Anaheim Ducks Get Lonely Point in Shootout Loss to Ottawa Senators

December 7th, 2009 by SK Leave a reply »
When your team is sitting at the bottom of the Western Conference standings, it's hard to see the light at the end of the tunnel.

There are very few commendable aspects surrounding a team in last place, so bear with me, I'm trying.

Sunday's matchup against the visiting Ottawa Senators held a few positives for the Ducks, unfortunately, winning the game was not one of them.

Anaheim was able to pick up one point in the shootout loss, but that is definitely not enough for this struggling team.

Personally, my hopes went out the window when Corey Perry and Ryan Getzlaf were selected, once again, as two of the three shooters. To put it mildly, they have been completely useless in the getting the job done this season.  Yet, Randy Carlyle chooses them again and again.  It's a good thing Bob Murray wants to keep that guy around (insert your own sarcastic tone here).

While Getzlaf was finally  able to convert on his attempt, both Perry and Joffrey Lupul's shots were just wide of the net, giving the Senators their long awaited victory over the Ducks since the cup finals in 2007.

However, in an attempt ...

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