Feb 24, 2013; Anaheim, CA, USA; Anaheim Ducks right wing Corey Perry (10) celebrates with teammates Ryan Getzlaf (15), Cam Fowler (4) and Francois Beauchemin (23) after scoring the winning goal in overtime against the Colorado Avalanche in the first period at the Honda Center. The Ducks defeated the Avalanche 4-3 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Anaheim Ducks Use Power Play Unit To Defeat The Colorado Avalanche 4-3 In Overtime

Power Play Saves The Day For Ducks

Anaheim, CA – Jonas Hiller actually started in net tonight for the Anaheim Ducks. He stopped 23 shots. The Ducks used a strong power play presence throughout the game, scoring three of their four goals.

First Period:

The Avalanche started the scoring with a Cody McLeod slapshot at the 2:28 mark. Nick Bonino was called for a high sticking on Chuck Kobasew that drew blood and a double minor. P.A. Parenteau notched a wrister at the 12:54 mark. About 30 seconds later, Luca Sbisa slashed Jamie McGinn, but the penalty kill was efficient. Kyle Palmieri launched the puck over the glass with two minutes left in the frame that also was killed.

Second Period:

Parenteau was called for cross-checking 35 seconds into the middle frame. Shortly after, Greg Zanon was called for holding. The Bruce Boudreau called the timeout to discuss the 5-on-3. The Aves were able to kill off both penalties. At the 6:59 mark, Corey Perry tipped the puck in. Thirty seconds later, the Ducks were on the man advantage again. Just before the power play ended, Teemu Selanne netted the equalizer. John Mitchell‘s wrister put the Avalanche back in the lead.

Third Period:

In the final frame, Landeskog slashed Bonino while the Avalanche were on the man advantage. Ryan Getzlaf netted a wrister to even the score at the 8:49 mark. The remaining time in regulation passed without incident.

Overtime:

Perry won the game with a power play tip-in in the closing seconds of the extra frame.

Game Statistics:

Scoring By Period:

SCORING 1 2 3 OT TOTAL
team.teamCommonName 2 1 0 0 3
team.teamCommonName 0 2 1 1 4

SOG:

SHOTS 1 2 3 OT Total
team.teamCommonName 11 10 1 1 23
team.teamCommonName 6 22 7 4 39

Power Play Efficiency

Prd team.teamCommonName team.teamCommonName
1st 1-4 0-0
2nd 0-0 1-3
3rd 0-1 1-1
OT 0-0 1-1
Total 1-5 3-5

Other Statistics:

team.teamCommonName Stats team.teamCommonName
26 HITS 28
22 FOW 30
6 GIV 10
8 TAK 10
13 BLK 19
20 PIM 10

Three Stars:

Star Team Pos/Name Stats
team.teamCommonName RW Corey Perry 2 G, 1 A, +1, 7 Shots
team.teamCommonName C Ryan Getzlaf 1 G, 2 A, +1, 2 Shots
team.teamCommonName Francois Beauchemin 0 G, 4 A, +1, 3 Shots

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Tags: Anaheim Ducks Chuck Kobasew Cody McLeod Colorado Avalanche Corey Perry Francois Beauchemin Greg Zanon Jamie McGinn John Mitchell Jonas Hiller Kyle Palmieri Luca Sbisa Nick Bonino P.A. Parenteau Ryan Getzlaf Teemu Selanne

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