The Ducks suffered an astounding amount of injuries through the first half of the season, and somehow are within reach of a playoff spot.
That’s a testament to the roster depth built by general manager Bob Murray and the attitude instilled by coach Randy Carlyle.
The Ducks lead the NHL in man-games lost and it’s not just the amount of ailments suffered, but also the impact of players who were sidelined.
Ryan Getzlaf, the team’s best player, sat out 24 games after an errant puck fractured a cheekbone.
Stalwart defensemen Hampus Lindholm and Cam Fowler were forced to sit out several games. Corey Perry only recently returned to the lineup after…