Found February 28, 2013 on
On the Duck Pond:
For Anaheim, who are 14-3-1 to lead the Pacific Division, the losses have been few and far between. How do you recover from a loss to your hated division rivals on Monday night? Follow it up with a resounding 5-1 victory against the Nashville Predators on Wednesday.
Nashville, a team that has tripped the Ducks up in the past, seemed like easy pickings. Pekke Rinne, a Vezina finalist for the past two seasons, was relieved from his duties in net after two periods and all five Ducks goals.
The Ducks were firing on all cylinders, especially in the first period, and scored first for the second game in a row. They also scored second, third, fourth......
Nick Bonino took advantage of Rinne being caught behind the net at 2:48 to put Anaheim on the board. Then it was the Kyle Palmieri show.
Palmieri got a natural hat trick, the first of his career. The first goal came at 3:49, the next at 16:56. The piece de resistance was on the power play at 1:06 of the second perio...
BEST OF MAXIM
Kyle Palmieri had the game of his young career on Wednesday night for the Anaheim Ducks against the Nashville Predators. The 22-year-old forward notched his first career NHL hat trick(More here)…
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Kyle Palmieri ended a 10-game goal drought with his first NHL hat trick, Viktor Fasth made 20 saves, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Nashville Predators 5-1 Wednesday night for their seventh straight home victory.
Nick Bonino and Saku Koivu also scored for Anaheim. Corey Perry and Ryan Getzlaf assisted on all three goals by Palmieri, who hadn't scored...
Kyle Palmieri ended a 10-game goal drought with his first NHL hat trick, Viktor Fasth made 20 saves and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Nashville Predators, 5-1, Wednesday night for their seventh straight home victory.
Nick Bonino and Saku Koivu also scored for Anaheim. Corey Perry and Ryan Getzlaf assisted on all three goals by Palmieri, who hadn't scored since netting back-to-back...
Kyle Palmieri’s natural hat trick was more than enough offense for the Anaheim Ducks as they handled the Nashville Predators 5-1. Nick Bonino and Saku Koivu had the other goals for Anaheim while Craig Smith was the lone goal scorer for Nashville.
SPIN: The Ducks continue to roll along and are getting scoring from each of their lines. Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry each had three...
GLENDALE, Ariz. If you polled NHL fans for the biggest storylines this season, the Anaheim Ducks 14-3-1 start would barely register a blip.
Between the lockout-shortened schedule, the Chicago Blackhawks historic run, Ryan OReillys contract holdout, Lindy Ruffs firing, the Coyotes continued ownership saga and realignment talks, the Ducks are, well, flying under the radar.
As good as the Anaheim Ducks have been at home lately, the last thing the Minnesota Wild need is Kyle Palmieri to get going offensively.
Palmieri will try to build off his first NHL hat trick and help the Ducks extend their longest home win streak in three years on Friday night when they host the Wild, who hope they've ended their struggles on the road.
After its season-high...
The Ducks have to be feeling good about themselves after having torched the Nashville Predators two nights ago. Regardless if the Preds were tired or not, the Ducks bounced back strongly from a disappointing loss to their freeway foes, the Kings.
The line of Kyle Palmieri, Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry were the story of the game. The trio combined for nine points, including KP...
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Teemu Selanne scored his 669th NHL goal, Jonas Hiller made 31 saves, and the Anaheim Ducks held off Minnesota's late surge and beat the Wild 3-2 on Friday night for their eighth straight win at home.
Captain Ryan Getzlaf and Matt Beleskey also scored for the streaking Ducks, who have won eight of nine and 12 of 14 despite barely holding on to their 3...
from Damien Cox of The Spin,
We're waiting for the first big move by Dave Nonis as GM of the Maple Leafs.
It might have to be a really big one.
See, if it turns out, as is being widely speculated, that the Anaheim Ducks can afford to keep only one their dynamic duo, Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry, and that Getzlaf is the one most likely to get the new long-term deal...
(Photo courtesy of Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
The Nashville Predators start off their three game California road trip horribly at the Honda Center in Anaheim by losing to the Ducks, 5-1. The Predators didn’t show up or look interested for a majority of the game.
From the start of the opening faceoff, it was all Ducks from then on out with just a few spits of chances...
Teemu Selanne scored his 669th NHL goal, Jonas Hiller made 31 saves, and the Anaheim Ducks held off Minnesota's late surge and beat the Wild 3-2 on Friday night for their eighth straight win at home.
Captain Ryan Getzlaf and Matt Beleskey also scored for the streaking Ducks, who have won eight of nine and 12 of 14 despite barely holding on to their 3-0 lead over Minnesota after...
Thanks to a unique twist in the lockout-shortened schedule, the Anaheim Ducks will be seeing a lot of the Phoenix Coyotes over the next few days.
With the way Anaheim has been playing lately, the opponent hasn't seemed to matter anyway.
The Ducks - off to the best start in team history - seek their 13th win in 15 games on Saturday night when they begin a stretch of three games...
The Nashville Predators start a three game west coast road trip in Anaheim to take on the Ducks. This meeting will be the final one between these two clubs through the regular season. The Predators have a record of 9-6-5 with 23 points and ranked 4th in the Western Conference. The Ducks are 13-3-1 with 27 points and ranked 2nd in the West. Puck drops at 9:07pm CT/7:07pm PT...