Par­ros' 1st 2-goal game in NHL lifts Ducks

The Pak Banker - - International3 -

ANA­HEIM, CALIF: Ducks en­forcer Ge­orge Par­ros had his first two-goal game in the NHL, Ryan Get­zlaf and Corey Perry each had a goal and an as­sist, and Jonas Hiller made 29 saves in Ana­heim's 53 vic­tory over the Florida Pan­thers on Wed­nes­day night.

Both of Par­ros' goals were set up by Kyle Chipchura, the first points of the sea­son for Chipchura in 14 games. Bobby Ryan scored into an empty net in the fi­nal minute, se­cur­ing Ana­heim's third straight win af­ter six con­sec­u­tive losses and putting them into a three-way tie with Dal­las and Phoenix for the Pa­cific Di­vi­sion lead.

Steve Bernier had two power play-goals in his re­turn to Florida's lineup and Mike San­torelli also scored.

Bernier played for the first time since Nov. 12, when he was struck in the face by the butt end of Brent Burns' stick at the con­clu­sion of a win over Min­nesota. Bernier had surgery the next day to re­pair an or­bital bone near his right eye and missed eight games. Burns re­ceived a two-game sus­pen­sion with­out pay. Par­ros, who came in with 27 to­tal points and 750 penalty min­utes in his pre­vi­ous 314 NHL games, opened the scor­ing at 14:05 of the first. Chipchura took it away from de­fense­man Dmitry Ku­likov and set up Par­ros in the slot for a short wrist shot that beat To­mas Vok­oun high to the glove side. -Ap

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