Chicago (10-4-6) at Anaheim (12-8-3), 4:00 pm EST
ANAHEIM, California (Ticker) — Despite a pedestrian home
record, the Anaheim Ducks have managed to keep their heads above
water in the rough Western Conference.
Seeking their second straight win at Honda Center, the Ducks
host the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday.
Anaheim is 6-6-2 at home, but still has the fourth-best record
in the conference thanks to a current stretch in which it has
three regulation losses in 17 contests.
Owners of a 28-9-4 record at Honda Center last season, the Ducks
snapped a 1-3-1 skid at home with a 4-1 victory over the
Colorado Avalanche on Monday.
Chicago has dropped three straight and has won just twice in its
last 19 games in Anaheim, with 15 losses and two ties. It has
won three of the last 21 meetings overall.
The Blackhawks are coming off a 3-2 shootout loss to the San
Jose Sharks on Wednesday, which ended their three-game win
Captain Jonathan Toews scored twice after having entered play
with two goals on the season.