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Teemu Selanne isn't wavering.
This is Selanne's last season as a player in the NHL. His body is telling him so. Unfortunately, so far his production is also saying the same thing to him.
Selanne entered the Anaheim Ducks' game Monday with 11 points in 29 games, though he does have four points in his past three. He has been a healthy scratch four times by design (all in games after the Ducks played the night before) and he missed three games with an injury.
"He hasn't played like he's 27 anymore, but our team is a four-line team," Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau said. "He still plays power play, a regular shift. He still contributes and that's what we want from him."
And he is still, as New Jersey Devils coach Peter DeBoer said late last week, a "dangerous guy."
DeBoer meant it in the most endearing way.
"He's still got great wheels, great instincts," DeBoer added. "He's a dangerous player and I'm amaze...
BEST OF MAXIM
Anaheim Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau admitted he ''was as nervous as all get out'' to be facing his former team Monday night.
After the Ducks rallied to win their franchise-best ninth in a row, he appeared pretty calm.
Hampus Lindholm scored the game-winner at 14:24 of the third period and the Ducks rallied past the Washington Capitals 3-2 in Boudreau's return...
The Anaheim Ducks have logged plenty of jet miles during the first half of the NHL season, playing 25 of their first 39 games on the road. They have suffered myriad injuries as well.And yet they keep rolling. They rallied from an early 2-0 deficit at Washington to beat the Capitals 3-2 and enter the Christmas break with a nine-game winning streak.“Fifty-nine points after 39 games...
Bruce Boudreau returned to Washington tonight behind the opponents bench for the first time since being fired by the Caps two seasons ago. His Ducks trailed 2-1 after the first but battled back to claim 3-2 victory, and the franchise’s…Read more →The post Anaheim Ducks: Bruce Boudreau wins in return to Washington appeared first on The Hockey Daily.
Fortune can work in good ways and bad, and maybe there will be a day ahead when it turns against the Ducks.
But when there is a winning streak in play, the Ducks will take whatever bounces come their way while also creating their own source of good karma.
Hampus Lindholm’s third-period goal capped another comeback and the Ducks benefitted from a crossbar that saved a potential...
Hampus Lindholm scored the game-winner at 14:24 of the third period and the Anaheim Ducks rallied past the Washington Capitals 3-2 Monday night in coach Bruce Boudreau's return to the Verizon Center.
Andrew Cogliano had a goal and an assist, and Saku Koivu added a goal for Anaheim. The Ducks (27-7-5) extended their franchise-best winning streak to nine games and lead the NHL...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hampus Lindholm scored the game-winner at 14:24 of the third period and the Anaheim Ducks rallied past the Washington Capitals 3-2 Monday night in coach Bruce Boudreau's return to the Verizon Center.
Andrew Cogliano had a goal and an assist, and Saku Koivu added a goal for Anaheim. The Ducks (27-7-5) extended their franchise-best winning streak to nine games...
And a Merry Christmas to Ducks fans! Nine in a row now for the NHL leading team that was not predicted to do particularly well this season. Surprise!
Their final effort before Christmas was another come from behind victory, the Washington Capitals the latest victim of Anaheim's perserverance and never say die attitude. The 3-2 win was also a gift for their coach, Bruce...