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What we learned from the Ducks' 6-2 loss to the Senators
What we learned from the Ducks' 6-2 loss to the Senators

There were many crutches to lean on in the Ducks’ 6-2 loss to the Ottawa Senators on Friday. They used a goalie who hadn’t started a game since last season. They were playing the second game on back-to-back nights at the end of a long trip. Two of their best defensemen were sidelined. All of those things contributed to the defeat, but the fact that is was so one-sided and the Ducks lacked energy … that’s what ate at Coach Bruce Boudreau. Speaking about his decision to finally sit goalie Frederik Andersen after 20 consecutive starts in favor of recent veteran free-agent addition Ilya Bryzgalov, Boudreau spoke in a voice genuinely at a loss by the...

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