Cam Fowler’s hat trick snaps Geese’ shedding streak in OT win over Blue Jackets | NHL


A depleted Anaheim Geese squad acquired a significant increase from defenseman Cam Fowler to snap a seven-game shedding streak.

Fowler registered a hat trick, together with the game-winning purpose 36 seconds into additional time, because the Geese (6-6-3) topped the Columbus Blue Jackets (7-6-1), 4-3, on Sunday night time on the Honda Heart.

Workforce captain Ryan Getzlaf, who’s on a four-game level streak, was dominated out of Sunday’s contest attributable to an upper-body harm. Along with Getzlaf, the Geese have been taking part in with out six forwards as Josh Manson, Max Comtois, Ondrej Kase, Nick Ritchie, Carter Rowney and Corey Perry have been all unavailable. 

Fowler took it upon himself to steer Anaheim, beginning with two objectives within the second interval. With The Geese trailing 1-0, Rickard Rakell misplaced management of the puck as he accomplished a toe drag on the suitable, however Fowler, coming in from the left, hit the unfastened puck into the web on the 9:09 mark.

The Windsor, Ontario native added his second purpose with 1:34 left within the second interval as he fired a wrist shot previous Columbus goaltender Joonas Korpisalo. The Blue Jackets tied the sport on Pierre-Luc Dubois’ second purpose of the night time late within the third interval to pressure additional time.

The hat trick was Fowler’s first three objectives of the season as he hadn’t posted a purpose since March 2 — additionally in opposition to the Blue Jackets — final season.

With their shedding streak over, the Geese are actually en path to Los Angeles to face the Kings (4-8-1) on Tuesday night time. The Kings will likely be underneath new management as the crew fired head coach John Stevens and assistant coach Don Nachbaur on Sunday.

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