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Ducks' dominant duo of Corey Perry, Ryan Getzlaf make Game 1 statement
Ducks' dominant duo of Corey Perry, Ryan Getzlaf make Game 1 statement

At one point in the first period Thursday, Patrick Maroon, Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry passed the puck to one another as if they had the rubber disc on a three-way string, playing an impressive game of keep-away that dazed the Calgary Flames into flat-footed submission — and not for the first time. Or the last. The trio's dominance on that shift led to Getzlaf sending a backhand pass to Maroon for the Ducks' second goal in a stunningly relentless 6-1 rout of the Flames in the opener of their second-round playoff series. Perry, starting the series with a bang on the scoresheet and in the corners, tied a club playoff record with a four-point effort, on two goals and two...

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