After only a few games played, 2018-19 quickly became the season of empty promises, disappointment, and defeat. The Anaheim Ducks had transformed into an unrecognizable team that was on the verge of internal combustion. However, one of the few bright spots this season was the rookies.
Although most of them started off on the completely wrong foot, no one blames them with Randy Carlyle at the helm of the sinking ship. Sending them down to San Diego was the best thing Bob Murray could have done for each and every one of them.