Getzlaf scores 1,000th point in Ducks OT victory against Capitals


ANAHEIM — Ryan Getzlaf scored his 1,000th NHL point to help the Anaheim Ducks win their eighth straight game, 3-2 in overtime against the Washington Capitals at Honda Center on Tuesday.

Getzlaf became the first Anaheim player, and seventh active NHL player, to reach the milestone when he had the primary assist on a goal by Cam Fowler that gave the Ducks a 1-0 lead at 3:32 of the first period. Troy Terry had the secondary assist to extend his point streak to 15 games (11 goals, 10 assists).

Trevor Zegras scored his second goal of the game with 46 seconds remaining in overtime for Anaheim (10-4-3), which won the 1,000th game in its history. John Gibson made 28 saves.

Video: WSH@ANA: Zegras rips puck top shelf for overtime win

Garrett Pilon scored his first NHL goal, and Vitek Vanecek made 28 saves for Washington (9-2-5), which had won four straight.

After Fowler gave Anaheim the lead on a slap shot from the top of the right circle, Pilon tied it 1-1 at 5:36 of the third period when he tipped in a point shot from Martin Fehervary.

Zegras shot five-hole on Vanecek after receiving a backhand pass from Sonny Milano to move the Ducks back in front 2-1 at 10:00.

Tom Wilson tied it 2-2 at 17:28 with a deflection of John Carlson‘s shot.

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