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What we learned from the Ducks' 2-0 loss in St. Louis
What we learned from the Ducks' 2-0 loss in St. Louis

There’s going to be some duds, clunkers, whatever you want to call them over the course of 82 games, and Thursday night’s 2-0 loss to the St. Louis Blues was that for the Ducks. Facing a team wracked by injuries, hours after Blues Coach Ken Hitchcock admitted his group was “scrambling,” the Ducks were beset by a lack of urgency, sloppiness and fell far shy of matching the passion they played with two nights earlier in a shutout win in Chicago. It was human nature for the Ducks to feel they had this one in the bag, knowing they’d beaten the Blues four consecutive times dating to last season, including a 3-0 shutout on Oct. 19, and knowing that four players...

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