The Ducks have certainly made with the roster moves in advance of their Canadian road trip this week. Newly minted Crunch-er Ray Emery cleared waivers, Aaron Voros hit waivers, Jonas Hiller took an IR stint which ends Thursday, and we all wait for the heralded return of
Aragorn Getzlaf with sweet, sweet antici . . .
. . .
. . . pation.
The Canucks represent both the NHL's best record and the league's best current active winning streak at 6. The Ducks, meanwhile, are trying to keep pace with the pack in the Pacific, as the Stars nurse a losing streak and the division's bottom dwellers are on the mend in the standings points department. Maybe not the easiest opportunity to pick up two points, but probably the only opportunity to earn a win big enough to feed the team's confidence for the balance of their time away from home.