Jason LaBarbera

Questions for Ducks as they begin training camp

Questions for Ducks as they begin training camp

Year to year, bad teams make wholesale changes.

Elite ones usually limit their modifications to a few selected tweaks.

Well, the Ducks have rarely worried about conventional wisdom. A surprising renovation by the Western Conference finalist is only one of the eye-catching elements and raises more than a few questions as the Ducks open training camp Friday:

How long will it take the Ducks to integrate the newcomers?

Eight players on the opening-night roster from 2014 are no longer with the Ducks organization. That represents more than one-third of the roster. Again, those major shifts are something you usually see with a lottery-bound group, not...

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