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Take away their leading scorer and starting goalie, and the Ducks still win.
Forced to adapt through a Sunday scratch of acknowledged leader Ryan Getzlaf (upper-body injury) and a last-minute illness to goalie Jonas Hiller, the Ducks weathered being outshot by Pacific Division rival Vancouver to win 3-1 at Honda Center.
"You've got to be ready when you're called upon to give the team a solid chance to win the game," said rookie goalie Frederik Andersen, who found out he was starting for Hiller 30 minutes before the game and stopped 35 shots to improve to 6-0.
Owning the NHL's best record, the Ducks (15-3-1) are now 8-0 at home and on an 8-0-1 run as they re-pack for a four-game trip that starts Tuesday in Florida. That trip will close a test of 20 games in 37 days and 12 of 15 road games.
"… January and February, we get a lot of time off. That seems like years away right now," said Ducks center Nick Bonino, who scored the decisive goal with 51 sec...
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Anaheim Ducks captain and leading scorer Ryan Getzlaf has been scratched from Sunday night's game against the Vancouver Canucks because of an upper-body injury.
Getzlaf has 10 goals and 12 points through his first 18 games, helping Anaheim vault to the top of the NHL overall standings.
The 9-year veteran, one of only five players on the Ducks' roster who helped them win...
Anaheim Ducks forward Ryan Getzlaf is out day-to-day with an upper-body injury, as reported by Helene Elliott of the Los Angeles Times. It is believed that the injury is related to a fall he took in last Friday morning’s pre-game skate. He did however play on Friday against the Buffalo Sabres and finished with a hat trick and an assist, all of which came in the first period.
Anaheim Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf is out with an upper-body injury and is day-to-day, the team announced Sunday before its game against the Vancouver Canucks at Honda Center.
Reporters did not witness it, but Getzlaf apparently took a spill in the morning skate Friday, and coach Bruce Boudreau mentioned after the game Friday night that Getzlaf was nearly a game-time decision. Not...
Ryan Getzlaf had three goals and an assist in the first period, linemate Dustin Penner also scored four points, and the Anaheim Ducks remained the NHL's only unbeaten home team with a 6-2 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Friday night.
Getzlaf got his first career hat trick before the first intermission as the league-leading Ducks (14-3-1) trounced the league-worst Sabres ...
The Anaheim Ducks will be without center Ryan Getzlaf as they try to make franchise history Tuesday against the Florida Panthers.
Getzlaf will miss his second consecutive game with an upper-body injury sustained during a morning skate Friday. He went on that night to record a hat trick in a 6-2 victory against the Buffalo Sabres, but sat out Sunday when the Ducks beat the Vancouver...
Olympic gold medalist. Stanley Cup champion. A three-time 20-goal scorer and one of the NHL's blessed centers in terms of size and skill.
So how could it be that Ryan Getzlaf went this long without a hat trick?
The Anaheim Ducks captain needed fewer than 20 minutes to scratch that off his list Friday when his three-goal first period highlighted a 6-2 win against the Buffalo...
You almost have to feel sorry for the bottom dwelling Buffalo Sabres. Their record at 3-15-1 is almost the polar opposite of the Ducks at 14-3-1.
When the two teams met for the second time in a week on Friday night, those differences were crystal clear in the 6-2 drubbing by Anaheim.
Goaltender Ryan Miller, who was replaced (relieved?) in the third period by Jhonas Enroth...
Ryan Getzlaf is a big reason why the Anaheim Ducks own the most points in the NHL, and he's been particularly effective at home.
The nine-year veteran looks to build on his first career hat trick and help the Ducks remain the league's only unbeaten home team Sunday night against the Vancouver Canucks.
Getzlaf is among the NHL's leaders with 22 points, and his 10 goals...
Week Six of the 2013-2014 National Hockey League Season is in the books; before we make way for our Week Seven preview, let’s take a look back at last weeks’ news.
We went 33-16 with game picks this week, including an impressive 15-2 on Saturday and Sunday’s contests. This improves our game picking record on the season to an overall mark of 143-82 (.636 win percentage).
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We have had a bit of a retrospective on the careers of Hall of Fame inductees from a couple of outlets this morning, ESPN, Fox
Canada, meanwhile, is focused on the Maple Leafs win over New Jersey last night. TSN, CBC, The Local Take #1, The Local Take #2
Toronto 2, New...