Gibson makes 32 saves, Ducks hold off Avalanche


ANAHEIM — John Gibson made 32 saves for the Anaheim Ducks in a 3-1 win against the Colorado Avalanche at Honda Center on Sunday.

Jakob Silfverberg, Rickard Rakell and Hampus Lindholm scored for Anaheim (2-2-2).

Mikko Rantanen scored, and Philipp Grubauer made 12 saves for Colorado (3-3-0), which defeated the Ducks 3-2 in overtime on Friday.

Silfverberg scored 58 seconds into the game to give the Ducks a 1-0 lead, skating into the puck in the left circle following a face-off win by Adam Henrique and beating Grubauer glove side.

Rakell gave Anaheim its first two-goal lead of the season when he scored off a centering pass from Ryan Getzlaf at 9:05 of the second period.

Rantanen ended Gibson’s shutout bid when he scored for the fifth straight game to cut it to 2-1 at 14:46 of the third period.

Lindholm scored into an empty net with 1:40 remaining for the 3-1 final. It was the first time Anaheim has scored at least three goals this season.

The Avalanche, who hit the crossbar three times in the first period, outshot the Ducks 10-1 in the third.

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