Silfverberg scores in OT to lift Ducks past Jets, 3-2
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) Jakob Silfverberg scored at 4:01 of overtime to lift the Anaheim Ducks to a 3-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday.
Silfverberg's 13th goal of the season came as he was left all alone in front of Jets goalie Michael Hutchinson, who made a glove save on the first attempt but couldn't corral the rebound, allowing Silfverberg to score.
Jamie McGinn and Ryan Kesler scored for the Ducks in regulation, and John Gibson made 27 saves for his 17th win.
Anaheim got its 40th win of the season and moved four points behind Los Angeles Kings for first place in the Pacific Division.
Paul Postma and Blake Wheeler scored for the Jets, who last their third straight. Hutchinson finished with 30 saves.