Anaheim 3, Minnesota 2

Thursday, October 27, 2011 8:00 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Anaheim 5-3-0-1 3-2-0-0 2-1-0-1 W1
Minnesota 3-3-2-1 2-2-1-0 1-1-1-1 L2


Corey Perry and Ryan Getzlaf each had a power-play goal and an assist as the Anaheim Ducks snapped a five-game losing streak at Minnesota with a 3-2 victory over the host Wild on Thursday night.

Bobby Ryan scored a goal and Teemu Selanne recorded his 28th career three-assist contest as Anaheim snapped a three-game losing streak.

Ducks netminder Jonas Hiller turned aside 23 shots to improve to 6-2-0 lifetime against Minnesota.

Defenseman Jared Spurgeon and Matt Cullen netted power-play goals for the Wild, who lost at home to the Ducks for the first time since Jan. 17, 2009.

Perry scored his 11th goal in 23 career games against the Wild, collecting a loose puck on the doorstep and sliding it past Niklas Backstrom at 8:47 of the first.

After Ryan made it 2-0 at 7:01 of the second, Spurgeon cut the deficit in half just over six minutes later on Minnesota's first power-play goal since Oct. 11, ending an 0-for-20 drought.

Getzlaf restored the two-goal cushion at 3:58 of the third with his first goal in 12 career games at the Xcel Energy Center, but Cullen answered on the man advantage at 13:54.

Top Game Performances

Anaheim   Minnesota
Teemu Selanne 3 Points Matt Cullen 1
Ryan Getzlaf 1 Goals Matt Cullen 1
Teemu Selanne 3 Assists Pierre-Marc Bouchard 1
Ryan Getzlaf 1 Power Play Goals Matt Cullen 1
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Jonas Hiller .920 Save Percentage Niklas Backstrom .812
Jonas Hiller 23 Saves Niklas Backstrom 13

Team Stats Summary

Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Anaheim 16 3 2-6 3-5 10 24
Minnesota 25 2 2-5 4-6 12 34

Upcoming Games

  • Minnesota will play its next game at home against Detroit. The Wild have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .500 after a loss.
  • Anaheim will play its next game on the road against Nashville. The Ducks have a W/L % of .750 after a win and .400 after a loss.
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