Bob Murray, general manager of the Ducks, said Wednesday he was “confused” by the unwillingness of teams with which he tried to make a deal.
He then quickly and repeatedly reassured his current players he has full trust in them to still win the Stanley Cup, saying he didn’t put any of them on the open market Wednesday.
“I thought we were going down the right track for most of the day,” Murray said before Wednesday night’s Ducks-Montreal Canadiens game at Honda Center and after the NHL trading deadline expired at noon without the Ducks acquiring a player.
“We were trying to accomplish something that obviously didn’t get done.”
Murray insisted the current Ducks,...