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Carolina 6, Anaheim 2

Monday, 12.05.2005 / 12:00 AM / News
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Carolina 6, Anaheim 2

ANAHEIM, Calif. - Kevyn Adams recorded his second three-goal game of the season and of his career to lead the Carolina Hurricanes past the Mighty Ducks, 6-2, on Tuesday at the Arrowhead Pond.

“Everything that could go wrong, went wrong from our perspective, said Ducks head coach Randy Carlyle.  “A lot of things went their way. Their game plan worked better than ours and our lack of execution resulted in maybe our worst loss of the season.”

Adams would get the first three tallies of the contest, including one of two ‘Canes’ shorthanded markers on the evening.

“We were able to score the kind of goals that my line with Craig (Adams) needs to score,” said Adams.

The Carolina center would start the scoring 2:45 into the game with his fourth goal (Adams, Staal) of season by one-timing a pass from winger Craig Adams past Ducks goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov. 

Adams’ second goal (5, Adams, Kaberle) came at the tail end of the first period when he trickled a backhander by Bryzgalov at 18:49 to give the ‘Canes the 2-0 lead going into the intermission.

With Anaheim on the power play in the second period, Adams would complete the hat trick (6, Adams) shorthanded, on a breakaway by putting his shot through Bryzgalov’s legs at 10:21.

After the ‘Canes’ and Adams’ third goal, Carlyle replaced his young goaltender with veteran JS Giguere at the 11:30 mark of the second period.

Giguere’s evening would not prove to be any more successful however. 

Brett Hedican (3, Brind’Amour, Williams) scored the Hurricanes’ second shorthanded goal of the game and the period at 17:45 to give Carolina a commanding 4-0 lead.

Rob Niedermayer (6, Beauchemin) got the Ducks on the board in the second period with his sixth of the season.

Justin Williams (11, Brind’Amour, Hedican) and Eric Staal (20, Brind’Amour, Whitney) added third period goals to seal the 6-2 road win for Carolina.

“Those are not easy ones to push aside,” said Carlyle.  “We got frustrated when we were down and we didn’t react like a team that’s been having success. We started to take responsibility and tried to do too much as individuals, but our lack of execution led to lots of frustration.”

The highlight of the game for Anaheim came in the late stages of the contest when defenseman Francois Beauchemin got his first career NHL goal to cut the lead to 5-2.

“Unfortunately you don’t choose when you score,” said Beauchemin.  “I’ve got it behind me and now I’m focused on getting the next one.”

The Ducks will hit the road to face Buffalo on Thursday at 4 PM.  Anaheim will also take-on Montreal on Saturday at 4 PM and Toronto on Monday at 4:30 PM before heading home to face-off against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday, December 14 at the Arrowhead Pond at 7:30 PM.

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STANDINGS

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 NSH 63 41 15 7 191 151 89
2 ANA 63 39 17 7 186 176 85
3 STL 61 39 18 4 190 152 82
4 CHI 63 37 21 5 183 150 79
5 WPG 63 31 20 12 174 170 74
6 VAN 61 35 23 3 174 162 73
7 MIN 61 32 22 7 173 160 71
8 LAK 61 29 20 12 164 157 70
9 CGY 62 33 25 4 175 160 70
10 SJS 62 30 24 8 173 177 68
11 COL 62 27 24 11 166 179 65
12 DAL 62 27 25 10 195 207 64
13 ARI 63 20 36 7 138 214 47
14 EDM 62 18 34 10 142 206 46

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
R. Getzlaf 60 19 40 10 59
C. Perry 48 26 17 13 43
R. Kesler 63 16 23 -2 39
S. Vatanen 57 12 22 6 34
M. Beleskey 56 21 9 13 30
P. Maroon 55 7 21 -4 28
H. Lindholm 60 6 22 17 28
J. Silfverberg 62 9 18 7 27
C. Fowler 62 5 21 -2 26
R. Rakell 52 5 19 4 24
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
F. Andersen 29 8 5 .916 2.37
J. Gibson 7 5 0 .914 2.63


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