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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.
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One night after making it look easy against the Phoenix Coyotes, The Anaheim Ducks laid an egg against their cross-county foes, the Los Angeles Kings.
First, it's preseason.
Second, it was an entirely different squad, only Sami Vatanen and Peter Holland played last night.
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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.
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