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With Ducks beset by injuries, Cam Fowler has a lot of responsibilities on his plate

With Ducks beset by injuries, Cam Fowler has a lot of responsibilities on his plate

When Cam Fowler put pen to his new eight-year, $52-million contract extension this offseason, Ducks general manager Bob Murray must have imagined nights like these.

The Ducks had been outskated all night, and were lucky to be one one goal behind the Philadelphia Flyers when Fowler spun Claude Giroux around in the neutral zone, stole the puck, glided toward Brian Elliott unimpeded and simply let loose with a rocket that sailed over the goaltender’s left shoulder.

The short-handed goal earned the Ducks a point in the eventual overtime loss on a night when the offense barely could get a sustained cycle...

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