Leave it to
"I'm sick of them, that's for sure," he said. "Of course I'm sick of them."
This response came when he was asked about the Ducks' opponent, the
Chicago defeated the Ducks, 5-4, in double overtime here on Saturday night when center
The game could have been virtually over near the end of regulation when Chicago goalie Corey Crawford went after Beleskey with a two-handed slash and the Ducks came close to scoring. So much happened after that even Beleskey at first didn't remember the specific play until he was reminded.
"I didn't even really notice. Who knows? I hope he's coming after me," Beleskey said, adding. "I thought it was going to go in because he wasn't even looking."
Two words come to mind when you hear the name Darryl Sittler: Ten points.
The Ducks took a serious run at the lofty mark set 36 years ago. In the third period, they went quick strike on the Blackhawks, scoring three times in 37 seconds, turning a 3-1 deficit into a 4-3 lead with goals by
"Incredibly tough, never thought in a million years I'd be doing this, but it is what it is," Wisniewski said Saturday morning.
"Just accept it, be professional, come to work every day and work hard."
The morning of Game 1 against Winnipeg in the first round, Ducks Coach
Starting then, Stoner has been with
This has left Wisniewski to embrace the good soldier's role, and Boudreau has praised the Ducks' acquisition as "incredibly professional" on Saturday.
"It's hard to argue when we're 10-2 in the playoffs," Wisniewski said. "There was confusion at first, then anger, but you need to be professional, because I never know when I'm going to get tapped. Injury could happen. They could ask me to fill a duty. The only way to do that is to stay at 100%, be ready to go when called on."
The Ducks were unhappy with NBC commentator Mike Milbury, who had been asked on the air on Wednesday how he would stop Perry.
Said Milbury: "If I were playing against him, I would want to hurt him in a painful and permanent way."
Later, he appeared to soften that by praising Perry, saying he would want him on his team.
Perry and the Ducks were annoyed by the use of the word "permanent."
On Friday night, Milbury, on the air, clarified his remarks, saying:
"We tried to show a tape that would demonstrate how infuriating an agitator Perry could be and also to show his skill set around the goal we were just trying to have a little fun with it.
"Apparently it wasn't quite taken that way."
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