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Ducks pull out late win over Oilers

Anaheim, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Dustin Penner netted the winning score with 3:17 left in regulation, lifting Anaheim to a 3-2 decision over Edmonton at Honda Center.

Teemu Selanne and Nick Bonino lit the lamp, with Jonas Hiller contributing 23 saves for the Ducks, who have gone 15 games from the start of the season (13-0-2) without a regulation home loss.

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Sam Gagner tallied for the Oilers, losers of three straight games. Ilya Bryzgalov stopped 31 shots in the setback.

"I have a lot of friends here. It was great years when I played here. It was nice to play here," said Bryzgalov.

Bryzgalov appeared in 69 games over parts of six seasons with the Ducks from 2001-2008.

On the deciding tally, the Ducks worked the puck between the points from right to left. Hampus Lindholm stepped up from his point position to shovel the disc to Ryan Getzlaf, and his one-touch pass to Penner found the back of the net for a one-goal edge for the hosts.

Edmonton skated 6-on-5 for the final minute of play to no avail.

Nugent-Hopkins gave the visitors a lead with 6:18 gone in the first, then Bonino equalized for the hosts just over six minutes later.

Selanne's marker off a Mathieu Perreault pass gave the Ducks a 2-1 edge late in the second, but Gagner forged another deadlock just after the midway point of the third by splitting two defenders up the middle and beating Hiller on a backhander.

"Paul (Kariya) texted me and told me to go to the net. He was right again," Selanne said.

Selanne and Kariya played together over parts of seven seasons.

Game Notes

Anaheim continued its recent stretch of domination over their new Pacific Division opponents, winning 15 of the last 17 against Edmonton since Mar. 31, 2009 ... Selanne picked up his first goal since Oct. 20, and also ended a streak of 16 straight point-less outings ... The Ducks' run of success at home marks the second-longest streak since the 2005-06 season, as the Sharks starting the 2008-09 campaign with 22 in a row on home ice without a regulation loss (20-0-2) the current benchmark.

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2013 - 2014 NHL Eastern Conference Standings
 
Atlantic Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
p-Boston 54 19 9 117 261 177 31-7-3 23-12-6 18-9-3
x-Tampa Bay 46 27 9 101 240 215 25-10-6 21-17-3 19-8-3
x-Montreal 46 28 8 100 215 204 23-13-5 23-15-3 18-8-4
x-Detroit 39 28 15 93 222 230 18-13-10 21-15-5 17-8-5
Ottawa 37 31 14 88 236 265 18-17-6 19-14-8 14-9-7
Toronto 38 36 8 84 231 256 24-16-1 14-20-7 14-13-3
Florida 29 45 8 66 196 268 16-20-5 13-25-3 13-16-1
Buffalo 21 51 10 52 157 248 13-21-7 8-30-3 7-18-5
 
Metropolitan Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
y-Pittsburgh 51 24 7 109 249 207 28-9-4 23-15-3 20-8-2
x-NY Rangers 45 31 6 96 218 193 20-17-4 25-14-2 16-11-3
x-Philadelphia 42 30 10 94 236 235 24-14-3 18-16-7 15-11-4
x-Columbus 43 32 7 93 231 216 22-15-4 21-17-3 16-13-1
Washington 38 30 14 90 235 240 21-13-7 17-17-7 12-15-3
New Jersey 35 29 18 88 197 208 21-11-9 14-18-9 16-9-5
Carolina 36 35 11 83 207 230 18-17-6 18-18-5 15-13-2
NY Islanders 34 37 11 79 225 267 13-19-9 21-18-2 10-16-4
 
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y= clinched division title
z= clinched overall points title
2013 - 2014 NHL Western Conference Standings
 
Central Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
y-Colorado 52 22 8 112 250 220 26-11-4 26-11-4 19-6-3
x-St. Louis 52 23 7 111 248 191 28-9-4 24-14-3 21-6-2
x-Chicago 46 21 15 107 267 220 27-7-7 19-14-8 13-13-3
x-Minnesota 43 27 12 98 207 206 26-10-5 17-17-7 14-12-3
x-Dallas 40 31 11 91 235 228 23-11-7 17-20-4 13-11-5
Nashville 38 32 12 88 216 242 19-17-5 19-15-7 12-13-4
Winnipeg 37 35 10 84 227 237 18-17-6 19-18-4 9-15-5
 
Pacific Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
z-Anaheim 54 20 8 116 266 209 29-8-4 25-12-4 22-4-3
x-San Jose 51 22 9 111 249 200 29-7-5 22-15-4 18-7-3
x-Los Angeles 46 28 8 100 206 174 23-14-4 23-14-4 16-10-3
Phoenix 37 30 15 89 216 231 22-14-5 15-16-10 14-9-6
Vancouver 36 35 11 83 196 223 20-15-6 16-20-5 12-13-4
Calgary 35 40 7 77 209 241 19-19-3 16-21-4 11-15-3
Edmonton 29 44 9 67 203 270 16-22-3 13-22-6 8-17-4
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
z= clinched overall points title
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