Originally written on On the Duck Pond  |  Last updated 11/19/14
While you need depth to make it through a long season, you also need your top guys to perform like your top guys.  The Ducks got their money's worth from their top forwards in a 3-2 win against the Minnesota Wild on Thursday.  The win, which gave the Ducks three out of four points on their road trip thus far, came in a building they have had difficulties in.  While not quite as bad as the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, it had still been nearly two years since they had a win in Minnesota.  Figuring out their power play certainly helped.  Their first goal came at 8:47 of the first period, with Corey Perry putting the puck behind Niklas Backstrom on their very first power play opportunity.  "We scored," said Perry.  "It is improving, but we still have some work to do.  We were moving it crisply. We were snapping it around. We worked on that in practice -- everybody touching the puck, everybody moving around and playing different positions.  Anybody can play anywhere, and it is that com...
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