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VIDEO: Canucks Front Office Talks Ryan Kesler Trade In Behind-The-Scenes Look

The marquee NHL trade of the offseason so far was made between the Anaheim Ducks and Vancouver Canucks. The Ducks acquired star center Ryan Kesler on June 27 in exchange for forward Nick Bonino, defenseman Luca Sbisa and the 24th overall pick in the 2014 NHL draft, as well as a swap of 2014 third-round selections. In a behind-the-scenes look at the Canucks’ internal trade discussions...
Via NESN.com
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Canucks Need To Get Younger

from Mark Spector of Sportsnet, There are simply too many assets in Vancouver for the Canucks to drop to the bottom of the league the way an Edmonton or Buffalo has. But if they don’t use those assets to get younger — the way Benning turned Kesler into Bonino (26), Luca Sbisa (24), Dorsett (27) and centre Jared McCann at the draft — they’ll hit the same cliff Edmonton...
Via Kukla's Korner
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Traded: Ryan Kesler, James Neal, Sam Gagner, Daniel Briere, and more

There's been six impactful trades so far this off-season. So if you've been out of the loop, here's a quick summary of each trade involving an actual NHL player prior to the start of today's Free Agent Frenzy.Ryan Kesler To Anaheim for Nick Bonino, Luca Sbisa, #24 overall pick in 2014 (Jared McCann)It feels like it's been a long time coming, but Kesler finally...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 First Round Draft Picks in the Pacific Division

#451341078 / gettyimages.com The Pacific Division has dominated the league in recent years and teams like the Los Angeles Kings, San Jose Sharks and Anaheim Ducks have proved themselves as the teams to beat. Heading into the 2014 NHL Entry Draft at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, the division teams made some moves that will make the upcoming season one to look forward to...
Via Beyond The Benches
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Benning Makes His Mark

The Vancouver Canucks have been the most active team making trades at the NHL Entry Draft.  They sent Ryan Kesler and a 2015 third round draft pick to Anaheim for Nick Bonino, Luca Sbisa and Anaheim's draft picks 24th and 85th overall in this year's draft.  They then traded the 85th pick to the New York Rangers for Derek Dorsett.  Next they traded Jason Garrison and Jeff...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Anaheim Ducks trade for center Ryan Kesler

After being treated to perhaps the most exciting playoff run in NHL history with the LA Kings, Southern California fans now could be in for even more thrills next season, as the Anaheim Ducks announced today that they have acquired center Ryan Kesler and a third-round selection in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft from the Vancouver Canucks in exchange for center Nick Bonino, defenseman Luca...
Via The Daily Sports Herald
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Kesler To Ducks in Big Deal

Follow @ChaseVin #479891031 / gettyimages.com There is big news out of Anaheim today because the Ducks have acquired All-Star Forward Ryan Kesler from the Vancouver Canucks. In return the Canucks got Center Nick Bonino and Defenseman Luca Sbisa, as well as the 24th overall pick in this year’s draft. This was a very big move by the Ducks. Now Anaheim will have an star studded...
Via TopSportsReport
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Ducks Acquire Ryan Kesler from Vancouver

The Anaheim Ducks have acquired Ryan Kesler from the Vancouver Canucks – Mandatory Credit: Jeff Vinnick/NHLI via Getty Images As expected, the Vancouver Canucks have dealt star forward Ryan Kesler. According to ESPN.com NHL columnist Pierre LeBrun, the Anaheim Ducks have reportedly acquired Kesler and a third-round pick in exchange for forward Nick Bonino, defenseman Luca Sbisa...
Via The Sports Journal
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Kesler has been traded by the Vancouver Canucks

Hours before the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, the Vancouver Canucks decided to grab the attention of the hockey world by shipping one of the best two-way players in the National Hockey League. Ryan Kesler along with a third round pick in 2015 have been traded to the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for defenseman Luca Sbisa, forward Nick Bonino, as well as two picks from tonight's draft: the...
Via Talk Hockey
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks acquire forward Kesler from Canucks (NHL.com)

The Anaheim Ducks have acquired center Ryan Kesler in a trade from the Vancouver Canucks on Friday.In exchange for Kesler, the Ducks reportedly sent the Canucks forward Nick Bonino, defenseman Luca Sbisa and the No. 24 pick in the 2014 NHL Draft, which begins with the first round Friday at Wells Fargo Center (7 p.m. ET; NBCSN, TSN).As part of the trade, the Ducks also traded their...
Via Talk Hockey
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Vancouver Canucks trade Ryan Kesler to Anaheim

Hours before the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, the Vancouver Canucks decided to grab the attention of the hockey world by shipping one of the best two-way players in the National Hockey League, Ryan Kesler along with a third round pick in 2015 to the Anaheim Ducks In exchange for: Defenseman Luca Sbisa, forward Nick Bonino the 24th overall pick and their third-round pick (No. 85) in 2014...
Via Hockey Fan Land
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Vancouver Canucks trade Ryan Kesler to Anaheim

Ryan Kesler’s trade request has been granted by Vancouver. (AP Photo) New Vancouver Canucks general manager Jim Benning promised that Ryan Kesler’s trade situation wouldn’t be held out as long as former Vancouver goaltender Roberto Luongo’s. Benning wasted no time in holding up his end of that promise. Just hours before the start of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, the Anaheim Ducks...
Via Around The Rink
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Vancouver Canucks Trade Ryan Kesler

In the first move of draft day, the Vancouver Canucks have traded Ryan Kesler to the Anaheim Ducks for Centre Nick Bonino, Defenceman Luca Sbisa and the 24th overall pick. The Ducks and Canucks also switched 3rd round picks. Now that the Kesler drama is over, let’s take a look at what the Canucks received back. Nick Bonino: Bonino is a 26 […]
Via The Hockey Report
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

First Domino Falls, Ryan Kesler traded to Anaheim

Photo Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons: Loxy!! http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ryan_Kesler_Canucks_practice_2012b.jpg The Vancouver Canucks and new GM Jim Benning have traded centreman Ryan Kesler to the Anaheim Ducks for centreman Nick Bonino, defenseman Luca Sbisa and the 24th overall pick in tonight’s draft according to Elliotte Friedman of CBC. The teams will also swap...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Domino: Ryan Kesler Dealt to Anaheim

The Anaheim Ducks, one of the main suitors in the Jason Spezza trade sweepstakes, have reached an agreement with the Vancouver Canucks that sends Nick Bonino, Luca Sbisa and the 24th overall selection in this year’s draft for Ryan Kesler. The two teams also agreed to swap third round picks in this year’s draft as well. My immediate thought after seeing the deal was to think of...
Via The 6th Sens
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Canucks Trade Ryan Kesler To Ducks For Two Players, Draft Pick

The new-look Vancouver Canucks have made their first big roster move, and it means one of the franchise cornerstones is heading to California. The Canucks traded center Ryan Kesler to the Anaheim Ducks on Friday for forward Nick Bonino, defenseman Luca Sbisa and the 24th overall pick in the 2014 NHL draft, according to multiple reports. The two teams will also swap third-round draft...
Via NESN.com
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Canucks Trade Kesler to Ducks by   Curtis Morrison

The Vancouver Canucks have finally ended the Ryan Kesler trade-request saga, moving the top six center to the Anaheim Ducks, and getting forward Nick Bonino, defenseman Luca Sbisa, and the 24th overall in return. Kesler was a draft pick of the Canucks, going 23rd overall in the 2003 Draft just behind Marc-Antoine Pouliot and just before center Mike Richards. He [...]
Via The Hockey House
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Kesler Trade to Ducks Complete

After months of speculation through the trade deadline and into the offseason, the Vancouver Canucks have traded Ryan Kesler to the Anaheim Ducks. TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger reports that the deal appears to be done. The return to the Canucks is forward Nick Bonino, defenceman Luca Sbisa and the 24th overall pick in the 2014 NHL Draft. The teams will swap third-round picks...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Kesler traded to Anaheim

The first shoe has dropped in the 2014 NHL offseason, as Ryan Kesler has been traded to the Anaheim Ducks. The Canucks will get Luca Sbisa, Nick Bonino, and 1st and 3rd round picks from Anaheim in exchange for Kesler and a 3rd round pick. For those wanting the Rangers to trade for Kesler, the […] The post Ryan Kesler traded to Anaheim appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
Via Blue Seat Blogs
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Getzlaf’s return sparks Ducks to a Game 5 rout over Stars

Team captain Ryan Getzlaf returned to the Ducks’ lineup for the pivotal Game 5 of their first-round playoff series against the Dallas Stars on Friday night at the Honda Center. So did right wing Teemu Selanne. So did goaltender Frederik Andersen. So did defenseman Luca Sbisa. Sparked by Getzlaf’s goal and two assists, the Ducks had a far, far different look as they took a resounding...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

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
April 10, 2014  |  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
April 04, 2014  |  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
March 30, 2014  |  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
March 30, 2014  |  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
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