Ducks Vs. Blue Jackets: Anaheim Looks For Rare Consecutive Wins

The Ducks have not won consecutive games since October 17.

The Anaheim Ducks try for something they haven't had in nearly three months, wins in consecutive games, as they host the Columbus Blue Jackets Sunday night in a battle of the two worst teams in the National Hockey League. No team is within six points of them, as the Ducks currently hold a narrow advantage with 28 points (11-22-6) compared to 27 for Columbus (11-24-5).

Anaheim is coming off a win Friday night against the New York Islanders, and looking for their first consecutive wins since they completed a four-game winning streak on October 17. The Ducks have had six chances since then to put together a string of two straight wins, but have been denied each time:

Anaheim Ducks Attempts At Winning Streak Since October 17
Game 1 Game 2
Oct 27: 3-2 win at Minnesota Oct 29: 3-0 loss at Nashville
Nov 11: 4-3 win vs. Vancouver Nov 13: 3-2 loss vs. Minnesota
Nov 30: 4-1 win vs. Montreal Dec 2: 4-3 OT loss vs. Philadelphia
Dec 6: 3-2 win vs. Los Angeles Dec 8: 4-2 loss at St. Louis
Dec 14: 4-1 win vs. Phoenix Dec 16: 4-1 loss at Chicago
Dec 26: 3-2 win at San Jose Dec 29: 5-2 loss vs. Vancouver
Jan 6: 4-2 win vs. Islanders Jan 8: ???? vs. Columbus

Anaheim is 7-22-5 in their last 34 games. The Blue Jackets are coming off a 1-0 win at Staples Center over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday afternoon. Sunday's game against Columbus is the fifth of a six-game homestand that ends Tuesday night against the Dallas Stars. The Ducks are 8-12-1 at home this season.

Sunday night's 5 p.m. PST game will be televised by Prime Ticket. For more Ducks hockey news and information, be sure to read Anaheim Calling.

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