Posted September 19, 2013 on
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Hampus Lindholm had a power-play goal at 14:04 of the third period, lifting the Anaheim Ducks to a 2-1 victory over the Colorado Avalanche in a preseason game Wednesday night.
Devante Smith-Pelly added a power-play goal for Anaheim. The Ducks were 2 for 7 with the man advantage.
John Gibson stopped 18 shots after entering the game midway through the second period.
Paul Stastny scored for Colorado. Stastny's rebound shot deflected off the stick of Mark Fistric at 13:15 of the first period.
BEST OF MAXIM
Ouch. Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose, sometimes you get your butt kicked.
The Kings, who had a line up loaded with likely opening night roster players, easily defeated Anaheim in a 6-0 preseason loss. Yes. Preseason. But it still hurts losing like that to Los Angeles.
"They played fairly well, and we played fairly poor," was Dustin Penner's assessment...
So far it has been a bi-polar pre-season for the Ducks. Win one by a landslide. Lose one by a landslide. Win a close one.
The Ducks did bounce back nicely after being trolloped by the Kings on Tuesday. They were able to defeat the Colorado Avalanche, 2-1, in Denver.
It was Patrick Roy's debut as a coach for his former Avalanche team. Even though Paul...
It's only pre-season and the points don't matter, but nonetheless a 6-2 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes felt good.
To be fair to Phoenix, it was their third game in three nights and the rosters were definitely a bit lopsided in Anaheim's favor. Still, a win is a win and those on the Ducks roster who were expected to make an impact did.
Teemu Selanne, who usually...