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Ryan Kesler is energized by fans' taunts and fires up Ducks

Ryan Kesler is energized by fans' taunts and fires up Ducks

The more the Winnipeg crowd booed him, the more Ryan Kesler smiled and gained strength in his legs to go everywhere, be everywhere, all over the ice and in the Jets' nightmares. "It energizes me. Obviously you hear it. It's great," he said. "Obviously I'm doing something right. I fed off it and it helped my game." The more fans heckled him, the more determined the veteran center became to fulfill the Stanley Cup mission he had in mind when he joined the Ducks in a trade from Vancouver last summer. Led by Kesler's two-goal performance the Ducks on Wednesday took the first step on the trail of the Stanley Cup by finishing off the Jets with a 5-2...

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