By Mark Whicker
LOS ANGELES — The Ducks couldn’t have been more emphatic if they’d used a skywriter.
They did not care where they finished in the Western Conference dogpile this season. Not as long as they were among the Hateful Eight that reached the playoffs.
Well, they didn’t say it in the season-ticket renewal brochure, but they told everyone else.
No doubt the home-ice advantage has done Anaheim little good over the years. And the Ducks have said such things before. But how do you calibrate the banshee effort required to make the playoffs and the nagging feeling that it just doesn’t matter?
You can’t. Hockey [READ MORE HERE]
Source: OC Register