Rookie leads Ducks to 2-0 lead with third straight shutout

Monday, May 8, 2006

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Ilya Bryzgalov tied a 61-year-old NHL rookie record with his third consecutive playoff shutout, and three of his Anaheim teammates scored in the Mighty Ducks' 3-0 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Sunday.

Ryan Getzlaf opened the scoring in the first period, and Ruslan Salei and Joffrey Lupul added goals in the second. The Ducks took a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven Western Conference semifinal.

Bryzgalov, who had 22 saves in the victory, hasn't allowed a goal in 229 minutes, 42 seconds.

Toronto's Frank McCool had three postseason shutouts in a row as a rookie in 1945.

Sharks 2, Oilers 1

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- San Jose captain Patrick Marleau scored his eighth goal of the postseason and added an assist on Christian Ehrhoff's go-ahead goal, leading the Sharks past Edmonton in Game 1 of the second-round series.

--The Associated Press

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