Henrique, Getzlaf help Ducks win again, beat Penguins 4-2
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Adam Henrique and Ryan Getzlaf each had a goal and an assist, and the Anaheim Ducks rallied past the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-2 on Monday night.
The Ducks won for the ninth time in 10 games despite spotting the Penguins a two-goal lead. Henrique started the comeback with a power-play goal early in the second period and Getzlaf's empty net tally in the final minute pushed Anaheim to its sixth straight road win. Ondrej Kase and Kiefer Sherwood also scored for the Ducks.
Henrique, Getzlaf help Ducks win again, beat Penguins 4-2
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks would love to stop playing from behind. It's just not happening. And somehow it's not a problem, either. Particularly on the road.
The Ducks spotted the Pittsburgh Penguins two first-period goals and then roared back for a 4-2 victory on Monday for their ninth win in 10 games. Adam Henrique and Ryan Getzlaf each had a goal and an assist as Anaheim got its sixth straight road win, tied for the second-longest in franchise history.
Kase gets 1st NHL hat trick as Ducks rally past Stars 6-3
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Ducks coach Randy Carlyle has called Ondrej Kase the "Energizer Bunny" of his team.
Kase certainly had plenty of jump Wednesday night, rallying Anaheim to its seventh victory in eight games.
The 23-year-old forward from the Czech Republic got his first NHL hat trick in a 6-3 win over the Dallas Stars. Anaheim trailed 3-2 at the end of the second period but scored four goals in the third, including three in a three-minute span to take control.
Sprong, Getzlaf lead Ducks past Devils 6-5 in shootout
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Three Anaheim goals in regulation deflected in off opposing players. When the game went to a shootout and New Jersey's Taylor Hall had a chance to tie it, his shot ricocheted off the crossbar.
That left an opening for Ryan Getzlaf, who followed Daniel Sprong's earlier goal in the shootout with a nifty wrist shot to give the Ducks a wild 6-5 victory Sunday over the Devils.
Ducks extend win streak to 5 with 4-2 win over Blackhawks
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Ondrej Kase scored four minutes into the third period to lift the Anaheim Ducks over the Chicago Blackhawks 4-2 on Wednesday night for their fifth straight win.
Anaheim matched Toronto for the longest active winning streak in the league. Brandon Montour and Daniel Sprong, who was making his Ducks debut, scored 20 seconds apart in the first period, and Jakob Silfverberg added an empty-net goal. John Gibson made 25 saves.
Getzlaf propels Ducks past Canucks 4-3, ending 3-game skid
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks stumbled through the past five weeks with just three wins. Their lineup has been decimated by injuries, and they've fallen short in close games with a dismaying regularity.
When they held off the Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday night by showing all the late-game poise they've lacked, the Ducks found themselves in third place in the Pacific Division in spite of it all.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Deep into their 80th game in a season riddled with injuries and setbacks, the Anaheim Ducks still weren't certain they were heading back to the playoffs.
So the Ducks dug down deep and came out with the ticket to the Stanley Cup tournament. And now that they're in, their hard-earned resilience could be a nightmare for anybody in their path.
anaheim The pressure was off, but the Wild didnt play like it.
Players were sturdy in their own end, methodical through the middle and aggressive in the offensive zone.
It was an admirable effort, the type of primer the team had in mind after securing a playoff berth minutes after the clock struck midnight Tuesday even if it did result in a 3-1 loss to the Ducks Wednesday at Honda Center at the outset of a season-ending, three-game road trip through California.
Ducks help playoff chances, beat Avalanche 4-3 in OT
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Down by two goals in the third period and playing without their starting goalie, the Anaheim Ducks were in danger of taking a loss that would certainly hurt their playoff chances.
But the Ducks have been through plenty of turmoil this season, and that experience was on display as they rallied for a critical win.
Ondrej Kase scored 1:34 into overtime and Anaheim defeated the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on Sunday night.
Gibson makes 29 saves to lift Ducks over Flames 4-0
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — With the playoffs approaching, John Gibson and the Anaheim Ducks are heating up.
John Gibson stopped 29 shots to lead the Anaheim Ducks over the Calgary Flames 4-0 on Wednesday night.
Gibson earned his fourth shutout of the season and 16th of his career. He is 12-3-1 in his last 16 starts.
Henrique’s OT goal lifts Ducks to 4-3 win over Sabres
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Ducks forward Adam Henrique was still kicking himself for losing a faceoff in his own end that led to Anaheim giving up the tying goal with 15 seconds left in regulation.
Henrique felt much better a few minutes later when he scored 1:36 into overtime for a 4-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night.
Ducks score 4 in second period, hold off Penguins 5-3
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Though the Anaheim Ducks found themselves trailing at the end of the first period despite controlling play, head coach Randy Carlyle had a simple message: Stick with it.
The Ducks did that and erupted in the second period to start a critical five-game homestand off with an important win.
Rickard Rakell and Adam Henrique scored 1:35 apart to give Anaheim the lead during its four-goal second period, and the Ducks went on to beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-3 Wednesday night.
Kase sends Ducks past LA Kings 4-2 in feisty rivalry game
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The latest Freeway Faceoff wasn't even three minutes old when the Anaheim Ducks and the Los Angeles Kings dropped the gloves.
They did it again on the ensuing faceoff — and again on the faceoff after that.
"That's good hockey right there," Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf said with a grin.
These rivals know it's never too early to fight for playoff position, and the Ducks landed the biggest blows in the latest edition of their Southern California feud.
Lundqvist, Carey lead Rangers past Ducks 4-1 for 3rd in row
NEW YORK (AP) — Henrik Lundqvist stopped 39 shots, Paul Carey scored twice and the New York Rangers beat the Anaheim Ducks 4-1 on Tuesday night.
Kevin Hayes and Michael Grabner also scored for New York, and Nick Holden and David Desharnais each had two assists. The Rangers have won three straight.
Ondrej Kase scored for the Ducks, who have lost three in a row. John Gibson made 28 saves.
Henrique gets 1st 2 Ducks goals, Miller blanks Sens 3-0
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Until the Anaheim Ducks get back to full strength, they're counting on Adam Henrique to play a major role for his injury-plagued new team.
Henrique has been quite capable of shouldering that burden so far, and now he finally has a victory and a goal or two to show for his efforts.
Subban saves Knights vs Ducks in 1st shootout at Vegas
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Golden Knights goalie Malcolm Subban is a stickler about staying focused on game day, and he never wavered Tuesday night.
Alex Tuch scored the game-winning goal in the first shootout at Vegas, and Subban stopped all three attempts he faced during the tiebreaker as the Golden Knights earned a 4-3 victory over the Anaheim Ducks.
The expansion Golden Knights improved to 6-1 in overtime games, including 5-0 at home. Vegas is 11-2 at home overall, and 9-1 against Pacific Division foes.
Ducks erupt, knock out Patrick in 6-2 win over Flyers
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nolan Patrick's face was plastered against the glass courtesy of a shoulder-to-shoulder hit, and one of the top rookies in the NHL grabbed his head as he dropped to the ice.
Patrick was out for the game.
The Flyers can only hope the teen they expect to become a franchise player won't be lost for long.
Ondrej Kase had two goals, Anaheim scored three times in the second period and Philadelphia lost Patrick to an undisclosed injury in a 6-2 Ducks win on Tuesday night.
ANAHEIM, California (AP) — Nick Ritchie scored the tiebreaking goal late in the second period as the Anaheim Ducks roared back from an early two-goal deficit to even the Western Conference finals with a 5-3 victory over the Nashville Predators in Game 2 on Sunday.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks have reassigned left wing Ondrej Kase to their AHL affiliate in San Diego, likely clearing room for Nick Ritchie to make his Stanley Cup playoff debut.
The Ducks made the move Saturday, several hours before Game 2 of their first-round series with the Calgary Flames.
Anaheim Ducks reassign LW Ondrej Kase to AHL affiliate
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks have reassigned rookie left wing Ondrej Kase to their AHL affiliate in San Diego.
The Ducks announced the move Thursday.
Kase has five goals and nine assists in 51 games this season for the Ducks. The 21-year-old Czech forward is scoreless in his last seven games, and Anaheim coach Randy Carlyle scratched him in three of the Ducks' last four games.
Rakell gets 2 goals, Ducks snap Bruins’ streak with 5-3 win
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Rickard Rakell is perhaps the only Anaheim Ducks forward who should feel good about his offensive game lately, and even he was mired in a five-goal goalless streak when the surging Boston Bruins visited.
Rakell came through with two scores in a game that reminded the Ducks they can still fill a net on occasion.
Kase’s OT goal lifts Ducks past Coyotes 3-2
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Ondrej Kase made the most of a fortunate break for the Anaheim Ducks.
Kase scored at 4:24 of overtime, and the Ducks beat the Arizona Coyotes 3-2 on Friday night.
Kase got his fourth goal of the season after Arizona goaltender Mike Smith's stick broke while he was trying to clear a loose puck out of the crease. The rookie forward swiped it from him and swept it past the stumbling goalie into the open net, handing the Coyotes their ninth straight loss.
Burns scores winner as Sharks down Ducks in OT
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Not even an unusual travel schedule could stop the San Jose Sharks' overtime dominance.
Brent Burns scored 2:46 into overtime, Martin Jones stopped 34 shots and the Sharks beat the Anaheim Ducks 3-2 on Tuesday night.
Melker Karlsson and Paul Martin also scored for the Sharks, who spent the morning in San Jose before boarding a plane and then outlasting the Ducks to win their third straight game and sixth of their last seven to maintain their lead atop the Pacific Division.
Ducks tie it late, Kase beats Canes in shootout
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Former Anaheim Ducks great Teemu Selanne had a philosophy about scoring goals. The Ducks are hoping his "ketchup bottle theory" applies to star winger Corey Perry.
Perry and Nick Ritchie scored late in the third period to tie it and rookie Ondrej Kase got the deciding goal in a shootout, lifting the Ducks over the Carolina Hurricanes 6-5 on Wednesday night.
Kase, Gibson lead Ducks over Canucks
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Ondrej Kase scored his first NHL goal, John Gibson made 27 saves and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Vancouver Canucks 3-1 on Thursday night.
Jakob Silfverberg and Andrew Cogliano also scored for Anaheim (12-8-4), which has won three in a row.
Henrik Sedin had Vancouver's only goal, and Ryan Miller stopped 21 shots. The Canucks (10-12-2) had won two in a row.