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NHL: Anaheim 5, New York Islanders 3

Dec. 21, 2013 at 10:03 PM   |   Comments

UNIONDALE, N.Y., Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Ryan Getzlaf had a hat trick and Anaheim scored four third-period goals Saturday to beat the New York Islanders 5-3 for a team-record eighth straight win.

The Ducks were behind 3-1 after two periods but erupted for four consecutive goals.

Kyle Palmieri scored go-ahead goal with 6:16 remaining.

Mathieu Perreault added a goal and Frederik Andersen made 18 saves for Anaheim.

Thomas Vanek netted two goals and Frans Nielson scored for the Islanders, who fell for the 14th time in 16 games.

Evegeni Nabokov stopped 26-of-30 shots.

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