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What we learned from the Ducks' 6-3 loss in San Jose
What we learned from the Ducks' 6-3 loss in San Jose

About those defensive improvements. . . . The Ducks turned in a road stinker Thursday, illustrating defense is a dedicated effort never to be taken for granted. Especially on the road. Especially against a team that has its number. Backup goalie Ilya Bryzgalov was the victim, beaten for six goals on 25 shots. It was so bad that Bryzgalov, in a postgame discussion with reporters, lost track of the variety of ways pucks were sent scooting under, soaring over and deflected past him. “What can you do? Just go out there and practice and wait until they give me next chance,” Bryzgalov said. “I know I can do the job. Just a matter of when I get the next chance.” ...

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