NHL Game Summary - Chicago at Anaheim
(Friday, November 28th)
Final Score: Anaheim 4, Chicago 3
Anaheim, CA (Sports Network) - Sergei Fedorov's goal midway through the third period staked the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim to a 4-3 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks at the Pond.
Jason Krog, Petr Sykora and Joffrey Lupul also scored for the Mighty Ducks, who avoided their fifth straight overtime game. Anaheim was 0-0-2-2 in its previous four contests.
Martin Gerber made 34 saves for the Ducks.
Igor Radulov recorded a goal and an assist for the Blackhawks, who had their winless streak extended to 10 games (0-6-1-3). Travis Moen and Mikhail Yakubov also scored in the loss, while Bryan Berard added a pair of assists.
Craig Anderson stopped 21-of-25 shots for Chicago.
Yakubov's first career goal tied the score at 3-3 with 9:56 remaining in the third period. Radulov held the puck at the right boards and slid a pass towards Yakubov, who had a nice deflection to beat Gerber from the right side of the crease.
However, Fedorov posted his eighth of the season just 1:09 later to restore Anaheim's advantage. Andy McDonald was behind the net and sent a pass into the right circle for Fedorov, who whipped a one-timer underneath Anderson.
The Ducks opened the scoring with two goals in a 17-second span early in the first period.
Sykora started things at the 6:52 mark with his eighth goal of the year. Vaclav Prospal took a shot from the right circle and Sykora was in front to knock in the rebound.
Lupul's goal made it a 2-0 game at the 7:09 mark. He collected the puck at the end boards and charged in front of the net before sliding the puck past Anderson.
The score remained that way until Moen tallied with 1:23 left in the second period. Moen collected the puck in the slot and fired a slap shot that hit off an Anaheim defenseman's stick before heading into the net.
The Ducks pushed their lead to 3-1 on Krog's goal from the slot at 5:26 of the third period.
Radulov cut the deficit to 3-2 less than two minutes later when he scored from the top of the crease on a pass from Berard.
Fedorov has three goals in his last two games...The home team is 7-2-2 in the last 11 meetings...The Blackhawks are 0-5-2 in their last seven contests in Anaheim...The Ducks were 0-for-5 on the power play, while Chicago failed to score on six opportunities with the man advantage.
11/28 18:44:08 ET