Wildcat goaltender Brandon Montour has given the Ducks a 5-2 win in overtime, sending them to their first Western Conference final in six years.
Montour stopped 29 shots for the Wildcats (4-4-0), who are now in the second round.
After being shutout three times by the Ducks in the first round last year, the Wildcat had never won in OT before.
Montour stopped 19 shots in his previous two starts in Anaheim.
He gave up three goals and one assist in the loss.
The Ducks had their way early, winning the opening period on a power play.
Ducks forward Corey Perry scored off a rebound, then tied it with a feed from Ryan Getzlaf.
Ducks goaltender Jonathan Bernier made 16 saves, including four on his own goal.
He stopped 24 shots.
With a pair of power-play goals by Brandon Montoured and Ryan Getzaf, the Ducks made it 4-1 with a power-in goal by defenseman Nate Thompson.
The Ducks have won three straight and have won five of their last six.
A pair of goals by Auston Matthews and an assist by Taylor Hall made it a 4-2 game.
Matthews made it 3-1 on a one-timer.
Matthews had a goal and an assists, Hall had a power goal and a game-winning goal.
Anaheim scored first with a goal by Anthony Duclair.
He also made a save on Matthews.
Matthews then made it 2-0 on a breakaway.
Anaheim scored twice more on a rush and a power shot by Connor Murphy.
The Wildcat defense made its presence felt early, getting the Ducks on the board with an empty-net goal from Anthony Duvall.
Ducks defenseman Ryan Getlak scored on a rebound off a pass from Matthews, and then scored again on a shot by Taylor Wilson with 2:30 left in the game.
“I was just happy to be a part of it and to be on the ice for my team, but we got the win,” said Montour.
“We had a chance in the third period to tie it up, and we had to score on that one.
It’s a great start.
It was just a good effort from the whole team.
It shows the quality of our team.”