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Anaheim earned back-to-back Pacific Division championships after defeating San Jose

Final Score: Ducks 5, Sharks 2 Scratches: Luca Sbisa, Mark Fistric, Tim Jackman, Sami Vatanen, Rickard Rakell, Devante Smith-Pelly, and Frederik Andersen First Period Recap This one was hyped up to be a playoff-like game and it didn't disappoint. Cam Fowler made his return to the lineup after being out for what seemed like an eternity (actually 12 games). Bruce Beaudreau...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

San Jose Bumps Anaheim From Top of Pacific

Its tough being at the top.  You only have one way to go – down.  And the Ducks, who once had a solid clinch on the President's trophy, are dropping a bit.  Going 4-4-2 in their last 10 games, the Ducks have slipped in the standings, and a 3-2 loss to San Jose on Thursday night saw Anaheim lose the top spot in the Pacific Division as well.   Good thing there are still...
Via On the Duck Pond
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Ducks rout Vancouver 5-1, move into first in Pacific

The Anaheim Ducks made up for last night's disappointing OT loss with a triumphant 5-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks at Rogers Arena. With the win, the Ducks regained the Pacific Division lead after San Jose lost in regulation this afternoon in Colorado. Luca Sbisa and Matt Beleskey scored 71 seconds apart in the first period, Saku Koivu added an insurance goal midway...
Via Pro Sports Daily
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Ducks beat Canucks, regain Pacific lead

Luca Sbisa and Matt Beleskey scored 71 seconds apart in the first period, Saku Koivu added an insurance goal midway through the second, and Anaheim beat Vancouver 5-1 at Rogers Arena.
Via FOXSports.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

San Jose Bumps Anaheim From Top of Pacific

Its tough being at the top.  You only have one way to go - down.  And the Ducks, who once had a solid clinch on the President's trophy, are dropping a bit.  Going 4-4-2 in their last 10 games, the Ducks have slipped in the standings, and a 3-2 loss to San Jose on Thursday night saw Anaheim lose the top spot in the Pacific Division as well.   Good thing there are still...
Via On the Duck Pond
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Hockey Talk Today

from Jim Matheson of the Edmonton Journal, - I can still see the Anaheim Ducks going hard for Vancouver Canucks centre Ryan Kesler this summer. Anaheim has centre Jakob Silfverberg, big winger Devante-Smith Pelly or speedy Emerson Etem, a defenceman like Sami Vatanen or Luca Sbisa and a first-round draft pick to offer - People say there will be 4,000 obstructed view seats...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Palumbo: Shorthanded Ducks Fall in SO and New Addition Skates with his New Mates

The Anaheim Ducks couldn't find away to overcome another slow start in Wednesdays 4-3 shootout loss to the Montreal Canadiens.  The Ducks were trying to win their fourth consecutive home game and third in row since the Olympic break, but we're without a sick Teemu Selanne or banged up Mathieu Perreault.  Anaheim had to use Luca Sbisa on the wing, if that tells...
Via HockeyBuzz
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Fistric on IR, Ducks recall Vatenen

The Anaheim Ducks have placed defenseman Mark Fistric on the Injured Reserved list with a Lower-Body Injury.The blue-collar Fistric will be on the list until the Olympic break has concluded, a blow to a guy that just six days ago Ducks' coach Bruce Boudreau had heaped a ton of praise on while clearing the way for the under-achieving Luca Sbisa to return from a torn tendon...
Via Sports Injury Alert
February 05, 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

Ducks suffer Stadium Series hangover in loss to Wild

The hangover has officially set in. After a week of playoff-like intensity building up to one the biggest event of the season for the league-leading Ducks, head coach Bruce Boudreau warned his team that their Stadium Series win over the Kings at Dodger Stadium was not their Stanley Cup win. It was only the biggest event of the season -- so far. The season is only about halfway over...
Via Fox Sports West
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks D Souray will miss entire season after more wrist surgery

Anaheim Ducks defenseman Sheldon Souray will miss the entire season after another operation on his right wrist. Souray had surgery Friday to relieve arthritis symptoms related to a torn ligament. The NHL-leading Ducks also assigned long-injured defenseman Luca Sbisa to the AHL on a conditioning loan before Friday's game at Chicago. The 37-year-old Souray was injured during...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks' Sheldon Souray will miss entire season

Anaheim Ducks defenseman Sheldon Souray will miss the entire season after another operation on his right wrist. Souray had surgery Friday to relieve arthritis symptoms related to a torn ligament. The NHL-leading Ducks also assigned long-injured defenseman Luca Sbisa to the AHL on a conditioning loan before Friday's game at Chicago. The 37-year-old Souray was injured during...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Hockey Notes On A Sunday Night

from Jim Matheson of the Edmonton Journal, - One Western pro scout after several viewings of Dallas Stars rookie Valeri Nichuskhin, the 10th overall pick in June’s NHL entry draft: “He can skate through the entire team.” - Is there going to be room for Sheldon Souray next month when he returns to the crowded Anaheim Ducks defence after wrist surgery? Whose spot does...
Via Kukla's Korner
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Injured Ducks Sbisa, Fasth out several weeks

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Anaheim Ducks defenseman Luca Sbisa will be out at least six weeks with a torn tendon in his right hand. The NHL-leading Ducks also announced Saturday that goalie Viktor Fasth will miss another 3-4 weeks with muscle inflammation in his lower body. Sbisa and Fasth went on the injured list, and Anaheim recalled goalie Frederik Andersen and defenseman Nolan...
Via Fox Sports West
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Injured Ducks D Sbisa, G Fasth to miss several weeks

Anaheim Ducks defenseman Luca Sbisa will be out at least six weeks with a torn tendon in his right hand. The NHL-leading Ducks also announced Saturday that goalie Viktor Fasth will miss another 3-4 weeks with muscle inflammation in his lower body. Sbisa and Fasth went on the injured list, and Anaheim recalled goalie Frederik Andersen and defenseman Nolan Yonkman from Norfolk of...
Via AP on Fox
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Ducks lose Luca Sbisa 6-8 weeks, Viktor Fasth 3-4 weeks with injuries

The Anaheim Ducks received a double dose of bad injury news Saturday evening. Defenseman Luca Sbisa will be out 6-8 weeks with a torn tendon in his right hand, while goaltender Viktor Fasth is gone 3-4 weeks with lower-body muscle inflammation, the team says. Sbisa was hurt during the Ducks 1-0 overtime win over the Tampa Bay Lightning, while Fasth was injured during the pregame...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

All Of The Sudden, The Ducks Hit With Injuries

ANAHEIM, Calif. – The Anaheim Ducks announced today that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled goaltender Frederik Andersen and defenseman Nolan Yonkman from the Norfolk Admirals, Anaheim’s primary development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL). In addition to the roster moves below, the Ducks have placed defenseman Luca Sbisa and goaltender Viktor Fasth...
Via Kukla's Korner
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Luca Sbisa Nails Radko Gudas with a Right Cross

Video: Gudas gets dropped to the ice
Via Beer Mug Sports
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Thoughts: Game 21 – Penguins vs Ducks

Penguins 3  Ducks 1 By: Meesh Shanmugam (@HockeyMeesh) Goals Gibbons (1) from Malkin, Glass Sutter (4) from Maatta, Gibbons Crosby (10) from Malkin, Vitale Goal Assessment First Goal For (Gibbons) With the puck in the corner of the Ducks’ zone, Brian Gibbons and Tanner Glass battle with Luca Sbisa and Francois Beauchemin against the boards. Sbisa tries to move the puck, but has...
Via The PensNation
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Ducks send Sbisa to AHL on conditioning assignment

The Anaheim Ducks on Thursday assigned defenseman Luca Sbisa to the Norfolk Admirals of the American Hockey League on a long-term injury conditioning loan. They also reassigned center Rickard Rakell to the Admirals. The move will let Sbisa go to Norfolk without having to go through waivers, though he can't spend more than 14 days with the Admirals. Sbisa, 23, has yet to play...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 31, 2013  |  Discuss

NHL Pucks and Stuff – Week 2

NHL Pucks and Stuff is a new feature here at Sport Statricity designed to highlight the week that was for every NHL team. The good, the bad, the ugly or the eccentric, you’ll find it here. Enjoy! Anaheim Ducks: The Ducks have enjoyed a nice run with four straight wins, but injury concerns might derail them. Matt Belesky and Dustin Penner have been added to the list of wounded...
Via Sport Statricity
October 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Steve Palumbo: Can Hampus Lindholm Make the Anaheim Ducks Opening Day Roster? + More Cuts

The Anaheim Ducks are going to be without the services of defenseman Luca Sbisa for at least a couple of weeks after tweaking his ankle against the Phoenix Coyotes on Monday night. The team is already dealing with a slowed veteran Francois Beauchemin as he works his way back from off season knee surgery and Sheldon Souray will out until at least early January as he recovers from...
Via HockeyBuzz
September 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Then and Now: Luca Sbisa

Whether you love his moves or hate his moves, you can’t deny Paul Holmgren is willing to make a bold trade when he feels his team needs it. One of those trades came in the summer of 2009, when Holmgren was able to grab Chris Pronger from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for several pieces. One of those pieces was a young blue liner by the name of Luca Sbisa. Sbisa was drafted 19th...
Via Flyers Faithful
August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Ducks Roll Over Canucks

Despite sitting out some of their top players to give them some much needed rest before the playoffs, the Ducks still kept rolling along and dominated the Vancouver Canucks 3-1.  Anaheim got contribution from their depth players, a good sign heading into the post season. Teemu Selanne?  Out.  Saku Koivu?  Out.  Bobby Ryan?  Still stick from that icky stomach virus.  Captain...
Via On the Duck Pond
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

No Current Cap Issues In Anaheim

from Eric Stephens of Ducks Blog, They'll need to look at retaining would-be unrestricted free agents Ben Lovejoy and David Steckel but both wouldn't cost too much. Kyle Palmieri is restricted and shouldn't price the Ducks out of their budget. If anything, Toni Lydman, who's making $3 million this season, figures to be the odd man out. Moving Luca Sbisa isn...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 19, 2013  |  Discuss

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Updated NBA Draft early entries list

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