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So does he have the book on Ducks’ scoring threats
"I hope it helps me," Hiller said. "It may help them too .… I've seen them plenty of time in practice. They've seen me …. It definitely makes it a little more special than a regular game."
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"Of course it's a new game every second day," he said. "Maybe even back-to-back [games]. For me, I've got to be in 'the now' right away. In every game.
"You can't make 30-some saves at once. You've got to make one save at a time and see what happens at the end of the game. I think maybe this last little stretch, I've maybe been too focused on getting the win and not getting the one save every couple of minutes whenever they come."
Andersen has hit a bit of a speed bump in the last week or so. He has been pulled in two of his last three starts, on Wednesday against the Los Angeles Kings and Sunday against the Florida Panthers, both games at
“I thought he played really good [on Saturday] in L.A., he got right back at it,” Anaheim Coach
"Everybody is going to have a bad game once in a while. But I don't want Freddie to ever think, 'Oh, I'm going to have a bad game. It's OK to have a bad game.' It's the same with our team. It's just an excuse and we don't want it. Hopefully, he's back on the ball today and playing as well as he's capable of."
Ducks rookie forward William Karlsson (flu) was still scheduled to join the team later in Calgary. But he wasn't going to fly until he was feeling better, the team said. Defenseman Francois Beauchemin, who recently recovered from the mumps, took part in the morning skate and Boudreau felt confident he would be able to play on Thursday in Vancouver.