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Selanne leads Ducks over Blackhawks

Feb 27, 2012 - 3:35 AM Anaheim, CA (Sports Network) - Teemu Selanne had a goal and an assist, helping the Anaheim Ducks beat the Chicago Blackhawks, 3-1, on Sunday.

Andrew Cogliano and Sheldon Brookbank also scored for the Ducks, who remained six points out of a playoff spot in the Western Conference. Jonas Hiller made 18 saves.

"We all knew how important this game was going to be," Selanne said. "Fifteen days on the road, it's never easy to come back. The tank was pretty empty. We had one day off and one practice. I was very happy with how we played, especially the last two periods, we were really solid. That is a good feeling. We'll just keep battling."

Patrick Kane scored the lone goal for the Blackhawks, who have lost three in a row on the heels of a four-game winning streak. Ray Emery made 35 saves.

Chicago remained sixth in the West, two points ahead of the Sharks.

The Blackhawks scored on the power play at the 11:29 mark of the first period when Kane's wrister from the top of the right circle got past Hiller.

Cogliano jammed home a rebound with 19.9 seconds left in the opening frame to make it 1-1.

Brookbank's shot from the top of the right circle made it a 2-1 contest at the 12:31 mark of the middle stanza.

While on a 5-on-3 power play, Selanne found the back of the net on a one-timer at the 4:48 mark of the third.

"I think after the first, they pretty much dominated us in the second there and got a lot more shots than we did," Kane said. "I'm not sure how many shots they had the rest of the game after the first. I'm happy with the way we played the first and we kind of just let down after that."

Game Notes

The Blackhawks went 3-1-0 against the Ducks this season...The Ducks were coming off an eight-game road trip that resulted in a 5-1-2 mark...Chicago has now played its last four games without captain Jonathan Toews, who is out indefinitely with an upper-body injury that is believed to be a concussion. Defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson also sat out Sunday's game with an undisclosed injury...Both teams went 1-for-3 on the power play.

  • CHICAGO: 1
    ANAHEIM: 3

    Feb 26 9:42 PM

  • Anaheim Power-Play Goal - Teemu Selanne (21), at 4:48.

    Blackhawks 1, Ducks 3  3rd - 15:12Feb 26 9:10 PM

  • CHICAGO: 1
    ANAHEIM: 2
    End of 2nd

    Feb 26 8:45 PM

  • Anaheim Goal - Sheldon Brookbank (2), from Teemu Selanne and Francois Beauchemin at 12:31.

    Blackhawks 1, Ducks 2  2nd - 7:29Feb 26 8:33 PM
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    Blackhawks 1, Ducks 2  2nd - 7:29Feb 26 8:33 PM

  • CHICAGO: 1
    ANAHEIM: 1
    End of 1st

    Feb 26 7:56 PM

  • Anaheim Goal - Andrew Cogliano (12), from Nick Bonino at 19:40.

    Blackhawks 1, Ducks 1  1st - 0:20Feb 26 7:54 PM
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    Blackhawks 1, Ducks 1  1st - 0:20Feb 26 7:54 PM

  • Chicago Power-Play Goal - Patrick Kane (14), from Nick Leddy and Marian Hossa at 11:29.

    Blackhawks 1, Ducks 0  1st - 8:31Feb 26 7:31 PM

  • CHICAGO: 0
    ANAHEIM: 0
    1st Period - 20:00

    Feb 26 7:11 PM
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