Boudreau wouldn't definitively say that Fleischmann will take Wagner's spot on the fourth line, but Fleischmann took some faceoffs during Monday's morning skate and Boudreau said putting Fleischmann in the middle is a possibility. The Ducks lead the series, 2-0.
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“He was good. He played three months for me in the middle in Washington and he anchored the second line, which was [
Fleischman was among the Ducks' late-season trade acquisitions but was a healthy scratch in four games. He did not play in the first two playoff games at Anaheim.
Fleischmann said he played center while growing up before he played center in Washington. Asked if he still has his old faceoff skills, he laughed. "I don't know," he said. "We'll see about that. I don't know what the lineup's going to be. We'll see….
"It's playoffs. Guys get hurt. It's a good thing we have a deep team and [I'm] just waiting for an opportunity to get in and make sure I get ready."
We'll have more coverage soon, including the Ducks' comments on what has gone right and wrong for them so far and both teams' thoughts on the wild atmosphere that will prevail Monday night in the first