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Ailing Ducks defense could be down Fowler as he undergoes MRI

Anaheim Ducks v New York Rangers

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 22: Cam Fowler #4 of the Anaheim Ducks argues an overtime penalty call during the game against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on December 22, 2015 in New York City. The Rangers defeated the Ducks 3-2 in overtime. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

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There’s always a chance that Cam Fowler’s MRI will turn up positive results.

It sure doesn’t feel that way going in, however, after the Anaheim Ducks defenseman was in clear anguish following a knee-to-knee by Mark Giordano, which won’t prompt a hearing for the Calgary Flames blueliner.

If Fowler misses serious time, the Ducks will walk into the postseason very vulnerable on defense. They’re already dealing with the loss of Hampus Lindholm and Sami Vatanen.

Here’s the hit that is keeping Fowler out day-to-day ... for now.