ANAHEIM, Calif. – Ben Lovejoy had a goal and an assist, Frederik Andersen made 30 saves, and the Anaheim Ducks headed into the All-Star break on a five-game winning streak with a 6-3 victory over the Calgary Flames on Wednesday night.
Kyle Palmieri and Patrick Maroon scored in a three-goal first period for the NHL-leading Ducks, who beat the Flames in Anaheim for the 20th consecutive time since Jan. 19, 2004. Calgary has won at Honda Center just once in this century.
Ryan Getzlaf, Tim Jackman and Ryan Kesler also scored as Anaheim (31-10-6) opened a three-point lead on Nashville atop the overall standings entering the break.
Mikael Backlund, Sean Monahan and Joe Colborne scored as the Flames' four-game winning streak ended in the finale of a five-game Pacific Division trip.