The Preds played a very defense oriented system, shutting down everything the Ducks tried (which wasn’t much). It was a very frustrating game to watch.
First Period: Just 14 seconds in and the Patric Hornqvist gives the Preds the lead (NSH-1, ANA-0). With about 7 minutes left, Mike Fisher took a nasty head shot from Francois Beauchemin. We can expect a suspension from Shanahan sometime tomorrow. Martin Erat scores his first goal of the season after missing 8 games with an upper body injury (NSH-2, ANA-0).
No goals were scored this period. It was a relatively slow period. The Ducks put up more shots, but were unable to convert on anything.
- The Ducks were out shot 20-29.
- Shea Weber led all defensemen in ice time with 27:29
- Dave Legwand led all forwards in ice time with 22:46
- This was game 3 of their 7 game road trip, where they have only snagged 2 points
- Corey Perry’s 6 game point streak ended tonight
- Pekka Rinne has started all 10 games for the Preds this season