He had to wait a month, but Ducks Coach Randy Carlyle finally got a look Wednesday at the roster with which he had hoped to start the season.
It wasn’t exactly what he had hoped to see, with Zach Werenski’s goal 1:21 into overtime lifting the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 3-2 victory, ending the Ducks’ two-game winning streak.
The final piece of the puzzle, defenseman Hampus Lindholm, made his season debut against the Blue Jackets after missing the first 13 games in a contract dispute. That absence was extended another two weeks when Lindholm had trouble securing a visa from his native Sweden.
But his return made the Ducks complete — if not necessarily...