Found December 07, 2011 on On the Duck Pond:
It took a couple games, but the Ducks finally gave their new coach a win.  That it came in a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings made it feel even sweeter.Instead of self imploding when things went wrong, the Ducks played a solid game and were rewarded for their hard work.  Hopefully, their confidence will also get a boost and they can continue to build on the positives. Bobby Ryan put the Ducks on the board thanks, in part, to Jonathan Quick.  The Kings goaltender was out of position after making a failed play.  Teemu Selanne got the puck and Ryan finished it off while on his back at 7:59 of the first period. Corey Perry made it 2-0 at 17:37, looking more and more like his Hart trophy winning self.  He did not look well early in the second period when he crashed awkwardly to the ice and to add insult to injury, Dustin Penner gave him a cross check for good measure.  After a very brief time in the locker room, Perry came back outThe Ducks continued their strong efforts in the sec...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Ducks looking to build off gritty win over Kings

When Bobby Ryan scored with 48.8 seconds remaining to break a 2-2 tie against the Los Angeles Kings Tuesday night at Honda Center, the Ducks provided Bruce Boudreau with more than his first win as the Anaheim Ducks Head Coach. They provided the entire locker room an opportunity to turn a gutsy win over their rivals into a major turning point of the 2011-12 season. "It'...

Bobby Ryan Scores Late Goal, Gives Ducks 3-2 Win

The Anaheim Ducks went into Honda Center having lost two straight games where they held a 2-0 lead. The Ducks did not let that streak reach three games.The Ducks came out and controlled much of the tempo during the first two periods of play and jumped out to a lead halfway through the first period. Bobby Ryan recorded his first of the game just under eight minutes into the game after...

Ducks score in final minute to beat Kings

Bobby Ryan's awkward shot glanced off Drew Doughty's shin and past Jonathan Quick with 48.8 seconds to play, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-2 on Tuesday night for their first victory under new coach Bruce Boudreau. Jonas Hiller made 37 saves for the Ducks, who won for just the fourth time in 22 games with a fortuitous bounce for Ryan. The forward slipped...

Ducks' Ryan wins Boudreau's first

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Bobby Ryan's awkward shot glanced off Drew Doughty's shin and past Jonathan Quick with 48.8 seconds to play, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-2 on Tuesday night for their first victory under new coach Bruce Boudreau.

NHL Roundup: Bobby Ryan scores late goal; Ducks beat Kings 3-2

ANAHEIM, Calif. - Bobby Ryan's awkward shot glanced off Drew Doughty's shin and past Jonathan Quick with 48.8 seconds...

NHL Trade Rumors: Six Wingers The New York Rangers Should Target at Trade Deadline

The New York Rangers are a team that could use another scoring left-winger. The team may be off to a hot start but how long will the Rangers benefit from four productive lines? The Rangers have two good centers in Brad Richards and Derek Stepan and two productive right wings in Ryan Callahan and Marian Gaborik but the left-wing position is an area of weakness for the Rangers....

Kings unlucky in Freeway Faceoff loss to Ducks

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Bobby Ryan's awkward shot glanced off Drew Doughty's shin and past Jonathan Quick with 48.8 seconds to play, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-2 on Tuesday night for their first victory under new coach Bruce Boudreau. Jonas Hiller made 37 saves for the Ducks, who won for just the fourth time in 22 games with a fortuitous bounce for...

Ryan helps Bourdreau get first win with Ducks

Bobby Ryan's awkward shot glanced off Drew Doughty's shin and past Jonathan Quick with 48.8 seconds to play, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-2 on Tuesday night for their first victory under new coach Bruce Boudreau.

Ducks get Boudreau's 1st win on Ryan's late goal

Bobby Ryan's awkward shot glanced off Drew Doughty's shin and past Jonathan Quick with 48.8 seconds to play, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-2 on Tuesday night for their first victory under new coach Bruce Boudreau.

Ducks get Boudreau's 1st win on Ryan's late goal

Bobby Ryan's awkward shot glanced off Drew Doughty's shin and past Jonathan Quick with 48.8 seconds to play, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-2 on Tuesday night for their first victory under new coach Bruce Boudreau.

Ducks-Blues Preview

(AP) -- Now that the Anaheim Ducks have won a game under Bruce Boudreau, the veteran coach hopes better days are ahead for his new team. Looking to win consecutive games for the first time in almost two months, the Ducks try to avoid a fourth straight road loss to the St. Louis Blues on Thursday night. Bobby Ryan scored the second of his two goals with 48.8 seconds left in regulation...

Ducks notch first win under Boudreau (AP)

Bobby Ryan's awkward shot glanced off Drew Doughty's shin and past Jonathan Quick with 48.8 seconds to play, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-2 on Tuesday night for their first victory under new coach Bruce Boudreau. Jonas Hiller made 37 saves for the Ducks, who won for just the fourth time in 22 games with a fortuitous bounce for Ryan.
NHL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.