Sprong, Getzlaf lead Ducks past Devils 6-5 in shootout

Anaheim Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf celebrates after scoring the game winning goal past New Jersey Devils goaltender Cory Schneider during a shootout in

Anaheim Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf celebrates after scoring the game winning goal past New Jersey Devils goaltender Cory Schneider during a shootout in

Anaheim Ducks left wing Andrew Cogliano, from right, right wing Jakob Silfverberg vie for the puck against New Jersey Devils right wing Kyle Palmieri

Anaheim Ducks left wing Andrew Cogliano, from right, right wing Jakob Silfverberg vie for the puck against New Jersey Devils right wing Kyle Palmieri

Anaheim Ducks goaltender Ryan Miller blocks a shot by New Jersey Devils left wing Taylor Hall during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Anahei

Anaheim Ducks goaltender Ryan Miller blocks a shot by New Jersey Devils left wing Taylor Hall during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Anahei

New Jersey Devils defenseman Andy Greene reacts after Anaheim Ducks left wing Pontus Aberg's goal past goaltender Cory Schneider during the third peri

New Jersey Devils defenseman Andy Greene reacts after Anaheim Ducks left wing Pontus Aberg's goal past goaltender Cory Schneider during the third peri

New Jersey Devils left wing Brett Seney, right, celebrates after scoring with defenseman Egor Yakovlev (74) during the second period of an NHL hockey

New Jersey Devils left wing Brett Seney, right, celebrates after scoring with defenseman Egor Yakovlev (74) during the second period of an NHL hockey

New Jersey Devils left wing Miles Wood, left, checks Anaheim Ducks defenseman Jacob Larsson during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Anaheim,

New Jersey Devils left wing Miles Wood, left, checks Anaheim Ducks defenseman Jacob Larsson during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Anaheim,

New Jersey Devils goaltender Cory Schneider, left, blocks a shot by Anaheim Ducks left wing Andrew Cogliano during the second period of an NHL hockey

New Jersey Devils goaltender Cory Schneider, left, blocks a shot by Anaheim Ducks left wing Andrew Cogliano during the second period of an NHL hockey

Anaheim Ducks defenseman Jake Dotchin, right, vies for the puck against New Jersey Devils left wing Miles Wood during the first period of an NHL hocke

Anaheim Ducks defenseman Jake Dotchin, right, vies for the puck against New Jersey Devils left wing Miles Wood during the first period of an NHL hocke

New Jersey Devils goaltender Cory Schneider and Nico Hischier react after a goal by Anaheim Ducks right wing Jakob Silfverberg during the first period

New Jersey Devils goaltender Cory Schneider and Nico Hischier react after a goal by Anaheim Ducks right wing Jakob Silfverberg during the first period

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Daniel Sprong and Ryan Getzlaf scored in the shootout to lead the Anaheim Ducks to a 6-5 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Sunday.

Anaheim goalie John Gibson blocked one New Jersey shot in the shootout and Taylor Hall's attempt bounced off the crossbar.

Jakob Silfverberg, Kiefer Sherwood, Brandon Montour, Pontus Aberg, Ondrej Kase scored in regulation for the Ducks, with three of the goals deflected off New Jersey players.

Anaheim's Ryan Miller, looking to become the all-time leader in U.S.-born goaltender wins, left the game with 12:47 left in the third period after a pair of players crashed into him at the net. He appeared to have injured his left leg. Miller stopped 23 of the 27 shots he faced. Gibson had seven saves through overtime.

Kyle Palmieri had two goals for the Devils, and Damon Severson, Brent Seney and Marcus Johansson also scored. Cory Schneider stopped 33 shots.

The Ducks picked up two aided goals in the third period. Aberg's long, blind backhand when off the hand of New Jersey's Ben Lovejoy to tie it at 4-4 and Anaheim took the lead when Kase's goal was knocked in by Andy Greene, attempting to bat it away from the net.

New Jersey pulled Schneider for an extra skater with 57.8 seconds left in regulation and Johansson scored after a scramble in front of the net.

Only one goal was scored in the second period, New Jersey converting a turnover by Anaheim into Seney scoring on a rebound and a 4-3 lead.

Each team scored three times in the first period.

Palmieri opened the scoring, snapping in a rebound past Miller just 1:38 into the game.

The Ducks answered quickly, a screened Silfverberg firing from long distance to tie it. Sherwood gave Anaheim a brief lead when he completed a breakaway, his shot deflecting off the leg of Stefan Noesen in front of the crease and into the net.

The three goals were scored in a 59-second span.

New Jersey tied it at 2-2 on Palmieri's second goal of the period, wristing in a quick shot on a feed from Taylor Hall behind the net.

The Devils went back up on Severson's power-play goal, but the Ducks tied it again on Montour's goal to end the high-scoring period.

UP NEXT

Devils: At San Jose on Monday night to complete a three-game road trip.

Ducks: Host Dallas on Wednesday night to cap a four-game homestand.

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