Ducks come back from 5-1 deficit to stun Capitals
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pontus Aberg scored twice in the third period, including the go-ahead goal with 5:05 remaining, and the Anaheim Ducks stopped Washington’s seven-game win streak by rallying for a 6-5 victory over the Capitals on Sunday.
The Ducks trailed 5-1 in the second, but put together an impressive comeback to earn their fourth consecutive victory. Ryan Getzlaf had a goal and two assists and Rickard Rakell had a goal and an assist in the finale of a five-game trip.
It was Anaheim’s highest scoring game of the season.
Ryan Miller stopped 18 of 20 shots for the win.