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Friday, November 28th (All times eastern)

Chicago Blackhawks (10-4-6) at Anaheim Ducks (12-8-3), 4 p.m.

(Sports Network) - The Anaheim Ducks will aim for a third consecutive victory when they host the Chicago Blackhawks in an afternoon test from the Honda Center.

The Ducks ended a two-game slide last Saturday in Dallas and made it back-to- back wins in Monday's home tilt against the Colorado Avalanche. Anaheim is trying for its first three-game winning streak since beginning the month of November with three straight triumphs.

Teemu Selanne scored two power-play goals to guide Anaheim to the 4-1 decision over the Avalanche.

Chris Kunitz and Chris Pronger also scored, while Jean-Sebastien Giguere made 29 saves for the Ducks.

Ryan Getzlaf added an assist in the victory to extend his point streak to six games. He has two goals and six assists over the run and 14 points in his last 15 games.

Getzlaf is leading the Ducks with 27 points (8 goals, 19 assists) this season.

The Ducks, who are 6-6-2 as the host club this year, are completing a brief two-game homestand today.

The Blackhawks had a three-game winning streak halted on Wednesday, as they once again were defeated by the San Jose Sharks. Joe Thornton scored the game- winner 45 seconds into overtime as the Sharks extended their winning streak over Chicago to 13 straight games with a 3-2 home victory at HP Pavilion.

The Sharks haven't lost to the Blackhawks since October 7, 2005. The Blackhawks haven't won in San Jose since March 17, 2003, losing eight straight after a tie on October 23, 2003

Jonathan Toews registered both of Chicago's goals, while Cristobal Huet allowed two goals on 15 shots in replacing Nikolai Khabibulin, who saved 24- of-25 shots before exiting with an undisclosed injury.

Khabibulin is listed as day-to-day, but is not expected to play today.

Chicago is just 4-3-2 as the visiting team this year, but had won the first three tests of its current six-game road trip before Wednesday's loss in Silicon Valley. The swing will come to an end Saturday in Los Angeles.

Anaheim has won 12 of the last 14 encounters with the Blackhawks and Chicago has been defeated in three straight trips to the Honda Center. The Blackhawks last won in Anaheim via a shootout victory on November 17, 2006.

11/28 10:59:59 ET


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