Originally written January 22, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
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CALGARY, Alberta -- Anaheim Ducks winger Daniel Winnik is making an early case that he was the NHL's best free-agent signing in the offseason. Winnik scored just eight goals between the Colorado Avalanche and San Jose Sharks in 2011-12, but the rugged forward already has four in two games for the Ducks, including two in Monday night's 5-4 victory over the Calgary Flames in the Scotiabank Saddledome. Center Ryan Getzlaf, who played junior hockey for the Western Hockey League's Calgary Hitmen, also scored twice as the Ducks started the season with back-to-back wins for the first time since 2006-07. "I think we've got a little more balanced scoring this year than we've had in years past obviously with the third line playing the way they are right now chipping in," Getzlaf said. "We don't want to have to score that many goals to win, but we'll take whatever we can on the road right now." Monday's clash featured some wild swings...
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