Ducks: They opened the season 2-1 -1 in a four-game homestand and are coming off a 3-2 win Wednesday overthe Islanders. … Coach Randy Carlyle earned his 41 2th career win Wednesday to come within one of matching Hall of Famer J ack Adams for 32nd-most-all-time. … Defensemen S ami Vatanen and Hampus Lindholm remain on the injured list and have yet to play. … Anaheim will play six of its first seven games at home; this is a single-game trip. Avalanche: Rookie forward Tyson J ost didn’t practice Thursday and is listed as questionable Friday. He injured his left knee in a collision against the boards Wednesday but returned to the game and scored an empty-net goal. However, coach J ared Bednar isn’t sure J ost will be available againstthe Ducks. … Jonathan Bernier will start in goal as Colorado prepares for its first consecutive-night stretch. The Avs visit the Dallas Stars on Saturday, and Semyon Varlamov will man the pipes in thatgame. … Rookie AlexKerfoot admitted that his first career NHL goal Wednesday was scored off his leg, from Tyson Barrie’s shot from the point. Kerfoot is the fifth active player from Harvard playing in the NHL.