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Ducks win final preseason game

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Corey Perry scored two goals in the first period and provided the assist on Ryan Getzlaf's overtime winner as the Ducks beat Finnish league leader Jokerit, 4-3, in their final preseason warmup Tuesday at Helsinki.

Ducks Coach Randy Carlyle was satisfied with Perry, Getzlaf and Bobby Ryan in the top line, but still felt there was room for improvement faces the Buffalo Sabres in Helsinki when the season gets underway on Friday.

"They were on the ice for the two goals in the third period, where there were a couple of overzealous rushes, too many odd man rushes, and we turned over pucks in the neutral zone,"Carlyle said.

"But on Friday we'd like our big guys to score three goals again, that would be the first thing. And we'd like our goaltender to play as strong as he did tonight and give us a chance to win the hockey game."

On Friday, Buffalo plays the Kings in Berlin, while the Ducks play the New York Rangers in Stockholm.

--Houston Mitchell

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The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Photo: Teemu Selanne, right, was greeted as a returning hero during Tuesday's game in Finland. Credit: Ducks.


 
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