facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search

NHL: Anaheim 3, Colorado 2

Feb. 27, 2011 at 11:05 PM   |   Comments

ANAHEIM, Calif., Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Brandon McMillan scored the game-winner on a power play Sunday and the Anaheim Ducks broke a five-game losing streak with a 3-2 decision over Colorado.

McMillan's third-period scoring shot came from in front of the net with less than 9 minutes remaining. Ducks goalie Dan Ellis made it hold up, giving Anaheim life in the close Western Conference playoff hunt.

Ellis stopped 22-of-24 shots but got lucky when a desperation shot by Colorado's Milan Hejduk trickled over his shoulder only to hit the post and bounce out at the final buzzer.

Kevin Porter and David Jones scored, and Peter Budaj made 29 saves for the Avalanche.

Topics: Dan Ellis
© 2011 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
UPI Horse Racing Roundup
2
Florida State, Alabama top Amway preseason rankings
3
UPI Sports Schedule for Thursday, July 31
4
Cubbies clip the Rockies
5
Mets destroy the Phillies
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback