ANAHEIM, Calif. – Troy Terry circled his net with the puck and looked up at both Vancouver Canucks involving him and Ryan Getzlaf way down at the blue line. “My urge was to pass to him, but I thought,’Is that the smartest thing?'” The newcomer said. “So I just ripped it to him, and he’s Ryan Getzlaf, so of course he made a drama. “Terry’s extended aerial pass eluded both Canucks and hit Getzlaf in the glove. “Troy made a great play from behind the net,” Getzlaf said. “He showed great patience. Showed what he can do with the puck. “While his departure acumen is well understood, Getzlaf has among the Ducks’ best shots when he deigns to use it and he’s used it recently, scoring in four successive games.He merely needed to tap into his winner, yet: Markstrom charged from his web in a desperate attempt to disrupt Getzlaf’s opportunity, however Getzlaf sidestepped that the goalie and finished it. “His first touch was not the best, and I thought I had him beat,” Markstrom said. “And I did not. That. Obviously it’s easy to say today I should have stayed in (internet ), however I did not. Loss when we played with a game. “Both of these young clubs seem like playoff contenders so far: The Ducks’ success left Anaheim and Vancouver on 18 points apiece in second place in the Pacific Division.
The goal came on the Canucks’ shot through a evening against Gibson, who came in an excellent performance. Vancouver went scoreless on five power plays. “I really don’t know how many shots we had, but nearly 70 efforts is pretty excellent. Their goalie played well. … The big thing is when you play a excellent match, you wish to find a point from it. Shed and you are likely to play good. We got a point. “Five-game point streaks ended for both Elias Pettersson and Bo Horvat, as did Brock Boeser’s three-game goal streak.Markstrom stopped 27 shots for the Canucks, who have earned a point in six consecutive games. Vancouver dropped for only the third time in 11 games, and fell to 0-3-1 when scoring fewer than three goals.The Ducks scored throughout their next penalty kill when Rickard Rakell got the puck to Silfverberg alone facing Markstrom, his teammate for several seasons at the onset of their pro careers in Sweden. Silfverberg created a nifty deke and scored his seventh goal of the year about the forehand.The goal additionally set Silfverberg at a plus-12, tying teammate Adam Henrique’s NHL-leading markers entering the evening. Vancouver had a 32-11 shots advantage late in the second period, but couldn’t conquer Gibson before the waning moments of this third.NOTES: Canucks D Quinn Hughes left in the first period with an apparent foot injury, and Green supplied no postgame update on his condition. The rookie had three assists Wednesday night at Los Angeles.
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