Selanne Scores!! (Credit: Kelvin Kuo-US PRESSWIRE)

Ducks Blank Detroit Red Wings 4-0

The Anaheim Ducks had a huge win tonight, shutting out the Detroit Red Wings by a total of 4-0. It was an all around dominating win, especially against one of the top teams in the west.

The Ducks received some bad news, with Corey Perry and Luca Sbisa missed their second game in a row. Being without Perry for an extended period of time is never good.

Kyle Palmieri had a phenomenal night, scoring two goals and taking over the roll as a top forward.

The first period went scoreless and the Ducks completely controlled the game. The second period continued this control, and the Ducks scored 3 goals.

The first one came from Teemu Selanne, which is his 1400th career point. He recently passed Jari Kurri on the all time scorers list.  Palmieri scored his first goal late in the period, when he stripped the puck and made a shot a beautiful backhander. The last goal came from Bobby Ryan who was set up nicely from Ryan Getzlaf.

Palmieri scored his second of the night at the very beginning of the third, and sealed the win for the Ducks.

Game Stats:

  • Selanne grabbed point #1,400
  • The first time the Ducks have shut Detroit out since 3-30-97 and first time ever at home
  • Jonas Hiller picked up his 15th career shutout (4th of the season)
  • Hiller made his 30th straight start.
  • Bobby Ryan has 3 goals and 4 assists in his last seven games.
  • Anaheim has outshot its opponents in nine of the last 12 games

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Tags: Anaheim Ducks Bobby Ryan Corey Perry Detroit Red Wings Jari Kurri Kyle Palmieri Luca Sbisa Ryan Getzlaf Teemu Selanne

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