Key play: Corey Perry and Andrew Cogliano scored 1:41 apart in the third period and the Ducks took a 5-2 victory Friday from the Arizona Coyotes at the Honda Center. Perry’s goal was his team-leading 21st. The Ducks’ victory was their sixth consecutive.
Pivotal performer: Ducks left wing Patrick Maroon had one goal and two assists for the first three-point game of his NHL career. Maroon has one goal and five assists in his last six games. He has two goals and nine assists in 45 games this season.
Quote, unquote: “It’s a huge week for us,” Maroon said of defeating the Sharks, Kings and Coyotes. “Our goal was to win the week. We won the week and that week’s over now. We’ve got a 13-day road trip that’s going to be very, very hard.”
Between the pipes: Frederik Andersen returned to the Ducks’ net one night after John Gibson made 23 saves in a 4-2 victory over the Kings. Andersen stopped 23 shots from the Coyotes in his fifth consecutive victory and his 10th this season. Lindback made his 19th appearance for the Coyotes.
Frequent fliers: The Ducks depart Saturday for a seven-game, 12-night trip, their longest trek of the season. The play the Pittsburgh Penguins, Philadelphia Flyers, Columbus Blue Jackets, Chicago Blackhawks, Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers and Vancouver Canucks.