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Postgame Notes and Quotes: December 3 vs. LA

Wednesday, 12.04.2013 / 1:42 AM / News
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Postgame Notes and Quotes: December 3 vs. LA
Postgame notes and quotes following Anaheim\'s 3-2 shootout loss to Los Angeles on December 3 at Honda Center.
POSTGAME NOTES
Anaheim 2 vs. Los Angeles 3 SO
Dec. 3, 2013
Honda Center
18-7-5, 41 Standings Points

The Ducks are the only team in the NHL without a regulation loss at HOME, going 10-0-2 at Honda Center this season. It marks the third time since the implementation of the shootout (2005-06 season) that an NHL club has gone through its first 12 home games without a regulation defeat (also Chicago in 2012-13 (11-0-1) and San Jose in 2008-09 (20-0-2)).

Anaheim’s 41 points through 30 games this season (18-7-5) rank third in the NHL behind only Chicago (44) and San Jose (43).

The Freeway Faceoff will resume on Jan. 23 at Honda Center, two days before the two clubs meet again at Dodger Stadium for the much-anticipated 2014 Coors Light Stadium Series contest on Jan. 25. The final meeting of the 2013-14 regular season will take place at Staples Center on Mar. 15.

Ryan Getzlaf has picked up points in each of his last seven games at HOME (8-7=15 with a +7 rating, missed one contest due to injury). In addition, he has earned points in 10 of the 11 home contests in which he has appeared in all season (10-9=19). Getzlaf’s 14-18=32 points this season rank tied for third in the NHL (with NYI’s Tavares and CHI’s Kane). He is on pace for a 41-goal season, which would establish a new career high (currently 25). Getzlaf has also collected points in five straight games vs. Los Angeles, notching 3-2=5 points since Mar. 16, 2012.

Dustin Penner has points in five straight games (5-2=7), his second such streak of the season. Penner’s 9-13=22 points through his 23 games this season are already the most he has scored since the 2010-11 season (23-22=45 points in 81 contests with Edmonton and Los Angeles).

Corey Perry has extended his point streak to five games, collecting 4-3=7 points in that span. His 16 goals this season rank tied for third in the NHL (with CHI’s Kane).

Jonas Hiller stopped a season high 49-of-51 shots (two short of his career high of 51 saves on Dec. 19, 2008 at Edmonton), the most saves and shots faced since Apr. 8, 2010 at Dallas (also 49-for-51). At HOME this season, Hiller has posted a 1.74 GAA and a .938 SV% (6-0-2, one ND).

Tonight’s attendance was 17,294, a sellout including standing-room only.

POSTGAME QUOTES

ANAHEIM DUCKS

Nick Bonino
On tonight’s game
You want to put teams behind you. Our division has five teams in the top-nine in the West. It’s a tough division to get out of. It’s a fun division to play in because of that. But games like these, tight games, we need to close out if we have a lead in the third, or if we have chances to win in a shootout.

Jonas Hiller
On Dwight King’s shootout goal
It’s tough to lose that way. I don’t know if he missed a shot a little bit, but it kind of caught me right between the pad and my glove. It’s a tough one.

Bruce Boudreau
On the play of Hiller

He was tremendous. He was the reason we got a point tonight. When you have the opportunity on your stick whether you deserve to win the game or not, you’ve got to put it away. That killer instinct has been eluding us for a little bit now. We’ve got to find it somewhere.

LOS ANGELES KINGS

Dwight King
On his shootout goal
Basically, a lot of guys shot glove, some guys hit iron. My look when I was going down was to try to surprise him with a quick shot.

On picking up shootout win
It was great. Obviously these guys are close to home and there’s a little bit of a rivalry there so it’s nice to come away with two points.

Martin Jones
On shootout
I’ve been in that situation before. Obviously the shooters are a little bit of a higher level, but I just wanted to stick with what I’ve been doing and what I’ve been working on…and I was able to make a couple of saves there.

On win in his NHL debut
It was awesome. The first 25 minutes or so of the game I barely had any shots, so they [defense] did a great job. Then in overtime, killing penalties and blocking shots, they did a great job.

Darryl Sutter
We’d like to score more goals, but don’t let that deter us.

On club’s 51 shots on goal
Ultimately that didn’t come into play because it went into a shootout. The other team got one point and we got two.

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 z - ANA 82 54 20 8 266 209 116
2 y - COL 82 52 22 8 250 220 112
3 x - STL 82 52 23 7 248 191 111
4 x - SJS 82 51 22 9 249 200 111
5 x - CHI 82 46 21 15 267 220 107
6 x - LAK 82 46 28 8 206 174 100
7 x - MIN 82 43 27 12 207 206 98
8 x - DAL 82 40 31 11 235 228 91
9 PHX 82 37 30 15 216 231 89
10 NSH 82 38 32 12 216 242 88
11 WPG 82 37 35 10 227 237 84
12 VAN 82 36 35 11 196 223 83
13 CGY 82 35 40 7 209 241 77
14 EDM 82 29 44 9 203 270 67

STATS

2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
R. Getzlaf 77 31 56 28 87
C. Perry 81 43 39 32 82
N. Bonino 77 22 27 14 49
M. Perreault 69 18 25 13 43
A. Cogliano 82 21 21 13 42
C. Fowler 70 6 30 15 36
K. Palmieri 71 14 17 9 31
D. Winnik 76 6 24 6 30
H. Lindholm 78 6 24 29 30
S. Koivu 65 11 18 3 29
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
F. Andersen 20 5 0 .923 2.29
J. Hiller 29 13 7 .911 2.48
 

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