The undisciplined play, the missed passes and the disjointed flow of the early season washed away like a good rain for the Ducks.
It took more than four games, but they’ve resembled more the outfit they’d like to be, and it came with the bells and whistles of a home opener in Sunday’s 4-2 win against the Vancouver Canucks.
Their forecheck was strong and everyone contributed. Defenseman Cam Fowler continued a hot start, Ryan Getzlaf assisted on three goals and Nick Ritchie and Corey Perry put it away with third-period goals.
The Ducks have won two straight following a 0-3-1 start.
“I think that we’ve been building,”...