The list of lame Ducks grows, as Saku Koivu's groin has turned into a question mark roughly the shape of Jonas Hiller's head. Not quite as blurry a question mark, but you know, one of those superfluous fonts, with serifs and what not. Hiller's head is pretty much Wingdings in bold, underlined italics right now.
Ray Emery continues to impress, and while the Ducks haven't had the greatest track record in calling up anyone hot in the AHL this year, Emery is at least taking shape as a viable option for this season, if only as a standby for goalie fights.
Carlyle has emphasized 'stop[ping] the bleeding' and getting back to the fundamentals of his system:
With an extended stay at the Pond, one wonders if the Ducks will find the energy that was inexplicably sapped from them, or if they'll simply offer Anaheim fans a front row seat for the blowouts that defined their brief midwest road trip.