No overtime dramatics unfolded this time for the Ducks. Instead, Jakob Silfverberg broke through and their defense was solid in a thorough 4-0 win against Vancouver on Monday.
Ryan Kesler called it a “sloppy” game, but he’ll gladly take it after a crushing 3-2 overtime loss to Chicago last Friday that dropped the Ducks to 0-4 in overtime games this season.
Here’s what we learned:
The Ducks can play a 60-minute game. Almost all facets worked for the Ducks. Their defense didn’t allow Vancouver to make a push and their NHL-best penalty-killing unit allowed two shots in killing a four-minute high-sticking major by Chris...