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ANAHEIM, Calif.-In constructing a winning streak that reached seven games Friday, the Anaheim Ducks have established an identity of thinking defense first and letting their offensive leaders do their thing.

Red-hot Corey Perry got another goal, John Gibson got another chance in net, and the Anaheim Mighty Ducks kept their winning streak alive with one of their most solid defensive efforts of the young season.

John Gibson stopped 16 shots for his first win of the season as the Anaheim Ducks topped the Columbus Blue Jackets, 4-1, on Friday.

It was just last week that the Edmonton Oilers and Carolina Hurricanes were the two remaining teams without a win in the NHL.

Leon Draisaitl notched his first career goal and the Edmonton Oilers scored three unanswered goals in the third period to defeat the winless Carolina Hurricanes, 6-3, on Friday.

Colorado's best game of the season began with a goal for Vancouver just 10 seconds into the opening period.

Jarome Iginla notched two goals and an assist to lead the Colorado Avalanche to a 7-3 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Friday.

Corey Perry and defenseman Sami Vatanen scored power-play goals in the first period, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-1 on Friday night for their seventh consecutive victory.

Ben Bishop stepped up when the Tampa Bay Lightning needed a big effort from the goaltender.

Jonathan Drouin scored his first career goal and added one assist, while Ben Bishop stopped 40 shots, as Tampa Bay claimed a 4-2 victory over Winnipeg at MTS Centre.

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