The Ducks continued their hot streak on home ice. With Corey Perry scoring a pair of third-period goals, including the game-winner, Anaheim tied a club mark for consecutive home wins by rallying for a 4-2 decision over the St. Louis Blues before an announced crowd of 17,174 Sunday at the Honda Center. "We find a way to win," said Perry, who has five game-winning goals of his nine overall this season. "It's definitely helped us confidence wise." The victory, Anaheim's 11th in a row, allowed the Ducks to match their franchise record by the 2009-10 club for consecutive wins at home. It is the longest streak at home in the NHL this season. The Ducks are one of just three clubs to compile such a streak in the past four seasons. Detroit (23 games, 2011-12 season) and Washington (13 games, 2010-11) are the others. Ironically, the Caps accomplished the feat under former coach Bruce Boudreau, now head man of the Ducks. Anaheim (18-3-3) also pulled to within six points of the Western Conference-leading Chicago Blackhawks, who suffered a 6-5 setback to Edmonton on Sunday. Perry's game-winner occurred on a power play at 5:20 of the third. He added an empty netter with 40 seconds remaining. Bobby Ryan and Andrew Cogliano also scored for the Ducks, who are 12-1-2 in their last 15 games. Defenseman Francois Beauchemin finished with three assists. The two clubs entered the final period tied at 1 before the Ducks rallied. Ryan said the Ducks never doubted they would prevail. "There could have been a little panic mode in the third (period), but there really wasn't," Ryan said. "There is a state of calm on the bench and there is a belief from this group that we're going to find a way to get it done." Patrick Bergland, who delivered the game-winner in St. Louis' overtime win at San Jose on Saturday, lifted the Blues to a 2-1 lead on a power-play goal at 1:41 of the period, but it wouldn't last. "We took a 2-1 lead, we were in good shape and we made a couple of mistakes with the puck," Blues coach Ken Hitchcock said. "We didn't recognize who we were playing against. We tried to make an extra play with the puck and got caught and stripped and next thing you know, it's in your net." Ryan rebounded a miss by Beauchemin and slapped it past goaltender Jaroslav Halak at 3:11 to knot the score at 2. Perry, on an assist from Ryan Getzlaf and Beauchemin, followed with his game-winner a little more than two minutes later. For Getzlaf, who signed an eight-year extension that reportedly will pay him $8.25 million annually, the assist gave him a club-high 30 points. "We've played in all different situations throughout the year. We've played with leads, we've played from behind," Getzlaf said. "We've won close games and other games. When we're playing well, you try to stick with that confidence that you have the ability to do. Stick with your system that works. And that's what good teams do." The win was the Ducks second this season over the Blues (13-10-2). Anaheim won the previous meeting Feb. 9, when Nick Bonino scored in the sixth round of a shootout for a 6-5 Ducks' win. "We ran out of gas. We lost our energy," Berglund said of Sunday's loss, dismissing the fact the Blues were forced to play back-to-back games. "We made a soft play and they shoved it down our throats. It's frustrating, but we're a team that builds and we need everybody. I had a bad performance and we can't have that. "Everybody has the same schedule and every game really counts with this short of a season. It's like the playoffs." Ryan Reaves gave the Blues a 1-0 lead on a goal at 6:01 of the first period. It was Reaves' first goal and the first one scored on the Ducks in three games. Anaheim recorded consecutive shutouts of Calgary on Friday and Phoenix on Wednesday. Anaheim tied it at 1 when center Cogliano delivered a short-handed goal on a breakaway at 6:26 of the second. For Cogliano, it was his ninth goal of the season. NOTES: Vladimir Sobotka, who had a hat trick in Saturday's 4-3 overtime win by the Blues at San Jose but was held scoreless Sunday, has six of his seven goals in the past six games. ... Beauchemin leads Ducks' defensemen with 16 points (2 goals and 14 assists). ... The 77 goals scored through 23 games by the Ducks are the second highest in franchise history, trailing the 79 produced by the 2006-07 Stanley Cup club. ... Anaheim embarks on a three-game road trip with games at Minnesota (March 12), Dallas (March 14) and St. Louis (March 16).
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