Ducks Score On First 2 Shots, Hold Off Columbus
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Teemu Selanne had a goal and an assist, and All-Star goalie Jonas Hiller made 35 saves for his NHL-best 25th win as the surging Anaheim Ducks held on to beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 Tuesday night in the last game for both teams before the All-Star break.
Cam Fowler and Jason Blake also scored, and Lubomir Visnovsky and Saku Koivu each added two assists for Anaheim, which has won 10 of 13.
Derick Brassard had a goal and an assist and Rick Nash also scored for the Blue Jackets, who entered on a five-game point streak but couldn’t come back from a two-goal deficit for a third straight game.
Grant Clitsome added two assists and Steve Mason made 19 saves for Columbus.
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