Matt Stajan

Ducks are shut out as Calgary snaps a 25-game skid going back to 2004

Ducks are shut out as Calgary snaps a 25-game skid going back to 2004

The familiar No. 15 home sweater with the C stitched on the breast was back on the ice, but it didn’t translate to more success. Far from it.

On a day where many Anaheim residents were forced to evacuate their homes because of wild fires, the Ducks still had a game to play. But they didn’t perform well in Ryan Getzlaf’s return from a lower-body injury.

They looked good early, but it was short-lived and the energy quickly dissipated against a younger, faster Calgary Flames team that finally earned a win in Anaheim.

The 2-0 victory was Calgary’s first regular-season triumph at Honda Center since 2004, and snapped a 25-game losing streak at the arena, an NHL record for...

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