A week ago the Ducks nearly handed San Jose their first regulation loss before finally losing to them in a shootout. The Ducks succeeded on their second attempt, a 2-1 regulation win at the Honda Center that gave them three wins in a row at home and a nice sendoff for a six game road trip.
"It just shows we can compete with every team in the league," said Sheldon Souray, who had the game winning goal. "San Jose is a great team and we played them hard last game and didn’t get the results. We wanted to play hard tonight and try to get a different result, and we did that."
Viktor Fasth got his third nod in net for Anaheim and he continues to impress. While he looks like he is still a teenager, he plays like the experienced 30 year old that he is. He stopped 25 of 26 shots while his teammates blocked 24 more.
"You just go in there and try to play," Fasth said. "Try to help the team as best as you can. The team helps me out a lot out there. I'm just trying to do my best ...