Found March 04, 2014 on The Daily Sports Herald:
The Anaheim Ducks filled a need today for their anticipated postseason run, announcing that the club has acquired defenseman Stephane Robidas from the Dallas Stars in exchange for a conditional fourth-round selection in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.The 5-11, 190-pound defenseman has been sidelined for 37 games this season with a broken leg, which he suffered on November 29. The veteran is in the final year of his four-year contract, and should provide the Ducks with the defensive toughness they need in the playoffs, provided he can regain his health.  The Ducks currently have the best record in the NHL.Robidas, 37, has scored (55-191) 246 points with a +5 rating and 671 penalty minutes in 871 career NHL games with Montreal, Dallas, and Chicago. A 2009 NHL All-Star, Robidas set career highs in goals (10), assists (31), points (41) while appearing in all 82 games for the second time in his career in 2009-10. He has also appeared in 44 career Stanley Cup Playoff games, earning 15 points wi...

Stars trade Stephane Robidas to Anaheim Ducks

According to multiple reports, the Stars have traded Stephane Robidas to the Anaheim Ducks for a draft pick, possibly a fourth-rounder that the Ducks received from Washington. More to come as details come by. If true though, it’s sad that Robidas’ last image with Dallas will be him writhing in pain after breaking his leg

Stephane Robidas Now An Anaheim Duck

Ducks send the fourth they got from Washington to Dallas to acquire Robidas. So, in effect, it's swapping Penner for Robidas. — Eric Stephens (@icemancometh) March 4, 2014

Ducks make moves in preparation for Stanley Cup run

A flurry of trades were made by the Anaheim Ducks Tuesday morning in an attempt to gear up for a Stanley Cup run. The league leaders were rumored to be on the market for a veteran defenseman to add to a young defensive core and they acquired that in a three-team trade, dealing away forward Dustin Penner to the Washington Capitals for a fourth-round pick, which was then traded to...

Dealin’ Ducks: Anaheim acquires Robidas from Dallas

The Anaheim Ducks have been extremely busy in the day prior to the NHL trade deadline. Having already flipped Dustin Penner to Washington and Viktor Fasth to Edmonton, the Ducks solidified their back end by acquiring veteran blueliner Stephane Robidas from Dallas, according to the O.C. Register. In exchange, Dallas receives the fourth-round pick Anaheim received from Washington...

Francois Beauchemin scores goal with lucky bounce off side boards

Anaheim Ducks forward Francois Beauchemin scored a lucky power play goal on a shot from center ice that took an unusual bounce off the side boards and into the net during the second period of Wednesday night's game against Montreal.Beauchemin shot the puck into the air along the side boards, and Canadiens goalie Dustin Tokarski stepped out of the net to play the puck behind the...

Ducks sail through Canes

Each time he flashed his glove or kicked out his legs Sunday night, Frederik Andersen showed the Ducks that he belonged in the NHL. Every time he turned away the Carolina Hurricanes, he furthered his case for sticking with the Ducks instead of returning to the minor leagues. Andersen made a career-high 49 saves in the NHL-leading Ducks’ 5-3 victory over the Hurricanes at the Honda...

Dustin Penner Traded To Washington

Dustin Penner is a Washington Capital. #TSN #Tradecentre — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) March 4, 2014 added 2:05pm,   WSH gives up 4th-round pick to ANA for Dustin Penner. #TSN #Tradecentre — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) March 4, 2014

Capitals acquire Penner from Ducks: report

The Washington Capitals acquired forward Dustin Penner from the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday, reports TSN's Bob McKenzie, adding a veteran with postseason experience to their push for the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Ducks will, adds McKenzie, get back a fourth-round pick in the 2014 NHL Draft which they had previously traded to the Capitals. Penner has 13 goals and 32 points in 49...

Dallas Stars GM Nill offers trade deadline insights in interview with CBC—Wings-related ones, too

Former Red Wings assistant GM Jim Nill is preparing for his first trade deadline at the helm of his own team, the Dallas Stars, but he gave a thoughtful and insightful interview to the CBC's Doug Harrison, and the interview begins with Nill recollecting how the Chris Chelios trade went down back in 1999--and why it ended up making so much sense for the Wings: “First of...

Before the CBJ puck drops: Dallas Stars

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Stars Get Ruff 600th Win in Edging Sabres

DALLAS -- In a way, it was almost poetic that Lindy Ruff got his 600th career win as an NHL head coach against his former team, the Buffalo Sabres. The Dallas Stars and Sabres went toe-to-toe on Monday night at American Airlines Center, but in the end a power-play goal by Dallas rookie winger Alex Chiasson, one that went in off his shin guard, was the difference in a 3-2 win. Ruff...

LeBrun: Ducks trade Viktor Fasth to Edmonton

The Edmonton Oilers have made a goalie swap, trading Ilya Bryzgalov to Minnesota and adding Viktor Fasth from Anaheim: Viktor Fasth to Edmonton also a done deal. — Pierre LeBrun (@Real_ESPNLeBrun) March 4, 2014 The details of compensation are forthcoming.

Ducks, Sens Make A Slightly Smaller Blockbuster Deal by   Steven Ellis

The Ottawa Senators have traded Andre Petersson to the Anaheim Ducks for Alex Grant. Petersson was selected by the Senators in the 4th round (109th overall) of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft. Petersson started the 2012-2013 season with Binghamton and had 2 goals and 3 assists before injuring his hip and ending his season early. This season has been a [...]

Analyzing Todays Trades

Today is shaping up to be a relatively busy day with some rather surprising moves. Here is a re-cap of todays moves, as well as what each move means for the teams involved.(Trade details found at Montreal trades 5th round pick in 2015 to Florida in exchange for Defenseman Mike Weaver A minor deal where Montreal acquires some defensive depth that they lost when they traded...
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