Ducks score 4 in second period, hold off Penguins 5-3

Ducks score 4 in second period, hold off Penguins 5-3

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Rickard Rakell and Adam Henrique scored 1:35 aside to Anaheim the lead throughout its four-goal second interval, and the Geese went on to beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-Three Wednesday evening.

Chris Wagner and Ondrej Kase additionally scored for Anaheim within the center interval, and Hampus Lindholm added an empty-netter within the remaining second of the sport. John Gibson stopped 30 photographs to assist the Geese enhance to 7-Three-1 of their final 11 video games.

Anaheim scored 4 targets in a interval for first time since doing it within the third interval at Buffalo final Feb. 9.

Jake Guentzel, Phil Kessel and Evgeni Malkin scored for the Penguins, who snapped a four-game win streak. Tristan Jarry made 28 saves.

With the Geese trailing 1-Zero, Rakell tied it on a redirect of a shot by Francois Beauchemin at Four:17 of the second. Henrique then put them forward at 5:42, beating Jarry with a wraparound whereas the rookie was caught flatfooted on the reverse put up attempting to get his stick again.

Wagner scored on a short-handed breakaway to make it Three-1 at 9:24, notching the third special-teams purpose of his profession, all of which have come this season.

Kase’s clean breakaway backhand with 1:32 left within the interval capped off the scoring deluge. Kase, who additionally had an help, has 5 factors in his final three video games.

Kessel had a power-play purpose to make it Four-2 with 10:25 remaining within the third, and Guentzel added a power-play purpose with 5:54 remaining to tug the Penguins inside one. Sidney Crosby had assists on each targets, giving him 13 factors and 10 assists throughout a five-game level streak.

Lindholm capped the scoring with Zero.1 seconds left.

Malkin’s 20th purpose of the season gave the Penguins a 1-Zero lead late within the first interval. A sustained forecheck ultimately resulted in a takeaway by Carl Hagelin, resulting in Malkin scoring from tahe proper circle. It was Malkin’s sixth purpose within the final 5 video games and gave him 20 for the fifth straight season and 10th time in his profession. He joined Mario Lemieux, Jaromir Jagr and Crosby as the one Penguins with a minimum of 10 seasons of 20 targets.

Penguins goalie Matt Murray left the staff for its three-game California street journey following the dying of his father on Tuesday.

NOTES: Geese LW Andrew Cogliano served the ultimate sport of his two-game suspension for an unlawful verify to Kings F Adrian Kempe. . Hagelin prolonged his level streak to 4 video games, with one purpose and 4 assists in that span. … Geese D Cam Fowler had two assists.

Penguins: Go to the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday.

Geese: Host the Kings on Friday in search of their second win within the Freeway Faceoff rivalry in six days.


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