ANAHEIM, Calif. — Daniel Sprong and Ryan Getzlaf scored in the shootout to lead the Anaheim Ducks to a 6-5 victory over the Devils on Sunday.
Anaheim goalie John Gibson blocked Kyle Palmieri’s attempt in the shootout, and Taylor Hall’s shot bounced off the crossbar.
Jakob Silfverberg, Kiefer Sherwood, Brandon Montour, Pontus Aberg and Ondrej Kase scored in regulation for the Ducks, with three of the goals deflecting off Devils players.
Anaheim’s Ryan Miller, looking to become the N.H.L.’s career leader in goalie wins by an American-born player, left the game with 12 minutes 47 seconds left in the third period after two players crashed into him. He appeared to have injured his left leg. Miller stopped 23 of 27 shots. Gibson had seven saves through overtime.
Palmieri had two goals for the Devils, and Damon Severson, Brent Seney and Marcus Johansson also scored. Cory Schneider stopped 33 shots.
The Ducks picked up two aided goals in the third period. Aberg’s long, blind backhand went off the hand of the Devils’ Ben Lovejoy to tie it at 4-4. Anaheim took the lead when Kase’s goal was knocked in by Devils defenseman Andy Greene, who was attempting to bat the puck away.
The Devils pulled Schneider for an extra skater with 57.8 seconds left in regulation, and Johansson scored after a scramble in front of the net.
Only one goal was scored in the second period, the Devils converting a turnover by Anaheim into a goal by Seney on a rebound for a 4-3 lead.
Palmieri opened the scoring, snapping in a rebound past Miller just 1:38 into the first period.
The Ducks answered quickly to tie it, on Silfverberg’s long-distance screened shot. Sherwood gave Anaheim a brief lead when he completed a breakaway, his shot deflecting off the leg of the Devils’ Stefan Noesen in front of the crease and into the net.
The three goals were scored in 59 seconds.
The Devils tied it at 2-2 on Palmieri’s second goal of the period, off a feed from Hall from behind the net.
The Devils went back up on Severson’s power-play goal, but the Ducks tied it again on Montour’s goal to end the high-scoring period.
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