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Ducks 3, Sharks 2

Wednesday, 08.06.2014 / 1:49 AM

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Ducks 3, Sharks 2
Anaheim Ducks vs. San Jose Sharks

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -Teemu Selanne scored the go-ahead goal midway through the third period, and the Anaheim Ducks padded their Pacific Division lead with a 3-2 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Monday night.

Ilya Bryzgalov made 40 saves in his first start since Feb. 7 for the Ducks, who moved seven points ahead of San Jose and Dallas by surviving the Sharks' prodigious 42-19 shot advantage. The clubs, which meet again Friday in Anaheim, have split the first six meetings of this burgeoning rivalry.

Dustin Penner scored two goals in the first period for Anaheim, and Milan Michalek replied with two goals in the second period for San Jose.

The Sharks controlled play for much of the third - but after they missed several scoring chances in a flurry, Anaheim scored with a blistering counterattack. Chris Kunitz and Selanne traded the puck on an end-to-end rush before Selanne tucked home his 38th goal of the season with 11:41 left.

Evgeni Nabokov stopped 16 shots for the weary Sharks, who returned early Sunday morning from a tough eight-game road trip. San Jose, which has lost four of six, must face NHL-leading Nashville before heading out on another three-game trip.

2006-2007 season series
DateScoreW. Goal
Apr 04 '07 SJS 3 at ANA 2 - SO
Mar 02 '07 SJS 1 at ANA 3
Feb 26 '07 ANA 3 at SJS 2
Feb 07 '07 SJS 3 at ANA 2
Feb 06 '07 ANA 7 at SJS 4
Dec 26 '06 ANA 4 at SJS 3
Dec 16 '06 ANA 3 at SJS 4
Nov 21 '06 SJS 0 at ANA 5 is the official Web site of the Anaheim Ducks. Anaheim Ducks and are trademarks of Anaheim Ducks Hockey Club, LLC. NHL, the NHL Shield, the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup and NHL Conference logos are registered trademarks of the National Hockey League. All NHL logos and marks and NHL team logos and marks as well as all other proprietary materials depicted herein are the property of the NHL and the respective NHL teams and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of NHL Enterprises, L.P. Copyright © 1999-2015 Anaheim Ducks Hockey Club, LLC and the National Hockey League. All Rights Reserved.