After Sam Steel sat and watched the first three games, the center moved to left wing and scored twice in Tuesday’s loss to Edmonton.
The Ducks are a very credible 4 for 11 with the man advantage so far this season, the latest goal coming on Cam Fowler’s first-period strike. They are 2-1-0 after a 3-2 win.
The Ducks players’ anger after a bitter 2-1 defeat was different Friday than it might have been last season under similar circumstances
The Ducks are on even terms with Minnesota for 59:52 before losing, 2-1, when Foligno muscles home a rebound, boxing out Cam Fowler in front of the net.
‘That’s just a dirty play,’ Ducks coach Dallas Eakins said of the hit Wednesday by Winnipeg’s Andrew Copp that left John Gibson with an upper-body injury
Once he regained his strength and could spend sufficient time in the gym and strengthen the muscles around his knee, the Ducks defenseman felt as good as new.
McTavish, 18, becomes the youngest player in franchise history to score a goal, then adds an assist in their 4-1 victory over the Jets on Wednesday night.
No two players could represent the two ends of the franchise’s 2021-22 spectrum more than the two centers
Coach Dallas Eakins wouldn’t say whether Mason McTavish, the 18-year-old third overall pick in July’s NHL draft, would make his debut Wednesday
Twenty-year-old winger Arthur Kaliyev, coming off a hat trick in the Kings’ 6-3 preseason win over the Ducks on Wednesday, has improved many parts of his game