Anaheim Ducks Monthly Mailbag – Your questions, our answers

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ANAHEIM, CA – NOVEMBER 15: Head coach of the Anaheim Ducks, Randy Carlyle talks to his player. (Photo by Debora Robinson/NHLI via Getty Images) /

Q4) Should Randy Carlyle be considered for the Jack Adams Award?

Yes, briefly considered. Let’s face it Vegas Golden Knights coach Gerard Gallant is taking this hardware home and rightfully so. What he’s done with that expansion club, is nothing short of amazing. Gallant is up there with Sister Jean of Loyola of Chicago for sports miracle worker of the year.

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As for Carlyle, early in the season when the Ducks were ravaged by injuries, he held them together and had the team playing .500 hockey. Since Christmas Anaheim is 22-11-4, a .649 clip. If there were a “coach of the second half of the season” award, Carlyle would be a top contender.