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Ryan Getzlaf recorded an assist in Anaheim's 3-1 loss on Monday.

Getzlaf has recorded at least a point in three of his last four contests. He now has three goals and 10 points in seven postseason games.

Ryan Getzlaf C ANA 3 Months

Ryan Getzlaf is a finalist for the Ted Lindsay Award.

The trophy is voted by members of the NHLPA and it goes to the "Most Outstanding Player" in the NHL. Anaheim linemate Corey Perry was a finalist for the Lindsay Award in 2010-11.

Ryan Getzlaf C ANA 3 Months

Anaheim star Ryan Getzlaf had two assists Saturday in his team's 3-2 overtime loss to the Los Angeles Kings in the first game of the teams' second-round playoff series.

Getzlaf's assist total in the post-season increased to six. He set up Matt Beleskey on the Ducks' first goal in the first period and helped future Hall of Famer Teemu Selanne produce his first goal of the playoffs on a third-period goal.

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Ryan Getzlaf will face a big challenge in the Kings' Anze Kopitar in the second round.

Getzlaf is one of the best forwards offensively in the game, but Kopitar is a tremendous two-way forward. "He's a great hockey player," Getzlaf said. "I've got a lot of respect for Kopi. He does things the right way. He plays the right way. I welcome that challenge, obviously like the last round with Benn." Getzlaf has three goals and seven points in five playoff games.

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Ryan Getzlaf has been named as a finalist for the Hart Memorial Trophy.

He amassed a career-high 31 goals and finished second in league scoring with 87 points in 77 matches. Getzlaf helped the Ducks earn the top seed in the Western Conference. This marks his first Hart Trophy nomination.

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Ryan Getzlaf has been nominated for the Mark Messier Leadership Award.

Getzlaf has been the captain of the Anaheim Ducks since 2010. He helped the Ducks claim the Pacific Division title for a second straight season with 31 goals and 87 points in 77 games.

Ryan Getzlaf C ANA 3 Months

With his goal and two assists in the Ducks'6-2 victory over the Dallas Stars Friday night, Ryan Getzlaf tied a post-season career high in points and assists.

He now has a team-leading seven points in the playoffs (3-4=7). Friday night marked his 20th career multi-point game in the playoffs and his sixth multi-assist performance. Getzlaf tallied his 64th, 65th and 66th career playoff points, moving him ahead of Teemu Selanne (64) for most points playoff points as a Duck all-time. Also, Getzlaf tied Rob Niedermayer (73) for second in all-time in games played as a Duck.

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Ryan Getzlaf, returning from a face injury that caused him to miss Game 4, received much of the credit for the Anaheim Ducks' 6-2 rout of the visiting Dallas Stars in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series Friday night.

Getzlaf scored his third goal of the post-season and added two assists. He now has 66 career playoff points, surpassing Teemu Selanne's 64 for the Ducks' franchise record. "It's like your big brother came back," coach Bruce Boudreau said about Getzlaf after Friday's win. "Guys felt a little more secure, and he came out and had a great game."

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Getzlaf had a goal and two assists in Anaheim's 6-2 win ove Dallas in Game 5 of their first round playoff series Friday night.

Getzlaf did not play in Game 4 because of an undisclosed upper-body injury, but it is believed to be related to needing stitches on his face after being hit by a shot in Game 1. He returned, as did Teemu Selanne, who was a healthy scratch in Game 4, as coach Bruce Boudreau shuffled his lineup after back-to-back losses in Dallas. Getzlaf now has seven points in four games in this years playoffs. Corey Perry also had a strong night with a goal and two assists, while Mathieu Perreault scored a goal, registered an assist and had 14 penalty minutes in the game. Jakob Silfverberg and Rickard Rakell also scored for the Ducks.

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Ryan Getzlaf (upper body) skated on the Ducks' first line during Friday's practice.

Getzlaf missed Game 4 and his status for Game 5 is "up in the air." Still, this is a very encouraging development. If he's healthy enough to participate in Friday's game, he'll probably play alongside Corey Perry and Nick Bonino.