Ducks are 6-0 in playoffs, but weren’t ‘dominant’ last night

Beside the ugliest jerseys in the NHL, the Ducks may have what it takes to take the West.


Last night, the Anaheim Ducks became the first team since the 2008 Pittsburgh Penguins to open the playoffs with six straight victories.

That Penguins team, per Elias Sports, won its first seven games, sweeping Ottawa in the first round, then taking out the Rangers in five. The Pens would go on to lose in the finals to Detroit.

In the Ducks’ case, last night’s 3-0 win over Calgary came on the heels of a dominant 6-1 victory in Game 1, which was preceded by a four-game sweep of Winnipeg.

Just don’t count out the Flames quite yet. Not with Games 3 and 4 at home, where they’re 3-0 this postseason. At the very least, the underdogs showed last night that they can play with the Ducks.

“Tonight was nip and tuck the whole game,” Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau said. “We were good in the first period, but once you have that…

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