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What we learned from the Ducks' 5-4 win over Minnesota Wild
What we learned from the Ducks' 5-4 win over Minnesota Wild

What we learned from the Ducks’ 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Friday: 1. The Ducks’ defense, battered by injuries and illness and left with a largely young group, can have some moments that are, um, adventurous. The return on Friday of veteran Mark Fistric, who had been out since Oct. 30 because of a lower-back injury, should help. But the Ducks have given up four goals in two straight games—each a 5-4 victory—and have yielded 16 goals in their last four games. “A lot of goals today. Little bit of a roller coaster,” goaltender Frederik Andersen said Friday. “I’ll take a win any way it comes.” 2. The Ducks’ depth has...

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