With some of the best forwards in the game, the Anaheim Ducks' scoring woes certainly come as a surprise.
Things aren't about to get any easier with a home-and-home set against one of the league's stingiest defenses.
The Ducks try to avoid an eighth loss in nine games when they visit the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday night.
Three-time 30-goal scorer Bobby Ryan, two-time All-Star Ryan Getzlaf and reigning Hart Trophy winner Corey Perry make up one of the most skilled lines in the league. The trio, however, has combined for just 15 goals and 14 assists this season - 20 fewer points than it totaled through 17 games in 2010-11.
That line has accounted for just four goals during Anaheim's current 1-5-2 slump. Even Teemu Selanne has started to struggle, posting one point over the past five games after compiling 14 through his first 12.
Averaging a Western Conference-worst 2.00 goals per game, the Ducks (6-8-3) find themselves at the bottom of the Pacific Division.
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