Montour earns 19th assist

ANAHEIM – The Ducks extended their home point streak to eight games (6-0-2, 14 pts.) and tied their season high in goals (fourth time, last: Jan. 23, 2018 vs. the New York Rangers) with a 6-3 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks.

Six Nations’ Brandon Montour earned his 19th assist of the season and pushed his plus/minus rating to +4 in his last two games.

From his position on the point, he fed Ryan Getzlaf who worked a give-and-go with Rakell on a power play to give Anaheim a 1-0 lead at 2:23.

Since February 15, the Ducks are 6-1-1 in their last eight games and have posted a 2.00 goals against in that stretch, which is tied for the league lead. The club is also 19-8-4 mark in the last 31 contests. At Honda Center, Anaheim is 8-2-2 in its last 12 games.

“We had to have energy and we showed we had it early,” Ducks coach Randy Carlyle said in the media scrum after the game. “It was nice to see we got contributions spread throughout the lineup.”

Alexander Ovechkin brings his Washington Capitals to Anaheim Tuesday night in a game that will miss our deadline, before they take it on the road to visit on the Predators on Nashville Thursday night, Mar. 8, Dallas Friday night and back home Monday, Mar. 12, to combat the blues of St. Lewis.

The promotion is called First Flight and it aims to show the students real life applications of science concepts, such as kinetic and potential energy. By teaching science through the sport of hockey, the kids are inspired to think beyond the textbook in a unique and fun environment.

More than 16,000 elementary students From Grade 3 to Grade 6 from more than 170 schools converged upon Honda Center for a day of education and hockey.

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