Found January 16, 2013 on
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Predictions are hardly ever accurate. Unless your team is so bad that you can't help but to finish dead last. Or a team is so much of a sure thing that you can' miss. I'm no hockey expert, but I wouldn't classify the Anaheim Ducks as neither. But the experts are saying the Ducks won't be a contender this season and veteran Teemu Selanne isn't taking it lightly and hopes his teammates won't either.
“That can’t be the only motivation. But hopefully we’ll get pissed off here,” Selanne said.
With this being a shortened season as well as the final season for Selanne, maybe that can act as a form of motivation. The season is only 48 games so anything can happen.
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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...
In an abbreviated training camp, there is no time to dawdle and wait and see. The Ducks have been making minor tweaks here and there, but the first cuts came on Wednesday.
After sending goaltender Viktor Fasth to Norfolk for conditioning and game action, the Ducks have brought up Fredrik Andersen. Andersen may very well be the guy on the bench to back up Jonas Hiller when...
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