Anaheim 5, Vancouver 1

Saturday, March 29, 2014 10:00 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Anaheim 48-18-2-6 25-7-1-3 23-11-1-3 W1
Vancouver 34-31-4-7 18-12-2-4 16-19-2-3 L2

Recap


Ducks 5, Canucks 1: Mathieu Perreault extended his point streak to eight games with a power-play goal while Saku Koivu and Corey Perry each notched a tally and an assist as Anaheim recorded its franchise-record 23rd road victory.

Defenseman Luca Sbisa and Matt Beleskey also tallied for the Ducks, who moved one point ahead of San Jose for first place in the Pacific Division. Daniel Winnik and Andrew Cogliano each recorded two assists while Frederik Andersen made 31 saves as Anaheim improved to 4-0-0 against Vancouver this season with its club record-tying 48th overall win.

Brad Richardson scored the lone goal for the Canucks, who remained five points behind Phoenix for the second wild-card spot in the Western Conference with six games left. Eddie Lack turned aside 16 shots as Vancouver had its four-game point streak halted (3-0-1).

Anaheim built a 2-0 lead in quick fashion, as Sbisa scored on a blast from the left point 7:36 into the contest and Beleskey converted a feed by Rickard Rakell from the doorstep 69 seconds later. Richardson halved the deficit at 11:12, burying the rebound of defenseman Ryan Stanton's left-point shot from the left side of the crease.

Koivu restored the two-goal advantage for the Ducks with 8:58 left in the second period as he beat Lack with a backhander from the slot. Perry knocked in a loose puck in the crease less than seven minutes into the third before setting up Perreault later in the session to cap the scoring.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Ducks won 22 road games in both 2006-07 - the same season in which they posted 48 overall victories - and 2008-09. ... Anaheim climbed within three points of St. Louis for first place in the West and four of Boston in the race for the Presidents' Trophy. ... Ducks D Sami Vatanen has a four-game point streak since being recalled from Norfolk of the American Hockey League, collecting five assists during the run. ... Anaheim captain Ryan Getzlaf left the game late in the third period with an apparent ankle injury suffered while blocking a shot. ... Perreault has scored a goal in three straight games and collected six tallies and three assists during his point streak.
 

Top Game Performances

Anaheim   Vancouver
Saku Koivu 2 Points Brad Richardson 1
Saku Koivu 1 Goals Brad Richardson 1
Andrew Cogliano 2 Assists Zach Kassian 1
Mathieu Perreault 1 Power Play Goals N/A
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Frederik Andersen .969 Save Percentage Eddie Lack .762
Frederik Andersen 31 Saves Eddie Lack 16

Team Stats Summary

 
Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Anaheim 21 5 1-5 3-3 13 35
Vancouver 32 1 0-3 4-5 17 36

Upcoming Games

  • Vancouver will play its next game at home against NY Rangers. The Canucks have a W/L % of .486 after a win and .415 after a loss.
  • Anaheim will play its next game at home against Winnipeg. The Ducks have a W/L % of .723 after a win and .519 after a loss.