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Vatrano scores on a breakaway in OT, Ducks snap 3-game skid with 3-2 win over Blue Jackets 3-2

Tue, Oct 24, 2023
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Vatrano scores on a breakaway in OT, Ducks snap 3-game skid with 3-2 win over Blue Jackets 3-2

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Frank Vatrano scored on a breakaway 2:40 into overtime and Lukas Dostal stopped 34 shots as the Anaheim Ducks snapped a three-game skid with their first road win of the season, rallying to beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 on Tuesday night.

The Ducks twice erased one-goal deficits and pulled even with goals by Ryan Strome and Brett Leason on the way to their fifth straight win over Columbus.

In the overtime, Benoit-Olivier Groulx picked up a loose puck in his own zone and sent a pass to a streaking Vatrano near center ice, and the 29-year-old winger beat Columbus goaltender Elvis Merzlikins on the stick side.

Adam Fantilli had a goal and an assist, his first multi-point NHL game, and Emil Bemstrom scored for the Blue Jackets, who had a two-game wins streak halted. Merzlikins stopped 24 shots.

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After squandering a pair of power-play chances in the first period, the Blue Jackets capitalized on a third when Bemstrom scored his first of the season from the left circle at 16:49. Ivan Provorov set up the goal with his fifth assist in five games.

The Ducks got the equalizer when Strome scored off an odd-man rush, burying the rebound of a shot by Pavel Mintyukov at 15:49 of the second, his first goal of the season.

The score remained tied until Columbus' Fantilli beat Dostal from the left circle at 9:13 for his second career goal and second in as many games.

That lead held until Leason beat Merzlikins between the pads at 16:13 of the third.

Vatrano secured two points for Anaheim with his overtime winner off a breakaway.

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Ducks: Visit Boston on Thursday.

Blue Jackets: Visit Montreal on Thursday.

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