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As Clayton Stoner ends scoring drought, Ducks leave slump behind
As Clayton Stoner ends scoring drought, Ducks leave slump behind

If the Ducks' fortunes depended on Clayton Stoner's scoring, they'd be in trouble. The rugged defenseman scored his fifth career goal Sunday and first since last March 18, an unassisted, long-range shot at 4:19 of the third period that put the Ducks ahead for good in a 3-1 victory over the Stars at American Airlines Center. "Stoney just powered it through," said center Ryan Getzlaf, who provided a cushion by scoring on a breakaway with 5:51 left in the third period. "He's been working on that one." In truth, the Ducks' fortunes will depend on their ability to make the kind of push they exerted in the first period, the poised manner in which...

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