Originally written October 24, 2011 on On the Duck Pond:
Anaheim was looking to redeem themselves for a pretty pathetic effort on Friday night against the Stars.  An opportunity against the Phoenix Coyotes seemed just what the doctor ordered.  Right?  Wrong.  The team swallowing the bitter pills was Anaheim in a 5-4 defeat giving them two losses in a row. The Ducks were not horrible.  But the Ducks were not good when they needed to be and certainly were not good enough in too many situations.  As was the case on Friday evening, the opponents scored first.  Martin Hanzal got his first of two goals at 4:41 of the first period.    The Ducks nearly tied up the game on the next shift, a good sign of response, but Mike Smith was solid in net for the Coyotes.Lubomir Visnovsky did tie up the game at 8:21 with a great shot from the blue line.  Even better, the Ducks took their first lead with a goal from Ryan Getzlaf at 14:02, his first of the year.  Getzlaf tipped in Teemu Selanne's shot, giving Ducks fans something to cheer about.  It did no...
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