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RICKARD RAKELL RUMORS

Saku soon? Ducks return Rakell to AHL

The stage is being set for Saku Koivu‘s return. Koivu, out since Oct. 28 with a concussion, is reportedly close to coming back to action — to facilitate the move, Anaheim sent forward Rickard Rakell back to AHL Norfolk on Monday. Rakell, 20, appeared in six games for the Ducks during his recall assignment, playing a career-high 15:21 in a 6-2 win over Buffalo on Nov. 8. The...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Spotlighting Upper Deck's Spelling.

A quick post today on my newest Ryan Getzlaf hit. When I saw these existed I knew then that the one I would eventually acquire would have to feature three different sweater colors. Black and bland just weren't going to cut it.$5.85 later and this beaut is mine. I don't know why Rickard Rakell was selected to accompany Getz and Scott Niedermayer when a number of better choices...
Via Plaschke, Thy Sweater Is Argyle
August 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Rakell to Juniors; Hiller Improving

Although Rickard Rakell impressed the Ducks enough in their mini training camp to stay for a few regular season games, the party is over.  Rakell, 19, was not eligible to be sent to the AHL, so he was sent back to his junior team.  "Once you get a taste of it here, you always want to stay," said Rakell. "I think this could a be a good way for me. We can have...
Via On the Duck Pond
February 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Steve Palumbo: Anaheim Ducks Top Prospects: Rickard Rakell + Bobby Ryan and Labor Strife

Perhaps the Anaheim Ducks prospect that carries the most buzz with him is gifted right winger Emerson Etem and rightfully so. But, the Ducks have another right winger in the system that could someday find himself playing on Anaheim first line. The Ducks took Rickard Rackell in the first round of the 2011 NHL entry draft (30th overall). He is considered one of the top, if not...
Via HockeyBuzz
August 11, 2012  |  Discuss

More Signings For Ducks - Rakell, Hendry, Smaby

Free agency just begins on July 1.  It is not a one day affair.   Clubs are signing contracts with not only free agents, but also prospects of their own.  Anaheim is no different. The Ducks added more defensive depth by signing Jordan Hendry and Matt Smaby to one year contracts.  Smaby, 27, played in Syracuse last season (the Ducks former AHL affiliate).   He is a huge presence...
Via On the Duck Pond
July 03, 2012  |  Discuss
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