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Tomas Fleischmann likely to fill Ducks' fourth-line center role
Tomas Fleischmann likely to fill Ducks' fourth-line center role

Winger Tomas Fleischmann, who played center for the Washington Capitals when current Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau coached that team, is likely to return to the lineup Monday to fill the void created when Chris Wagner was injured during Game 2 of the Ducks’ first-round playoff series against the Winnipeg Jets. Boudreau wouldn’t definitively say that Fleischmann will take Wagner’s spot on the fourth line, but Fleischmann took some faceoffs during Monday’s morning skate and Boudreau said putting Fleischmann in the middle is a possibility. The Ducks lead the series, 2-0. Boudreau said center Nate Thompson (upper-body injury) isn’t likely to play but is getting...

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