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from Helene Elliott of the LA Times, Angered by his team’s continued wretched play, Ducks General Manager Bob Murray said he’s prepared to make dramatic changes and underscored his point by saying only Teemu Selanne and Saku Koivu are not available in trades.
Both veteran forwards have no-trade clauses. But if Selanne were to ask to be traded to a Stanley Cup contender Murray surely wouldn’t stand in his way, though Murray still wants Selanne to retire as a Duck.
“And the rest of the players in that locker room, I thought they’d figure out when we changed coaches that time was running, the clock was running quickly here. And I don’t care who you talked about,” Murray said, referring to his dismissal of Coach Randy Carlyle on Nov. 30 and hiring of former Washington Capitals coach Bruce Boudreau.
“But we will not go to draft picks. It’s not my intention.”
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Times are tough for the Anaheim Ducks. Trade rumors seem to be swirling around their top players on a daily basis. The latest rumor involves captain Ryan Getzlaf. Is trading him the answer to get the Ducks back on track?This season has been a trying one for GM Bob Murray and the Anaheim Ducks. After making the postseason on the back of MVP Corey Perry, the club has battled injuries...
Things are getting loopy in Disneyland. GM Bob Murray may be just sending a message, and most out there believe he is, when he came came out yesterday and said only Koivu and Selanne were unavailable, and only because they had no-trades. In the Orange Country Register Murray suggested that maybe the time had come to change the team's core.
While it may be hard to wrap logic...
Maybe it's a motivation technique. Maybe he really doesn't mean everyone save for two players are available.
Or, perhaps, Anaheim Ducks GM Bob Murray has actually placed nearly his entire roster on the auction block this season.
Helene Elliott of the LA Times spoke with Murray on Wednesday night ahead of the Ducks' game against the San Jose Sharks and gleaned the following...
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Brad Winchester and Benn Ferriero scored 27 seconds apart in the second period, and the San Jose Sharks beat the Anaheim Ducks for the first time in four tries this season, 3-1 Wednesday night.
Joe Pavelski also scored and Antti Niemi made 26 saves in his 13th consecutive start for the Sharks, who were inexplicably mastered in their first three meetings with...
Hockey fans owe a debt of gratitude to Anaheim Ducks GM Bob Murray. Weeks before the trade deadline, his everything-must-go-but-not-you-Saku-or-Teemu stance ignited a cottage industry of speculation. On the venerable HF Boards, there's a thread dedicated to Ducks proposals that's crossing 30 pages this morning.
Maybe we exhausted all the Bobby Ryan scenarios back in November...
The internet is ABLAZE tonight with a MASSIVE TRADE rumor going around.
The Ducks Get
Mason Raymond, Cody Hodson, and Keith Ballard and a 3rd
The Canucks Get
When we know more we'll post it here or on the blog.
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Below is how a GM of another team is dealing with his team's struggles. Check this out from Anaheim Ducks' GM Bob Murray via Helen Elliot's twitter:
"Murray says he has two untouchables-- Teemu Selanne and Saku Koivu-- but anyone else is in play. Says he's not rebuilding and seeking draft picks. if he trades a core player...
The Ducks will hold S.C.O.R.E. Night on Sunday, January 8th at Honda Center, raising awareness for the award-winning Anaheim Ducks S.C.O.R.E. (Scholastic Curriculum of Recreation & Education), the primary program of the Anaheim Ducks Foundatio...
SHARKS AT ANAHEIMFaceoff: 7 p.m. at Honda CenterTV/Radio: CSNCA, 98.5, 102.1, 92.1Ducks update: With Anaheim struggling, future Hall of Famer and former Shark RW Teemu Selanne is already being asked if he'd ask for a trade to a Stanley Cup contender in what is likely to be his final season in the
The latest edition of Off the Ice with host Steve Carroll will be at ESPN Zone Anaheim and aired on AM 830 tonight from 5 to 7 p.m.
Guests will include Ducks head coach Bruce Boudreau, forward Andrew Cogliano and defenseman Francoi...
(01-04) 21:36 PST Anaheim, Calif. (AP) -- Brad Winchester and Benn Ferriero scored 27 seconds apart in the second period, and the San Jose Sharks beat the Anaheim Ducks for the first time in four tries this season, 3-1...
After the Ducks general manager calls out his stars, they respond with a strong game. Bobby Ryan scores twice, Teemu Selanne gets a goal, and Ryan Getzlaf scores for the first time since Dec. 4.After the Ducks general manager calls out his stars, they respond with a strong game. Bobby Ryan scores twice, Teemu Selanne gets a goal, and Ryan Getzlaf scores for the first time since Dec. 4.