Shea Theodore found
The Ducks have searched all season to find scoring flurries and it was left up to Theodore, 20, a defenseman who played his eighth NHL game.
"He opened the floodgates,"
Theodore pinched down the left side on the power play and received a clever pass by
Theodore lifted a shot that went in off the right side of goalie
"I kind of just panicked after," Theodore said. "It felt good."
Hagelin followed with only his second goal since Nov. 16 when he barely got his stick on a loose puck at the goalmouth and pushed it in.
Their goals came within 66 seconds of each other.
"It always feels good scoring goals," Hagelin said. "Let's be honest. That's a big part of why you play the game. You want to be contributing offensively and help the team out."
The game could have easily turned after Getzlaf's error.
The Ducks were clinging to a 1-0 lead when Getzlaf tried a blind pass to
It was the second high-profile giveaway in as many games for the Ducks captain. Coach
"I certainly don't want to do it too often," Boudreau said. "But what happens there is between me and Getzy, and we'll talk about it again [Thursday]."
Boudreau said it was good to see Getzlaf vindicate himself, and that was the feeling in the Ducks dressing room. Earlier in the season, the Ducks were known to pack it in after such momentum swings, but Wednesday was different.
"We wanted to pick him up," Andersen said. "Obviously, he's the leader of our team, so we wanted to do that to him, too.
"He's been the guy that picks up guys. He's a great leader. We wanted to make it the other way this time."
Andersen made 24 saves in his second start since Jan. 1. He helped kill two early penalties and combined with defenseman
Andersen is trying to make a case to get the net back after ceding the No. 1 job to John Gibson. He has made the most of his sparse playing time with a 1.25 goals-against average in three appearances since the Christmas break.
"I felt good and pretty calm all game," Andersen said. "That's been something I've been working on a little bit."
The Ducks have killed 31 consecutive penalties.