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What pressure?: Anaheim Ducks enjoying the playoff ride heading to Game 5 vs tenacious Detroit

  • Anaheim Ducks defenseman Ben Lovejoy (6) checks Detroit Red Wings right wing Patrick Eaves (17) in the third period of Game 4 of a first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series in Detroit, Monday, May 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)The Associated Press

  • Anaheim Ducks center Daniel Winnik (34) shoots at Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard (35) as defenseman Niklas Kronwall (55), of Sweden, defends in the third period of Game 4 of a first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series in Detroit, Monday, May 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)The Associated Press

  • Anaheim Ducks right wing Emerson Etem (65) celebrates his goal with David Steckel (20) against the Detroit Red Wings in the third period of Game 4 of a first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series in Detroit, Monday, May 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)The Associated Press

  • Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard celebrates with Niklas Kronwall (55), of Sweden, Daniel Cleary (11) and Henrik Zetterberg after beating the Anaheim Ducks 3-2 in overtime of Game 4 of a first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series in Detroit, Monday, May 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)The Associated Press

Ryan Getzlaf knows the Anaheim Ducks could be getting frustrated.

Instead, he thinks they're just getting started.

The Ducks have controlled long stretches of their first-round matchup with Detroit, yet the series is even heading into Game 5 on Wednesday night at Honda Center. Anaheim's stellar regular-season play and formidable talent haven't mattered to the Red Wings, who sneaked out two overtime victories despite playing with a lead in just one of the series' four games.

After the Red Wings peppered Anaheim goalie Jonas Hiller with 49 shots in Game 4, the Ducks are hoping to increase their own offensive pressure on Jimmy Howard in Wednesday's pivotal matchup.

Although it's getting tense, the Ducks say they're enjoying the pressure in just their second playoff series in four years.