ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) The Ducks haven't lost at home to the
The streak's start even predates Rick Carlyle's first tenure with Anaheim.
The victory broke the Philadelphia Flyers' mark of 23 straight wins at home against the Pittsburgh Penguins from February 1980 through January 1987.
Carlyle and the Ducks are mystified by the run, and captain
''You string some wins together and maybe they don't feel as comfortable in this building,'' said
''For us, we want to ride the wave. And for them, they'd like it to crash, right?'' said Carlyle, who returned this season for his second tenure as Ducks coach. He also led Anaheim from 2006-12.
After Stoner and Chiasson scored in the first period, Kesler put the Ducks ahead 2-1 early in the second with his third power-play goal of the season. Kesler and
Kesler got his other goal with 6:31 left in the third in similar fashion. Getzlaf shot into a screen set by Perry, and the puck again found Kesler atop the crease for a quick putback score.
In between Kesler's goals, Cogliano followed up his own miss on a 2-on-1 break to extend the Ducks' lead to 3-1 7:54 into the second.
Getzlaf had three assists, tying
''He's well aware of it. He bugs me, are you kidding me?'' Getzlaf said. ''It's a big honor for me to have spent as much of my career here as I have. Those things are a natural progression and hopefully they continue. Being up there with Tee is a big honor for me.''
Aside from a brief first-period flurry after veteran
''It's tough to win many games when you are not putting more than one in the net,'' Flames defenseman
The Flames were outscored 16-5 during their four-game road trip.
NOTES: Getzlaf and LW
Flames: Open a two-game homestand against Dallas on Thursday.
Ducks: Open a three-game road trip at Columbus on Wednesday.