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What we learned from the Ducks' 3-2 shootout win over the Kings
What we learned from the Ducks' 3-2 shootout win over the Kings

There were times in the hard-hitting Saturday night game against the Kings that Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf said it seemed that “some guys didn’t even know there was a puck out there.” Anaheim absorbed a very good shot from the Kings, who needed a victory to stay in playoff position, had rested for three days and forced the Ducks to absorb 45 hits at Staples Center. Still, the Ducks won, 3-2, in a shootout. In their continued bid to feel as if they’ve conquered the difference that left them eliminated by the Kings in seven games in last season’s Western Conference semifinals, Getzlaf said it was a night worth savoring. “That's as good a team...

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