NHL

Kraken rally by Ducks to win 5th in row

(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Matty Beniers had a goal and two assists, Daniel Sprong scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period and the Seattle Kraken tied a franchise record with their fifth consecutive victory, 5-4 over the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday night.

Jared McCann, Alex Wennberg and Vince Dunn scored in the first period for the streaking Kraken, who then blew a two-goal lead late in the second period before rallying for their 10th win in 12 games. Martin Jones made 25 saves in his 11th victory of the season for Seattle, which has lost in regulation just once over the past four weeks during a surge that began with the 2-year-old Kraken's first five-game winning streak.

"You want to play a perfect 60 (minutes)," Sprong said. "Is it going to happen every game? Probably not, but good teams still find a way to win."

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2 B. Horvat, Van17
3 C. McDavid, Edm16
4 D. Pastrnak, Bos14
5t K. Kaprizov, Min13
5t M. Rantanen, Col13
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2 A. Georgiev, Col.933
3 I. Sorokin, NYI.933
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5 S. Montembeault, Mon.924
6 V. Vanecek, NJ.923
7 S. Skinner, Edm.921
8 I. Samsonov, Tor.921
9 L. Thompson, VGK.920
10 V. Husso, Det.919
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