The inconsistent play that plagued the Ducks during their Western Canada trip last week made an unwelcomed return Sunday at Honda Center.
Behind a strong performance from goalie Frederik Andersen and goals from Kyle Palmieri and Patrick Maroon, the Ducks overcame penalties and defensive lapses in the third period to hold on for a 2-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes.
Andersen was key in helping the Ducks weather the storm in the third, making several strong saves in addition to helping kill off an Arizona power play in the final minute. Andersen finished with 26 saves en route to his ninth win of season.
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