Jiri Sekac, the
Sekac, 22, said upon his first visit to California that he was looking forward to playing for the Ducks, considering he’s an offensive player whose skill was underutilized with the defensive-minded
"I was signed by the Canadiens because I was an offensive guy … being used as a defensive player wasn't working out for me," Sekac said.
He has even switched numbers, from No. 26 to No. 46, with the Ducks because "there was not good memories for me" in Montreal.
The Ducks sent rugged forward
There's even a possibility that the left-handed-shooting Sekac will be elevated to the first line, playing with center Ryan Getzlaf and right wing Corey Perry.
“After all I’ve been through in the
Game notes: Goalie John Gibson left the ice first Wednesday, indicating he'll make his seventh consecutive start.
Ottawa defeated the Ducks, 6-2, in their last meeting Dec. 19. Boudreau said there was no excuse for that defeat, even if it did come at the end of a long Canadian trip, days before the Christmas break.
It’s likely center William Karlsson will play fourth-line center in place of