Hiller made a stop on a point-blank blast from Mario Hossa in the closing seconds after Detroit had pulled Chris Osgood in favor of a sixth attacker. Hiller had a shutout going until Johan Franzen scored to make it 2-1 with 2:25 remaining in regulation.
Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry each had a goal and an assist in the second period for the eighth-seeded Ducks who face the unenviable task of winning Game 7 in the Motor City. Getzlaf scored on a rebound during a power play at 2:21 of the period. Perry added his goal at 17:35.
Osgood stopped 26-of-28 shots.
Detroit outshot the Ducks 39-28 and had 20 minutes in penalties compared to Anaheim's 46.