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ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Anaheim right winger Corey Perry scored his team-leading 29th goal of the season and center Ryan Getzlaf reached a new career high with his 26th, leading the Anaheim Ducks to a 5-3 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night at Honda Center.

Getzlaf also had an assist as Anaheim (40-11-5) swept the two-game series with the Flyers (26-23-6). The Ducks rallied for a 3-2 decision at Philadelphia on Oct. 29. They also improved to 22-2-2 at home.

Anaheim goaltender Frederik Andersen stopped 27 shots, including an outstanding glove save of a point-blank attempt by center Vincent Lecavalier early on. Flyers netminder Steve Mason finished with 23 saves.

Left winger Patrick Maroon got the Ducks off and running, misdirecting a shot by defenseman Francois Beauchemin and into the net for 1-0 lead with 9:22 left in the first period.

Lecavalier tied the score when his shot from the right circle slipped past Andersen for a power-play goal with 5:25 remaining in the first.

But Anaheim scored again off another deflection. This time Getzlaf was the recipient, as rookie defenseman Hampus Lindholm's attempt from below the blue line hit the Ducks center's stick and dribbled through the legs of Mason for a 2-1 lead with 36 seconds remaining in the period.

Perry scored midway through the second period when he fielded a pass from Getzlaf and converted for a 3-1 Anaheim advantage.

Philadelphia cut the margin to a goal when right winger Matt Read punched in a rebound of a miss by defenseman Mark Streit for his 14th goal at 5:48 of the third period.

However, center Daniel Winnik, who was playing in his 100th career game, cashed in a short-handed goal after a feed from center Saku Koivu for a 4-2 lead.

Koivu added an empty-netter with 24 seconds remaining. Left winger Michael Raffi scored for Philadelphia for the final goal with 10 seconds left.

The contest featured several skirmishes throughout. Even Getzlaf, who rarely is involved in scuffles, exchanged blows with Flyers right winger Steve Downie early in the second period. They both were issued five-minute penalties for fighting.

NOTES: Anaheim C Nick Bonino left the ice with an upper-body injury in the first period after a vicious hit from Philadelphia C Zac Rinaldo. ... Flyers C Claude Giroux had 11 goals and 13 assists in the past 22 games entering Thursday's contest. ... Anaheim RW Teemu Selanne tied Scott Mellanby and Luc Robitaille for 25th in career games played with 1,431. ... Ducks C Saku Koivu played his 1,100th career game. ... Philadelphia's appearance was the first in Anaheim since it recorded a 4-3 overtime win on Dec. 2, 2011. ... The Flyers cap their three-game Western swing with games against the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday and the San Jose Sharks on Monday. ... The Ducks have three games left in their five-game homestand against the Dallas Stars (Saturday), Columbus Blue Jackets (Monday) and the Chicago Blackhawks (Wednesday).
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