Found April 02, 2012 on On the Duck Pond:
Fan Appreciation Night at the Honda Center and the final home game of the year in Anaheim.  Possibly the final home game of Teemu Selanne's illustrious career.    Clearly the Edmonton Oilers did not get the memo and spoiled any chance of Anaheim finishing off the season at home on a high note by earning a 2-1 victory over the Ducks. There did seem to be a memo stating that only people named Teemu could score.  Oilers rookie, Teemu Hartikainen, got Edmonton on the board just :15 seconds into the game.   Hartikainen beat Jonas Hiller again at 6:04 and the Ducks were playing catch up the remainder of the evening.  Hartikainen, who is nearly half the age of Selanne, played his first game against his boyhood idol. "He was the biggest hockey player when I was growing up," Hartikainen said. "I look at Teemu like kind of my idol. We didn't have NHL on TV, but every Saturday morning we had this show that showed a lineup of games and usually Selanne was on there, too....

Parros faces uncertain future in Anaheim

Few among the Ducks are more popular than George Parros, whose work on and off the ice over the past six seasons has made him a fan favorite. But the enforcer's future with the team is cloudy now that he's become a regular healthy scratch over the last six weeks and has an expiring contract. Unlike three years ago when the Ducks talked to him and got him locked up midway...

Ducks sign C Chris Wagner to three-year deal

ANAHEIM, Calif. The Anaheim Ducks announced today that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has signed center Chris Wagner to a three-year entry-level contract. Per club policy, no financial terms of the deal were disclosed. Wagner, 20 (52791), recently completed his sophomore season with Colgate of the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC), scoring 17-34=51 points with...

Fowler’s Defensive Woes Continue

Cam Fowler of the Anaheim Ducks was one of the higher profile rookies in the NHL last year.  As an 18 year old he played a significant role with the Ducks.  He showed some offensive prowess scoring 40 points from defence.  The problem was he wasn’t much of a defensive player.  He had the worst team and zone adjusted Corsi rating in the league last year.  Anaheim Duck fans...

Teemu Time

Oilers beat Ducks (no April fools joke) 2-1 Three first period goals and all scored by a Teemu, this was an NHL first in what may have been Teemu Selanne’s last home game as a member of the Anaheim Ducks. While fans filled the lower bowl with signs asking for one more year, Selanne remained mum on the subject. Continue reading "Teemu Time"

Ducks Prospect Emerson Etem is Ready to Take the Next Step

(Noah Graham/NHLI via Getty Images) By Steve Palumbo (@StevePalumboNHL) Imagine growing up in Southern California; the land of sun, surf and hockey. Anaheim Ducks prospect Emerson Etem is the latest name to be added to an ever-increasing list of players from the United States’ left coast. Etem grew up in Long Beach, a beach city located in Los Angeles County. It’s an area more...

Oilers 2, Ducks 1

Teemu Hartikainen gave Edmonton an early lead with his first two goals of the season, Devan Dubnyk made 32 saves and the Oilers beat Anaheim 2-1 on Sunday night in the Ducks' final home game of the season. Teemu Selanne scored for the Ducks, and Jonas Hiller stopped 13 shots. Hiller, who has set franchise records with 70 starts and 71 appearances, finished his home slate 19...

Anaheim Ducks vs. Canucks betting odds & handicapping preview – April 3

Nucks look for seventh straight Tuesday night versus Anaheim The Vancouver Canucks finally reached the pinnacle of the Western Conference on Saturday night with their sixth straight win. Now the Anaheim Ducks stand in the way of the Canucks and first overall in the NHL standings. The two teams will go toe-to-toe Tuesday night as the Ducks try to end a mini-skid and the Canucks try...

Anaheim vs. Vancouver – April 3rd | NHL Highlights

Ducks vs Canucks Game Recap Did you miss the Anaheim Ducks vs. Vancouver Canucks Tuesday night on TSN? BOXSCORE | Q’s POST GAME RECAP We’ve got the highlights for you. Ducks vs. Canucks highlights courtesy CLICK HERE CHECK OUT THE CANUCKS CLUBHOUSE TODAY AT NWSB! © NWSports "Q" for North West Sports Beat, 2012. | Permalink | No comment | Follow...

Fantasy Hockey MINI ONE (4/2)

  We do this a bit differently as it is the final week. There is no sense in looking back at last week. It is time to go six days and determine some champions.  That is why our video today has a little extra Finnish to it.  Here is Teemu Selanne, a fantasy hockey marvel past the age of 40.  The NHL has a few of these wonders and its amazing to see how they just...

Oilers-Ducks Preview

It's safe to say that Teemu Selanne will get the biggest cheers during the Anaheim Ducks' home finale Sunday night. Selanne has not yet committed to returning for the 2012-13 season as he takes the ice at home for the final time this season when the Ducks meet the Edmonton Oilers. The veteran winger will turn 42 in July but continues to be productive, leading Anaheim (33...

Ducks-Oilers Preview

Considering the Edmonton Oilers aren't firing many shots on goal, it's not surprising they're struggling to score. Despite these issues, they managed to generate enough offense to beat the Anaheim Ducks over the weekend. In a matchup of last-place teams, the Oilers try to defeat the Ducks for a second time in five days Thursday night in their home finale. Edmonton...
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