Ducks Vs. Sharks Final Score: Anaheim Plays Spoiler With 3-1 Win

ANAHEIM, CA - MARCH 14: Teemu Selanne #8 of the Anaheim Ducks (L) celebrates his goal in the second period against the Detroit Red Wings during the NHL game at Honda Center on March 14, 2012 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

The San Jose Sharks visited the Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday night and the Ducks got to make San Jose's postseason hopes just a bit more dreary. Anaheim picked up the 3-1 win.

The Anaheim Ducks hosted the San Jose Sharks on Wednesday night in Orange County. Although the Ducks have long been out of playoff contention, they will have opportunities to play the spoiler throughout their final games. They were able to take the struggling Sharks down a peg with a 3-1 victory to bring the Sharks level with their Pacific Division rivals the Los Angeles Kings, just above the cutoff for playoff berths. The Sharks can ill afford to lose any more games this season.

Neither team got on the board until the second period, when Bobby Ryan netted his 28th goal of the season at 9:22. Less than a minute later, the Sharks tied things up with a Ryane Clowe goal. The Ducks went ahead for good at 5:22 in the third period on Teemu Selanne's 25th of the year and Corey Perry was awarded his 36th of the year at 19:51 in the third period for the insurance goal.

For all news and information regarding the Anaheim Ducks, please visit Anaheim Calling. For updates and perspective on the San Jose Sharks, head on over to Fear the Fin or check out SB Nation Bay Area.

Check out the SB Nation Channel on YouTube

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SB Nation Los Angeles

You must be a member of SB Nation Los Angeles to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Los Angeles. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Los Angeles

You must be a member of SB Nation Los Angeles to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Los Angeles. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.