With their playoff hopes fading fast, a game against the Edmonton Oilers might be just what the Anaheim Ducks need.
The Ducks try to continue their dominance over the lowly Oilers when they meet Monday night at Honda Center.
Anaheim (28-28-10) has dropped three of four and is seven points out of playoff position with 16 games remaining. The Ducks squandered a chance to gain ground on one of the teams they're chasing Saturday, falling 4-2 to Los Angeles.
"The odds haven't been in our favor since Christmas,'' captain Ryan Getzlaf said. "But there's no doubt in here that we can still make this thing happen. Our group has never stopped believing this whole time, and we're not going to now."
The Ducks, 10-2-1 in their last 13 at home, certainly have reason to believe they can pick up two points against the Oilers, owners of the league's worst road record at 9-20-2.
Anaheim won the first meeting 5-0 in Edmonton on Jan. 13 behind two goals from Corey Perry. The Ducks have outscored th...