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Takeaways from the Ducks' 6-5 shootout win over Kings
Takeaways from the Ducks' 6-5 shootout win over Kings

It’s a signature victory -- at least until the Ducks renew acquaintances with the Kings on Saturday afternoon at Staples Center. What Anaheim accomplished Wednesday by rallying for the first time in its history from a multi-goal deficit in the final six minutes, beating the Kings, 6-5, in a shootout, won’t exorcise the pain from last season’s Western Conference semifinal Game 7 loss. But it does give this renewed effort some serious legs. Takeaway No. 1: Ryan Kesler made the difference he was brought here to make. The Ducks center, acquired in June from Vancouver, produced two goals, including a startling wraparound that beat Jonathan Quick with 5:40 left in the...

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