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Winnipeg Jets outlast Anaheim Ducks in OT thriller

Winnipeg Jets outlast Anaheim Ducks in OT thriller

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Jan. 13 (UPI) -- The Winnipeg Jets overcame an early two-goal deficit and rallied for a 4-3 overtime victory against the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday night at Bell MTS Place. Winnipeg (29-14-2) faced a 2-0 hole in the first period but picked up its fourth win in the last five games to reclaim the top position in the Central Division. The Ducks (19-18-9) lost their 11th consecutive game after Sunday's overtime loss, dropping to 0-7-4 since a 3-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Dec. 17. Anaheim used goals from Brian Gibbons and Rickard Rakell to grab a 2-0 advantage 16:14 into the first period. Jets winger Blake Wheeler scored on the power play before the end of the first period to cut the Ducks' lead to 2-1. Patrik Laine, who played in his 200th career NHL game, tied the contest at 2-2 with...
NHL: Anaheim Ducks sign Dennis Rasmussen to one-year deal

NHL: Anaheim Ducks sign Dennis Rasmussen to one-year deal

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The Anaheim Ducks signed forward Dennis Rasmussen to a one-year contract through the 2017-18 season on Friday. The 27-year-old center had eight goals, nine assists, a plus-5 rating and 16 penalty minutes in 112 career NHL games with the Chicago Blackhawks. He played the entire 2016-17 season with the Blackhawks, scoring four goals while adding four assists in 68 games. The 6-foot-3, 205-pounder won bronze for Team Sweden at both the 2014 World Championship in Russia and 2010 World Junior Championship in Saskatchewan. Financial terms of the deal were disclosed.Let's block ads! (Why?) Sports News - UPI.com