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Simon Despres, Tomas Fleischmann to make Ducks debuts Tuesday
Simon Despres, Tomas Fleischmann to make Ducks debuts Tuesday

Defenseman Simon Despres, one of four players acquired by the Ducks on Monday in a deadline-beating trading spree, participated in the team’s morning skate Tuesday and is expected to play against the Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday night at Gila River Arena. Despres was given uniform number 24 and will play the right side paired with Cam Fowler, whose previous partner, Ben Lovejoy, was traded to Pittsburgh for Despres. Also expected to make his Ducks debut is left wing Tomas Fleischmann, who was acquired from Florida on Saturday (which seems like a long time ago after Monday’s activity). He switched from uniform number 41 to 14. The other three new acquisitions won’t play...

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