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The 5 Best Trades in Anaheim Ducks History

Originally published in Sept. 2013, a look back at some great trades for the Anaheim Ducks. In the first years of the Ducks’ existence, the team struggled to compete with a cast of players from the expansion draft.  While solid drafting and player development played a big part in the turnaround, the organization has benefitted greatly from a number of trades.  Not all of the...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

Ducks’ Window Wide Open

The sports world can be cruel and unfair. It’s a place where success over a large sample size is not celebrated to the degree it should be unless it is matched by a less impressive feat of fleeting success over a small sample size. The former is clearly more commendable, but all anyone really cares about at the end of the day is championships. In the NHL, being a superior team...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

What to make of the Anaheim Ducks’ offseason moves

So far Bob Murray and the Anaheim Ducks have had one of the quieter offseasons of the NHL’s 31 teams. By most standards, the Ducks had a successful 2016-17 season, coming from behind to win the Pacific Division for the fifth year in a row and making it to the final four of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. They mostly proved their critics wrong, many of whom predicted the team would...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Anaheim Ducks Top 4 Prospects 2017

While veterans Ryan Getzlaf, Corey Perry, and Ryan Kesler are the primary faces of the Anaheim Ducks, the team also has some younger players who have taken on major roles. Rickard Rakell, age 24, led the club in goals in 2016-17 with 33. The 26-year-old Jakob Silfverberg added 23. Nick Ritchie is only 21 and has become a key player. Hampus Lindholm and Cam Fowler both seem like they...
Via The Hockey Writers
12 days ago

Ducks prospects Sam Steel, Josh Mahura on sweet ride

ANAHEIM >> The journey from prospect to player in the NHL often can be a winding one, few paths remaining as straight and uninterrupted as the blue line. For every Cam Fowler, who was a draftee one day and - three months later - a Duck, there are scores of players who go from Point A to Point B only after stops at several other letters in the alphabet.
Via LA Daily News
15 days ago

Anaheim Ducks sign G Reto Berra away from his new Swiss team

Via Associated Press
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Ducks keep G Cam Fowler, grab G Ryan Miller in free agency

Via Associated Press
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Anaheim Ducks keep Patrick Eaves with 3-year deal

Via Associated Press
June 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Kevin Bieksa isn’t a fan of hockey analytics, says numbers can be manipulated

Advanced statistics are pretty common and widely accepted in the NHL these days, but despite their proven ability to show what’s happening beyond the basics, there are still some pretty vocal detractors. Kevin Bieksa of the Anaheim Ducks is apparently one of those analytics naysayers, as evidenced in a recent interview with TSN Radio Vancouver.While discussing analytics, Bieksa...
Via The Comeback
June 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Vegas Golden Knights joke around with the Anaheim Ducks over the expansion draft

With the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft sitting just ahead on June 21st, teams are running out of time to figure out who they want to protect and who they want to leave exposed when the Vegas Golden Knights make their selections. Most teams should have a pretty good idea of what they want to do at this point, but few are giving up any hints revealing their intentions. That led the Golden...
Via The Comeback
June 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Marcus Mariota explains why he didn’t drink beer, get in on Predators catfish fun

The Tennessee Titans stole the show in Stanley Cup Final Game 2 as they cheered on their local Nashville Predators against the Pittsburgh Penguins. TV cameras caught them downing beers and participating in the strange but hallowed Predators tradition of flaunting catfish to throw onto the ice. You may notice Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota in the upper left corner of that clip...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Anaheim Ducks expansion draft strategy

After reviewing the likely steps that will be taken by the Los Angeles Kings, our focus now shifts to the other team that calls southern California home. Due to their depth on both forward and defense, the Anaheim Ducks are one of the few NHL teams that will likely lose a quality player to the Vegas Golden Knights. Due to their impressive young defense core the Ducks might elect...
Via isportsweb.com
June 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Three reasons the Anaheim Ducks were eliminated

With a defeat to the Nashville Predators in Game 6 on Monday, the Anaheim Ducks are officially eliminated from the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs, losing the Western Conference Final series four games to two. This was their second appearance in the third round in the last three seasons but ultimately this year ended the same as the last: a crushing loss to the Preds. Here are three reasons...
Via isportsweb.com
May 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Predators fans throw catfish on ice to celebrate Stanley Cup berth

The Nashville Predators clinched their first ever berth to the Stanley Cup Finals, and a franchise tradition helped the team celebrate.Fans threw a dead catfish onto the ice after the Predators sealed a 6-3 win in Game 6 over the Anaheim Ducks to advance to the Stanley Cup Finals. The Predators first began play in 1998, and it took six seasons before the new franchise finally made...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Viktor Arvidsson had bloody ‘R’ on forehead after hit

After being on the receiving end of a hit during Monday’s game, Viktor Arvidsson had a cut on his forehead that bled in the shape of a letter.During the first period of Game 6 of this year’s Western Conference Final, Arvidsson was on the unfortunate end of a big hit from Anaheim Ducks forward Nick Ritchie. Take a look. As a result, the Predators forward was left with a bloody...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 22, 2017  |  Discuss

All Access: Quest for the Stanley Cup NHL docu-series returns to Showtime for second season

With the NHL down to its final four teams in the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs, Showtime is hitting the ice again to chronicle the conference finals and the path to the Stanley Cup Final for the Anaheim Ducks, Nashville Predators, Ottawa Senators and Pittsburgh Penguins. The premium cable network announced on Tuesday that it will air a second season of All Access: Quest for the Stanley...
Via Awful Announcing
May 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Box Score 5/16: An unlikely hero emerges

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while waiting for Ducks-Preds and Spurs-Warriors.Happy birthday today to Corey Perry, Steve Lewis, John Salley and Thurman Thomas. On today's date in 1985 Michael Jordan was named the NBA's Rookie of the Year.Daily brain...
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May 16, 2017  |  Discuss

NHL Western Conference Final: A battle of teams exorcising playoff demons

The first round of these Stanley Cup Playoffs showed that the regular season meant absolutely nothing. In Round 2, the Western Conference teams took that madness, turned it up to 11 and — more than likely — made a lot of people wish they hadn't bet any money on teams that have now started their summers early.Now here we are with an unlikely Western Conference Final matchup that...
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May 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Box Score 5/10: Manu takes over – literally over

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while practicing lowering our resting heart rate ahead of tonight's games.Happy birthday today to Ryan Getzlaf, Amanda Borden and Adam Deadmarsh. On this date in 1970 Bobby Orr scored the overtime goal that would win the Bruins the Stanle...
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May 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Edmonton crowd sings Star-Spangled Banner after mic malfunction

Many Canadian hockey arenas have the crowd participate in singing at least part of the Canadian national anthem. Singing the whole American national anthem, though? That’s something different, but that’s what fans in Edmonton did Sunday night before a game against the Anaheim Ducks after anthem singer Brett Kissel (a Canadian country artist) had his microphone unexpectedly cut...
Via The Comeback
April 30, 2017  |  Discuss
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