Miller’s 34 saves helps lift Ducks past Lightning 3-1
Miller won his 373rd game, moving past Andy Moog for sole possession of 17th place on the career wins list. He also moved within one victory of tying John Vanbiesbrouck for the most by a U.S.-born goalie.
Tampa Bay, 3-1-0 on a five-game homestand, got a goal from Point. Louis Domingue stopped 19 shots.
The Ducks went up 3-1 on goals by Ritchie and Rowney in a 49-second span early in the third period.
Ritchie swatted home a knee-high puck after Pontus Aberg‘s power-play shot went off the glass and wound up in from of the crease at 4:51 of the third.
Rowney made it 3-1 on a backhander.
Point skated down the slot and got his 18th goal of the season off a pass from behind the net by Nikita Kucherov, tying it at 1-all with 1:26 left in the second.
Kucherov has 13 assists and 15 points during a seven-game points streak. Point has four goals and six points over his last three games.
Manson opened the scoring from the low slot at 12:04 of the second after Domingue stopped Adam Henrique‘s attempt to stuff the puck into the net from near the post.
NOTES: Miller is 23-10 against Tampa Bay. … Lightning LW Ondrej Palat (foot) missed his 16th straight game but is practicing. . Tampa Bay hasn’t a provided an update after a re-evaluation of D Anton Stralman (upper body), who sat his ninth consecutive game. . Rowney (upper body) returned after missing 20 games.
Ducks: Play Wednesday at Florida.
Lightning: Host Buffalo on Thursday. The Sabres will be looking for a franchise record 11th consecutive win.
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