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A healthy Anaheim defense, Horcoff suspended

Jake Roth / USA TODAY Sports Anaheim’s defense has not been healthy since the beginning of this season. Coming into this year, the Ducks’ top six was expected to be Cam Fowler, Simon Despres, Hampus Lindholm, Kevin Bieksa, Sami Vatanen, and Clayton Stoner. After playing 28 games last year and a strong training camp this year, Josh Manson made Anaheim’s roster and earned a...
Via The Hockey Guys
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Bieksa, Kesler score on power play; Ducks beat Jets 4-1

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Kevin Bieksa and Ryan Kesler each scored a power-play goal, and the Anaheim Ducks earned at least one point for the sixth consecutive game with a 4-1 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday night. Rickard Rakell and Corey Perry also scored, and John Gibson made 19 saves for the Ducks as they opened an eight-game homestand vital to their playoff hopes in the jumbled...
Via AP on Fox
January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Anaheim Ducks GM says players got lazy about training for the season

The Anaheim Ducks have gone from advancing to last season's Western Conference final -- finishing a victory shy of reaching the Stanley Cup Final -- to plopping down into the Western basement.In a collapse this massive, blame gets spread around -- coach Bruce Boudreau, general manager Bob Murray, new acquisitions such as Kevin Bieksa and Carl Hagelin. Ryan Getzlaf, who scored 25...
Via Fox Sports
December 25, 2015  |  Discuss

The five best hockey fights from Week 7

Fighting has been down around the NHL, but that idea went out the window on November 21st. A total of eight fights took place on Saturday night, resembling the days of old instead of the modern NHL in which fighting is becoming a rare event. On that note, here are the top-5 fights from Week 7. 5. Micheal Haley (CJ) vs Dalton Prout (CBJ) – Nov. 22 Haley and Prout have a bit...
Via Puck Drunk Love
November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

The 5 best hockey fights from Week 7

Fighting has been down around the NHL, but that idea went out the window on November 21st. A total of eight fights took place on Saturday night, resembling the days of old instead of the modern NHL in which fighting is becoming a rare event. On that note, here are the top-5 fights from Week 7. 5. Micheal Haley (CJ) vs Dalton Prout (CBJ) – Nov. 22 Haley and Prout have a bit...
Via Bloguin Best
November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Bieksa’s Tooth Flew Out Of His Head Following Mike Fisher Punch (Video)

Kevin Bieksa may want to see if missing teeth are covered under his dental insurance. The Anaheim Ducks defenseman got into a brawl with Nashville Predators forward Mike Fisher on Tuesday following a post-possession scrum near Predators goalie Pekka Rinne. The two went blow-for-blow until Fisher landed a stiff left jab to Bieksa’s face, causing his tooth to explode out of his mouth...
Via NESN.com
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Predators Centre Mike Fisher Knocks Out Tooth Of Ducks Defenseman Kevin Bieksa

Fights are a part of hockey games and have come to be expected. During Tuesday night's Predators-Ducks game there was a pretty good one between Predators centre Mike Fisher and Ducks defenseman Kevin Bieksa. The two traded a few good blows, but in the end it was Bieksa that came out on the loosing end.He lost a tooth during the fight and by the end of the night lost the game as...
Via FatManWriting
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Fisher knocks out Kevin Bieksa's tooth in fight (VIDEO)

In the scoreless first period of the Predators-Ducks game Tuesday night, Kevin Bieksa and Mike Fisher got into a tussle, with Fisher appearing to give the Anaheim defenseman a little free dental work. And no, that isn't a Chicklet. looks like Bieksa loses a tooth as he gets punched squarely in the face. gross. pic.twitter.com/5wXtaDXnRq — Stephanie (@myregularface) November...
Via The Other Paper
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild Dominate Anaheim in 3-0 Home Win

ANAHEIM, CA – OCTOBER 18: Matt Dumba #24 of the Minnesota Wild skates to the puck past Jiri Sekac #46 of the Anaheim Ducks and Kevin Bieksa #2 of the Anaheim Ducks during the second period of a game at Honda Center on October 18, 2015 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images) The Anaheim Ducks were selected by many ‘experts’ to be the favorite to win the...
Via State of Hockey News
October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Anaheim Ducks at a glance

ANAHEIM DUCKS LAST SEASON: 51-24-7, won Pacific Division. Lost to Chicago Blackhawks in Western Conference finals. COACH: Bruce Boudreau (fifth season, eighth NHL season). ADDED: D Kevin Bieksa, F Carl Hagelin, F Chris Stewart, F Shawn Horcoff, F Mike Santorelli, G Anton Khudobin. LOST: F Matt Beleskey, D Francois Beauchemin, F Emerson Etem, F Kyle Palmieri, D James Wisniewski. PLAYER...
Via AP on Fox
October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

SQ NHL Preview Series: Vancouver Canucks

Vancouver Canucks (Last Season: 48-29-5, 2nd in Pacific)Coach: Willie Desjardins (48-29-5, 2nd season, 2nd with team)Key Departures: Eddie Lack, Kevin Bieksa, Nick Bonino, Zack Kassian, Brad Richardson, Shawn MatthiasKey Additions: Brandon Sutter, Brandon Prust, Matt BartkowskiKey Player: Radim VrbataThe exploits of the Sedin twins are known the world over, and the search has lasted...
Via The Sports Quotient
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Battle for the Pacific Division: The Vancouver Canucks

Authors Note: Due to circumstances beyond my control the previous articles in this series were lost when RSEN returned to its old site from the Bloguin Network.  After some consideration I decided to finish the series as is and apologize for the inconvenience of not being able to read the previous entries. In the final entry of the Battle for the Pacific Division series I take...
Via Real Sports Entertainment Network
August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Battle for the Pacific Division: The Anaheim Ducks

As the summer drags on I thought I’d take the time to take a look at the other teams that make up the Pacific Division, what they did and where I think they could end up when its all said and done.  This time I will start with what should be a Pacific Division power house in the Anaheim Ducks. All information here is accurate as of 7/14/15. Who’s in: F Shawn Horcoff (UFA) F...
Via Real Sports Entertainment Network
July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Ducks sign new D Kevin Bieksa to 2-year extension thru 2018

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Defenseman Kevin Bieksa has agreed to a two-year, $8 million contract extension through 2018 with the Anaheim Ducks. The Ducks announced the deal with Bieksa on Thursday, two days after the club acquired him from Vancouver. Bieksa has one year and $4.6 million left on his contract from the Canucks. He scored 14 points in 60 games for Vancouver last season. Anaheim...
Via AP on Fox
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NHL Free Agency Tracker: Live Updates, Rumors And Completed Deals

NHL free agency is one of the most exciting times on the hockey calendar, and the craziness begins Wednesday when players can begin signing and offer sheets can be extended. Follow all of Wednesday’s rumors, news, trades and completed signings with our 2015 NHL free agency tracker. 9:45 a.m.: The Anaheim Ducks traded a second-round pick in the 2016 NHL Draft to the Vancouver...
Via NESN.com
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Bieksa not worried about bad blood with new Ducks teammates

Kevin Bieksa doesn't have many friends on his new team -- the Anaheim Ducks.  The Vancouver defenseman was dealt to the Ducks on Tuesday afternoon, in exchange for a second-round pick in next year's draft. Ducks left wing Pat Maroon quickly made amends with his former division nemesis. Maroon sent Bieksa a tweet saying, "I guess we can become friends now?" He's also had some notorious...
Via Fox Sports West
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Ducks acquire Bieksa from Canucks for second-round pick

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Anaheim Ducks have acquired veteran defenseman Kevin Bieksa from the Vancouver Canucks for a second-round pick in the 2016 draft. The clubs announced the trade Tuesday. Bieksa has spent his entire 10-year NHL career in Vancouver, compiling 56 goals and 185 assists in 597 games while developing a reputation as a tough-nosed, physical defenseman. The former fifth...
Via AP on Fox
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Bieksa traded, will fit in nicely in Anaheim

  Anaheim is full of awful people, and Kevin Bieksa will fit in just fine down there. Match made in heaven! Or hell, I guess.
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Vancouver Canucks Trade D Kevin Bieksa to the Anaheim Ducks

Kevin Bieksa warms up before the game. (Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports)   After a year apart, Kevin Bieksa and Ryan Kesler are reunited on the Anaheim Ducks. The Vancouver Canucks have sent defenseman Kevin Bieksa to the Anaheim Ducks for a 2016 second round draft pick. Bieksa, 34, is entering the final year of his contract that comes with a $4.6 million cap hit. With Francois...
Via The Sports Journal
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Ducks acquire Kevin Bieksa; Francois Beauchemin hits free agency

Free agency hasn't even started yet, but Anaheim Ducks general manager Bob Murray has already replaced his two most valuable UFAs in Matt Beleskey and Francois Beauchemin. The Ducks acquired defenseman Kevin Bieksa Tuesday afternoon shipping a second-round pick in the 2016 draft to the Vancouver Canucks, indicating that the club wouldn't be able to move forward with veteran blue...
Via Fox Sports West
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Ducks acquire Kevin Bieksa; Francois Beauchemin hits free agency

Free agency hasn't even started yet, but Anaheim Ducks general manager Bob Murray has already replaced his two most valuable UFAs in Matt Beleskey and Francois Beauchemin. The Ducks acquired defenseman Kevin Bieksa Tuesday afternoon shipping a second-round pick in the 2016 draft to the Vancouver Canucks, indicating that the club wouldn't be able to move forward with veteran blue...
Via Fox Sports West
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Ducks get Kevin Bieksa from Canucks for 2nd-round pick

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) The Anaheim Ducks have acquired veteran defenseman Kevin Bieksa from the Vancouver Canucks for a second-round pick in the 2016 draft. The clubs announced the trade Tuesday. Bieksa has spent his entire 10-year NHL career in Vancouver, compiling 56 goals and 185 assists in 597 games while developing a reputation as a tough-nosed, physical defenseman. The former...
Via AP on Fox
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Flames-Canucks Series Getting Nasty With Another Fight-Filled Night (Videos)

If you haven’t been watching the Stanley Cup playoffs series between the Vancouver Canucks and Calgary Flames, you’re missing one of this season’s most intense series. The Canucks and Flames have a bitter rivalry that’s escalated in recent years, and with the NHL’s new playoff seeding system, it was just a matter of time before they met in the playoffs. Thank goodness we...
Via NESN.com
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Edler scores in OT to lift Canucks past Oilers in finale

  Alex Edler scored 2:29 into overtime as the Vancouver Canucks rallied to beat the Edmonton Oilers 6-5 on Saturday night in the final game of the regular season. Sven Baertschi scored twice, and Daniel Sedin, Kevin Bieksa and Jannik Hansen also scored for the Canucks (48-29-5). Vancouver had already clinched home-ice advantage against Calgary in their first-round playoff series...
Via AP on Fox
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Vancouver Canucks – Injury Report

View image | gettyimages.com The Vancouver Canucks have been playing their hardest to win games recently with several of their top players on the IR list. Since February, they’ve been missing quite a few of their key players. Such as Alex Burrows (RW), Chris Higgins (LW), Kevin Bieksa (D), and Ryan Miller (G). Alex Burrows, who missed two games with an upper body injury in...
Via TopSportsReport
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss
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