In spite of a 4-1 loss in Boston a couple of nights ago, the Ducks are in second place in the Pacific Division tied with the Sharks with 43 points only 4 points behind the division leading Flames. For the life of me I simply dont see how it is possible.
Lets start with the loss of Corey Perry who has yet to lace them up this season due to MCL surgery which threatens to derail his entire season. He has slipped badly in recent years watching his goal production slip from 34 to 19 to
Interesting stuff as always, Yave.
I would also add that the Ducks, as a team, are a versatile bunch as well.
They can play just about any type of game and adapt to whomever they play seemingly on the fly.
Want run n gun? They got guys that can do that.
Want tight checking, maybe some goonery thrown in? Yep, they can do that too.
Technical, precision passing, and counter attacking after playing trap defense? Ditto.
Haphazard, stuff all over the place, no rhyme or reason style? U