"It's about not getting too high or too low," Getzlaf said, according to teammate
That's a hard sell in the minutes after the Ducks' second marathon loss of a series that stands even at two games apiece, but as the Ducks move on with home-ice advantage still in their pocket, Getzlaf's message could prove sound.
Game 5 is Monday at 6 p.m. at
"Puck came out in front, I tried to take up as much ice as possible, he got a good block and I struggled to see it, so … I tried to take away the bottom of the ice, but he was able to lift it," Andersen said.
Vermette was a healthy scratch in Game 3 after playing in the Blackhawks' triple-overtime Game 2 victory on Tuesday in Anaheim.
His winner came in the dramatic series' 17th period of play, and outdid a head-spinning sequence of three Ducks goals in a 37-second span of the third period that remarkably turned a 3-1 deficit into a 4-3 lead 9:19 into the period.
But 64 seconds later, Ducks center
And 23 seconds after that, Ducks forward
Blackhawks Coach Joel Quenneville torched his team verbally during a following timeout, both arms raised during the tirade.
Just 14 seconds later, Ducks right wing Corey Perry positioned himself in front of Crawford and smacked in the go-ahead goal after a Getzlaf shot bounced off Crawford's left pad.
The blitz was the second-fastest flurry of three goals in
"It was just momentum," Ducks forward
The Blackhawks didn't succumb, however, taking advantage of a
In the first overtime, the Ducks sent 10 unanswered shots on Crawford to start the period and finished with a 17-5 advantage.
The nearest goal, however, was a follow by Chicago's
The Ducks were lethargic until a late second-period power play seemed to spark their intensity. A bit later, Etem used his body to deflect in a
Francis Beauchemin helped set up the goal, his 27th career postseason assist allowing him to pass Scott Niedermayer for the all-time franchise lead in playoff assists by a defenseman.
"If you think about how bad we played and that we still had a chance, it's a good sign," Andersen said. "We've got to get back to how we play and we'll get on that on Monday."