• SHARE:
  • email
  • Bookmark and Share

Anaheim Ducks blank San Jose Sharks again to take 3-1 series lead

From left, Anaheim Ducks' Corey Perry, Bobby Ryan, and Ryan Getzlaf, celebrate Ryan's second goal in the second period. (THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/Mark Avery)

Zoom Image

From left, Anaheim Ducks' Corey Perry, Bobby Ryan, and Ryan Getzlaf, celebrate Ryan's second goal in the second period. (THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/Mark Avery)

ANAHEIM, Calif. - Rookie Bobby Ryan scored two goals, Jonas Hiller made 31 saves for his second playoff shutout as the Anaheim Ducks rocked the top-seeded San Jose Sharks again, winning 4-0 on Thursday night to take a 3-1 lead in the first-round series.

Corey Perry had a late goal and an assist, and Ryan Getzlaf added two assists for the Ducks, who emphatically moved within one game of becoming the eighth No. 8 seed to win an NHL playoff series since 1994.

Ryan, the Ducks' 22-year-old Calder Trophy finalist, scored twice in a 3:40 span of the second period, giving him four goals in the four-game series. Anaheim then clamped down on Joe Thornton, Patrick Marleau and the Sharks' top scorers, making Hiller's job relatively easy.

More Stories

Couture physically and mentally slow to recover from Sharks' playoff collapse

TORONTO - Logan Couture doesn't have to look far to be reminded of the San Jose Sharks' playoff...

San Jose Sharks re-sign defencemen Jason Demers, Taylor Doherty

SAN JOSE, Calif. - The San Jose Sharks have re-signed defencemen Jason Demers and Taylor...

Sharks re-sign unrestricted free agent D Scott Hannan to 1-year deal

SAN JOSE, Calif. - The San Jose Sharks have re-signed unrestricted free agent defenceman Scott...

Sharks F Tommy Wingels eager to commit to team's 'rebuilding' plan

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Tommy Wingels didn't hesitate in committing the next three years to the San...
blog comments powered by Disqus

THN on Twitter

Who is more likely to get an NHL job again first?




Contests

Our Partners