Found January 15, 2013 on
On the Duck Pond:
The Ducks continue with their abbreviated training camp and already are making some interesting moves.
Goaltender Viktor Fasth was sent to Norfolk of the AHL, not because he has been cut, but in order for him to get some game experience in. Fasth has not played a game since last November when he injured his hip in Sweden. He has been dealing with hip and groin issues since.
Without any pre-season games to "warm up," the Ducks figured a couple of games in Norfolk would be helpful. The 30 year old Swede is expected to be back up for Jonas Hiller. Depending on how Fasth performs in Norfolk will determine whether or not he will be ready to join the Ducks in Vancouver to back up Hiller when the season begins on Saturday. If not, Jeff Deslauriers will be available.
Meanwhile, in camp the Ducks continue to work with their new look lines. Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry now have small, speedy winger Kyle Palmieri on their line. Nick Bonino, who received a lower n...
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from Eric Stephens of Ducks Blog at the OC Register,
But when prompted to discuss the fit and youthful 42-year-old Teemu Selanne for the latest time,Bruce Boudreau couldn’t contain his inner comedic urge.
“He’s almost as old as me and looks just as good or better,” Boudreau said.
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