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Anaheim
Ducks
47-27-8
Edmonton
Oilers
41-35-6

23 SOG
16 SOG
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game recap

Ducks 2, Oilers 1

Wednesday, 08.06.2014 / 1:49 AM
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Ducks 2, Oilers 1
Anaheim Ducks 2, Edmonton Oilers 1
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EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) -Doug Weight scored a tiebreaking goal with 3:39 left to lift the Anaheim Ducks to a 2-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night.

Doug Weight celebrates after scoring the go-ahead goal. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Ulan)

Weight took a pass from Bobby Ryan before beating Oilers goalie Mathieu Garon. Corey Perry also scored for the Ducks while Marty Reasoner had the lone Edmonton goal.

The Ducks (19-15-5) are 4-0-1 since Scott Niedermayer returned. The playoff MVP had been contemplating retirement.

The Oilers (16-19-3) suffered their fourth straight loss.

The best chance in a scoreless first period came just four minutes in when Fernando Pisani rang a short-handed shot off the crossbar behind Ducks starter Jean-Sebastien Giguere. Anaheim had eight shots on Garon to four from the Oilers in the opening period.

Reasoner made it 1-0 at 4:32 of the second period when he tipped a point shot from defenseman Tom Gilbert past Giguere.

Anaheim evened it about eight minutes later as Todd Bertuzzi took the puck behind the goal-line and made a great feed to Perry in the crease. It was Perry's 20th goal of the season.

The Ducks led 15-11 on the shot clock after the second period.

Both teams return to the ice on Saturday as the Oilers visit Minnesota and the Ducks journey to Calgary.

Notes: Oilers forward Ales Hemsky missed the game with a knee injury. An MRI was taken on Hemsky's left knee on Thursday and he is day-to-day. ... Oilers captain Ethan Moreau (bruised foot) skated with the team Thursday and says he will be ready to go on Saturday. The forward has suffered a string of injuries that have kept him out of the lineup since Oct. 2006. ... Ducks center Samuel Pahlsson did not make the three-game post-break trip with the team, suffering from an abdominal strain. ... Edmonton took three of four meetings from the Ducks this year.

scoring summary
1st Period
NONE
2nd Period
04:32
EDM
Marty Reasoner (4) ASST: Tom Gilbert (7), Joni Pitkanen (5)
1 - 0 EDM
12:38
ANA
Corey Perry (20) ASST: Todd Bertuzzi (7), Ryan Getzlaf (25)
1 - 1 Tie
3rd Period
16:21
ANA
Doug Weight (5) ASST: Bobby Ryan (1), Kent Huskins (8)
2 - 1 ANA
penalty summary
1st Period
02:12
EDM
Sam Gagner  Tripping against  Chris Kunitz
17:30
ANA
Ryan Carter  Roughing against  Steve Staios
17:30
ANA
Ryan Carter  Elbowing against  Steve Staios
17:30
EDM
Steve Staios  Roughing against  Ryan Carter
2nd Period
02:21
ANA
Mathieu Schneider  Interference against  Patrick Thoresen
10:03
ANA
Ryan Getzlaf  Cross checking against  Sam Gagner
3rd Period
02:25
EDM
Shawn Horcoff  Cross checking against  Rob Niedermayer
05:38
EDM
Ladislav Smid  Hooking against  Todd Marchant
goalie stats
Jean-Sebastien Giguere
SA: 16TOI: 59:49
Saves: 15EV: 13 - 14
PIM: 0PP: 1 - 1
SV%: .938SH: 1 - 1
Mathieu Garon
Mathieu Garon
SA: 23TOI: 59:08
Saves: 21EV: 14 - 16
PIM: 0PP: 4 - 4
SV%: .913SH: 3 - 3

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