Posted March 21, 2013 on AP on Fox
Paced by some remarkable home success and the longest-active points streak in the league, the Anaheim Ducks continue to close in on the top spot in the NHL. After rallying to knock off the team atop the league standings, the surging Ducks look to extend their franchise-record home winning streak to 14 games Friday night in the first of two in three days against the Detroit Red Wings. Anaheim (22-3-4) overcame a one-goal deficit with three in the third period for a 4-2 home win over Chicago on Wednesday. Battling the flu, Ryan Getzlaf set up Bobby Ryan and Teemu Selanne late in the game for the tying and go-ahead goals 64 seconds apart to help Anaheim improve to 9-0-3 since a 5-2 loss at Los Angeles on Feb. 25. The Ducks, who have outscored their opponents 49-23 at home since a 5-0 opening loss on Jan. 25 to Vancouver, are three points behind the NHL-leading Blackhawks. "(The Blackhawks have) made a statement to run away with it so far, and we've quietly just gone about our busin...
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