What escaped the Ducks along with the one victory needed to appear in the Stanley Cup Final is a mysterious element that General Manager Bob Murray and his players continued to search for Tuesday.
The evaluation process that began with players' exit interviews at Honda Center is so thorough, Murray wouldn't even commit to the scenario that Coach Bruce Boudreau will return next season.
"Far too early to tell you what I'm thinking. I've got lots of thoughts in my mind and I've got to sort them out," Murray said.
Acknowledging "the coaching staff made strides" and he was "fairly happy" with their overall work, Murray also said he was displeased...