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Poor defense costs Ducks in 4-1 loss to Rangers
Poor defense costs Ducks in 4-1 loss to Rangers

Ilya Bryzgalov set out Wednesday night to show he could be the backup goalie the Ducks can count on. If only he could've counted on his defensemen's passing skills. The New York Rangers converted third-period turnovers by defensemen Sami Vatanen and Francois Beauchemin into goals, adding an empty-net goal to beat the Ducks, 4-1, at Honda Center. "It was a tough one to give, with us pushing to get the tying goal. ... that is pretty frustrating, but that was pretty much the story of the game – that our execution level wasn't very high," Beauchemin said of a miscue that followed his goal more than four minutes earlier. Forward Mats Zuccarello took the...

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