Anaheim, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Corey Perry potted back-to-back goals in the
second to spark a string of five unanswered Anaheim goals, as the Ducks
notched their club record-tying seventh straight win with a 6-3 decision over
the Dallas Stars on Sunday at Honda Center.
Emerson Etem tallied the go-ahead goal late in the second before Ryan Getzlaf,
who added three assists, and Mathieu Perreault each lit the lamp in the third
to cap the rally for the Ducks, who improved to 5-0 at home while matching
their best win streak in franchise-history, set from Feb. 20-March 7, 1999.
Jonas Hiller allowed three goals on 12 shots in the first before being removed
in favor of Frederik Andersen, who stopped all 24 shots he faced over the
final 40 minutes.
The Ducks did all their damage against 21-year-old rookie Jack Campbell, who
allowed all six goals on 47 shots in his NHL debut.
Shawn Horcoff registered a goal and an assist, while Brenden Dillon and Ryan
Garbutt each scored once for the Stars, who have dropped four of their last
Trailing 3-1 after 20 minutes, the Ducks peppered Campbell for 23 shots in the
second period, three of which found the back of the net to put Anaheim in
front by the end of the frame.
Perry pulled the Ducks within one just 54 seconds in with his fourth of the
season before adding a power-play marker at the 11:48 mark to even the score,
as Cam Fowler's blast from the left point deflected off the stick of a Dallas
defender before catching the sweater of Perry on its way past Campbell to tie
the game at 3-3.
Etem's short-handed tally put the Ducks in front with 1:05 left in the frame,
as Andrew Cogliano slid a perfect pass from the left mid-boards into the slot,
where Etem one-touched the disc over the glove-side shoulder of Campbell for a
Getzlaf extended the lead with a wrister from the right circle 4:26 into the
third before Perreault added his third of the season at the 15:12 mark to
account for the final margin.
Teemu Selanne's power-play tally 2:38 into the contest staked Anaheim to a 1-0
lead, but the Stars countered with three straight goals to seize control.
Garbutt beat Hiller high to the glove side to knot the game at 10:15 before
Dillon followed under 4 1/2 minutes later with a heavy slapper from the left
point that deflected off the skate of an Anaheim defender and knuckled past
Hiller to give Dallas a 2-1 lead.
Horcoff's tip-in tally with Dallas on the power-play with 1:05 left in the
first sent the Stars into the first intermission with a 3-1 cushion.
Selanne scored a goal for the third straight game and extended his point
streak to five games ... Getzlaf notched his first four-point game since Jan.
13, 2012 against Edmonton ... The Stars selected Campbell 11th overall in the
2010 draft ... Anaheim's 23 shots in the second stanza set a new franchise
record for shots in a second period ... Anaheim finished 2-for-5 on the power
play, while Dallas went 1-for-4 on the man-advantage.
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