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What we learned from Ducks' 4-1 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks
What we learned from Ducks' 4-1 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks

The Ducks tried and failed Friday to beat the Chicago Blackhawks with a defense consisting of three rookies, two second-year players and no one older than 24. The results were predictable, a 4-1 loss with 38 shots fired at goalie Frederik Andersen. Here's what we learned: Predict the future General Manager Bob Murray forecast that outcome before it happened. So it was perfectly timed that seconds after the Blackhawks took a 2-0 first-period lead, the Ducks traded a third-round pick in next year’s draft for Tampa Bay veteran defenseman Eric Brewer. Mumps-diagnosed defenseman Clayton Stoner could return from his injured-reserve status as quickly as Saturday night’s...

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