ANAHEIM, Calif., Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Corey Perry
fired a slap shot past Cam Ward 2:14 into overtime Wednesday, giving Anaheim a 3-2 victory over Carolina.
The Ducks have won 11 of their last 15 in a bid to save their season. Anaheim is still eight points out of a playoff position. The Hurricanes missed out on a chance to win three in a row for the first time since October.
Anaheim did not lead until Perry's blast gave him his 23rd goal of the season.
Tuomo Ruutu scored for Carolina with 2:03 left in the opening period, but Anaheim tied it on Nick Bonino's tip-in late in the second.
The Hurricanes moved in front again 3:47 into the third on a goal from Eric Staal and Saku Koivu created a 2-2 deadlock 1:24 later.
Jonas Hiller stopped 31 shots to get the win. Ward also had 31 saves.
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