Found March 01, 2013 on Fox Sports North:
2009-nhl-entry-draft-first
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 six-game winning streak came to an end in a 5-2 loss at Los Angeles on Monday, Anaheim (14-3-1) got back on track two days later with a 5-1 victory over Nashville for its seventh straight at home. It's the Ducks' longest run there since a club-record 11-game stretch in the 2009-10 season. "We just turned the page," center Ryan Getzlaf said. "In this short season, if you can resist losing two in a row, it changes a lot of things." The Ducks have yet to lose two straight and look to carry their momentum into March after tying a franchise record for wins in a month with 11 in Februar...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Palmieri Hat Trick Powers Past Predators

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...

Palmieri leads Ducks to blowout win over Preds

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)…

Palmieri, Ducks cruise past Predators

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...

Ducks top Preds for 7th in row at home

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...

Ducks enjoying quietly dominant start

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. I dont...

Predators crushed by Ducks

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...

About Last Night…Palmieri Pounds Predators

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...

Wild-Ducks Preview

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...

Ducks hold off Wild for 8th straight home win

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...

Let The Corey Perry To Toronto Talk Begin

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...

Ducks 3, Wild 2

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...

Palmieri's hat-trick leads Ducks to a 5-1 lead

(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...

Ducks-Coyotes Preview

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...
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.