Found January 07, 2012 on On the Duck Pond:
Winning sure feels good.  Especially when wins are so few and far between for the Ducks.  It was a 4-2 defeat of the New York Islanders, second worst team in the Eastern Conference and third worst in the NHL.  But a win is a win and the Ducks desperately needed one for their psyche.  After GM Bob Murray told the media that everyone on the team was for sale (except Teemu Selanne and Saku Koivu, who both have no trade clauses), apparently the guys got the message.  Start playing to your abilities or start packing your bags for another city.The "motivational" speech worked. The Ducks might have started off the game against the Islanders flatter than a pancake, but they figured it out by the middle of the second period.  Any other team, and they might have been sunk by then, but the Islanders did not look any sharper than the Ducks.The sparse and sarcastic crowd applauded the first shot on goal by the Ducks, which did not come until 11 minutes into the first period.   Never a ...
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