A Game 7 do-over? That really doesn’t apply here. Late October games are the furthest thing from playoff hockey. But the Ducks sure seemed like they exorcised the demons in their first game against Nashville since the Predators eliminated them in Game 7 of last season’s first round.
Special teams led the way in a 6-1 win Wednesday as the Ducks scored three power-play goals and two shorthanded goals for the first time in franchise history and the first time in the NHL since Edmonton in 2008.
Here’s what we learned: