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The struggles of the Anaheim Ducks this season has resulted in veteran winger Teemu Selanne being frequently mentioned in recent trade rumors.
Ducks GM Bob Murray has repeatedly stated his intent is for Selanne to retire a Duck, though he’s left that decision up to the 41-year old Selanne, who hasn’t fully closed the door on the option of requesting a trade to a Stanley Cup contender, but said his focus remains helping the Ducks reach the playoffs.
Despite winning eight of their last ten games, the Ducks are currently 12 points out of a post-season spot, and with less than half-a-season remaining, their odds of clinching a berth appear long.
It’s rumored Murray has received enquiries from rival clubs about Selanne’s trade status, which is understandable, since he’s currently their leading scorer, and with 45 points in 48 games, has a good shot at reaching the 80-point mark for the tenth time in his remarkable career.
Some observers believe Selanne “owes” it to the Ducks to “do ...
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I've made my fandom of Ryan Getzlaf no secret, sharing pickup after pickup of the Ducks' Captain. While Getz is by far my favorite Duck and favorite hockey player, I'm also a fan of many of the young Ducks. I was able to land a pair of Young Guns cards of two of the better Ducklings, and they mark the first Young Guns I'll permanently have in my collection.First up...
The Ducks have reassigned center Mark Bell and defenseman Nate Guenin to the Syracuse Crunch, Anaheim’s primary development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL).
Anaheim Ducks (18-22-7, 43 pts) @ Dallas Stars (24-21-2, 50 pts)
8:30 PM CT, January 24, 2012
American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas
At this point, it comes as a relief that the All-Star break is upon the Stars. Dallas comes into this game having lost five in a row and six of the last seven games. The only win was in a shootout over the LA Kings. Injuries, sloppy play and a little...
The Anaheim Ducks annual fan-favorite event, the Center Ice White Out: 2012 Anaheim Ducks Orange & White Casino Night presented by The Klein Family was held on Thursday, January 19, 2012, at Honda Center and was a huge success. Over 650 ...
Dallas Stars (24-21-2, 50 points – 3rd, Pacific Division)
vs. Anaheim Ducks (18-22-7, 43 points – 5th, Pacific Division)
Their longest point streak in over three years has the Ducks making up some ground in the Western Conference. In fact, it might not be too long until they pass the struggling Stars.
Steve Zipay at Newsday feels that trade talk involving the Rangers will be picking up soon and that there are numerous players that have piqued their interest.Zipay says that Columbus' Vinny Prospal; Anaheim's Teemu Selanne; Buffalo's Derek Roy and Carolina's Tuomo Ruutu are among the names linked to the Rangers as they all could help the beleaguered power play. Zipay...
Why wouldn't he, since they're both fine products of Finland? Teemu Selanne enjoys snacking on Panda licorice, the company said. So, does the Red Wings' resident Finn, Valtteri Filppula, also partake?