The Ducks have been here before.
They stared down the barrel of a 2-0 series deficit after consecutive defeats to the Edmonton Oilers last season. Those second-round losses also came at home, and they set out on the road with a formidable task ahead. Slowly but surely, the victories came, and the Ducks returned to Anaheim with the series tied.
The Ducks went on to top the Oilers in seven games and advance to the Western Conference finals. They hope to replicate that success beginning Monday with Game 3 against the San Jose Sharks.
Once again, they set out on the road down 2-0, but they're confident, comfortable even. After all, once you've accomplished something, you...