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Watch segment three of the Anaheim Ducks' 2011-2012 season preview show.
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-- -- on our ducks -- season preview it Bears repeating that Randy Carlisle era begins its seventh -- this season behind the Anaheim bench and it will roll along as He picked up a three year contract extension in the off season. Well deserved and hazy as we rolled towards the end of training camp now when we see more new blood. I think so I general manager Bob Murray needs in the panthers' third and fourth lines he'd get much production out of that group last year. But there are number young players on the ball that have a legitimate shot -- me -- -- of the game about placement -- It's going to be a great NHL player for just nineteen years the game of a power forward type player Andrew Gordon was acquired from Washington Capitals as a kid. Who has been a prolific scorer the American Hockey League level but considers himself more an energy type player. Actually -- our. Cut on the ducks last season got good speed in the middle of the ice and real nice job pre season in. He's got a shot to right as you point out the top two lines looked very familiar where we may see some of -- -- was on the bottom. Nobody Bryan -- gets up Corey Perry that's that's the big line as they roll so we'll roll the ducks. This season newcomer and thought Leon Hall was acquired to be that third line center with the speed that deductibility and company. For sometime now and some questions around George -- of whether or not he's going to be able to start the regular season if not. Or an opportunity for -- on this metallic perhaps Brian McGrath and a veteran tough guy -- -- in the lineup in the early going and as you mentioned in our earlier segment of the defense looks very familiar big change from a year ago got one question marks starting -- will Tony gluten and be available to start the season in Helsinki. He had offseason shoulder surgery. So question marks surrounding him and Chris Foster. That was required to have a little bit more pop from the Blue Line the second power play unit. He had kind of a weird deal -- an old surgery was having an impact on his five and I think Curtis probably. Four weeks from the start of the regular season they've worked his way back in the lineup and -- old story. When players go out a lineup with the injuries it creates opportunities for others and of course we mentioned Jonas Hiller earlier Dan Ellis is back to back him up again this season.