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Rakell right on mark for Ducks against Oilers

Scores in overtime to give Anaheim seventh win in row

by Abbey Mastracco / Correspondent

Rakell's game-winning score

EDM@ANA: Rakell backhands game-winner in overtime

2/26/16: Rickard Rakell makes an excellent move to get through the defense, then nets a backhanded goal to give the Ducks a 2-1 win in overtime

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ANAHEIM -- Rickard Rakell scored 1:24 into overtime to give the Anaheim Ducks a 2-1 victory against the Edmonton Oilers at Honda Center on Friday, extending their winning streak to a season-high seven games.

Rakell split two defenders and blew past a third on his way to the low slot, where he shot high on Oilers goalie Cam Talbot.

"Probably one of my better ones," Rakell said. "In overtime, winning the game. It was a good feeling."

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Ducks want to play heavy game against Oilers

Anaheim focused on defense, limiting Edmonton rookie McDavid

by Abbey Mastracco / Correspondent

OILERS (22-34-6) at DUCKS (32-19-8)

TV: 10 p.m. ET; SNW, FS-W, NHL.TV

ANAHEIM -- The Anaheim Ducks have been the hottest team in the NHL since the Christmas break, but despite the six-game win streak general manager Bob Murray still feels that the team hasn't been playing the way it needs to in recent games.

The Ducks are heeding Murray's words and trying not to overlook the Edmonton Oilers on Friday, with the goal of playing a heavy defense-first game.

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