After falling behind 2-0 early in the first period Friday night at Hartwall Areena, Andrew Cogliano
put the Anaheim Ducks
ahead at 9:26 of the opening period here at Globe Arena and they held a 1-0 lead through 20 minutes of a penalty-filled period.
went into the right corner and sent a pass to the slot for a wide-open Cogliano. Gordon got blasted into the boards as he let it go, but it was on the mark and Cogliano didn't miss on the one-timer. It was Gordon's third career NHL point, while rookie Devante Smith-Pelly
collected the first of his career with a secondary assist.
This game has definitely been full of the rough stuff after both teams lost last night. Even star players have gotten into it -- Corey Perry
and Brandon Dubinsky
fought (even if they weren't assessed fighting majors), while Ryan Getzlaf
and Marian Gaborik
got into a shoving match.
Cogliano had another chance alone in front with less than a minute left, but he didn’t have much time to do anything with it. Brian Boyle
had the best chance for the Rangers, getting behind the defense for a shot from between the circles that Hiller got a piece of with his right arm/glove.