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Ducks come out flat and lose again to the Coyotes, 4-2

Ducks come out flat and lose again to the Coyotes, 4-2

Antoine Vermette has been around long enough to know scoring droughts happen from time to time.

That only makes them a little easier to endure.

Vermette scored his first goal of the season in the second period and ended Anaheim’s comeback bid with an empty-netter, lifting the Arizona Coyotes to a 4-2 win over the Ducks on Wednesday night.

“When you’re younger, maybe you’re more sensitive to those stretches, but you know if you keep putting in the work, eventually it’s going to come,” said Vermette, who returned to Arizona after winning the Stanley Cup with Chicago last season.

The Coyotes had beaten the Ducks twice already this...

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