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Ducks 3, Maple Leafs 2, SO

Wednesday, 08.06.2014 / 1:49 AM

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Ducks 3, Maple Leafs 2, SO
Anaheim Ducks 3, Toronto Maple Leafs 2

TORONTO (AP) -Francois Beauchemin and George Parros scored goals to lift the Ducks past Toronto for a 3-2 shootout victory on Tuesday.

Nik Antropov scored both goals for the Maple Leafs, who have lost three shootouts already this season.

Maple Leafs coach Ron Wilson inserted backup goalie Curtis Joseph for the shootout after Vesa Toskala played the entire game, but the move didn't pay off. Anaheim's Corey Perry and Teemu Selanne beat Joseph while J.S. Giguere stopped both attempts against him.

With the Leafs down 2-1, Antropov scored with 52.8 seconds left in the third period to force overtime.

The Ducks failed to register a shot in the third period and had seven shots after the first period.

Beauchemin opened the scoring at 4:36 of the first period by sending a slap shot past a screened Toskala. It was his third goal of the season - eclipsing the two he scored in 82 games last season.

Parros made it 2-0. He got behind Leafs defenseman Luke Schenn and took a breakaway pass before beating Toskala glove-side at 9:50 of the first period. It was the sixth career goal for Parros, who lit the lamp just once in 2007-08 and now has two this season.

Antropov cut it to 2-1 at 8:15 of the second period with a backhand past goalie Giguere.

Toronto couldn't capitalize on two third-period power plays, including a 32-second 5-on-3 advantage. Antropov had the best chance but Giguere came across his goal to make a toe save.

Leafs defenseman Mike Van Ryn also rang a shot off the crossbar as the second penalty expired.

Wilson pulled Toskala for an extra attacker with more than a minute to play and his team finally broke through. Antropov got a rebound at the side of the goal and tied the game 2-2 with 52.8 seconds left, setting up overtime.

Notes: The win was the first for the Ducks in Toronto since Nov. 9, 1999 and it improves their overal record at the Maple Leafs' home to 3-10-4...Leafs defenseman Carlo Colaiacovo was a healthy scratch for the second time this season.

scoring summary
1st Period
Francois Beauchemin (3) ASST: Chris Kunitz (1), Corey Perry (2)
1 - 0 ANA
George Parros (2) ASST: Brad May (3), Brian Sutherby (2)
2 - 0 ANA
2nd Period
Nik Antropov (2) ASST: Alexei Ponikarovsky (2), Pavel Kubina (1)
2 - 1 ANA
3rd Period
Nik Antropov (3) ASST: Alexei Ponikarovsky (3), Mike Van Ryn (3)
2 - 2 Tie
OT Period
1N. KuleminT. Selanne
2T. KaberleC. Perry
penalty summary
1st Period
Jonas Frogren  Tripping against  Chris Kunitz
2nd Period
Chris Kunitz  Interference against  Jonas Frogren
Rob Niedermayer  Holding against  Mikhail Grabovski
3rd Period
Steve Montador  Hooking against  Nikolay Kulemin
Chris Pronger  Interference against  Niklas Hagman
OT Period
goalie stats
Jean-Sebastien Giguere
Jean-Sebastien Giguere
SA: 38TOI: 65:00
Saves: 36EV: 32 - 34
PIM: 0PP: 4 - 4
SV%: .947SH: 0 - 0
Vesa Toskala
Vesa Toskala
SA: 21TOI: 64:39
Saves: 19EV: 17 - 19
PIM: 0PP: 2 - 2
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