Just a week ago we were all freaking out after the typical 1-4 loss to start the season, followed by a whiff that ended up eeking out a shootout win. Somehow, after barely scoring any goals in the first few games, we're talking about giving up the fewest goals to start off a season in franchise history and going 3-1-0. The Ducks are off to the best start since that remarkable 2006-07 season.
Anaheim is boasting a red hot goalie. Jonas Hiller has gone from being a huge question mark to a return to glory. A defensive core that seemed questionable, but is somehow working. A penalty kill that's went from marginal to, quite frankly, dominating. A power play - expected to be great - that is starting to click and finally some scoring to get excited about.
The Ducks head up to
I would expect that Jonas Hiller, the Shark Killer, takes his spot between the pipes tonight, even with this being the second night in a row for him. A few other questions remain in the air in regards to the line up. With Kurtis Foster available to return after his brief conditioning stint in
Tonight will be a different beast for the Ducks to tackle. San Jose won’t be happy about getting shutout on Friday, and they won’t be happy about losing to
This is a big game for
Your fans are enjoying this version of October, boys. Keep it up.