Ducks 3, Oilers 2

Forrest Lee, The Sports Xchange
The SportsXchange

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Left winger Dustin Penner scored the game-winning goal late in the third period as the Anaheim Ducks defeated the Edmonton Oilers 3-2 Sunday at Honda Center.
Penner, with an assist from center Ryan Getzlaf, delivered with 3:17 remaining in the game. For Getzlaf, it was the 14th consecutive contest in which he recorded a point.
Anaheim right winger Corey Perry had his string of seven straight games with a goal snapped, but that mattered little to the Ducks, who extended their unbeaten run in regulation at home to a franchise-best 13-0-2. The Ducks (23-7-5) remain the lone club that without a home loss in regulation. They also defeated the Oilers (11-21-3) for the fifth consecutive time and 10th in the past 11 meetings.
Anaheim has a five-game winning streak.
Ducks goalie Jonas Hiller recorded 23 saves, while Edmonton netminder Ilya Bryzgalov stopped 31 shots.
Edmonton center Sam Gagner tied the score at 2, backhanding a winner past Hiller at 10:26 of the third period.
Center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins gave Edmonton a 1-0 lead when he deflected a shot by left winger Taylor Hall at 6:18 of the first period.
Anaheim tied the score at 1 when left winger Patrick Maroon corralled the puck behind the net and slipped a pass in front to center Nick Bonino, who banged it past Bryzgalov with 8:38 left in the first.
Selanne gave the Ducks a 2-1 lead with 4:36 remaining in the second, converting a backhanded pass from Mathieu Perreault and scoring his first goal since Oct. 20. It was Selanne's 679th career goal.
Edmonton defenseman Corey Potter was issued a five-minute major and a game misconduct at 5:40 of the second period after slamming Bonino into the boards. Anaheim, though, couldn't take advantage on the power play.
After being outgunned 14-8 in the first period, the Ducks outshot the Oilers 26-11 the rest of the way.
NOTES: Oilers LW Ryan Smyth returned to the starting lineup after sitting out three games with a neck injury. ... Ducks D Mark Fistric was scratched for the second game in a row. Fistric left Monday's win over the New York Islanders with a lower body injury and hasn't played since. Anaheim RW Tim Jackman also was scratched. ... Edmonton C Anton Lander, D Anton Belov and RW Ales Hemsky were scratches. ... Ducks D Francois Beauchemin was back on the ice after missing 10 games with an upper body injury. Anaheim C Mathieu Perreault also returned after a four-game absence due to a lower body injury. ... Oilers D Justin Schultz was again booed each time he touched the puck in his second visit to Anaheim since signing as a free agent with Edmonton last season. Schultz was a second-round pick of the Ducks in 2008, but he refused to sign with the club. ... The game drew a crowd of 16,301.

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