Ducks shut out Toronto in NHL

Anaheim goaltender Frederik Andersen makes 28 saves to help his side move back into a tie for Eastern Conference lead.

    Andersen (#31) helped the Ducks beat Toronto for the first time in seven games [Getty Images]
    Andersen (#31) helped the Ducks beat Toronto for the first time in seven games [Getty Images]

    Anaheim moved back into a tie for the NHL Eastern Conference lead by shutting out Toronto 4-0 with Corey Perry scoring a hat trick.

    Anaheim goaltender Frederik Andersen made 28 saves while Kyle Palmieri also scored for the Ducks, who had lost their previous six against the Maple Leafs.

    The Ducks moved level with Nashville on points atop the league standings, but have played two games more.

    Elsewhere, Washington goalie Braden Holtby's iron-man run produced another shutout as he made 21 saves in his 20th consecutive start, helping the Capitals beat Philadelphia 1-0.

    Montreal's Max Pacioretty scored two power-play goals, and PK Subban added another - all in a span of 3:53 of the third period - to lead the Canadiens to a comeback 3-2 victory at Columbus.

    New Jersey's 68-second goal rush came in the second period to set up a 5-3 win at Los Angeles, with Steve Bernier netting his first two power-play goals of the season.

     

    SOURCE: AP


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