Best: Winning the Division
I know a lot of fellow Ducks fans (including myself) look at the division banners and sigh. It’s almost as if they read “Ducks lose game 7 at home” on each of them. However, five years in a row of reigning over the Pacific is quite the accomplishment. Not too many clubs can say they have done that, let’s just hope the Ducks give us sweeter memories with this new banner.
Worst: The NHL and Its Reviews
I think that sums it up.
Best: Ryan Getzlaf
Oh captain my captain, take us deep into the playoffs. There is a lot of credit to go around as this team is on a 14 game point streak, but it has to start somewhere. And it starts with the captain. Getzy had two assists on the night and just keeps on racking up points like this game racked up penalties. Getzlaf finishes the regular season with 58 assists trailing only McDavid and Backstrom.
Worst: Kyle Clifford’s Goal
There are several other incidents that could be pointed out, from injury scares to Bieksa trying to score an own goal. But the Kings second goal summed up what not to do, especially in the playoffs. Every Duck went puck watching while Clifford camped out in front of Bernier to tip the puck home. There you go boys, that’s how it’s done (sarcasm). May I note that Kevin Bieksa was on the ice, shocking.
Best: This LA Kings Eulogy
Dear LA Kings nation,
It was another great year of Ducks dominance over you, as Anaheim bolstered its all time record over LA to 66-62-11. Brag all you want about your two cups but the Kings have been here forever, taking 45 seasons to finally do something. The Ducks? Just a mere 14 seasons. Also, who loses the Cup Final with Wayne Gretzky? It will be a joy to watch the playoffs knowing that overpaid Anze Kopitar (12 goals for 10 million?) will be on the golf course while Major Eaves (31 goals for 1 million) is banging home goals. It is of no secret that we don’t like you, but it is so easy when you give us a million reasons why. From classy folks like Voynov to the drugs of Stoll, it has been a sad thing to watch. Not to mention the Kings once had “clock malfunctions” or as I call it, “cheating”. Also your coach looks like a muppet...
Your Raiders fanbase will have to settle for basketball (oh joy) and the long summer of baseball before they can get back to chanting “hillerrr” all season long. By the way guys, he’s not even on our team anymore, or the NHL. So have fun watching Anaheim this posteason and we will see you next season to beat you all over again. Hit the tees.
Three Stars Of The Game:
3) Rak City- He is a baaad man. Filthy handles
2) Shea Theodore- Bardown for days
1) Ryan Getzlaf- Serving teammates up like he’s their personal butler