The saying is that it is always darkest before the light. If that’s the case, then the Ducks need night-vision goggles.
The Ducks were shut out for the second straight game Friday in a 3-0 loss to the Colorado Avalanche and the third time in four games to start the season. Their scoreless streak is more than 163 minutes. They have one goal this season, by a defenseman.
Here’s what we learned from Friday’s loss:
1. It wasn’t for a lack of rubber. The Ducks put 35 shots on goal. An additional 41 were blocked by Colorado, an extraordinary number; 16 shots missed the net.
The Ducks have no choice but...