Anaheim Ducks

Upsets and Blowouts abound in BNHL night 2. (10-12-2012)


Wings lose to Nashville badly.  Howard is credited with all four goals in a loss. While backup Chris Mason shuts out the Wings.

NSH Stats: G: Erat (1), Blum (1), Fisher (1), Schremp (1) W: Mason, (1-0-0) (0.00 GAA, 100 SV%)

DET Stats: L: Howard (0-1-0) (4.00 GAA, 87.10 SV%)

Notes: Detroit starts off horribly, ten players credited as a minus in the opening game against Nashville, who eliminated Detroit from the playoffs last year.

The Washington Capitals stun the former Eastern Conference champions, 7-3, chasing Brodeur after two periods.

NJD Stats: G: Kovalchuk (1), Clarkson (1), Henrique (1) L: Brodeur (0-1-0) (10.89 GAA, 76.00 SV%)

WAS Stats: G: Ovechkin (2), Brouwer (2), Carlson (1), Johansson (1) Crabb (1) W: Holtby (1-0-0) (3.00 GAA, 90.63 SV%)

Notes: Brodeur chased after two periods, but Hedberg can’t stop the bleeding and the Capitals flex early offensive muscle.

Pittsburgh trounces the Islanders, 5-0, Crosby has two goals.

NYI Stats: L: Dipietro (0-1-0) (5.00 GAA, 85.29 SV%)

PIT Stats: G: Crosby (2), Neal (1), Cooke (1), Dupuis (1) W: Fleury (1-0-0) (0.00 GAA, 100 SV%)

Notes: Crosby and Dupuis both have 3 points in Fleury’s shutout.

The defending champions lose 4-1 to the Rangers, with Gaborik adding two goals in a Bizarro match up of last years Stanley Cup.

LAK Stats: G: Williams (1), L: Bernier  (0-1-0)(4.00 GAA, 86.67 SV%)

NYR Stats: G: Gaborik (2), Stepan (1), Zuccarello (1), W: Biron (1-0-0) (1.00 GAA, 94.12 SV%)

Note: Rick Nash had an assist in his debut game.

Anaheim beats San Jose in a shootout, 4-3.

ANA Stats: G: Perry (2), O’Reilly (1), W: Hiller (1-0-0) (3.00 GAA, 91.86 SV%)

SJS Stats: G: Marleau (1), Thornton (1), Couture (1), L: Niemi (0-0-1) (2.79 GAA, 90.00 SV%)

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