The 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! 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.