Found January 15, 2012 on The Hockey Guys:
AP By Steve Palumbo (@StevePalumboNHL) The Anaheim Ducks have an opportunity to prove their disappointing first half was just a fluke. A road victory tonight over the Vancouver Canucks may be the final spark the Ducks need to catch fire. The suddenly competitive Ducks are 4-0-1 in their last five after destroying the banged up Edmonton Oilers 5-0 on Friday. However, the Canucks pose a whole new challenge. The Western Conference leaders are 19-5-2 over the last 26 games and thoroughly trounced the Ducks 5-2 in the clubs’ last meeting in late December. But, the Ducks are on a hot streak of their own and are building confidence as they gain momentum. Anaheim is led by a suddenly resurgent offense that has outscored its opponent 21-9 during the run. Anaheim is 14-22-7 and are a longshot to even have a sniff at the post-season, but recent history has proven anything is possible. Corey Perry is looking more and more like a 50 goal scorer as the season rolls along. He has five goals and s...
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