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Anaheim 1, Florida 0

Friday, 01.20.2006 / 9:00 PM PT / News
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Anaheim 1, Florida 0

ANAHEIM, Calif. - Chris Kunitz scored 29 seconds into the first period and JS Giguere stopped all 30 shots he faced to give the Ducks a 1-0 victory over the Florida Panthers on Saturday night at the Arrowhead Pond.

The win marked the fifth-straight game that the Ducks have earned at least one point in the standings and improved their home record to 15-6-4.

“You never think that a goal scored in the first minute is going to carry you through the hockey game,” said Ducks head coach Randy Carlyle.  “But we were fortunate to get one early and it turned out to be the game-winner.”

Coming off his game-winning shootout goal in Ottawa on Thursday night, Kunitz (10, Salei, Selanne) jammed home a rebound for his 10th goal of the season.

“We were just trying to get pressure on them and by chance the puck bounced my way and went in the net,” said Kunitz.  “We tried to build on it early and Giguere got us the win.”

After Kunitz’s early marker it was in fact Giguere and fellow Montreal native Roberto Luongo who dominated the contest stopping 30 shots each and keeping the game scoreless for the remaining 59:31.

“A shutout is a team thing - it’s not a goalie thing,” said Giguere.  “Everybody needs to contribute to get a shutout. It’s special, but it’s not the main goal. Our main goal is to get the two points.”

The Ducks will try to earn their first two points of the season at Staples Center when Anaheim battles So Cal rival Los Angeles on Monday night before returning to the Arrowhead Pond to entertain the Edmonton Oilers in a key Western Conference match-up on Wednesday at 7:00 PM.   

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STANDINGS

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 z - DAL 82 50 23 9 267 230 109
2 x - STL 82 49 24 9 224 201 107
3 x - CHI 82 47 26 9 235 209 103
4 y - ANA 82 46 25 11 218 192 103
5 x - LAK 82 48 28 6 225 195 102
6 x - SJS 82 46 30 6 241 210 98
7 x - NSH 82 41 27 14 228 215 96
8 x - MIN 82 38 33 11 216 206 87
9 COL 82 39 39 4 216 240 82
10 ARI 82 35 39 8 209 245 78
11 WPG 82 35 39 8 215 239 78
12 CGY 82 35 40 7 231 260 77
13 VAN 82 31 38 13 191 243 75
14 EDM 82 31 43 8 203 245 70

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
R. Getzlaf 77 13 50 14 63
C. Perry 82 34 28 2 62
R. Kesler 79 21 32 5 53
R. Rakell 72 20 23 -1 43
J. Silfverberg 82 20 19 8 39
S. Vatanen 71 9 29 8 38
A. Cogliano 82 9 23 2 32
H. Lindholm 80 10 18 7 28
C. Fowler 69 5 23 -8 28
C. Stewart 56 8 12 2 20
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
F. Andersen 22 9 7 .919 2.30
J. Gibson 21 13 4 .920 2.07


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