Anaheim, CA (Sports Network) - Mike Commodore's late second-period goal proved to be the game-winner, as the held on to beat the , 4-3, at Honda Center. , and also scored for the Blue Jackets, who have won eight of their last 11 games. finished with 47 saves to earn the victory.
, and each lit the lamp for Anaheim, which suffered its fourth straight loss, all coming by one goal. The Ducks had won five in a row at home. stopped 25 shots in defeat. Nash notched the lone goal of the first period, taking a pass from and avoiding Anaheim captain before sending a shot from the slot past Hiller.
Koivu tied the game on a power play 17 seconds into the middle stanza. Skating 5-on-3, Koivu tapped in a feed from fellow Finn Teemu Selanne. Ryan chased down a loose puck and scored on a shorthanded breakaway to give Anaheim a 2-1 lead at 5:01 of the second period.
Still on the power play, Clark scored on a deflection 25 seconds later. Voracek then buried the rebound of ashot through the pads of Hiller to put Columbus up 3-2 with 6:12 remaining. Commodore's floater from the point found the back of the net to make it 4-2 with 3:04 left.
A miscue behind the Columbus net resulted in a goal by Perry at 7:22 of the third period. The Ducks peppered Mason with 25 shots over the final 20 minutes. Commodore picked up his 100th career point...Selanne left midway through the third period with a sore groin...Columbus has won four straight in Anaheim...The Blue Jackets improved to 6-1-0 as the road team this season.
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