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Ducks' Corey Perry has been relentless in the playoffs
Ducks' Corey Perry has been relentless in the playoffs

Gifted goal-scorers can feel for a slumping brother at times. Except, of course, when the slumping scorer is the playoff opposition. All those questions about Steven Stamkos of the Tampa Bay Lightning were being tossed around in the first round of the playoffs in the East. What was wrong and, well, why wasn't he able to score? Ducks right wing Corey Perry, who is leading the NHL's scoring race in the playoffs, understood the scrutiny and the doubt. Perry, the NHL's most valuable player in 2011, heard the same questions when he struggled in the first round against the Detroit Red Wings in 2013. He didn't score in the seven-game series — although he had two...

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