Carl Hagelin waited and waited for his name to be called or his shoulder tapped … but it never happened.
Already demoted to the fourth line, Hagelin spent the entire third period planted on the bench last Friday. He couldn't remember that happening in his career. Ever.
"Of course it stings, but I did it to myself," Hagelin said.
It was a snapshot of the Ducks, who are still waiting for Hagelin and their other big cogs to fulfill minimal expectations. Hagelin has one goal in 17 games and fellow Swedish winger Jakob Silfverberg is without a goal going into a four-game trip that begins Monday at Carolina.
It has been a twofold disappointment for...