Preds vs. Ducks: 2010-11 Season Series At A Glance

Sunday, 04.10.2011 / 4:39 PM CT / Nashville Predators Playoffs Coverage
By Jay Levin  - Nashville Predators
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Preds vs. Ducks: 2010-11 Season Series At A Glance
The Predators open the 2011 Stanley Cup playoffs with a Western Conference Quarterfinals matchup against the Anaheim ducks. The Predators went 3-1-0 against the Ducks during the regular season.

Here's a quick look back at the regular season series between the Preds and Ducks.


Game-by-Game Results
Oct. 9 at Nashville: Predators 4, Ducks 1
Rinne vs. Hiller (Sullivan GWG) 
Game Highlights
After a scoreless first period the teams traded goals early in the second frame before Steve Sullivan's power-play tally midway through the period gave the Preds a lead they would not relinquish. Immediately after taking the lead, Nashville killed off two overlapping penalties (including 45 second of three-on-five) to preserve the lead. Patric Hornqvist scored late in the period and David Legwand closed out the scoring in the third period. Rinne stopped 29-of-30 shots before leaving early in the third period due to injury. Anders Lindback made his NHL debut in relief stopping all seven shots he faced.



Nov. 7 at Anaheim: Ducks 5, Predators 4
Hiller vs. Lindback (Mara GWG) 
Game Highlights 
Anders Lindback made 32 saves, but Paul Mara's goal with 1.7 seconds remaining in regulation gave the Ducks a 5-4 win in a back-and-forth game. The teams alternated scoring throughout the game with Anaheim striking first 52 seconds into the game. Patric Hornqvist and Cal O'Reilly posted a goal and an assist each, while Cody Franson contributed a pair of points from the blueline. Anaheim's Blake-Koivu-Selanne line registered three goals and three assists to pace the Ducks offense.



Jan. 5 at Anaheim: Predators 4, Ducks 1
Rinne vs. Hiller (Hornqvist GWG) 
Game Highlights 
Pekka Rinne was the star of the night turning aside 40-of-41 shots, while Patric Hornqvist and Sergei Kostitsyn provided the offense with a goal and an assist each. Jerred Smithson opened the scoring 5:10 into the game after a lengthy video review and Hornqvist gave the Preds a 2-0 lead early in the second period. The Ducks cut the lead to 2-1 midway through the third period, but the Preds iced the game with a pair of empty net goals in the final minute of play.



Mar. 24 at Nashville: Predators 5, Ducks 4
Rinne vs. Hiller/Ellis (Legwand GWG)
  Game Highlights  
Pekka Rinne was sensational, making 34 saves, including several highlight reel stops in the first period to keep the Preds ahead early. Nashville chased Jonas Hiller, making his first start since Feb. 13, scoring three times in the first 11:37 of the game. The Ducks rallied late, scoring twice in the final 4:46 of regulation to pull within one goal. Five different Preds skaters added two points, including Sergei Kostitsyn with a pair of goals. David Legwand's shorthanded tally with 10:31 left in regulation gave the Preds a 5-1 lead at the time, but turned out to stand as the game-winner.





Head-to-Head Goals by Period
Team
1 2 3 OT Total
Predators 6 5 6 0 17
Ducks 3 1 7 0 11


Head-to-Head Shots by Period
Team
1 2 3 OT Total
Predators 42 45 38 0 125
Ducks 50 46 57 0 153

Special Teams:
Nashville - Power-Play: 1-16 (6.3%) Penalty Kill: 13-16 (81.3%); 1 Shorthanded Goal
Chicago -  Power-Play: 3-16 (18.8%) Penalty Kill: 15-16 (93.8%); 0 Shorthanded Goals



Individual Leaders:
Nashville
Patric Hornqvist 4 gp, 3g-4a (7pts), +6
Sergei Kostitsyn, 2 gp, 3g-1a (4pts), +4
Cody Franson 4 gp, 1g-3a (4 pts), +6
5 others with 3 points each

Pekka Rinne 3 gp, 3-0-0, 2.21 GAA, .945 SV%
Dan Ellis 2 gp, 0-1-0, 3.88 GAA, .886 SV%
Anaheim
Teemu Selanne 4 gp, 3g-3a (6pts), +1
Saku Koivu 4 gp, 4g-0a (4 pts), -1
Corey Perry 4 gp, 2g-2a (4 pts), -4
2 others with 3 points each

Jonas Hiller 4 gp, 1-2-0, 4.10 GAA, .875 SV%
Dan Ellis 1 gp, 0-1-0, 2.61 GAA, .895 SV%


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STANDINGS
 

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 CHI 56 36 16 4 158 128 76
2 DAL 53 33 15 5 170 142 71
3 STL 55 30 17 8 132 129 68
4 LAK 51 31 17 3 135 117 65
5 SJS 51 27 20 4 147 138 58
6 NSH 53 25 20 8 136 139 58
7 COL 55 27 24 4 148 152 58
8 ANA 50 25 18 7 111 115 57
9 MIN 52 23 20 9 127 126 55
10 ARI 52 24 22 6 138 161 54
11 VAN 52 20 20 12 120 142 52
12 CGY 51 23 25 3 134 148 49
13 WPG 52 23 26 3 136 150 49
14 EDM 54 21 28 5 132 164 47

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
R. Josi 53 10 27 -2 37
S. Weber 53 14 21 -4 35
F. Forsberg 53 15 18 -6 33
M. Ribeiro 53 6 27 3 33
J. Neal 53 19 13 18 32
M. Ekholm 53 6 16 3 22
R. Ellis 52 6 15 2 21
C. Smith 53 11 6 -1 17
C. Jarnkrok 52 9 7 0 16
C. Wilson 36 4 12 0 16
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
P. Rinne 20 17 7 .904 2.50
C. Hutton 5 2 1 .916 2.36