Ducks 3, Blue Jackets 1
Dan Sexton, Bobby Ryan and Corey Perry scored goals and Jonas
Hiller stopped 35 shots to power the Anaheim Ducks past the
Columbus Blue Jackets, 3-1 on Saturday night.
It was Hiller’s first win since Nov. 19 and ended a personal
three-game losing skid.
The game was surprisingly dominated by defense, despite
featuring two teams who have given up the most goals in the Western
R.J. Umberger had the lone goal for the Blue Jackets, who had
won both earlier meetings with Anaheim this season but have lost 10
of their last 12 games overall.
The Ducks weathered almost a minute with a two-man disadvantage
while holding a one-goal lead early in the third period.
Ryan had an assist to go with his goal, and Ryan Whitney added