Ducks fail to find net again in loss

first_img“The guys in the dressing room have to turn it around,” forward Teemu Selanne said. “We had a good chance, because we moved the puck pretty well, but I think their goalie was hot. We need more confidence to score right now, and it’s a little frustrating.” Selanne was given a misconduct in the final seconds of the game. He was frustrated because the Ducks were called for two penalties for having too many men on the ice. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! “I am expecting the team to do the best, I expect the referees to do their best, too,” Selanne ranted. “If one guy can’t see the whole play, there is three other guys there. Four guys miss the call, you have a problem there. My penalty, personally, I just couldn’t believe. I’m not in the game. He called that penalty and I am like, `What is going on in this league?’ It’s frustrating.” Anaheim coach Randy Carlyle said the reason behind the loss wasn’t hard to figure out. “We had all kinds of opportunities, but we couldn’t find a way to get a puck by (Colorado goalie Peter) Budaj,” Carlyle said. Jean-Sebastien Giguere finished with 27 saves. Colorado is still eight points out of the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference. The Avalanche have never missed the playoffs since moving to Colorado in 1995. center_img DENVER – The Ducks’ high-powered offense has suddenly turned nonexistent, as they dropped their third straight, 2-0 to the Colorado Avalanche. They’re averaging 3.21 goals a game, but haven’t scored in two contests – going 139:16 without finding the net. last_img

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