A few more takeaways from the Ducks' 5-4 overtime victory -- a high-speed, thrill-a-minute game that saw the Ducks take a 3-0 series lead.
Ownership of the third period
Meet the third period. The same as the third periods in Game 1 and Game 2.
So far, the Ducks haven’t found a third-period deficit they haven’t been able to handle. In Game 3, they forced overtime with
They landed in the record book, becoming the first team in
“It's kind of been the story of the series,” said the
"It's hard to put a finger on it. If we knew what it was, we'd fix it. You've got to give them credit, they don't stop. They go right to the end of the game. It almost gets in your head how good they are at it."
Handling an intense atmosphere
It was as loud as advertised as the
Somehow, it was fitting that the guy who seems to embrace the villain role, Kesler, sent the game to overtime.
Then it was
The Elias Sports Bureau said Rakell, 21, became the youngest player in franchise history to score an overtime goal in the playoffs. Paul Kariya had the previous record when he scored in overtime against Phoenix. He was 22 when he scored the overtime playoff goal on April 27, 1997.
Here are some more daunting facts for the demoralized Jets.
The NHL's Morning Skate generated some more statistics on Tuesday morning, noting the Ducks have held the lead for 11 minutes, 21 seconds in the first three games of the series.