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Daniel Winnik and Ryan Getzlaf each scored two goals as the Anaheim Ducks edged the Calgary Flames 5-4 on Monday night.
Saku Koivu had the other goal for Anaheim, which opened the season with two road wins and will enjoy a rare three-day rest in this year's compressed schedule before hosting Vancouver in its home opener Friday.
Signed as a free agent last summer, Winnik has found instant chemistry on a line with Koivu and Andrew Cogliano. All three were in on Winnik's go-ahead goal at 4:02 of the third period, which broke a 3-3 tie.
Curtis Glencross had two goals, and Lee Stempniak and Alex Tanguay also scored for Calgary, which opened with consecutive home losses.
The culprit on the go-ahead goal was Tanguay, who was 150 feet from where it was scored. His pass into the slot on a Flames rush was picked off by Cogliano, who promptly turned and led a rush up ice that was eventually finished off by Winnik.
Winnik, with his third and fourth goals of the season, is tied with...
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It's been quite some time since I was able to track down and successfully acquire one of the 50 Ryan Getzlaf '10-'11 Dominion Ruby Autos. However, that all changed early in December when the below appeared for auction. I couldn't let it slip by me and for just over half a blaster I landed my fifth of these beauts.Numbered 01/50, I really can't get enough of these...
CALGARY, Alberta -- Anaheim Ducks winger Daniel Winnik is making an early case that he was the NHL's best free-agent signing in the offseason. Winnik scored just eight goals between the Colorado Avalanche and San Jose Sharks in 2011-12, but the rugged forward already has four in two games for the Ducks, including two in Monday night's 5-4 victory over the Calgary Flames...
The Ducks have determined that goaltender Viktor Fasth is now ready to back up Jonas Hiller. They have recalled the netminder from Norfolk, where he was sent during training camp to get some game time in.
Fasth had been recovering from a groin injury and with no pre-season games this year, needed a couple of games under his belt before Anaheim felt comfortable with him in...
So far, so good for the Ducks, who have won their first two games of the season. That both games were on the road bodes even better for Anaheim.
After a 7-3 victory in Vancouver, the Ducks followed it up with a 5-4 win over the Calgary Flames.
While the game started off well, the Ducks need to learn how to maintain momentum and keep playing hard for the full 60 minutes...
Ageless wonder Teemu Selanne helped the Anaheim Ducks kick off their season in impressive fashion.
The Calgary Flames' opener didn't go nearly as well.
The Ducks look to make it two in a row Monday night as they face the Flames, who try to avoid dropping their first two home games for the first time in five seasons.
Even at 42, Selanne appears to have plenty left in the...
Sick patches and Dominion go hand-in-hand. This newest addition is no exception and was had a couple of months back for around $7-8. Bobby Ryan is my second favorite hockey player and second collecting interest when it comes to hockey.Numbered 03/25, this AMAZING patch seems out of place for a 25-card print-run. With regards to the inaugural release of Dominion, the "PATCH"...
Vanek is surreal right now. No clue who Daniel Winnik even is. Blue's are next level.
Goal of the night
Flyers 0-3. Not saying that is a big deal, but if the Pens started 0-3 we'd be blogging live from the Smithfield Street Bridge. Sucks to suck, bros.
I use the term "2012-2013 Season" lightly considering THE LOCKOUT and all. Anyhoo, I've decided it would be a fun exercise to keep light tabs on my main man Ryan Getzlaf. At the top of the right sidebar - above a link to my Twitter where you can follow my witty repartee - is where you will find a running total of Getz's Games, Assists, Goals, and Points for this...