...However after drafting a defender in the first round and making Sheldon Souray and Bryan Allen their two biggest free agency acquisitions, the Ducks appear to be shoring up one of their weaker spots last season, and going for broke in 2012-2013.

Maybe thereís some confidence that a full year of Bruce Boudreau behind the bench will make Anaheim the kind of offensive juggernaut that the Washington Capitals became under Boudreauís direction. Whatever the reason, itís clear that the Ducks believe they can win with the offense they have, and that a little more help in front of Jonas Hiller will be enough to make them competitive in the Western Conference this year.

So what kind of pairings can we expect from Anaheimís revamped defense?

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