The Ducks biggest chance to drop one of the Eastern Conference power teams began in the first where they sought to gain scoring chances at the net outshooting the Penguins 12-3, but with the Ducks lack of offense from all their lines there was little chance of beating out
The second saw the same result with a twist. This period was
The Ducks responded 24 seconds later with a goal from Ryan Getzlaf to cut the lead in half with Getzlaf connecting on a wrister while decking out Fleury in front of the net for his eleventh. The Ducks weren’t out of the woods yet with a one goal margin in front of them and no time on their side. It made their scoring chances in the third period more challenging in an attempt to get two points on the road. Sidney Crosby put the game out of their reach with his tenth goal of the season on a wrist shot that curved over the shoulder of Fasth to open the gap that
The Penguins gained a point over the Washington Capitals for the lead in the Metropolitan Division before meeting them to settle who holds the lead when it’s over. The Ducks who are still holding the Pacific Division lead are also evened up with the Chicago Blackhawks in the Western Conference. They will try and gain ground on them hosting the New Jersey Devils at Honda Center Wednesday night.
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