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Ducks hope quick series turnaround doesn't leave them as prey in Game 1 against the Predators

Ducks hope quick series turnaround doesn't leave them as prey in Game 1 against the Predators

The last time the Ducks faced this kind of turnaround, they fished the puck out of their net seven times.

One of the more difficult tasks in hockey is to ratchet back up after an emotionally heavy win, which is what the Ducks must do again Friday when the Western Conference finals begin against the Nashville Predators at Honda Center.

The puck drops fewer than 48 hours after the Ducks ended a streak of four Game 7 losses at home with a win against the Edmonton Oilers.

“Well, I mean, it’s good and bad,” Ryan Getzlaf said. “It’s the same with everything. We have all these talks, and it’s great if we’re able to perform. It’s not so good if we don’t. We’ll find...

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