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A scintillating first period from the Anaheim Ducks saw them open their Stanley Cup playoff series against the Dallas Stars with a 4-3 victory, but it was rookie goalie Frederik Andersen who stole the majority of the headlines after his 32 saves. After a sensational regular season, the Ducks rightly begun their playoff campaign full of confidence...
Frederik Andersen will start in goal for the Ducks in tonight's first-round playoff series opener vs. Dallas.
The game can be seen on FOX Sports West starting at 6:30 p.m.
Andersen has started 24 games for the Ducks this season, accumulating a 20-5 record with a .923 save percentage.
The Ducks also carry two other goalies -- veteran Jonas Hiller (50 starts, 29-13 record, .911...
Who will start in the Ducks net for game 1 and beyond? That is the question being asked of Ducks head coach Bruce Boudreau--a question that he is firmly avoiding. The Ducks are incredibly deep in net and have three bonafide options: the veteran Jonas Hiller, the standout rookie Frederik Andersen, and the highly touted prospect John Gibson. All three are capable goalies. But the question...
from Scott Burnside of ESPN,
What was interesting about the Anaheim Ducks' 3-2, comeback win over the Edmonton Oilers is that the goalie of record for the Ducks, Frederik Andersen, won for the 19th time and pushed his save percentage to an impressive .925 in 26 appearances.
Head coach Bruce Boudreau has been resting starter Jonas Hiller after a period of uneven play...
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...
Anaheim Ducks goalie Jonas Hiller is sitting out against Vancouver with an illness.
Frederik Andersen will fill in against Vancouver on Wednesday night for Hiller, whose 14-game winning streak is the second-longest in a single season in NHL history.
The NHL-leading Ducks have won 17 of 18 overall.
Hiller hasn't lost since Dec. 3, going 23-4-4 with a 2.34 goals-against average...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2014
The Anaheim Ducks have reassigned goalie Frederik Andersen to their AHL affiliate despite his 6-1 start to his NHL career.
The NHL-leading Ducks also assigned defenseman Sami Vatanen to Norfolk on Thursday while recalling center Peter Holland and goalie Viktor Fasth.
Andersen is the first NHL goalie to win the first six decisions of his career since Damian Rhodes did it for Toronto...
Via AP on Fox
November 14, 2013
ANAHEIM, Calif. – The Anaheim Ducks announced today that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled center Peter Holland from the Norfolk Admirals, Anaheim’s primary development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL). In addition, the Ducks have reassigned goaltender Frederik Andersen and defenseman Sami Vatanen to Norfolk.
Andersen, 23 (10/2/89), appeared in...
Frederik Andersen made 32 saves to stay perfect in four NHL games, and Corey Perry and Kyle Palmieri scored first-period goals to lead the road-weary Anaheim Ducks to a 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers on Monday night.
The Ducks finished a season-high, eight-game road trip 5-2-1 -- including 5-0-1 in the final six games. Perry and Palmieri staked Anaheim to a 2-0 lead just...
Via AP on Fox
November 04, 2013
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The Anaheim Ducks have signed goaltender Frederik Andersen to a two-year contract extension through the 2015-16 season. No financial terms were disclosed.
The Ducks announced the signing a few minutes after Andersen's 26-save performance in a 2-1 road victory against the Ottawa Senators.
Andersen, 24, made his NHL debut Oct. 20 against the Dallas Stars. He entered the game...