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Ducks notes: Ryan Getzlaf, wife Paige, welcome baby girl

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Ryan Getzlaf has had quite the eventful postseason and it's only Game 2. After getting his face stitched up following Wednesday's Game 1 victory in the Ducks' opening-round series against Dallas, the Ducks' captain and his wife, Paige, welcomed a baby girl shortly after midnight, early Friday morning. All jokes about his daughter crying when she...
Via Fox Sports West
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Getzlaf’s Brother Tweets Picture Of Ducks Star’s Stitches (Photo)

Anaheim Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf took a slapshot to the face off Dallas Stars center Tyler Seguin’s stick during the final seconds of Wednesday night’s Stanley Cup playoff game. The puck nailed Getzlaf in the jaw right below his lip, requiring him to receive stitches, but he’s expected to play in Game 2 on Friday night as the Ducks try to protect their 1-0 series lead. Getzlaf’s...
Via NESN.com
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PHOTO: Ryan Getzlaf's face, after being hit by slap shot

In case you missed it, Anaheim Ducks forward Ryan Getzlaf had to leave the ice during Game 1 of the Ducks-Stars series after taking a Tyler Seguin slap shot directly to the face in the game’s final seconds. The puck appeared to strike Getzlaf around the mouth, where he began to bleed pretty profusely before heading to the locker room for repairs. He managed to escape serious damage...
Via Next Impulse Sports
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Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf suffers facial laceration, will be ready for Game 2

That's one tough Duck. Despite a facial laceration during Wednesday night's Game 1 victory over the Stars, Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf is expected to play in Friday night's Game 2 on Prime Ticket starting at 7 p.m. PT. According to the Ducks, Getzlaf received numerous stitches, but x-rays were negative. Getzlaf recorded his 19th career multi-point game on Wednesday night...
Via Fox Sports West
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Ducks' Getzlaf takes hard puck to the face against Stars

The Anaheim Ducks got a bit of a scare when the Dallas Stars came storming back from a 4-0 defecit on Wednesday. But that wasn't the biggest concern in the final minute of Game 1. Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf took a hard puck to the face from Stars' Tyler Seguin with just 16 seconds remaining. The Ducks held on for the 4-3 win to take a 1-0 series lead. And luckily for Anaheim...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Stars legend Mike Modano trolls Ducks fans on Twitter

The Anaheim Ducks and Dallas Stars get their first-round playoff series underway tonight. So, legendary Stars forward Mike Modano had a little fun on Twitter at the expense of the Ducks. Check out his tweet below: From the Mighty Ducks movie outtakes. What @9modano really told Bombay and the Ducks… pic.twitter.com/AEwPhgFLwb” @AnaheimDucks — Mike Modano (@9modano) April 16...
Via Around The Rink
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Who will start in game 1?

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...
Via Puckrant.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Who’s In Goal For The Ducks?

from Lance Pugmire of the LA Times, Among the three goalies the Western Conference top-seeded Ducks can choose to start Wednesday in their Stanley Cup playoff opener against the Dallas Stars, the one with the most wins doesn’t expect to be in net. Jonas Hiller, who went 29-13-7 for the Ducks (54-20-8) but lost his final three games, was last off the ice at Monday’s practice...
Via Kukla's Korner
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Teemu Selanne takes victory lap in Anaheim

s/t NHLVideo. Teemu Selanne was named the first, second, and third star following his final regular season home game in Anaheim last night. The forward took a victory lap around the ice and eventually, even opposing goalie J.S. Giguere joined him. The two were former teammates on the Ducks when they won the Stanley Cup in the 2006-07 season. What an end to an incredible career...
Via Talk Hockey
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bonino puts Ducks past Avalanche in season finale

Teemu Selanne and Jean-Sebastien Giguere skated to center ice under a spotlight on the darkened rink, their clasped hands held aloft. Before Selanne's Ducks and Giguere's Colorado Avalanche head to the playoffs in a few days, these two beloved Ducks savored one last chance to feel Anaheim's mighty love for them. Nick Bonino scored 1:33 into overtime, and the Ducks finished...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Teemu Selanne, John-Sebastien Giguere bid farewells

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Sunday's slate of NHL games were essentially meaningless in regards to standings and playoff positioning but the Ducks and the Avalanche, two of the West's best, didn't see it that way. Nick Bonino scored a goal in overtime for a 3-2 win in the Ducks' final game of the regular season. Yes, it was in some ways meaningless, but it wasn't because...
Via Fox Sports West
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Teemu Selanne, Jean-Sebastien Giguere share victory lap

The Ducks played their final game of the regular season on Sunday night at home against the Avalanche, and it was a pretty special night at the Honda Center. The beloved Teemu Selanne, who has spent fifteen years over two different stints playing for the Ducks, dressed for what was likely his final regular season game of his illustrious NHL career. The Ducks and their fans had...
Via Next Impulse Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Saying good bye to a friend

81 games into the season and the Anaheim Ducks have set several team records. With 53 wins and 114 points the Ducks have won their second straight division title and wrapped up the Western Conference. The 260 goals are a team record and if the Ducks score two or more goals tonight, they will finish with the most goals scored in the NHL (unless the Boston Bruins score over seven goals...
Via Puckrant.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruce Boudreau’s Team In Anaheim

from Andrew Knoll of the New York Times, His label as hockey’s Everyman has worn a bit thin, but Anaheim Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau continues to produce results that are anything but ordinary. The Ducks clinched their second consecutive Pacific Division title on Wednesday with a 5-2 victory against San Jose. Heading into Saturday night’s game against Los Angeles, they...
Via Kukla's Korner
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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