Recap - Ducks Defeat Minnesota 4-3
|Recap - Ducks Defeat Minnesota 4-3|
The Ducks beat Minnesota 4-3 on Saturday, earning a victory backstopped by Jonas Hiller's 30 saves.
The Ducks were a +125 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.
Anaheim got goals from Saku Koivu, Mathieu Perreault, Nick Bonino, and Jakob Silfverberg in the victory. Koivu opened the scoring at 1:40 of the first period.
Jonas Hiller turned in a 30-save effort for the Ducks.
Zach Parise (2) and Jason Pominville scored for the Wild, finding the net behind Jonas Hiller.
Niklas Backstrom stopped 26 of 30 shots for the Wild, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Anaheim went 1-for-3, while the Wild were 2-for-4 with the man advantage.
Minnesota outshot Anaheim 33-30 in the game.
Next game, Anaheim takes its act on the road to face Winnipeg looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head on the road to face Nashville.