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Ducks rally past Chicago in battle of top two team

Ryan Getzlaf set up Bobby Ryan’s tying goal and Teemu Selanne’s tiebreaker 1:04 apart late in the third period, and the Ducks rallied for a 4-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks Wednesday night in a meeting of the NHL’s top two teams in Anaheim, Calif.

Jonas Hiller stopped 22 shots, and Peter Holland and Sheldon Souray scored as the Ducks extended their franchise-record home winning streak to 13 games in dramatic fashion.

Anaheim (22-3-4) pulled within three points of Chicago atop the overall standings by dealing the Blackhawks just their third regulation loss of the season.

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Nick Leddy scored a power-play goal and captain Jonathan Toews scored an early shorthanded goal for the Blackhawks (24-3-3), who lost in regulation after entering the third period with a lead for the first time in 19 games this season.

Maple Leafs 4, Lightning 2 — Nazem Kadri had three assists and Joffrey Lupul added a goal and an assist as host Toronto snapped a five-game winless skid.

Dion Phaneuf, Tyler Bozak, and Nikolai Kulemin also scored for Toronto. Kadri’s three points tied a career high, and he had a chance at a fourth point but was hauled down in front of the goal by Teddy Purcell midway through the third period.

Wild 4, Red Wings 2 — Devin Setoguchi had two goals, Niklas Backstrom made 36 saves, and streaking Minnesota beat host Detroit.

Kyle Brodziak and Mikko Koivu also scored for Minnesota, which won its fourth straight.

Gustav Nyquist and Drew Miller scored for Detroit.

Sharks 4, Oilers 3 — Logan Couture scored twice in regulation and added a shootout goal, and Dan Boyle netted the tiebreaker winner in San Jose’s victory in Edmonton, Alberta.

After Couture pulled the Sharks within a goal on a power play at 6:50 of the third, Tommy Wingels tied it at 9:15. San Jose snapped a two-game losing streak with its second victory in eight games.

Avalanche 4, Stars 3 — Chuck Kobasew’s goal with 3:29 left in the third period rallied Colorado past Dallas in Denver.

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