- Advertisement -spot_img
Thursday, December 2, 2021

The Ducks’ 8-game winning streak against the Hurricanes ends

ANAHEIM — One of these days, ducks won’t have a connect. His shots will not hit his intended target. His defensive game and goal-scoring ability will not be as quick as expected. or needed. Their specialized teams will not live up to their high standards. His game will have to bear the brunt.

Though that day was not Thursday.

The Ducks made no apparent error during their 2–1 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes at Honda Center, which ended their eight-game winning streak. There were no major lapses that required extended soul searching or lengthy videos or practice sessions. His game was more than enough.

Carolina’s Seth Jarvis was credited with scoring the decisive goal, pinballing Duck goaltender John Gibson’s front and left at 9:34 of the third period. The Ducks failed to pounce on the puck and get it out of harm’s way at the moment of truth.

The Ducks’ last loss in regulation play was a 4–3 loss to the Winnipeg Jets on October 26. They then went 8-0-2, making them the hottest team in the NHL to go into Thursday’s game against the Hurricanes. , Their eight-match winning streak was the longest since 2015-16.

Troy Terry extended his scoring streak to 16 games in a row with a first-period goal, an equalizer after Ethan Byers gave Carolina a 1–0 lead in the game to equalize 4:44. Terry beat Jesper Fast and Jacob Slavin for a rebound to level the puck in the net at 11:03 to 1-1.

Terry’s streak is the third longest in duck history after Cory Perry’s 19-game streak in 2009–10 and Timu Selene’s 17-game streak in 1998–99. All 12 of Terry’s goals and 10 assists came during his streak. He went into the game as the NHL’s fourth leading scorer.

Read Also:  Lakers Weekly Reset: Shake Lineup in Case of Emergency

And to think, Terry must have scored twice as many runs in the first two periods. He was denied on a point-blank attempt by former Duck goaltender Frederick Anderson after his game-tying goal. Then, on the power play of the second period, Terry widens a pass from Ryan Getzlaff.

Getzlaff earned a second assist on Terry’s first-period goal for his 1,001st career point. Getzlaff reached the 1,000-point milestone with the aid of a first-period goal from Cam Fowler in the Ducks’ eighth consecutive win, a 3-2 overtime win over the Washington Capitals on Tuesday.

The Ducks went into the game in first place in the Western Conference, which ranked as one of the more surprising developments of the early weeks of the season. After all, they were nobody’s choice to fight for a playoff spot after finishing second in the NHL in 2020-21.

Carolina reached Honda center more or less as expected, one point behind rival Washington Capitals in the Eastern Conference standings. Anderson overtook the Hurricanes with a 9–2–0 record, against an impressive 1.78 goals-average and a .938 saving percentage in 11 games.

Gibson, Anderson’s one-time teammate, was riding a career-high individual seven-game winning streak in Thursday’s game, and he was 9-2-2 on aggregate with 2.33 goals—compared to an average of . 925 savings percent and a shutout in 13. Play

Gibson denied Jarvis a penalty shot at 1:20 in the third period, when Fowler was whistled for what was ruled a goalless attempt. Gibson gave Jarvis nothing to shoot and normalized the save look and the score was 1-1.

There is much more to come on this story.

World Nation News Deskhttps://www.worldnationnews.com
World Nation News is a digital news portal website. Which provides important and latest breaking news updates to our audience in an effective and efficient ways, like world’s top stories, entertainment, sports, technology and much more news.
Latest news
Related news
- Advertisement -

Leave a Reply