Originally written January 04, 2012 on On the Duck Pond:
The loss to Colorado on New Year's Eve seems like a long, long, time ago, even though it has only been a couple of days.  So what transpires between that wishfully forgettable loss and Wednesday night's game against the San Jose Sharks?  Plenty.The Ducks sent JF Jacques back down to Syracuse.  Again.  By now Jacques knows all the airport personnel and flight attendants, and has the flight schedules memorized.  Kyle Palmieri, who had been sent to Syracuse last week, has earned AHL honors.  Palmieri has been named to the AHL's all-star team for the second consecutive season.Palmieri, 21, is tied for the AHL lead in goals with 19 and is second on the Syracuse Crunch in scoring with 29 points despite playing in just 21 games. He has played in seven games for the Ducks this season and scored a goal and an assist while up in Anaheim.  The AHL All-Star game will take place January 30.And in other news, a minor trade occurred between the Ducks and the Toronto Maple Leafs.  ...
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