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Ducks send slumping Capitals to 4th straight loss


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Published 12:39 a.m. ET March 13, 2017 | Updated 3 hours ago

ANAHEIM (AP) — Nearly 10 years after Corey Perry and Ryan Getzlaf won the Stanley Cup with the Anaheim Ducks, they put on a vintage performance to cap a celebratory reunion weekend with those 2007 teammates.

The Washington Capitals took a thrashing, but they’re hoping it moves them closer to a championship of their own.

Perry had two goals and an assist, Getzlaf added a goal and two assists, and the Ducks sent the NHL-leading Capitals to their fourth consecutive loss, 5-2 on Sunday night.

Before the game, the Ducks welcomed home nearly all the players who raised California’s first Stanley Cup, including captain Scott Niedermayer, Chris Pronger and Teemu Selanne, in a ceremony to mark the 10-year anniversary of the franchise’s only title.

Perry and Getzlaf were young supporting players on that team. Now well-established NHL stars, they responded to their…

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