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Perry's goal late in the 3rd sends Ducks to 4-3 victory over Blue Jackets

Sunday, 10.27.2013 / 9:35 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Perry's goal late in the 3rd sends Ducks to 4-3 victory over Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Corey Perry scored with 2:25 remaining in the third period on Sunday night and the Anaheim Ducks edged Columbus 4-3, ending Blue Jackets' three-game winning streak.

Perry wristed a shot over a sprawled Sergei Bobrovsky for his sixth of the season. A pass by Columbus' Dalton Prout behind the net caromed hard off the back boards to Perry in the slot.

The Ducks lost Saku Koivu late in the second period on a hit that resulted in the ejection of Columbus' Brandon Dubinsky.

Artem Anisimov scored twice, rebounding from a first-period hit by Francois Beauchemin, and Blake Comeau scored his first of the season for Columbus, which finished a four-game homestand at 3-1.

Bobrovsky, last season's Vezina Trophy winner, stopped 28 of 32 shots.

Ryan Getzlaf, Peter Holland and Emerson Etem scored for Anaheim.

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