Break over, Kings and Ducks ready to attack NHL's second half

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Break over, Kings and Ducks ready to attack NHL's second half
Break over, Kings and Ducks ready to attack NHL's second half

The atmosphere at the Ducks' first practice after their bye week felt like the first day of school after a happy summer vacation. “The energy displayed in just the chatter on the ice and the intensity, they were out there like a bunch of kids having fun today,” Coach Randy Carlyle said. “We want to make sure we can continue with that fun, but the No. 1 thing that makes it fun is winning.” Neither the Ducks nor the Kings, who also returned to the ice on Friday, carried happy thoughts into mini-vacations that will end when they meet Saturday night at Staples Center. Each team lost its last two games before the break. The Kings, 4-4-2 in their last 10 games, still hold second place in the Pacific

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