The Anaheim Ducks wished they hadn’t allowed Game 2 of the Western Conference finals to become the longest game in Honda Center history even before Marcus Kruger won it for the Chicago Blackhawks.
They went silent when the Ducks scored.
On the winning goal, Getzlaf skated away from Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall in the corner, after what looked to be a penalty, and backhanded a shot past goalie Jimmy Howard.
The Los Angeles Kings are facing their fifth playoff elimination game of the spring.
Southern California is in hockey heaven.
This time Nick Bonino and the Anaheim Ducks took care of business in Game 6.
Kari Lehtonen stopped all 37 shots and the Dallas Stars clearly frustrated the top-seeded Anaheim Ducks.
The Anaheim Ducks roared to a big early lead before blowing three-quarters of it.
Jonas Hiller made 22 saves in his 14th consecutive victory, and the steamrolling Ducks beat the Detroit Red Wings 1-0 Sunday night for their 17th victory in 18 games.
Sami Vatanen had a goal and an assist and the Anaheim Ducks used a four-goal first period to extend their winning streak to six games with a 5-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night.