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Bouncing back after a loss is what the Ducks are good at
Bouncing back after a loss is what the Ducks are good at

One attribute that carried the Ducks to the best regular-season record in the Western Conference last season was their ability to respond emphatically from a crushing loss. Routed 6-1 in last year's season opener in Colorado, they returned with seven consecutive victories. Embarrassed on March 12 in Calgary, 7-2, they won or gained a point in overtime in 10 of the next 12 games. So after the calamity of Thursday's 6-4 season-opening loss at Pittsburgh — the Penguins putting 39 shots on net and scoring three goals in the first 14 minutes — the Ducks delivered a crisp practice Friday, made some adjustments and vowed to be better. "We have to make things...

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