Ducks blast Canucks 9-1 for 8th straight win
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Corey Perry had two goals and two assists, Teemu Selanne had two goals and an assist, and the relentless Anaheim Ducks beat the Vancouver Canucks 9-1 last night for their 18th victory in 19 games.
Nick Bonino scored also two goals for the NHL-leading Ducks, who earned their eighth consecutive victory by scoring a club-record six power-play goals in the highest-scoring performance in the franchise's two-decade history.
Andrew Cogliano, Jakob Silfverberg and Sami Vatanen also scored, and Frederik Andersen made 31 saves as Anaheim joined the 1967-68 Montreal Canadiens as the only teams in league history to win 18 times in a 19-game span.
Zack Kassian scored for the Canucks, who picked up 58 penalty minutes in the third period of their seventh loss in eight games.
Blazers best Cavaliers, 108-96 for 3rd straight
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge had 32 points and 18 rebounds, scoring nine straight points that pulled Portland in front in the final four minutes, and the Trail Blazers beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 108-96 last night.
Damian Lillard added 28 points for the Blazers, who won their third straight.
Luol Deng had 25 points for the Cavaliers, who were playing the second of a back-to-back after a victory over the Lakers on Tuesday night. Kyrie Irving added 21 points.
Cal unbeaten in Pac-12; beats Washington 82-56
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Tyrone Wallace scored 14 points with eight rebounds as California stayed unbeaten in the Pac-12 with an 82-56 win over Washington last night.
David Kravish added his fourth double-double of the season with 11 points and 11 rebounds. Justin Cobbs had 11 points and six assists and Cal coach Mike Montgomery moved into a tie for the third-most wins in conference history following the Bears' fifth straight win.
The Bears (13-4, 4-0 Pac-12) got off to a sluggish start before going on a 20-3 run midway through the first half.
C.J. Wilcox scored 18 points for Washington (11-7, 3-2). The Huskies were coming off an emotional win over No. 21 Colorado on Sunday but struggled on both ends of the court and suffered their most lopsided loss of the season.
Huestis helps Stanford beat the Cougars 80-48
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Josh Huestis and Anthony Brown each scored 15 points and Stanford ran away from Washington State, 80-48, last night.
Dwight Powell added 10 points for the Cardinal (11-5, 2-2 Pac-12), who won their second straight and six of eight overall. Marcus Allen added 11.
Que Johnson scored 21 points to lead the Cougars (8-9, 1-4), who lost their fourth in five games. Royce Woolridge added 13 points.
The Cougars played without their leading scorer DaVonte Lacy, who missed his third straight game with a rib injury. He's missed five of the past six Washington State contests.
Stanford led by as many as 32 points in the second half.
Huestis was 0 of 7 from the floor in Stanford's victory at Oregon on Sunday. He showed up to play against the Cougars, sporting a new hairstyle and hitting 7 of 10 shots overall.