Getzlaf Has Point, Assist; Ducks Beat Canucks 5-2
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Ryan Getzlaf, Rickard Rakell and Sami Vatanen each had a goal and an assist and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-2 on Thursday night.
Josh Manson and Kevin Bieksa also scored, John Gibson made 19 saves and Anaheim wrapped up a seven-game trip with a 5-1-1 record and improved to 11-1-1 over their last 13 overall.
Jannik Hansen and Sven Baertschi scored for Vancouver, and Ryan Miller stopped 28 shots. The Canucks dropped their third in a row — all at home — to fall to 0-5-1 over their last six at Rogers Arena. Daniel Sedin added two assists.
The Ducks are 18-4-2 since Christmas and sit just two points behind the Los Angeles Kings for first in the Pacific Division after starting the season 1-7-2.