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from Eric Duhatschek of the Glob and Mail,
...the stats line on Kiprusoff is so uncharacteristically grim – just a 3.43 goals-against average, an .857 save percentage and only three wins in 10 decisions. Kiprusoff’s save percentage leaves him ranked 72nd of the 79 goalies which have played a game in the league this year and is far off his historical standards. Kiprusoff had a slow start to the season and then, this past weekend, two grim outings in the Flames’ whirlwind trip through southern California.
Kiprusoff was the starter on Friday against Anaheim and was outplayed by the Ducks’ first-year goaltender, Viktor Fasth, in a 4-0 Calgary loss. It didn’t get any better 24 hours later either, as the Flames fell 6-2 to the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings. Kiprusoff gave up six goals on 22 shots and then got the hook from coach Bob Hartley in favour of Joey MacDonald, when it no longer mattered.
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from Eric Duhatschek of the Globe and Mail,
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Daniel Winnik ended an 18-game goal drought on the first shot of the game and Viktor Fasth posted his second career shutout for the Anaheim Ducks with 29 saves in a 4-0 victory over the Calgary Flames on Friday night.
Bobby Ryan and defenseman Sheldon Souray scored less than 2 1-2 minutes apart in the second period for Anaheim, who have won 16 straight at home against Calgary.
Anaheim hates going to Detroit. Joe Louis has been very unkind to them over the years and the Ducks have a mere four wins in the building in 20 years. Calgary can feel Anaheim's pain, because a visit to the Honda Center has yielded absolutely nothing in return for the past 16 games in a row. The Flames last win in Anaheim? January 19, 2004.
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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Daniel Winnik ended an 18-game goal drought on the first shot of the game and Viktor Fasth posted his second career shutout for the Anaheim Ducks with 29 saves in a 4-0 victory over the Calgary Flames on Friday night.
Bobby Ryan and defenseman Sheldon Souray scored less than 2 1-2 minutes apart in the second period for Anaheim, who have won 16 straight at...
While the Anaheim Ducks have been one of the league's best home teams all season, they have a chance to make history with their next victory at Honda Center.
The Ducks look to match a franchise record with their 11th straight home win on Sunday night when they take on the St. Louis Blues, who have only won twice in their last 18 trips to Anaheim.
Since a 5-0 loss to Vancouver...