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Previous Game: Anaheim's Winning Streak Ends in 3-2 Loss

Tuesday, 11.12.2013 / 10:29 PM / News
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Previous Game: Anaheim\'s Winning Streak Ends in 3-2 Loss
SUNRISE, Fla. -- Anaheim\'s five-game winning streak came to an end in a 3-2 loss to the Panthers at the BB&T Center on Tuesday night.
SUNRISE, Fla. -- Anaheim's five-game winning streak came to an end in a 3-2 loss to the Panthers at the BB&T Center on Tuesday night.

Andrew Cogliano and Hampus Lindholm scored for the Ducks, who had the longest active winning streak in the league snapped at five games. Anaheim (15-4-1), which has the most points in the league, missed a chance at recording the best 20-game start in franchise history. Last season's team started 15-3-2.

Goalie Frederik Andersen stopped 22 shots but lost for the first time, two nights after becoming the first NHL goalie since 1993 to win his first six career decisions. Andersen was 6-0-0 with a 1.41 GAA and a .952 save percentage entering the game.

'I don’t think we were prepared as a team," said Bryan Allen. "We didn’t play well structurally and together. I didn’t play very well. The last goal, I made a soft play in our own end and got beat to the net. I take responsibility, too."

Anaheim played without leading scorer Ryan Getzlaf, who missed a second consecutive game because of an upper-body injury. Kyle Palmieri was also scratched because of flu-like symptoms.

The Ducks had several chances to put the game out of reach when they were leading by two goals, but went 0-for-3 on the power play.

"We have the personnel to make things happen and score goals," Allen said. "Sometimes you fight it and you try to look to do too much, or wonder what you can do better. Sometimes, it’s just about simplifying things."

Cogliano gave Anaheim a 1-0 lead 40 seconds in by scoring in a fourth consecutive game. He took a nice centering pass from Daniel Winnik and got Tim Thomas to go down with a quick deke to his forehand before he flipped the puck over the goalie.

Lindholm made it 2-0 at 14:26 of the first with a wrist shot from the top of the left circle that beat Thomas high to the glove side.

Anaheim appeared in control midway through the second period when it held a 2-0 lead, but Florida tied the game in 70 seconds.

Matthias got Florida on the board at 13:28 when he took a pass from Brian Campbell in the slot and fired a quick backhand through Andersen's legs. Upshall scored a fluky goal at 14:38 when his quick wrist shot from the point bounced off the stick of Ducks center Mathieu Perreault then off the shoulder of Lindholm before going over the shoulder of Andersen.

Brad Boyes snapped a 2-2 tie at 4:29 of the third period and the Panthers ended a nine-game slide.

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STANDINGS

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 ANA 35 22 8 5 101 96 49
2 CHI 34 23 9 2 106 67 48
3 STL 33 21 9 3 100 81 45
4 NSH 31 21 8 2 87 64 44
5 SJS 34 19 11 4 97 87 42
6 VAN 32 19 11 2 92 90 40
7 WPG 33 17 10 6 80 76 40
8 LAK 34 17 11 6 94 84 40
9 CGY 35 17 15 3 100 95 37
10 MIN 31 16 12 3 91 84 35
11 DAL 32 14 13 5 95 109 33
12 COL 33 12 13 8 85 101 32
13 ARI 32 11 17 4 74 104 26
14 EDM 34 7 20 7 74 116 21

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
R. Getzlaf 34 12 25 7 37
R. Kesler 35 11 15 -2 26
S. Vatanen 35 9 15 -1 24
C. Perry 23 14 8 11 22
M. Beleskey 35 15 3 11 18
C. Fowler 34 3 14 1 17
J. Silfverberg 35 4 12 3 16
H. Lindholm 34 4 11 12 15
P. Maroon 27 2 12 -5 14
D. Smith-Pelly 31 4 8 3 12
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Gibson 2 2 0 .927 2.28
F. Andersen 18 5 4 .913 2.41

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