It's not been the best three weeks for the Anaheim Ducks, who are 6-8-3 heading into their Battle of California matchup with the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday night.
They're 2-5-3 in their last 10 games, including a 1-2 homestand after a long Eastern Conference road trip. A bit more concerning: Jonas Hiller is 5-7-3 in 15 games with a rather large 3.10 GAA; meanwhile, Anaheim has the lowest goals-for average in the NHL at 1.97 per game, ranking behind the Islanders and the Flames.
Factoring into that: The rough start for Bobby Ryan's line with Corey Perry and Ryan Getzlaf. Perry has six goals, and is the only one of the three in double-digits for points. Ryan has one goal this month, although he does have an assist in three straight games.
We spoke with Ryan on Wednesday night for another upcoming story, and had a chance to inquire about the Ducks a bit with the 24-year-old star.
Q. What's going on with the Ducks?
RYAN: It's been a very, very ugly month for us. We struggled on th...