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Injuries Got You Down? To The Waiver Wire!

For some time now the most talked about injury a player suffered in hockey has been the dreaded concussion. Well, this season we’ve got a new injury de jour, and it’s the broken finger. Everyone is breaking their freakin’ digits this season; Victor Hedman, Sergei Bobrovsky and Ben Lovejoy are all down for various amounts of time with broken fingers and yesterday Torey Krug...
Via Razzball Hockey
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Ducks Injury Update: Ben Lovejoy Out for 6-8 Weeks With Fractured Finger

The final diagnosis for the Anaheim Ducks’ defenseman Ben Lovejoy is in and the outcome is worse than originally anticipated. Lovejoy will be out with a fractured finger for six to eight weeks.  #456967300 / gettyimages.comThe preliminary diagnosis for Ben Lovejoy was a broken hand which was the result of a fight with San Jose Shark’s Joe Pavelski on Sunday night. Further...
Via Sports Injury Alert
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Anaheim defenseman Lovejoy out 6-8 with broken finger

  Anaheim Ducks defenseman Ben Lovejoy will be out six to eight weeks after breaking his finger in a fight. The Ducks announced the extent of Lovejoy's injury Monday night. Lovejoy hurt his right hand while punching Joe Pavelski in the Ducks' fight-filled 4-1 loss to the San Jose Sharks. The defeat snapped a seven-game winning streak for Anaheim, which opens a four-game...
Via AP on Fox
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks D Lovejoy out 6-8 weeks with broken finger

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Anaheim Ducks defenseman Ben Lovejoy will be out six to eight weeks after breaking his finger in a fight. The Ducks announced the extent of Lovejoy's injury Monday night. Lovejoy hurt his right hand while punching Joe Pavelski in the Ducks' fight-filled 4-1 loss to the San Jose Sharks. The defeat snapped a seven-game winning streak for Anaheim, which...
Via AP on Fox
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks Injury Update: Ben Lovejoy Breaks Hand During Fight. Out Indefinitely

Sunday night featured an intense game between west coast rivals Anaheim and San Jose. During the game there were numerous fights (155 total penalty minutes) and one of the victims is Anaheim Ducks defenseman Ben Lovejoy, who is out indefinitely after sustaining a fractured hand during one of many fights. Tough news for @AnaheimDucks Lovejoy will be out for an extended period after...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks-Red Wings Preview

Coming off a 54-win season in which they finished with the most points in the Western Conference, the Anaheim Ducks entered 2014-15 with lofty expectations. A season-opening defensive collapse, however, did little to inspire excitement. The Ducks shut down the Detroit Red Wings in a pair of victories last season, a trend they'd like to see continue Saturday night as they seek...
Via AP on Fox
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Hilary Knight makes history with Anaheim Ducks

Anaheim Ducks defenseman Ben Lovejoy enjoyed having Hilary Knight at practice yesterday saying she was “the best in the world.” Yes, that Hilary Knight, the USA Women’s hockey star trained with the Anaheim Ducks. The two time Olympic silver medal-winner became the first female skater to practice with an NHL team. She will play in the Four Nations Cup in British Columbia starting...
Via The Sports Bank
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Two-time Olympian Hilary Knight practices with Anaheim Ducks

  After Hilary Knight skated with the Anaheim Ducks, the two-time U.S. Olympian emerged confident she can play hockey with anybody in the world. Knight practiced with the Ducks on Friday as part of her work to raise the profile of women's hockey. The skilled forward is thought to be the first non-goalie to practice with an NHL team, and everybody in Anaheim thought Knight fit...
Via AP on Fox
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

The Mismanagement of the Defense

Much has been made about the large number of defensive prospects in the Pittsburgh Penguins system the last several years because of the propensity of Ray Shero using high draft picks on this position. Defensive players drafted and signed as undrafted free agents under his regime that are no longer with the team could fill out an adequate bottom two pairings. Jake Muzzin, Brain Strait...
Via TopSportsReport
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks on Stanley Cup: 'We're all desperate. We all want to be there'

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- It's been five years since the Ducks were as close as they are to reaching the Western Conference Finals. It's also been the same amount of time since head coach Bruce Boudreau was close to advancing past a semifinal round in the postseason.  Boudreau and the Ducks need only one more win against the Kings and to reach the conference Finals. It will be...
Via Fox Sports West
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks hold off Kings in Game 3 to get back in the series

LOS ANGELES -- For a brief moment, the Ducks have some respite. Anaheim defenseman Ben Lovejoy's third-period goal allowed the Ducks to sigh a collective breath of relief. Holding a slim lead in a period where nearly everything went wrong, the goal gave the Ducks just enough insurance for a 3-2 win against the Kings, Thursday night at Staples Center in Game 3 of the Western Conference...
Via Fox Sports West
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks Dethrone Kings

Photo Via: Michael Miller / Wikimedia Commons The series between the Anaheim Ducks and Los Angeles Kings has been as entertaining as everyone though it would be, tonight was no different with the Ducks getting a 3-2 win and cut the series lead in half. The first period started off with a bang when Corey Perry scored the first goal of the game to give the Ducks the initial lead. ...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Recapping the 1st round series between Anaheim and Dallas

The Ducks and Stars finished a hard fought series last night, with the Ducks coming up with a huge come from behind win victory to advance to the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. It was a physical series with a lot of goals scored. Neither team was willing to back down and the fans of both teams were treated to six exciting games. In the end the Ducks were left standing...
Via Puckrant.com
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks depth leads to game 6 win

With a potential game seven looming, the Ducks did not want to have a repeat of what happened a season ago against Detroit. Holding a 3-2 series lead and with home ice advantage in game seven, the Ducks ended up falling to the Red Wings in a hard fought, tightly contested series. But on a night when it looked like the Ducks needed their stars to shine, it was their depth that came...
Via Puckrant.com
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks Bury Avalanche

Things definitely hit bottom for the Ducks in Wednesday's 7-2 beatdown loss to Calgary.  A four game losing streak as well as nothing but an embarrassment from a team that has led the NHL for most of the season had to be an eye opening reality check for Anaheim.   They came into the game against Colorado, a team that pummeled them on opening night 6-1, with eyes wide open...
Via On the Duck Pond
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Powers Over Ducks 3-2

Things never seem to go well for the Ducks when Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals come to town.  The 3-2 loss to the Capitals in front of a sell out crowd on Tuesday was no exception.  And Anaheim only had itself to blame.  "That game tonight came down to our special teams not being special," said defenseman Ben Lovejoy, who had one of the Ducks two goals...
Via On the Duck Pond
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Powers Over Ducks 3-2

Things never seem to go well for the Ducks when Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals come to town.  The 3-2 loss to the Capitals in front of a sell out crowd on Tuesday was no exception.  And Anaheim only had itself to blame.  "That game tonight came down to our special teams not being special," said defenseman Ben Lovejoy, who had one of the Ducks two goals...
Via On the Duck Pond
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Special teams struggles as Ducks lose to Caps

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- It was an important game to Ducks head coach Bruce Boudreau.  It was only his second game against the team that he led to the 2009-10 President's Trophy, and his team wanted to come out and leave absolutely everything they had on the ice for their head coach. But as has become typical with the Ducks, special teams struggled and the team couldn't quite...
Via Fox Sports West
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

LA Kings Lose Two More, Looking Ahead to Thursday vs Capitals

Getty Images The Kings lost for the second game running Saturday after 2-1 reversal at home to Anaheim. With the game tied at one the Ducks got a huge slice of luck to take the points. Tim Jackman put the visitors in front when he chipped in a pass from Mathieu Perreault 13.01 into the game. With Ben Lovejoy sitting out a Hooking penalty, the Kings replied with a power play goal...
Via TopSportsReport
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks Bury Avalanche

Things definitely hit bottom for the Ducks in Wednesday's 7-2 beatdown loss to Calgary.  A four game losing streak as well as nothing but an embarrassment from a team that has led the NHL for most of the season had to be an eye opening reality check for Anaheim.   They came into the game against Colorado, a team that pummeled them on opening night 6-1, with eyes wide open...
Via On the Duck Pond
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks fall short to Penguins in shootout

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- A game that was billed as a potential Stanley Cup preview was lacking some of playoff-type atmosphere. The score, a 3-2 shootout win by the Penguins, might have shown otherwise but it was really the Ducks' game to lose. The Ducks spent the better part of the game pelting the Penguins with shots but had only two goals to show for it. Instead, it was Brandon...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks fall short to Penguins in shootout

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- A game that was billed as a potential Stanley Cup preview was lacking some of playoff-type atmosphere. The score, a 3-2 shootout win by the Penguins, might have shown otherwise but it was really the Ducks' game to lose. The Ducks spent the better part of the game pelting the Penguins with shots but had only two goals to show for it. Instead, it was Brandon...
Via Fox Sports West
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks host 14,500 elementary students for practice

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Ducks aren't quite back from the Olympic break yet, but that didn't stop the team from filling the Honda Center nearly to the top Tuesday afternoon with elementary school-aged kids from all over Southern California. The team hosted 14,500 students in the 14th annual First Flight Field Trip, with the entire organization and team catering to kids from...
Via Fox Sports West
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks host 14,500 elementary students for practice

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Ducks aren't quite back from the Olympic break yet, but that didn't stop the team from filling the Honda Center nearly to the top Tuesday afternoon with elementary school-aged kids from all over Southern California. The team hosted 14,500 students in the 14th annual First Flight Field Trip, with the entire organization and team catering to kids from...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Minces Ducks in 4-2 Loss

Tuesdays at the Honda Center are not good for the Ducks.  For only the second time this season, the Ducks lost on home ice, both times coming to teams with "IN" in their names.  First the Winnipeg Jets last Tuesday and now the Minnesota Wild this Tuesday.  The 4-2 loss to Minnesota was plain and simple a bad game for Anaheim.  "I don’t know if it was...
Via On the Duck Pond
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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