Anaheim was coming off consecutive shootout losses to the
"It's been awhile," said Hiller, who had 23 saves in regulation and overtime.
When Hiller made the save on Kane at the other end, it was over.
"Once the Bonino, the fluky one, went in it was, 'OK, the monkey's off our back. We're good to go. We're going to start scoring again, because we missed about 18 in a row,'" Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau said.
Raanta had 24 saves in his first home game. It was the first
"Now I know how the shootout's going to be in the NHL, so we'll have to keep on working with those also," Raanta said.
It's the first three-game losing streak for the Blackhawks during the regular season since February 2012. They also lost three in a row against Detroit in the
"Frustrating. You can't overreact to it," Toews said of the slide. "You just have to keep improving on the little things we do well as a team, and know that if keep working, we'll eventually get the breaks."
Corey Perry and
"We continue to know how to play against these guys," Perry said. "We have a lot of great teams in the West, and they're one of them."
Getzlaf snapped a 1-1 tie at 10:05 of the second, using a screen by Perry to send a slap shot through Raanta's legs. Getzlaf's 15th goal came with
Anaheim remained in front until
Versteeg's second goal since he was reacquired in a trade with Florida on Nov. 14 stopped a streak of 26 consecutive kills for the Ducks.
Each team had ample opportunities to move in front in the third, but Hiller and Raanta took turns turning away prime chances. Hiller denied a streaking Sharp right in front of the goal, and Raanta grabbed a slap shot by Matt Beleskey.
Hiller also made a terrific kick save on Toews about 35 seconds into overtime, and the Ducks had a potential winning goal waved off.
"That was a tight game," Blackhawks Coach
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