Brian Boyle

What we learned from the Ducks' 2-1 OT victory over the Lightning

What we learned from the Ducks' 2-1 OT victory over the Lightning

The Ducks got their second overtime win this season, 2-1 against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday at Honda Center. Ryan Getzlaf scored a goal at home for the first time this season, and their power play scored for the second time in January.

It all added up to a four-point cushion in the Pacific Division for the first-place Ducks.

Here’s what we learned:

Rickard Rakell’s goal wasn’t a set play. It looked like it, especially because the Ducks called timeout moments before the four-on-three power play, as Ryan Kesler tied up Brian Boyle off the faceoff so Rakell could get to the puck.

But Rakell said “not really”...

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