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First no deal, then no win for the Ducks
First no deal, then no win for the Ducks

Kyle Palmieri didn't get the bounce he needed in the Ducks' 4-3 shootout loss to the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday night, but the vote of confidence he and the Ducks received earlier in the afternoon could prove to have more impact. Palmieri, the Ducks forward whose name circulated in trade rumors throughout the week, wasn't offered in any trade-deadline negotiations Wednesday as General Manager Bob Murray failed to acquire a major NHL player for whom many speculated he was angling. Murray explained afterward he restricted his offers to the Ducks' two first-round and two second-round draft picks this summer, their two top picks in 2015 and prospects, refusing to put...

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