Emerson Etem
Ducks boost offense for Game 3 against Kings
Ducks boost offense for Game 3 against Kings

Rather than try to match the Kings’ defensive prowess, Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau is positioned to double down on his team’s potent scoring ability Thursday night in Game 3 of the NHL Western Conference semifinals at Staples Center. With Anaheim trailing the series two games to none, the Ducks on Thursday morning promoted offensive-minded defenseman Sami Vatanen from minor-league Norfolk, and Boudreau said Vatanen (six goals, 15 assists in 48 regular-season games) could play. “He’s an option,” Boudreau told reporters Thursday morning. “He brings more of an offensive game, if we decide to go that way. Power-play guy.” The Ducks ranked second...