“No setbacks, just not ready yet,” Ducks Coach
The answer is no, but Anaheim will re-insert veteran defenseman
Beauchemin "has been skating with the team, physically he's in good shape, that's why he's playing," Boudreau said.
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"We're all professionals, I'm hoping they were in the gym, that they did something, but I don't know," Boudreau said. "As far as I know, the guys haven't been on the ice in four days. It's a different situation for us.
"We had to weigh ... was it better to leave [Orange County] at 6 a.m. ... getting up at 5" for a morning skate?
Instead, the Ducks boarded a 9 a.m. flight and arrived in Phoenix around 11 a.m. MST. Still, Boudreau said he "would not accept" the layoff as an excuse for any mistakes.
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Jackman was knocked briefly unconscious by a hit to the chin with stick in hand from San Jose forward
Jackman has not been cleared to play, Boudreau said.
Palmieri, who has five goals and four assists in 15 games, suffered a shoulder injury Dec. 16 in Toronto and will miss another one to two weeks, Boudreau said following a medical examination this week of the forward.
Andersen had 30 saves in Monday’s victory while backup