Ryan Getzlaf made history Wednesday. But more important, he may have also saved the Ducks’ season, scoring two goals and assisting on two others in a 4-3 overtime victory over the Edmonton Oilers in Game 4 of their second-round playoff series.
Jakob Silfverberg scored the game-winning goal 45 seconds into the extra period, one-timing a feed from Getzlaf — who else? — past Edmonton goalie Cam Talbot from the center of the left circle.
Getzlaf’s two second-period goals were the 35th and 36th of his postseason career, breaking Teemu Selanne’s franchise record. And with two assists, Getzlaf has 13 points in eight playoff games this season.
For Silfverberg, the game winner...