Just when you thought you had the Ducks figured out, a 6-5 overtime loss to the Coyotes at home.
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Last Thursday there was a video tribute on the Honda Center bigscreen to Jacques Plante, the legendary goalkeeper of the 1960’s and 70’s who pioneered the use of a goalie’s mask and was the first to roam out of the crease to play pucks. Taking a page from Plante, Dallas ‘keeper Marty Turco more than handed it to the Ducks on Monday night.
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Saturday’s win over the Phoenix Coyotes (on the road!) was a game the Ducks should have won. Breaking the power-play slump and getting into a bunch of fights were mere bonuses.
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The Ducks recorded their 41st consecutive sellout at Honda Center on Thursday night. But I swear the place was 90 percent full. Entire rows were missing. Maybe they bought their tickets before Halloween and still had a stomachache from eating all of last night’s candy.
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