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I make a forward duck, not quick enough, an' he lands bingo on the side of my head.
I feint for 'm, draw his left, duck to the right past it, takin' it across my shoulder, an come up with my right to his jaw.
For the second consecutive night, San Jose had a big third period against the Ducks.
In that short time frame, the Columbus Blue Jackets, down 3-1 and seemingly on their way to defeat, scored three goals to pull a startling 4-3 victory over the Ducks at the Honda Center.
Dustin Penner scored with sixminutes remaining in the third period, and the Ducks needed five shootout rounds to dispatch the Kings 3-2 on Sunday afternoon in front of an announced crowd of 18,118 at Staples Center.
So while the Ducks were eliminated in the Western Conference finals by Edmonton on Saturday and fell short of their ultimate goal of a Stanley Cup championship, the core of the team remains intact and, even in the NHL's new salary-cap era, should allow the Ducks to be title contenders next season and beyond.
That said, the Ducks are in trouble, and their Stanley Cup hopes are fading fast.
Those first two games were very good for us,'' Ducks winger Teemu Selanne said.
Simpson traded: The Ducks traded defenseman Todd Simpson to Ottawa for left wing Petr Schastlivy.
O'Donnell beat Calgary goalie Miikka Kiprusoff with a slap shot 1:36 into overtime and lifted the Ducks to a 3-2 victory in front of 17,174 at the Pond, a game that evened the first-round series at two games each.
Dustin Penner broke the tie with a goal 17 seconds into the third period, Corey Perry added another three minutes later and Joffrey Lupul scored his second goal of the game into an empty net to lead the Ducks to a 4-1 victory in front of an announced sellout crowd of 17,259 at the Pond.
With the loss of Kopitar, their third-leading scorer with 56 points in 63 games, the Kings seemed to be at a disadvantage, especially against a Ducks team coming off an impressive victory over San Jose.
Liberal daily bag limits on ducks and dove and ``no hassle'' packages that have been put together by licensed outfitters has made hunting in Mexico simple.
The Kings led 2-0 after 16 minutes, on goals by Derek Armstrong and Dustin Brown, but the Ducks regained some momentum with a goal by Petr Sykora in the final minute of the first period.