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Ducks skate past Canucks

Vancouver Canucks' Alex Burrows (14) passes the puck as San Jose Sharks' Jason Demers defends during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, in San Jose, Calif. Photo: Associated Press/AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez

Ducks skate past Canucks

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Rookie goalie Frederik Andersen won for the sixth time in as many NHL games, making 35 saves in place of ailing Jonas Hiller, and the league-leading Anaheim Ducks extended their winning streak to five with a 3-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday night.

Corey Perry had a goal and an assist, Nick Bonino got the go-ahead goal in the final minute of the second period and Andrew Cogliano added an empty-netter, helping Anaheim improve the NHL’s best record to 15-3-1 and the best home start in franchise history to 8-0.

The Ducks are the league’s only undefeated team on home ice, and the first to win their first eight home games since the 2010-11 Los Angeles Kings.

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