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ANAHEIM, Calif. – The Anaheim Ducks announced today that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has acquired center David Steckel from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for right wing Ryan Lasch and a seventh-round draft pick in 2014.
“Adding David Steckel gives us another big body and depth up the middle,” said Ducks Executive Vice President/General Manager Bob Murray. “He comes highly recommended from Bruce (Boudreau). Faceoffs have been something of a concern for us the last few seasons. Steckel is a tremendous faceoff man and penalty killer, something that will really help our club.”
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The Ducks have acquired forward David Steckel from the Toronto Maple Leafs for minor leaguer Ryan Lasch and a seventh-round draft pick in 2014.
In Steckel, the Ducks acquired a player that teams with championship dreams often try to land approaching the NHL trading deadline. Steckel is a face-off specialist. In short, the acquisition cost was comparatively low to add a piece to...
The Ducks added some depth at center by acquiring veteran David Steckel from the Toronto Maple Leafs. In exchange, the Leafs received local Orange County boy, winger Ryan Lasch, and a seventh-round draft pick in 2014.
Steckel, 31, only appeared in 13 games this season with the Maple Leafs. He has also played for coach Bruce Boudreau when Boudreau coached the AHL's Manchester...
The Anaheim Ducks sent right wing Ryan Lasch and a seventh-round pick in the 2014 draft to the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for center David Steckel.
Steckel has 73 points in 398 games in his eight NHL seasons. He started his career with Washington and played under Ducks current head coach Bruce Boudreau.
After jumping around from Washington, to New Jersey and Toronto,...
from Eric Stephens of Ducks Blog,
Corey Perry figured that he would receive some form of discipline from the NHL for his hit on Minnesota's Jason Zucker and the possibility of him being out of the Ducks' lineup was realistic.
But a four-game suspension? That one didn't enter the winger's mind.
"I think it’s caught a lot of people off guard,"...
Ryan Getzlaf scored in the third round of the shootout and Jonas Hiller made 33 saves to help lead the Anaheim Ducks to a 2-1 victory over the Dallas Stars on Thursday.
Andrew Cogliano scored in regulation for Anaheim, which has won five in a row and gone nine games without a regulation defeat (7-0-2).
Despite missing star Corey Perry, who was serving the first of a four-game suspension...
A few people didn’t like that I suggested that Jay McClement was a bad player in yesterday’s Mikhail Grabovski post so I thought I would provide a visual representation of McClement’s mediocrity in the form of 5v5 Zone Start adjusted CF% WOWY charts for each of the past 6 seasons (this season included). Let’s start with [...]The post Visual WOWY representation of Jay McClement’s...
I purchased a redemption from eBay a long time ago for a Dominion on-card auto numbered out of 50 of Ducks' winger Bobby Ryan. Dominion is my favorite hockey product, Bobby is my second favorite hockey player, and the price was right, so it was a win-win-win for me. I waited and waited and waited some more until I finally found out from Panini that the cards had been lost somewhere...
Nick Kypreos and Doug MacLean of Sportsnet discuss the Leafs trading Kessel. Anaheim, Detroit, Pittsburgh and Vancouver are listed as possible cities Kessel could land.
Undefeated at home for more than a month, the Anaheim Ducks are also finding ways to win on the road.
The Ducks look to conclude a three-game trip with a sixth straight victory overall and second in seven days over the surging St. Louis Blues on Saturday night.
Anaheim (20-3-3) was mired in an 0-1-2 road stretch before posting consecutive 2-1 victories at Minnesota and Dallas....
The Toronto Maple Leafs have acquired defenseman Kevin Marshall from the Washington Capitals for forward Nicolas Deschamps.
Marshall played in 52 games with the American Hockey League's Hershey Bears this season. He had a goal and four assists with 77 penalty minutes.
The 24-year-old Marshall was drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers in the second round in 2007. Marshall played...
My 3 Stars for the Game
1. Jake Allen, STL. I'm OK with this one; he made the big saves when needed.
2. Chris Stewart, STL. Game winning goal, and buzzed around the net all night long.
3. Ryan Getzlaf, ANH. Solid all-around play, even if it didn't show up on the scoresheet.
Honorable mention: Vladimir Sobotka, STL (assist, 4 hits, 10-6 in the faceoff circle, ...
Reports from various media sources at Air Canada Center this morning indicate that Randy Carlyle will tinker with his lineup tonight, as defenseman John-Michael Liles will be inserted into the Maple Leafs lineup against the Pittsburgh Penguins, replacing Mike Kostka.
The 32 year old Liles has been a healthy scratch since the Leafs 3-0 shutout win over the Ottawa Senators on February...
Pittsburgh Penguins (19-8-0) @ Toronto Maple Leafs (15-11-1)
ROOT, SNET-O, RDS - 7:00 pm/et
Air Canada Centre - Toronto, ON
The last Pens/Leafs game from a few days ago was an entertaining contest, except for the Malkin injury of course. The Pens needed a shootout to triumph over the Leafs last time. What will happen tonight with the Pens looking to win seven...