The Ducks Won't Be Mighty NHL Coaches' Poll

Oct. 20, 2003
Oct. 20, 2003

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Oct. 20, 2003


The Ducks Won't Be Mighty NHL Coaches' Poll

Anaheim's stumbling start--they were outscored a combined 9-2 by
the Stars, the Predators and the Coyotes in losing their first
three games last week--wasn't a surprise to several coaches
around the league. In a preseason poll SI asked the 30 NHL bench
bosses who the league's most disappointing team would be this
season. Of the 24 coaches who responded, six said the defending
Western Conference champion Ducks. The Rangers, who lost their
first two games by a combined 10-3 score, took second place with
five votes.

This is an article from the Oct. 20, 2003 issue