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Ducks' James Wisniewski is back in a familiar place
Ducks' James Wisniewski is back in a familiar place

James Wisniewski strode Monday through the same arena hallway that he had walked for more than three seasons, then changed course and entered the visitors' dressing room. "Just weird, but it's part of hockey, I guess," Wisniewski said. The Ducks acquired the defenseman from the Columbus Blue Jackets at the NHL trade deadline this month for forward Rene Bourque, center William Karlsson and a 2015 second-round draft pick. Wisniewski said that although he is pleased to have landed with the Western Conference leader, he never requested a trade and was committed to helping the team that signed him to a six-year, $33-million contract in 2011. "It's tough...

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