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What we learned from the Ducks' 5-3 victory Saturday at Denver

What we learned from the Ducks' 5-3 victory Saturday at Denver

What we learned from the Ducks’ 5-3 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday in Denver:

1) This is resilience: A team that started the season 1-7-2 and as late as Dec. 18 was tied for last in the NHL with Toronto and Columbus with 27 points each and a record of 11-14-5, can win the Pacific division Sunday with a win over the Washington Capitals, who have nothing at stake. The Ducks must win in order to edge out the Kings: One point wouldn’t be enough because the Kings hold the first tie-breaker, regulation and OT wins, 46-42. A loss by the Ducks would give the division title to the Kings.

2) Before leaving Denver for...

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