Daniel Winnik

What we learned from the Ducks' 5-2 victory over the Capitals

What we learned from the Ducks' 5-2 victory over the Capitals

The spirit of 2007 was alive and well. And so was Corey Perry.

On a night the Ducks celebrated the 10th anniversary of their 2007 Stanley Cup win, remaining ’07 member Perry further picked himself up from a season-long scoring funk.

He scored two goals in a 5-2 win against the Washington Capitals, and the Ducks got terrific games from Ryan Getzlaf, Ryan Kesler and Rickard Rakell.

Here’s what we learned:

Perry’s emergence could mean a lot

Until recently, the Ducks’ offense rested primarily on the shoulders of Rakell and Kesler’s line.

But the long-awaited awakening of Perry, a former 50-goal scorer, would balance out the lineup more....

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