Found March 08, 2013 on On the Duck Pond:
Captain, oh captain!  Ryan Getzlaf has signed an eight-year contract extension that will see him in an Anaheim jersey through the 2020-2021 season  The $66 million contract breaks down to $6.5M next year then $8.75M, $9.25M, $9.25M, $9.025M, $8.95M, $8.275M and $6M. “We are very happy to have Ryan committed to this franchise long-term,” said GM Bob Murray. “He has often expressed his interest to stay in Anaheim for his entire career, a goal we share. He is a leader, a proven winner, and possesses a skill set that’s hard to find. This is a great day for the Ducks.” Ducks fans are equally happy and breathing a partial sigh of relief.  No one wanted to see Getzlaf test free agency at the end of the year, or worse, be traded before the deadline.  Getzlaf, 27, was a first round draft pick by the Ducks in 2003 and has appeared in 534 career NHL games with the Ducks, scoring 146-353=499 points with a +77 rating and 504 penalty minutes (PIM).  He was named the eighth captain...

Anaheim Ducks Sign Ryan Getzlaf To Lucrative Long-Term Deal.

The Anaheim Ducks locked up their franchise cornerstone and best player by signing Ryan Getzlaf to an 8-year contract extension that begins next year. The deal, worth $66 million, comes as Getzlaf was in the final year of his contract.Getzlaf is 3rd all-time in franchise history with 501 points, picking up his 500th yesterday via an assist. He leads the team in scoring during this...

Anaheim Signs Sarault and Gagne

Anaheim has made two entry level signings this week. First, they signed center Charlie Sarault to a three year contract that was announced on Tuesday.  Sarault, 21, currently leads the Ontario Hockey League in scoring for the Sarnia Sting. "I guess since its not so much of a secret anymore, yes the rumours are true I did just lately sign to the Anaheim Ducks, I can...

Is Corey Perry Worth 9-10M?

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Anaheim Continues Calgary Dominance at Home

Anaheim hates going to Detroit.  Joe Louis has been very unkind to them over the years and the Ducks have a mere four wins in the building in 20 years.   Calgary can feel Anaheim's pain, because a visit to the Honda Center has yielded absolutely nothing in return for the past 16 games in a row.  The Flames last win in Anaheim?  January 19, 2004.  The latest victory to...

About Last Night…Jonas is King of the Hiller

Jonas Hiller turned aside all 18 Phoenix shots and Ryan Getzlaf posted an empty-net goal and an assist as the Anaheim Ducks blanked the Phoenix Coyotes 2-0. Corey Perry had the Ducks’ other goal. SPIN: Perhaps Hiller’s demise was a little exaggerated. He rode the Ducks’ coattails at the start of the season but got replaced by Victor Fasth between the pipes. Hiller was able...

Video- The Hotstove Tonight

The panel discussed what does Anaheim do with Corey Perry, the GM meeting is March 20th and some of the issues which may be brought up are goalie equipment, too many games going to the shootout and diving.  Then visor talk was brought up and finally, the most sought after NCAA player is...  

Ducks Shut Out Coyotes 2-0

It only took three times (and a change of venue!) but the Ducks finally defeated the Coyotes.  After two consecutive 5-4 shootout losses in Phoenix, the miniseries came to Anaheim where everything changed. The Ducks and Jonas Hiller were able to procure a 2-0 shutout on Wednesday night.  In a case of very strange fuzzy math, the Ducks and Coyotes split the three game series...

Flames-Ducks Preview

After facing the same team for three straight games, the Anaheim Ducks should be eager for the chance to extend their home winning streak against a different opponent Friday night. The Ducks look for a 10th straight victory at Honda Center while also trying to continue their home success against a Calgary Flames team seeking a season-high third consecutive win. Anaheim (16-3-3...
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