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Ducks fall into 0-2 hole at home with 2-1 loss to Oilers

Ducks fall into 0-2 hole at home with 2-1 loss to Oilers

For a team that is hardly ever boring, it just got a lot more interesting.

The Ducks have been intriguing every step of this postseason with injuries, comebacks and unlikely heroes, but this latest turn presents a challenge they would rather not face.

They outshot the Edmonton Oilers, 40-23, but could not crack Oilers goalie Cam Talbot or the goalposts in a 2-1 loss Friday in Game 2 of their second-round series at Honda Center.

The Ducks trail the best-of-seven series, 2-0, after a 39-save performance by Talbot. Game 3 is Sunday in Edmonton, with the Ducks needing to win four of five games to advance after failing to defend home ice.

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