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The Ducks Have Yet To Hang A Sweater From The Rafters

from Mark Whicker of the Orange County Register,

One of them is not Chris Pronger. Yes, he was the last stroke of the hammer that knocked down the barrier to a Stanley Cup in 2007. And, no, the Ducks have not yet really replaced him, as if any team could.

But Pronger was only a Duck for three seasons. St.Louis has the roof that should be raised for him.

Here's how the Ducks should go about it.

•(Scott) Niedermayer: Sure, Niedermayer was a Duck for only five seasons. But the Ducks won seven playoff series in those five years and he was a first team All-Star in two of them. He also was a Duck when he helped Canada win the Olympic gold medal. More than anything Niedermayer lent the franchise some of his surplus credibility. The Ducks became relevant the moment he signed.

read on for three more suggested names...

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