The Ducks keep rolling. Even when they have a hiccup here and there, they manage to regroup, recover and end up with two points at the end of an evening.
The latest two points came in a 3-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets. This was their fifth win a row and it did not come easily.
After returning home from a six game road trip, Anaheim had a rough start against Columbus. Their legs were not there and the Blue Jackets dominated for most of the first period. Fortunately Jonas Hiller, who was back in net 10 days after having strained his groin against Dallas, was up to the task and kept the Ducks in the game until they could wake up.
Vinny Prospal got the Blue Jackets on the board at 3:30, with an assist to Prospal's face. It could easily have been a much higher score, but Hiller was motivated to be in top form. A very successful Viktor Fasth breathing down Hiller's neck is good motivation.
"We could have been down 4-0 after the first 10 minute...