Ducks Weekly Notebook-December 7th- December 15th

Photo by Jason Thomas- High Desert Daily

Photo by Jason Thomas- High Desert Daily

By Nolan P. Smith

Staff Reporter

(Victor Valley)—In the line game of the week for the Anaheim Ducks, they looked to continue their winning ways again a the Carolina Hurricanes.

December 11th– Carolina Hurricanes

The four days the Ducks had off in between games were hoped to keep the team rejuvenated as they took on the Hurricanes in Anaheim. The 1st period was off to a rocky start for the Ducks, as Carolina’s Jeff Skinner scored the lone goal in the 1st period at 16:05 with the assist from Hainsey. Skinner would strike again in the 2nd, at 11:35 with assists from Rask and Di Giuseppe. The Hurricanes continued their hotstreak as Elias Lindholm scored on a Power Play at 16:53 with assists from Staal and Faulk. The Ducks would get on the board in the 3rd period, as Jakob Silfverberg scored at 14:09 with assists from Vatanen and Rakell. This would be the only score the Ducks land, as Jordan Staal scored at 16:43 with assists from Nestrasil and Faulk. It would be the Jeff Skinner show, as the Hurricane winger would land his third goal of the night at 17:36 on an empty goal with assists by Pesce and Lack. The Ducks would fall 5-1 in Anaheim.

Anaheim looks to start off their string of road games the right way as they play next on Thursday against the Buffalo Sabres.

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