Min 0 0 1 1
Ana 0 2 0 2
Date of game: 12/11/2013

Recap: Anaheim vs. Minnesota

Anaheim, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Corey Perry potted a goal for the seventh straight game and the Anaheim Ducks continued their best home start in franchise history with a 2-1 win over the Minnesota Wild on Wednesday at Honda Center.

Alex Grant and Perry each scored in the second, while Jonas Hiller stopped 23 shots for the Ducks, who are the only team in the NHL without a home regulation loss this season (12-0-2).

Jason Pominville potted a power-play goal in the third, while Josh Harding allowed both goals on 31 shots for the Wild, who have lost two of their last three games.

After a scoreless opening period, Grant gave the Ducks a 1-0 lead 2:37 into the second when he skated down the right wing and wristed a shot from just outside the faceoff dot that beat Harding to the short-side.

"I came down the wing and saw him (Harding) looking for the pass," Grant said of his goal. "I wanted to try and catch him cheating."

The Ducks doubled their lead later in the frame when Hampus Linholm's one- timer from the high slot took a hard carom off the end boards and Perry swatted the puck into the net from low left side to make it 2-0 at 13:27.

Minnesota cut the margin in half on the power play early in the third when Pominville secured a rebound in front and backhanded the disc into the back of the net to make it 2-1 at 3:48.

Minnesota's Charlie Coyle charged in on a breakaway near the midpoint of the third, but Hiller came up with a left pad save to deny the chance and keep the Ducks in front.

"He's a big guy and he spread out pretty good," Coyle said of Hiller. "I got too in-tight. I wish I had that one back."

Game Notes

Perry's goal streak is the third longest in Ducks history ... Anaheim center Ryan Getzlaf notched an assist to extend his point streak to 13 games ... Grant became the first defenseman to score in his firs two NHL games since San Jose's Marcus Ragnarsson in 1995 ... Minnesota fell to 5-7-3 on the road this season.

Houston Baptist extends Shealy's contract

Houston Baptist has agreed to a four-year contract extension through the 2017-18 academic year with football coach Vic Shealy, the Southland Conference university announced Tuesday.

NASCAR News
Turner Scott Motorsports shuts down Hornaday's truck team

Turner Scott Motorsports announced on Tuesday that it has ceased operations of its No. 30 team in the Camping World Truck Series.

Latest Sports Photos
Latest Sports Photos
0 Votes
a skydiver was injured when attempting to land in a pre game show at the Lookouts opening game on 4/3/2014

0 Votes
SEC Champions Alabama created by artist Ben Teeter S/N C.O.A. available for the dedicated Alabama fan!

1 Vote
first catch of the season looks like a good year

0 Votes
Gina McLeroy Spring City, TN

0 Votes
Our Son Brandon McLeroy MTSU Football 2011 Gina McLeroy Spring City TN

1 Vote
this is James Howard telling Gracie what to do.

0 Votes
Riverbend fun!

0 Votes
I nees a four letter word for the outside layer of a tree.

0 Votes
Cameron is a rising athlete. He has a God given talent for the game of football. This picture is of him stopping the ball carrier in our game in the ...

1 Vote
Our Lookout Valley 9/10 year old team went to a tournament in Knoxville called The Battle of the Rocky Top. They went throught the tournament undefeated and won the championship ...
Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.