Welcome to 2017, Ducks style.
There was a lot to digest Sunday, both good and bad, for Anaheim. Goalie John Gibson tied a franchise regular-season record with 51 saves. Ryan Kesler got his first hat trick as a Duck. Teemu Selanne rode the Zamboni before the game and the Ducks’ somehow managed a 4-3 shootout win against the Philadelphia Flyers at Honda Center.
Here’s what we learned:
Gibson made a statement
The Ducks in summer made an executive decision to make Gibson, 23, their franchise goalie over Frederik Andersen, and that has come under the spotlight lately with Andersen all the rage with the Toronto Maple...