Ducks Vs. Flyers: Anaheim Defeats Philadelphia, 5-2, At Honda Center

Anaheim, CA (Sports Network) - Jason Blake and Lubomir Visnovsky both scored twice, as the Anaheim Ducks handled the Philadelphia Flyers, 5-2, at the Honda Center.

Bobby Ryan also lit the lamp for the Ducks, who have won two in a row and three of five overall. Jonas Hiller made 35 saves.

Anaheim learned on Friday that forward Ryan Getzlaf will be out indefinitely with multiple nasal sinus fractures.

Jeff Carter had a goal and an assist for the Flyers, who have lost three of four since a five-game winning streak. Andreas Nodl also scored.

Sergei Bobrovsky turned aside 22-of-27 shots for Philadelphia, which has allowed 20 goals over its last four games.

The Ducks drew first blood at the 5:10 mark of the first period. Toni Lydman made a nice pass to a streaking Blake, whose backhander on a breakaway made it 1-0.

Visnovsky gave Anaheim a 2-0 lead at the 3:58 mark of the second. Teemu Selanne whiffed on a shot from the slot, but Visnovsky was there to fire a wrister past Bobrovsky. The Ducks scored on the power play exactly two minutes later for a 3-0 margin. Joffrey Lupul's shot from the bottom of the right circle set up a rebound for Blake, who chipped the puck into the back of the net.

Following a timeout, Philadelphia got on the board at the 8:15 mark of the middle stanza. Matt Carle slid a pass to the left circle for Nodl, whose slapper beat Hiller. Carter's 16th goal of the season cut the gap to 3-2 at the 3:30 mark of the third. The Ducks responded just more than two minutes later. Ryan gathered the puck at the right circle and fired a wrister past Bobrovsky for a 4-2 margin. Visnovsky scored his 100th career goal with 3:10 left to account for the final margin.

The Ducks have won three in a row over Philadelphia, which was 3-0-1 in its last four visits to the Honda Center...The Ducks acquired center Maxim Lapierre from the Montreal Canadiens on Friday in exchange for defenseman Brett Festerling and a fifth-round draft choice in 2012...Philadelphia was without forward Jody Shelley, who served the second of a two-game suspension...Anaheim started a six-game homestand on Friday.

For more Ducks news and information, be sure to read the SB Nation blog Anaheim Calling.

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