Originally written on On the Duck Pond  |  Last updated 10/23/14
First Freeway Faceoff of the year between the Ducks and Kings.  Never a dull game, despite how each team is doing.  They always manage to bring their highest energy to the game, players and fans included. Of 109 match ups between these two teams, #109 went to Anaheim, who soundly defeated their division rivals 7-4. Offense was not lacking.  Defense was on the Kings side.  After Nick Bonino scored the first two goals of the game in 5:49, Jonathan Quick was replaced in net with the other Jonathan, Mr. Bernier.   Quick only stopped one of three shots, so coach Darryl Sutter decided to make the change.  Dustin Brown got a power play goal at 9:15.  Jarret Stoll tied up the game at 9:49.  Halfway through the first and the two teams had only just begun. Ryan Getzlaf was left unimpeded in front of the net to put the Ducks ahead once more at 13:30. Going into the second period, the Kings had a 5 on 3 opportunity.  They barely missed capitalizing on that, but Brown sti...
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