Anaheim 4, Detroit 0

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 10:00 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Detroit 44-24-1-2 28-4-1-1 16-20-0-1 L3
Anaheim 30-30-5-6 19-14-2-0 11-16-3-6 W1


DUCKS 4, RED WINGS 0: Teemu Selanne recorded his 1,400th career point by igniting a three-goal outburst in the second period and Kyle Palmieri registered his first career two-goal game as host Anaheim handed Detroit its fifth loss in its last six games.

Jonas Hiller made 23 saves in his 30th consecutive start and Bobby Ryan scored his 26th goal as the Ducks snapped a three-game losing streak and defeated the Red Wings for the first time in four tries this season.

After Cam Fowler’s shot from the point was fumbled by goaltender Joey MacDonald, Selanne knocked in the loose puck at 8:52 for his 660th career goal.

Palmieri picked defenseman Brendan Smith’s pocket, deked MacDonald and lifted a backhander over his right shoulder at 15:49, and Ryan jumped on a juicy rebound and wired a wrist shot past MacDonald’s glove at 18:55.

Palmieri, who doubled his career goal total, swooped in and slid the puck around MacDonald at 1:22 of the third period.

Hiller preserved his 15th career shutout when Tomas Holmstrom’s shot from point-blank range in the final period went between defenseman Sheldon Brookbank’s legs and into Hiller’s glove.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Anaheim’s Saku Koivu was honored prior to the game for playing in his 1,000th career contest Monday. … The Ducks’ Corey Perry, who has a team-leading 34 goals, missed his second straight game with a right shoulder injury. ... Detroit’s Todd Bertuzzi returned after missing four games with a groin injury. … The Red Wings fell to 1-6-1 in their last eight road contests. … Selanne moved into 19th on the career scoring list and past childhood idol Jari Kurri with a goal in Colorado on Monday.

Top Game Performances

Detroit   Anaheim
N/A Points Kyle Palmieri 2
N/A Goals Kyle Palmieri 2
N/A Assists Ryan Getzlaf 2
N/A Power Play Goals N/A
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Joey MacDonald .833 Save Percentage Jonas Hiller 1.000
Joey MacDonald 20 Saves Jonas Hiller 23

Team Stats Summary

Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Detroit 23 0 0-3 2-2 4 24
Anaheim 24 4 0-2 3-3 6 22

Upcoming Games

  • Anaheim will play its next game at home against Los Angeles. The Ducks have a W/L % of .448 after a win and .405 after a loss.
  • Detroit will play its next game on the road against San Jose. The Red Wings have a W/L % of .711 after a win and .462 after a loss.
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