facebook
twitter
search
search

NHL: Anaheim 3, Carolina 2 (OT)

Feb. 9, 2012 at 12:45 AM

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.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Report: Aldridge steps back to consider plans
First shoe drops in St. Louis Cardinals' hacking scandal
Miami Heat sign first-round F Winslow
Report: Rondo, Belinelli headed to Sacramento Kings
Wimbledon: Serena Williams survives; Djokovic dominates