Anaheim Wins in Vancouver 5-2

Saturday, 09.24.2005 / 9:00 PM PT / News
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Anaheim Wins in Vancouver 5-2

Corey Perry led the Ontario Hockey League in scoring last season and shows no sign of letting up for the Anaheim Mighty Ducks.

Perry scored twice, including a highlight reel effort Saturday, as the Anaheim Mighty Ducks defeated the Vancouver Canucks 4-2 to post their second NHL exhibition victory in as many nights.

Perry, who had 47 goals in and 130 points for the London Knights of the Ontario Hockey League last season, gave the Mighty Ducks a 2-0 lead in the second period.

In the third, he deked Canuck prospect Prestin Ryan, then spun a 360-degree turn before beating Vancouver goalie Brent Johnson for his third goal of the pre-season.

Scott Niedermayer and Ruslan Salei also scored for the Ducks who outshot the Canucks in their own building 37-22.

Ed Jovanovski and Markus Naslund scored power-play goals past Anaheim goalie Ilya Bryzgalov in the third period.

The Canucks (0-1-0-2) are winless in exhibition play, losing their first two games in shootouts. The Ducks (2-1-0-1) also have a shootout loss.

Scott Niedermayer, who was on the Canucks' free-agent radar in the off-season but opted to join brother Rob in Anaheim, opened the scoring early in a testy first period.

The former Norris Trophy winner who captured three Stanley Cups with the New Jersey Devils jumped into the play when Ryan Getzlaf intercepted a poor Vancouver clearing attempt.

Niedermayer was in the slot between the face-off circles when he rifled Getzlaf's pass behind Vancouver starting goaltender Dan Cloutier. Getzlaf finished with three assists.

The opening period saw Todd Fedoruk, a tough, checking winger for the Philadelphia Flyers acquired as a free agent, easily beat Canuck tough guy Wade Brookbank. That accelerated a parade to the penalty box that totalled 36 minutes to both clubs in the opening 20 minutes.

Getzlaf, a leader on Canada's last world junior championship team, was the catalyst again when he set up Perry for his second goal of the pre-season, a backhand drive on Cloutier's doorstep.

The scoring opportunity came after Canuck prospect Fedor Fedorov turned the puck over in the defensive zone.

Salei made it 3-0 when he converted a pass from Scott Niedermayer early in the third period when the Mighty Ducks enjoyed a two-man advantage.

His rising shot went over the glove of Johnson who relieved Cloutier at the start of the period because the Vancouver netminder was still suffering effects of the flu.

Notes: Cloutier made his first start at GM Place since the second game of the 2004 first-round playoff loss to the Calgary Flames ... his season ended the next game with an ankle injury ...  the Canucks sent six forwards to their AHL affiliate Manitoba Moose on Saturday _ Marc-Andre Bernier, Craig Darby, Adam Keefe, Rick Rypien, Brandon Nolan and Jesse Schultz ... the moves reduced Vancouver's roster to 34 ... the Ducks resume exhibition play Sunday in San Jose while the Canucks meet the Flames in Calgary on Monday.

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WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 z - ANA 82 51 24 7 228 221 109
2 y - STL 82 51 24 7 239 197 109
3 x - NSH 82 47 25 10 226 202 104
4 x - CHI 82 48 28 6 220 186 102
5 x - VAN 82 48 29 5 236 220 101
6 x - MIN 82 46 28 8 227 198 100
7 x - WPG 82 43 26 13 223 204 99
8 x - CGY 82 45 30 7 237 213 97
9 LAK 82 40 27 15 218 197 95
10 DAL 82 41 31 10 257 257 92
11 COL 82 39 31 12 209 223 90
12 SJS 82 40 33 9 224 226 89
13 EDM 82 24 44 14 193 276 62
14 ARI 82 24 50 8 165 267 56

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SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
R. Getzlaf 14 2 17 10 19
C. Perry 14 9 8 10 17
J. Silfverberg 14 4 12 4 16
R. Kesler 14 6 6 3 12
S. Vatanen 14 3 7 6 10
P. Maroon 14 6 3 8 9
A. Cogliano 14 3 6 9 9
H. Lindholm 14 2 7 2 9
M. Beleskey 14 7 1 -2 8
C. Fowler 14 2 6 8 8
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
F. Andersen 11 3 3 .925 2.06


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