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47-27-8
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34-36-12

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Anaheim Ducks 4, Columbus Blue Jackets 3 FINAL OT

Wednesday, 08.06.2014 / 1:49 AM
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Anaheim Ducks 4, Columbus Blue Jackets 3 FINAL OT
Anaheim Ducks 4, Columbus Blue Jackets 3
The Ducks' Joe DiPenta battles for the puck with the Blue Jackets' Curtis Glencross during the second period of Monday's game. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP)-Chris Pronger scored a power-play goal with 1:45 left in overtime to give the Anaheim Ducks a 4-3 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Monday night.

The 14-year veteran, who earlier added an assist in his 900th career game, blasted a point shot that deflected off the skate of Columbus defenseman Adam Foote and past a surprised Pascal Leclaire, who finished with 24 saves.

Corey Perry had two power-play scores and Samuel Pahlsson scored on a penalty shot for Anaheim, which has won three of four. Mathieu Schneider and Ryan Getzlaf each had two assists.

Rostislav Klesla and Nikolai Zherdev each had a power-play goal and an assist for Columbus, losers of three of four. Kris Beech also scored and Michael Peca added two assists.

Despite talking about playing more disciplined hockey, the Ducks found themselves in the familiar spot of killing penalties as the league's most penalized team. But they survived.

The Blue Jackets finished 2-for-9 on the power play, including a 56-second two-man advantage early in the third period, which led to Zherdev's 12th goal to tie the game at 3.

Just after the first penalty expired, Peca poked Klesla's rebound to Zherdev for a quick shot past Jean-Sebastien Giguere - who had 32 stops - at 3:07. Zherdev has a career-best five-game goal streak.

Peca had the best chance late in regulation, firing an open shot from the slot over the net with just more than a minute left.

The Ducks had taken a 3-2 lead at 18:44 of the second period when Pahlsson beat Leclaire stick side on a penalty shot for his third goal of the season. Pahlsson was hauled down by Zherdev on a shorthanded breakaway.

The Ducks' Andy McDonald attempts a shot against  Blue Jackets goalie Pascal Leclaire during the first period. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)

Klesla opened the scoring at 13:36 of the first period with a hard drive from the point on the power play. It was his third goal.

Columbus' early physical play and forecheck, which included Jan Hejda sending Perry into the Blue Jackets' bench and Jared Boll leveling Geoff Platt into the boards, didn't sit well with Anaheim, resulting in several tussles.

In the second period and with Columbus taking its turn in the penalty box, Getzlaf circled off the boards, stepped around Peca and fed Perry at the doorstep for an easy score at 6:49 to make it 1-1. Getzlaf has a five-game points streak.

Beech responded for Columbus with his second of the season just 45 seconds later, jamming home Zherdev's rebound through traffic in the crease and off the skate of Anaheim defenseman Francois Beauchemin.

The teams continued to trade penalties before Perry netted his second of the game and team leading 17th at 13:40 on the power play to tie it.

With Peca stickless and Columbus out of position, Pronger threaded a pass to an open Perry, who beat Leclaire high with a snap shot from the slot.

Notes: The Blue Jackets are 1-1-2 on their five-game homestand. They play 11 of their 14 December games at home. ... Bidding for his first career hat trick, Perry hit the post late in the second period.

scoring summary
1st Period
13:36
CBJ
PPG - Rostislav Klesla (3) ASST: Michael Peca (11)
1 - 0 CBJ
2nd Period
06:49
ANA
PPG - Corey Perry (16) ASST: Ryan Getzlaf (21)
1 - 1 Tie
07:34
CBJ
Kris Beech (2) ASST: Nikolay Zherdev (12)
2 - 1 CBJ
13:40
ANA
PPG - Corey Perry (17) ASST: Chris Pronger (20), Mathieu Schneider (9)
2 - 2 Tie
18:44
ANA
SHG - PS - Samuel Pahlsson (3) ASST: NONE
3 - 2 ANA
3rd Period
03:07
CBJ
PPG - Nikolay Zherdev (12) ASST: Michael Peca (12), Rostislav Klesla (5)
3 - 3 Tie
OT Period
03:14
ANA
PPG - Chris Pronger (4) ASST: Ryan Getzlaf (22), Mathieu Schneider (10)
4 - 3 ANA
penalty summary
1st Period
07:19
CBJ
Jody Shelley  Fighting (maj) against  George Parros
07:19
ANA
George Parros  Fighting (maj) against  Jody Shelley
10:12
ANA
Todd Marchant  Slashing against  Sergei Fedorov
13:25
ANA
Todd Bertuzzi  Hooking against  Gilbert Brule
13:36
ANA
Sean O'Donnell  Roughing against  Rick Nash
13:36
ANA
Rob Niedermayer  Roughing against  Rick Nash
13:36
CBJ
Rick Nash  Roughing against  Rob Niedermayer
17:22
ANA
Shane Hnidy  Roughing against  Jared Boll
17:22
CBJ
Jared Boll  Boarding against  Geoff Platt
17:22
CBJ
Jared Boll  Roughing against  Shane Hnidy
2nd Period
03:41
ANA
Travis Moen  Hooking against  Nikolay Zherdev
06:27
CBJ
Adam Foote  Interference against  Corey Perry
09:14
ANA
Chris Pronger  Hooking against  Rick Nash
12:20
CBJ
Dan Fritsche  Interference on goalkeeper against  Jean-Sebastien Giguere
15:03
ANA
Francois Beauchemin  Interference against  Jason Chimera
18:24
ANA
Drew Miller  Tripping against  Sergei Fedorov
3rd Period
01:06
ANA
Chris Pronger  Holding against  Rick Nash
02:09
ANA
Todd Marchant  Cross checking against  Sergei Fedorov
07:03
CBJ
Michael Peca  Boarding against  Corey Perry
08:57
CBJ
Rick Nash  Holding the stick against  Mathieu Schneider
OT Period
02:21
CBJ
Duvie Westcott  Hooking against  Corey Perry
goalie stats
Jean-Sebastien Giguere
SA: 35TOI: 63:01
Saves: 32EV: 13 - 14
PIM: 0PP: 17 - 19
SV%: .914SH: 2 - 2
Pascal Leclaire
Pascal Leclaire
SA: 28TOI: 63:00
Saves: 24EV: 16 - 16
PIM: 0PP: 5 - 8
SV%: .857SH: 3 - 4

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