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Anaheim Ducks 2018-19 Grades: Rickard Rakell Struggles After Record Season

Rickard Rakell has often been praised as one of the best players currently on the Anaheim Ducks roster. The former first-round selection steadily improved with each passing season, topping almost 70 points during his 2017-18 campaign.

Nevertheless, in the midst of a rather difficult season, Rickard Rakell’s progress stalled and he took several steps back. The player who had become one of the Anaheim Ducks most consistent goal scorers had virtually disappeared during the 2018-19 season. Is this a result of poor coaching or is Rickard Rakell not the player we all thought he was?