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Hat Trick By Corey Perry Helps Ducks To 5-4 Win Over Sharks

The Anaheim Ducks beat the San Jose Sharks for the second time in three nights, this time 5-4 at HP Pavilion in San Jose, thanks to a hat trick by Corey Perry and four assists by Ryan Getzlaf.

Perry had goals in each period in a wild game that featured 114 penalty minutes.Perry scored at 4:15 of the first period, 9:25 of the second period, and 4:36 of the third period. Getzlaf assisted Perry on all three goals, plus another goal by Jake Newton at 5:29 of the first period.

Sam Jose fought back to tie the game at 4-4, but Dan Sexton scored at the 15 minute mark of the third period to give Anaheim the lead for good, on a shot assisted by Jason Blake.

For the Ducks, Curtis McElhinney saved 18 shots and Timo Pielmeier saved 22. Each goalie allowed a pair of goals.

Because the Ducks scored five goals tonight, fans can get free wings at Hooters, thanks to a promotion with the team.

The Ducks travel to Vancouver Saturday night to battle the 0-3-0 Canucks.