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Ducks finish 3-1-1 road trip, defeat Oilers

Gibson has 27 saves, Anaheim holds off Edmonton

by By Derek Van Diest / NHL.com Correspondent

Perry hammers early goal

ANA@EDM: Perry opens the scoring with a blast

3/28/16: Corey Perry brings the puck into the zone and unleashes a slap shot past Cam Talbot to give the Ducks an early lead

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EDMONTON -- A strong outing by goaltender John Gibson helped the Anaheim Ducks conclude a five-game road trip with a win and pulled them within a point of the Los Angeles Kings for first place in the Pacific Division.

Gibson made 27 saves for the Ducks in a 2-1 win against the Edmonton Oilers at Rexall Place on Monday. 

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Ryan Kesler returns for Ducks against Oilers

Center missed two games; Anaheim defenseman Sami Vatanen also will play

by Derek Van Diest / NHL.com Correspondent

DUCKS (41-23-10) at OILERS (30-41-7)

TV: 9 p.m. ET; FS-W, SNW, NHL.TV

EDMONTON -- Anaheim Ducks forward Ryan Kesler will return to the lineup against the Edmonton Oilers at Rexall Place on Monday after missing two games because of a family issue.

Kesler rejoined the Ducks in Edmonton for the final game of a five-game road trip (2-1-1).

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Yakupov 'didn't go upstairs and ask for trade'

Oilers forward downplays report in Russian media he wanted out by deadline

by Derek Van Diest / NHL.com Columnist

EDMONTON -- Edmonton Oilers forward Nail Yakupov downplayed reports out of Russia he asked to be moved prior to the 2016 NHL Trade Deadline on Feb. 29.

The No. 1 selection in the 2012 NHL Draft has six goals and 19 points with a minus-16 rating for the Oilers. Yakupov will be on a line with left wing Taylor Hall and center Leon Draisaitl against the Anaheim Ducks on Monday (9 p.m. ET; FS-W, SNW, NHL.TV).

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