For all the spells the Ducks go through when the puck eludes them like an affliction, Rickard Rakell seems to right them like tonic.
Friday was the latest example of the puck finding the wing, especially when the Ducks needed it the most: Coming off a bye week and matched up against the Toronto Maple Leafs eager for a win on their California trip.
Rakell’s 25th and 26th goals drove the Ducks to a 5-2 win at Honda Center, backed by goalie Jonathan Bernier’s 37 saves in his first career game against his former team.
Rakell tends to score in bunches, and this batch felt good.
“I had a time there where I didn’t feel like a lot was happening when I was on the ice,”...