Anaheim Ducks Not All They’re Quacked Up to Be After Two Games

Posted: 7th October 2009 by Jason Cianci in NHL
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Although the season is only two games old, the Anaheim Ducks have been as lame as the pun in this article's headline.

When Brian Burke, the GM who helped construct the Stanley Cup-winning edition of this squad, headed northeast for his next biggest challenge, he gave the keys to successor Bob Murray.á A dozen or so players were scheduled to become UFAs at season's end, giving Murray plenty of options for both the rest of last season and the years beyond.

The new GM wasted no time. Gone from 2007's immortalized roster are a top-six winger, the entire checking line, and every defenseman not named Scott Niedermayer.á A promising, younger group was brought in and instantly revitalized the franchise, helping the Ducks not only make the playoffs, but also pull off a shocking seri ...

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