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Ducks Stay Alive With 5-2 Victory

Dallas can't close out defending champs

(Newser) - Teemu Selanne and Ryan Getzlaf each had a goal and an assist to lead the Anaheim Ducks to a 5-2 victory over Dallas on Friday and trim the Stars' lead in the first-round series to 3-2. Game 6 is Sunday in Dallas. A seventh game would be in Anaheim on... More »

Selanne Scores 2 Goals to Lift Ducks by Kings

Giguere stops 28 shots as Anaheim continues dominance of LA

(Newser) - Teemu Selanne scored two goals, including the game-winner with 13:32 to play, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-3 last night. Selanne fired a wrist shot from the left circle past Kings goalie Dan Cloutier to break a 3-3 tie. Joe DiPenta and Ryan Getzlaf also... More »

Wild Takes Over First Place in Northeast

Forsberg lead Avalanche win, Ducks clinch playoff spot

(Newser) - The Minnesota Wild bounced back from an awful loss to Edmonton Monday to beat the Oilers 3-1 last night, reports the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Niklas Backstrom made 32 saves for the Wild, who jumped over idle Calgary for first place in the Northwest Division. Branko Radivojevic had a goal and... More »

Striving for Playoff Berth, Leafs Edge Sens

Panthers send Bolts to the NHL cellar, Ducks outfox Coyotes

(Newser) - Struggling to reach the playoffs, the Maple Leafs were determined to wrest two points from the Senators, and battled accordingly. The 5-4 Toronto victory was decided early in the third period with two quick goals, and secured when the Leafs killed a power play with 87 seconds remaining, reports the... More »

Ducks Knock Out Flames in Punchy Game

Blue Jackets pull together a swift late rally to shock Canucks in OT

(Newser) - The Ducks all but shut down the Flames last night, cruising to a 3-1 victory on 22 saves by Jean-Sebastien Giguere, the Los Angeles Times reports. The raucous contest, which included 82 minutes of penalty time for both teams, saw first blood when Mathieu Schneider scored 35 seconds in, and... More »

Ducks' Hats Off to Selanne in Win Over Hawks

Oilers stun Avalanche in 3-2 comeback, Coyotes blank Blues 2-0

(Newser) - Anaheim is glad, very glad, that Teemu Selanne came out of retirement. The right wing bagged a hat trick that pushed him past Maurice "Rocket" Richard to No. 25 on the list of all-time scorers. Selanne's two assists also didn't hurt in the Ducks' 6-3 trouncing of the Blackhawks,... More »

Ducks Keep Rolling With OT Win over Blues

Pahlsson breaks open tight game to push Anaheim closer to top

(Newser) - For two periods, nothing much happened between the Ducks and Blues last night, besides hooking penalties and fights. Then each team scored a quick goal to start out the third period, and overtime saw Samuel Pahlsson save the Ducks' recent surge in just 32 seconds. The 2-1 victory keeps Anaheim... More »

Selanne Top Scorer After Ducks' Win

Canadiens scorch crashing Flyers, Wild fend off Predators

(Newser) - Seven games after re-joining the Anaheim Ducks, Teemu Selanne became the franchise's all-time scorer when an assist gave him his 670th point. It also gave the Ducks one of the four second-period goals that would put them ahead of the Flames 4-2, the Los Angeles Times reports. In other icy... More »

Ducks Love NY (and NJ) After Beating Devils

Carolina and Boston also notch one-goal wins on the road

(Newser) - The way it's going, the defending Cup champions may request more trips east as Anaheim completed the NYC-area sweep with a 2-1 win over Martin Brodeur and New Jersey. Ryan Carter, having an up-and-down season, notched his first two NHL goals while former Devil Scott Niedermayer won in his first... More »

Ducks Regain Finnish Flash

Teemu Selanne breaks retirement for one more tour of duty with Anaheim

(Newser) - Winning his first Stanley Cup in 2007 wasn't good enough for Finnish forward Teemu Selanne—at 37, he's coming out of retirement with hopes of repeating. The Anaheim fan favorite follows the lead of defenseman Scott Niedermayer, who also retired after the championship and then rejoined the team in December. More »

Ducks Clip Wings in Overtime

Detroit demoralized by last-minute equalizer; Anaheim takes 3-2 series lead

(Newser) - Playing six on four during a power play and without a goalie, the Ducks tied the Red Wings with 48 seconds remaining, and Teemu Selanne scored on a steal to win Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals in overtime.  Detroit had outshot Anaheim 34-18 in regulation and kept... More »

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