ANAHEIM, Calif., Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Mathieu Schneider scored the only goal of the shootout Thursday as Anaheim ended a four-game losing streak with a 2-1 win over Columbus.
The Blue Jackets had won their last four as part of the best start in franchise history.
Nikolai Zherdev tied it on the power play with 3:46 gone in the period.
Schneider went second in the shootout for the Ducks, who avoided what would have been their longest losing streak in 24 months.
Fredrik Norrena made 33 saves for Columbus.