Ducks top Devils in shootout for sixth victory in seven games

Ducks top Devils in shootout for sixth victory in seven games

ANAHEIM — Ondrej Kase had a goal and two assists and the Anaheim Ducks came from behind three times in a 6-5 shootout win against the New Jersey Devils at Honda Center on Sunday.

Brandon Montour had a goal and an assist, Ryan Getzlaf had two assists and scored the deciding goal in the shootout for Anaheim (16-11-5), which has won six of its past seven games.

Video: NJD@ANA: Getzlaf beats Schneider to seal SO victory

Ryan Miller made 23 saves for Anaheim before leaving at 7:13 of the third period with an injury. John Gibson replaced him and made seven saves.

Kyle Palmieri scored two goals, Marcus Johansson had a goal and an assist, Jesper Bratt had two assists and Cory Schneider made six of his 33 saves in overtime for New Jersey (10-12-6), which scored into its own net three times.

Johansson tied the game at 5-5 with 58 seconds left in the third period.

Kase was credited with the goal that gave the Ducks a 5-4 lead at 13:58 of the third period. New Jersey defenseman Andy Greene tried to slap the puck out of the air but he hit it into his own net.

Anaheim forward Pontus Aberg tied the game 4-4 at 8:35 of the third period. He flipped the puck toward the New Jersey net from just inside the blue line. Devils defenseman Ben Lovejoy tried to stop the puck with his glove, but it deflected off Schneider’s glove and into the net.

Video: NJD@ANA: Aberg ties it on lucky goal

Brett Seney gave the Devils a 4-3 lead at 9:00 of the second period.

Each team scored three times in the first period.

Palmieri, who has four goals in his past two games, gave the Devils a 1-0 lead at 1:38.

Jakob Silfverberg scored for the third straight game to make it 1-1 at 2:12.

Kiefer Sherwood gave Anaheim a 2-1 lead at 2:47, centering a pass that went off New Jersey forward Stefan Noesen and across the goal line.

Palmieri made it 2-2 at 10:49 off a feed from below the goal line from Taylor Hall.

New Jersey regained a 3-2 lead when Damon Severson scored on the power play at 13:08.

Montour scored from the right circle during a delayed penalty to tie the game 3-3 at 13:39.

Video: NJD@ANA: Montour scores on delayed penalty

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