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[January 16, 2014]
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Ducks 9, Canucks 1: Corey Perry
scored two goals and set up two others while Teemu Selanne added a pair
of power-play tallies and an assist as host Anaheim went 6-for-11 with
the man advantage en route to extending a trio of impressive streaks.
Nick Bonino also had two power-play goals, defenseman Sami Vatanen
recorded a tally and two assists and Jakob Silfverberg added one of
each for the Ducks, who posted their 10th straight home victory and
eighth in a row overall while improving to 20-0-2 at Honda Center.
Andrew Cogliano also scored and Frederik Andersen made 31 saves as
Anaheim matched the 2008-09 San Jose Sharks (20-0-2) for the
third-longest season-opening home point streak in NHL history.
Zack Kassian scored a power-play goal for the Canucks, who racked up
58 of their 73 penalty minutes in the third period and lost for the
seventh time in eight games (1-4-3). Joacim Eriksson was torched for
six goals on 31 shots while making his NHL debut in relief of Eddie
Lack, who allowed three tallies on 13 shots in just under 24
Anaheim, which set franchise marks with nine goals and six
power-play tallies, got things started 4:27 into the contest as
Cogliano beat Lack from alone in front after receiving a feed from
Silfverberg for his seventh goal in 11 games. Selanne tipped
Vatanen's one-timer past the rookie goaltender with 2:03 left in the
first period and Perry chased Lack at 3:58 of the second, when his
shot from below the left faceoff circle went off Vancouver
defenseman Dan Hamhuis' stick and into the net.
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Bonino made it 4-0 at the six-minute mark with a blast from
the top of the slot and completed his second career multi-goal
performance at 14:34 with a one-timer from the right circle
during a 5-on-3 situation. Silfverberg banged a rebound past
Eriksson with a one-man advantage 55 seconds later and Perry
capped his fifth two-goal effort of the season midway through
the third, when his shot went in off Canucks blue-liner Kevin
GAME NOTEBOOK: The Ducks were awarded a 5-on-3 advantage for
seven minutes when Canucks LW Tom Sestito and RW Jannik Hansen
each received instigator minors and fighting majors with 7:11
remaining in the third period while no Anaheim player was
penalized. Selanne and Vatanen scored during the lengthy power
play. ... Selanne played in his 1,425th career game, moving past
Pat Verbeek for sole possession of 26th place on the all-time
list. His first goal proved to be the 110th game-winner of his
career, tying him with Brett Hull for fourth in NHL history. ...
Vancouver has scored fewer than three goals in 10 of its last 13
games and lost six of its last eight road contests (2-4-2). ...
Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf and D Hampus Lindholm each notched
two assists, giving the club seven players with multi-point
performances. D Cam Fowler and RWs Dustin Penner and Tim Jackman
were the only Anaheim skaters without a point.
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