The Ducks finally overcame the man once referred to as Godzilla. It took some big weapons.
Specifically, those were Ryan Getzlaf’s first goal at Honda Center this season, followed by a dazzling overtime goal by Rickard Rakell to back up another fine game by goalie John Gibson that allowed the Ducks to beat goalie Ben Bishop and the Tampa Bay Lightning, 2-1, on Tuesday.
Rakell’s 19th goal, in his 36th game, came off a four-on-three faceoff play 54 seconds in when teammate Ryan Kesler tied up a defender. Rakell scooted through traffic and Bishop didn’t move when Rakell snapped it past him.
“I just tried to snap it as quick as I could once I had it...