Deryk Engelland

Ducks defeat the Flames to take Game 1 of their first-round playoff series

Ducks defeat the Flames to take Game 1 of their first-round playoff series

Make it 28-love and counting.

Ducks coach Randy Carlyle likened holding home-ice advantage to holding serve in tennis. It’s been well documented that the Ducks have held it for more than a decade against the Calgary Flames, and it didn’t change in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series Thursday.

Rickard Rakell and Jakob Silfverberg erased a one-goal deficit with second-period goals in a 3-2 win at pumped-up Honda Center.

Ryan Getzlaf delivered a captain-esque game with a goal and an assist and the Ducks got a huge penalty kill late to to squash any thoughts of history extinguishing. They have won 28 straight home games against Calgary, dating to the 2006...

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