As good as the Anaheim Ducks have been at home lately, the last thing the Minnesota Wild need is Kyle Palmieri to get going offensively.
Palmieri will try to build off his first NHL hat trick and help the Ducks extend their longest home win streak in three years on Friday night when they host the Wild, who hope they've ended their struggles on the road.
After its season-high six-game winning streak came to an end in a 5-2 loss at Los Angeles on Monday, Anaheim (14-3-1) got back on track two days later with a 5-1 victory over Nashville for its seventh straight at home. It's the Ducks' longest run there since a club-record 11-game stretch in the 2009-10 season.
"We just turned the page,'' center Ryan Getzlaf said. "In this short season, if you can resist losing two in a row, it changes a lot of things.''
The Ducks have yet to lose two straight and look to carry their momentum into March after tying a franchise record for wins in a month with 1...