller.
-Their scratches are Mark Fistric and Tim Jackman.
18:33: On a delayed penalty, Nick Bonino booms a slapper from above the right circle. Fleury makes the stop. Kunitz is called for slashing Corey Perry. Orpik, Maatta, Sutter and Adams take the ice.
17:43: Perry jumps on a loose puck in the slot and whips a wrister. A stick-on-puck by Orpik deflects it out of play.
16:33: The Kunitz minor is killed. The Ducks didn't do much with that chance.
16:06: The Ducks strike first. Pery drives up the left wing, pulls up and leaves a drop pass for Ryan Getzlaf. Getzlaf takes the puck and lifts a wrister from the left circle. Fleury makes the save but allows a rebound. Perry jumps on it, gets a step on Maatta and cleans up the garbage. A nice, ugly goal. Getzlaf and Saku Koivu get assists. "Bro Hymn" by Pennywise is played. Ducks 1-0.
15:10: A one-timer by Jakub Silfverberg from the left circle is denied by Fleury.
14:33: Corralling a puck at the left point, Bryan Allen booms a slapper from above the left circle. Fleury fights it off.
12:13: Deryk Engelland to the rescue? Okay. After a wrister by Jokinen is blocked, a lose puck trickles in the high slot. He collects it, grips and rips it through Hiller's five hole. Good for Engelland but Hiller needs to make that save. Jokinen and Malkin get assists. Ducks 1, Penguins 1.
11:39: Off a neutral zone faceoff, Glass and Patrick Maroon drop the gloves. they mostly wrestle around before each player gets t heir right hands loose. A few punches are thrown before each player tires out and gives one another a pat on the side.
11:19: After Hiller smothers a puck, a scrum breaks out to the right of the Ducks' net. Perry and Malkin are in the middle of it.
10:16: Getzlaf gets a chance off the left wing. Wide open, he whips a rising wrister. Fleury knocks it dead and covers.
10:00: Malkin is tripped up behind the Ducks' net by Beauchemin. Beauchemin is nabbed for tripping. Crosby, Malkin, Neal, Kunitz and Niskanen take the ice.
9:54: Off a feed by Niskanen, Crosby whacks a slapper from the right circle wide of the cage.
9:39: Malkin pumps a wrister from the right circle on net. Hiller eats it up.
8:11: Stempniak lifts a wrister from the left circle which is blocked.
8:00: The Beauchemin minor is killed. Not much going on there for the Penguins.
7:00: A wrister by Cogliano from above the left circle deflects out of play.
6:50: More penalties. The great Joe Vitale chips and chases a puck up the left wing by Allen and his skates kind of take off from underneath him. Allen is called for tripping while Vitale is given an embellishment minor. Four-on-four for two minutes.
4:50: As Allen and the great Joe Vitale return to the ice, a wrister by Lovejoy from the right half wall is kicked out by Fleury.
4:30: Engelland pops a slapper from the right point. Hiller kicks it out.
4:04: Using Scuderi as a screener, Richard Rackell releases a wrister from the right circle. Fleury eats it up. Andrew Cogliano went to the dressing room following a collision with Simon Despres.
3:40: A slapper by Matt Beleskey from above the left circle deflects out of play.
3:28: Lovejoy puts a wrister on net. Fleury snags it.
2:33: A wrister by Perry from the right circle is rejected by Fleury.
2:18: Another power play for the Ducks. Neal hooked Getzlaf during a scrum near the Penguins' net. Orpik, Scuderi, Goc and Adams take the ice.
0:23: A slapper by Getzlaf from center point is blocked by Glass.
0:21: Cam Fower has a slapper from the right point blocked.
0:12: A one-timer by Fowler from the left circle is blocked.
0:00: End of period. Ducks 1, Penguins 1.
-The Penguins were a little lucky to get out of that period with a tie. The Ducks controlled play early and late and put a lot of puck towards the net.
-Fleury was busy and he was sharp.
-Once again, special teams are getting a lot of work. Officials have been quick to call penalties.
-Deryk Engelland keeps on finding ways to contribute.
-Perry and Getzlaf looked pretty scare that period.
-Kunitz had some quality trolling midway through the second period when he waved his hand prior to a faceoff and mocked Perry for selling his slash early in the game.
-The Ducks are dominating shots on net, 12-3.
-The Ducks have a 25-14 lead in attempted shots.
-Getzlaf leads the game with two shots.
-Fowler leads the game with 9:05.
-Niskanen leads the Penguins with 08:20.
-The Penguins have a 14-9 lead in faceoffs (61 percent).
-Sutter is 5 for 5 (100 percent).
-Getzlaf is 4 for 6 (67 percent).
-Scuderi, Despres, Lovejoy and Beauchemin each lead the game with two blocked shots.
-Fire Ray Shero.
19:43: Another penalty early in the period. Stempniak is called tripping Koivu. Stempniak's stick got up on Koivu's hand and Koivu fell forward. Adams, Goc, Orpik and Scuderi take the ice.
19:00: Perry rips a wrister from the right circle. Fleury gets a piece of it with his blocker. Also, there is an update on Ducks defenseman Luca Sbisa:
Ducks now announce that Sbisa has lower-body injury and doubtful to return.— Eric Stephens (@icemancometh) March 8, 2014
18:13: A wrister by Selanne from the left circle is wide of the cage.
17:58: A wrister by Beauchemin from the left circle is kicked out by Fleury. Selanne chops it over the cage.
17:43: The Stempniak minor is killed.
16:00: After some fierce battling for the puck behind the net, he deals a pass to Despres at the center point. Despres swipes a one-timer on net which Hiller kicks out.
15:09: Lovejoy corrals a puck at the right point and booms a slapper which is blocked by the great Joe Vitale.
14:20: Malkin lifts a wrister from the right circle which is blocked.
13:45: Perry pushes the puck up the right wing one-on-one against Despres and Despres shoves him off the puck. Wonderful play.
13:12: Crosby steals a puck in the Ducks' left wing corner and deals a pass to Niskanen pinching in down the slot. Niskanen rips a wrister wide of the cage.
12:20: A wrister by Winnik from the high slot is steered away by Fleury.
11:37: On a three-one-one against poor Niskanen, Maroon has a chance to the right to the cage but can't bury is behind Fleury. How did the Ducks not score there? It wasn't so much a matter of the Penguins defending it well as it was a matter of the Ducks not capitalizing.