POSTGAME NOTES Edmonton 3 vs. Anaheim 5 Feb. 16, 2016 Rexall Place 29-19-8, 66 Standings Points
Five Ducks scored – including former Oilers forward David Perron – to lift the club to its 10th victory in its last 12 games (10-1-1) as well as a 17-4-2 record dating to Dec. 27.
Perron has recorded 6-7—13 in 13 games since joining Anaheim; he totaled 4-12—16 through his first 43 games of the season (with Pittsburgh).
Frederik Andersen made 24 saves to improve to 9-0-1 in his last 10 decisions following a 5-8-5 start to the campaign. He also boosted his record to 5-0-1 in six career appearances vs. Edmonton (2.16 GAA, .916 SV%).
Ryan Getzlaf (0-1—1) extended his assist/point streak to six games (2-8—10). He also stretched his road point streak to nine games (3-12—15)
Hampus Lindholm On closing out games We’ve been good over the past couple of months when the games are tight. They got a couple of late goals, but we still won the game. That’s all that matters. We worked hard and got the win.
On his goal I know [Rickard Rakell’s] a good passer. I had good speed and kept going to the net. He banked it off my stick and into the net. I have to thank him for that.
On Andersen’s performance When he plays big, you feel safe as a defenseman. He’s been really good for us over the past couple of games.
Frederik Andersen On the third period We came out harder than them. We got a big goal to go ahead. They were able to throw a little bit at us, but we did a good job killing the penalty despite a late goal.
On Edmonton’s forecheck They’re really skilled. We wanted to be in their end and play down low. That’s the way we beat these guys. We’re the better team when we forecheck. We did a pretty good job doing that.
On Lindholm’s performance He’s been playing great lately. He’s been really confident offensively and defensively. He’s been taking some good steps. It’s really cool to see.
On moving up in the standings We’ve been putting some good wins together. We’ve been taking good strides toward being a top team in this division.