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Ducks rout Flames, 8-3, and take over division lead

Ducks rout Flames, 8-3, and take over division lead

It was a snowman in a perfect storm.

The Ducks were surging and hungry for first place in the Pacific Division. The Calgary Flames were depleted and rebuilding. The outcome was predictable but the final score brought out the hockey term "snowman," for eight goals, and it allowed the Ducks to grab a piece of history Wednesday.

Seven players scored and 15 made the scoresheet in an 8-3 victory against Calgary at Honda Center.

The Ducks jumped the Kings for first place in the division with their 23rd consecutive regular-season home victory against Calgary to match the NHL record set by Philadelphia against Pittsburgh from 1980 to 1987.

The Ducks haven't...

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