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…