Home ice just fine for Ducks

first_imgThe game was still in doubt until Ducks defenseman Chris Pronger stepped into a cross-ice pass from Corey Perry and sent a laser into the back of the Sharks’ net for a power-play goal and a 3-1 lead 13:50 into the final period. Unlike their listless 4-3 overtime loss Thursday to the Kings at Staples Center, the Ducks’ hearts and minds were in the right places Friday. The Ducks built a 2-0 lead over the Sharks on first-period goals by Dustin Penner (power play) and Chris Kunitz. [email protected] (310) 540-4201 ANAHEIM – One night after making a bad team look good, the Ducks made a good team look pretty bad at times Friday night at Honda Center. The Ducks parlayed a scorching start into a solid 3-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks in front of a sellout crowd of 17,174. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!center_img Andy McDonald set up the first and last goals for the Ducks, who increased their lead over the third-place Sharks to seven points in the Pacific Division. The Ducks had played 23 of their past 35 games on the road before starting an eight-game homestand Friday, matching the longest in team history. last_img

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