Found September 19, 2013 on
On the Duck Pond:
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 Stastny scored late in the first, the Ducks were able to rally back with a goal from Devante Smith-Pelly and the game winner from Hampus Lindholm with about six minutes left in the game.
Goaltender John Gibson was a huge component of the Ducks win. While he let in three goals on eight shots against LA, he stopped all 18 shots in 30 minutes of play.
“Gibson was supposed to go in halfway through the game, and there was a whistle at 10:31,” said a pleased coach, Bruce Boudreau. “I was waiting until after the 10-minute mark to put him in there. But he was out the door, he was that anxious to get in the net. H...
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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.
We’re going to take a look at each NHL team, breaking down every new addition and subtraction, as well as promising prospects.
Today, we take a look at the Colorado Avalanche.
By: Ken Will (@PensNation_Ken)
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Ben Lovejoy 2:48 into overtime to give the Anaheim Ducks a 3-2 win over the San Jose Sharks on Friday night.
Lovejoy fired a shot between goalie Antti Niemi's legs as the Ducks earned their third preseason win.
Tomas Hertl gave the Sharks a 1-0 lead with 5:18 left in the first when he tapped a rebound past Viktor Fasth. The Ducks tied it early in the second when Emerson Etem...
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...
I recently acquired a very scarce base parallel of Ryan Getzlaf from the recent 2012-2013 Panini Prime release. It ran me a paltry $6.75 delivered and is a most welcome addition to my Captain Getz Collection.Numbered 05/10, it's the Holo Silver Base Parallel and is one of the rarer non-hit cards in my PC of the Ducks' center and best player.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Ben Lovejoy 2:48 into overtime to give the Anaheim Ducks a 3-2 win over the San Jose Sharks on Friday night. Lovejoy fired a shot between goalie Antti Niemi's legs as the Ducks earned their third preseason win. Tomas Hertl gave the Sharks a 1-0 lead with 5:18 left in the first when he tapped a rebound past Viktor Fasth. The Ducks tied it early in...
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And asked what the hardest sale of his managerial career had been at an event run by Budweiser he told players of non-league Dorking it was the transfer of midfielder Parker a firm favourite at The Valley in 2004.
Curnishley said: ‘Definitely...
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