Posted March 07, 2013 on AP on Fox
After facing the same team for three straight games, the Anaheim Ducks should be eager for the chance to extend their home winning streak against a different opponent Friday night. The Ducks look for a 10th straight victory at Honda Center while also trying to continue their home success against a Calgary Flames team seeking a season-high third consecutive win. Anaheim (16-3-3) played Phoenix three times in five days, suffering back-to-back 5-4 shootout losses on the road before Jonas Hiller stopped 18 shots in a 2-0 home win Wednesday. "We were mad that we gave up four goals the last two games and we know solid defense is going to win you more than just games," coach Bruce Boudreau told the Ducks' official website. "It's going to win division titles and championships." Anaheim, 3-0-2 in its last five, is second in the NHL with 35 points but 10 behind red-hot Chicago. "(The Blackhawks are) playing great and doing things the right way, but at the...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Anaheim Signs Sarault and Gagne

Anaheim has made two entry level signings this week. First, they signed center Charlie Sarault to a three year contract that was announced on Tuesday.  Sarault, 21, currently leads the Ontario Hockey League in scoring for the Sarnia Sting. "I guess since its not so much of a secret anymore, yes the rumours are true I did just lately sign to the Anaheim Ducks, I can...

Ducks make shutout easy for Hiller

Jonas Hiller faced only 18 shots in his first shutout of the season, Corey Perry scored in the first period and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Phoenix Coyotes 2-0 on Wednesday night for their ninth straight home victory. The teams met for the third straight time in a five-day span, following a pair of 5-4 shootout victories by the Coyotes in Phoenix on Saturday and Monday. This was...

Ducks sign Getzlaf to eight-year contract extension

Report via: NHL.comAnaheim Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf is staying in Southern California for the foreseeable future. The Ducks announced Friday they have re-signed Getzlaf to an eight-year contract extension that will carry him through the 2020-21 season. The team did not disclose the terms of the contract, but multiple sources have reported it's for $66 million, or an annual...

Ryan Getzlaf, Ducks Agree On Enormous New Deal

The Anaheim Ducks have reportedly signed Ryan Getzlaf to an eight-year, $66M contract ($8.25M cap hit). As The Fourth Period reported earlier, both Getzlaf and 2011 Hart Trophy-winner Corey Perry were set to hit unrestricted free agency this summer; this … Continue reading →The post Ryan Getzlaf, Ducks Agree On Enormous New Deal appeared first on Committed Indians.

About Last Night…Jonas is King of the Hiller

Jonas Hiller turned aside all 18 Phoenix shots and Ryan Getzlaf posted an empty-net goal and an assist as the Anaheim Ducks blanked the Phoenix Coyotes 2-0. Corey Perry had the Ducks’ other goal. SPIN: Perhaps Hiller’s demise was a little exaggerated. He rode the Ducks’ coattails at the start of the season but got replaced by Victor Fasth between the pipes. Hiller was able...

Ducks beat Coyotes in 3rd straight meeting

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Jonas Hiller faced only 18 shots in his first shutout of the season, Corey Perry scored in the first period and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Phoenix Coyotes 2-0 on Wednesday night for their ninth straight home victory. The teams met for the third straight time in a five-day span, following a pair of 5-4 shootout victories by the Coyotes in Phoenix on Saturday...

Getzlaf Signs 8 Year Contract Extension

Captain, oh captain!  Ryan Getzlaf has signed an eight-year contract extension that will see him in an Anaheim jersey through the 2020-2021 season  The $66 million contract breaks down to $6.5M next year then $8.75M, $9.25M, $9.25M, $9.025M, $8.95M, $8.275M and $6M. “We are very happy to have Ryan committed to this franchise long-term,” said GM Bob Murray. “He has...

Ducks Shut Out Coyotes 2-0

It only took three times (and a change of venue!) but the Ducks finally defeated the Coyotes.  After two consecutive 5-4 shootout losses in Phoenix, the miniseries came to Anaheim where everything changed. The Ducks and Jonas Hiller were able to procure a 2-0 shutout on Wednesday night.  In a case of very strange fuzzy math, the Ducks and Coyotes split the three game series...
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.