Posted December 15, 2011 on AP on Fox
Niklas Hagman scored two goals, Jonas Hiller made 19 saves and the Anaheim Ducks earned their second win in six games under new coach Bruce Boudreau, 4-1 over the slumping Phoenix Coyotes on Wednesday night. Rod Pelley scored in his Ducks debut and Kyle Palmieri added his first goal of the season for the Ducks, who climbed out of last place in the overall NHL standings with their fifth victory in 25 games. Martin Hanzal scored for Phoenix's NHL-worst power-play unit and Mike Smith stopped 24 shots for the Coyotes, who've now lost three straight and five of seven. Phoenix had won four in a row against its Pacific Division rivals, but Smith lost in regulation to the Ducks for the first time in his NHL career. Although Anaheim's goals all came from unlikely contributors, MVP Corey Perry also had two assists and the Ducks got a major boost from the return of Lubomir Visnovsky. The Slovak defenseman missed the past 13 games with a broken finger on his right hand, but he ha...

Ducks activate Visnovsky, put Koivu on IR

The Anaheim Ducks have activated defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky from injured reserve after a monthlong absence with a broken finger. The Ducks also placed center Saku Koivu on injured reserve Wednesday night because of a lower-body injury. Visnovsky was the NHL's top-scoring defenseman last season with 18 goals and 50 assists, but the Slovak defenseman broke a finger on his right...

Niklas Hagman has 2 goals, Anaheim Ducks beat Coyotes 4-1 for 2nd win under new coach Boudreau

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Ducks activate D Visnovsky, put C Koivu on IR

The Anaheim Ducks have activated defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky from injured reserve after a monthlong absence with a broken finger.

Foster plans to make Devils debut tonight

SUNRISE, Fla. – He didn't know which team he was joining when he left Ducks practice in California Monday, and after finding out, had to layover in Dallas for a 5:45 a.m. flight here. Yet, just-acquired defenseman Kurtis Foster still planned to make his Devils debut against the...

Ducks' Selanne anticipating return to Winnipeg

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) -- Teemu Selanne is looking forward to returning to the city where he was dubbed the Finnish Flash.

Recap: Anaheim vs. Phoenix

Niklas Hagman had two goals to help the Anaheim Ducks take a 4-1 win over the Phoenix Coyotes at Honday Center.

Ducks Recall Bonino, Reassign McMillan to Syracuse

The Ducks have recalled center Nick Bonino from the Syracuse Crunch, Anaheim’s primary development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL). The club has also reassigned center Brandon McMillan to Syracuse. ...

Devils give Scott Niedermayer a rare honor for a classic career

Niedermayer becomes third player in Devils history to have his jersey retired tonight

Anaheim Ducks Breakaway Bar & Grill to Officially Open For Business at John Wayne Airport Tomorrow

Check out photos from the grand opening The Ducks, in partnership with HMSHost Corporation and John Wayne Airport, will open the Anaheim Ducks Breakaway Bar & G...

Scott Niedermayer: I was proud to play for Devils

Calls retiring of No. 27 'a great honor'

Ducks defeat Phoenix Coyotes, 4-1

Rod Pelley and Kyle Palmieri also contribute goals at Honda Center, and Lubomir Visnovsky returns from injury.The Ducks managed to climb out of the NHL basement after landing there with a resounding thud a day earlier.
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