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Ducks beat Blue Jackets, 4-1, extending win streak to seven games
Ducks beat Blue Jackets, 4-1, extending win streak to seven games

In constructing a winning streak that reached seven games Friday, the Ducks have established an identity of thinking defense first and letting their offensive leaders do their thing. Putting 21-year-old John Gibson back in net 15 days after the uncharacteristic opening performance they've built from only sharpened that focus. The Ducks beat the Columbus Blue Jackets, 4-1, at Honda Center as Corey Perry scored his ninth goal, center Ryan Getzlaf increased his points total to 12 and Gibson needed to save 16 of 17 shots. “We've been playing well lately, keeping the shots down, that makes my job a lot easier,” said Gibson, who was deluged by 39 shots, giving up six...

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