Anaheim Ducks Depth Chart 2014 2015

English: Français: Anaheim Ducks C 1. Ryan Getzlaf  2. Ryan Kesler  3. Rickard Rakell  4. Nate Thompson  L 1. Dany Heatley  2. Patrick Maroon  3. Emerson Etem  4. Matt Beleskey  5. Nick Ritchie  R 1. Corey Perry  2. Andrew Cogliano  3. Jakob Silfverberg ...
Via Hockey Trades | NHL Trade Rumors
27 days ago  |  Discuss

The West Gets Stronger

from Fluto Shinzawa of the Boston Globe, The Ducks made some noise. Anaheim general manager Bob Murray beat Chicago rival Stan Bowman for Ryan Kesler, the No. 2 center who wanted out of Vancouver. Kesler and Ryan Getzlaf are a 1-2 pivot punch that will make opponents wary and weary. The Ducks also added ex-Bruin Nate Thompson, Clayton Stoner, and Jason LaBarbera. ...
Via Kukla's Korner
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Under Review – Bolts Sunday Night Frenzy Reaps Free Agency Day Benefits

#461381899 / Allan Brown Tampa Bay Lightning Writer If NHL free agency day is like Christmas for hockey fans, then Christmas Eve came a day early for followers of the Tampa Bay Lightning. What started out as just an average – albeit typically hot – Tampa Bay Sunday summer night turned into a three-hour rollercoaster ride that saw three veteran Lightning players...
Via TopSportsReport
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Wants And Needs

from Mike Zeisberger of the Toronto Sun, In order to prepare you for the chaos that looms, here is a primer on all 30 teams entering Tuesday’s free-agent free-for-all. Tampa Bay Lightning By moving Teddy Purcell, B.J. Crombeen and Nate Thompson in a chaotic gaggle of deals that saw Sam Gagner go from Edmonton to Tampa Bay to Arizona, GM Steve Yzerman cleared about...
Via Kukla's Korner
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Lightning Trade Thompson To Anaheim For Picks by   Steven Ellis

The Anaheim Ducks have acquired center Nate Thompson from the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for a fourth-round and seventh-round selection in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. A key face-off winner, Thompson had nine goals and 16 points last season in a bottom line role with the Lightning.  Thompson owns a career faceoff percentage of 51.7, good for higher than half of [...]
Via The Hockey House
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Lightning Trade Nate Thompson To Ducks In Exchange For Two Draft Picks

ANAHEIM — The Anaheim Ducks acquired center Nate Thompson from the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday night in a trade for two draft picks. The Ducks sent a fourth-round choice and a seventh-round pick in 2015 to the Lightning. Thompson has scored 85 points in 391 career NHL games with Tampa Bay, the Boston Bruins and the New York Islanders, winning nearly 52 percent of his faceoffs...
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Whats Bruin in the morning?

Here is a new segment of posts on Bruinslife for you early commuters and early rising Bruins fans. A recap of any Bruins news from the day before as well as news from around the NHL. Coffee and hockey? Can't get much better than that.Bruins:      - With the draft over the Bruins are on to Free Agency. The Bruins have their own free agents they will have to re-sign during the...
Via BruinsLife
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Lightning trade Nate Thompson to Ducks for 4th and 7th-round picks in 2015

Tampa Bay Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman is a busy man as he prepares for free agency on July 1. He pulled off another trade Sunday night, the Lightning's third of the day. Thompson, a 29-year-old center who will turn 30 on Oct. 5, scored nine goals and added seven assists in 81 games this past season. He's under contract through 2016-17 at a cap hit of $1.6 million...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

St. Louis scores twice again, leads Bolts over Dallas

Big Ben stood tall in Big D. Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop kept his cool despite seeing plenty of Stars around his crease trying to deliver knockout blows, but instead the netminder finished with 39 saves as Tampa Bay knocked off Dallas 4-2 in front of an announced crowd of 15,897 at American Airlines Center. The Lightning won for just the third time in the past eight games while...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Puck Dumps 2/2/14

Happy Groundhog's Day!  The Top Line There are two games today. Let's talk about both! First up, Jets and Canadiens, ESPN, TSN, CBC, The Local Take #1, The Local Take #2 And also, the Red Wings and Capitals are skating in a rematch. NBC, Yahoo! The Local Take #1, The Local Take #2    Scoreboard Boston 4, Edmonton 0 - It seems like...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Bolts win another squeaker over Montreal

The Lightning know how to play close games with Montreal. Saturday’s 2-1 Tampa Bay victory was the sixth consecutive meeting between the two teams that have been decided by a goal, and third time this season the two teams needed overtime to determine a winner. Ben Bishop, who was uncertain until warmups if he would even be able to play, stopped 28 shots while Nate Thompson had...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Lightning edge Canadiens 2-1 in OT

Nate Thompson scored twice, including the winner at 4:36 of overtime, to give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 2-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday afternoon. Ben Bishop stopped 28 shots for Tampa Bay, which snapped a two-game losing streak. Daniel Briere scored for Montreal. Carey Price made 34 saves. Thompson scored the clincher when Alex Killorn found him all alone...
Via AP on Fox
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Nate Thompson scores twice as Lightning edge Canadiens in OT

MONTREAL -- Nate Thompson scored twice, including the winner at 4:36 of overtime, to give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 2-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday afternoon. Ben Bishop stopped 28 shots for Tampa Bay, which snapped a two-game losing streak. Daniel Briere scored for Montreal. Carey Price made 34 saves. Thompson scored the clincher when Alex Killorn found him all...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Lightning-Capitals Preview

After slumping through their longest losing streak of the season, the Washington Capitals are playing much better of late. Their strong run figures to continue against the struggling Tampa Bay Lightning, whom they've dominated at home. Washington looks for its 15th win in 16 home meetings with Tampa Bay on Tuesday night. The Capitals (16-12-2) have won four of five after a...
Via AP on Fox
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Scheifele scores in OT, Jets top Lightning 2-1

Mark Scheifele scored 1:04 into overtime and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 on Saturday night. Scheifele scored from the near post off a nifty pass by Blake Wheeler. Wheeler also had a goal for Winnipeg, which finished 4-2 on its longest road trip of the season. The Jets were coming off a 5-2 loss Thursday night at Florida. Tampa Bay got a goal from Nate Thompson...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

St. Louis, Bolts top Blackhawks in OT

Wild wacky crazy and zany. The Tampa Bay Lightning found a way to overcome all of it Thursday night when Marty St. Louis scored 1:16 into overtime to give Tampa Bay a 6-5 victory against defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago in front of an announced crowd of 18820 at The Forum. “It was like little mini games” Lightning coach Jon Cooper said. “It was just mountains of setbacks...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Adam McQuaid Drops Gloves After Nasty Collision Into Boards, Jarome Iginla Follows Suit Minute Later (Video)

The Bruins put on an offensive show on Saturday night, exploding for five goals on the night, but they also provided some entertainment with a couple of third-period scuffles. Adam McQuaid went flying into the boards with Nate Thompson late in the third period, but despite the Bruins defenseman taking the brunt of the nasty collision, McQuaid’s fists proved to be unharmed. Once...
October 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Lightning make choice: Captain Marty

In the end the choice was simple. Marty St. Louis is the new Lightning captain. The announcement was made Tuesday night during a meet-the-team function at the Mahaffey Theatre. With Dave Andreychuk — captain of the 2004 Stanley Cup championship team — standing on the stage Tampa Bay coach Jon Cooper called out St. Louis' name as the ninth captain in franchise history much...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Lightning great Martin St. Louis named team captain

TAMPA BAY -- Tampa Bay all-time points leader Martin St. Louis was named the ninth captain in Lightning history, head coach Jon Cooper announced Tuesday night. The Lightning's three alternate captains will be defenseman Matt Carle and forwards Steven Stamkos and Nate Thompson."Our discussions regarding a new captain began in June and we're very excited to make this...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Lightning players named to Team USA roster for World Championships

TAMPA, Fla. Three members of the Tampa Bay Lightning were named to Team USA for the IIHF World Championships, USA Hockey announced Thursday.Goaltender Ben Bishop, forward Nate Thompson and defenseman Matt Carle will take part in the event, which starts May 3 in Helsinki, Finland and Stockholm, Sweden.Bishop, acquired from the Ottawa Senators on April 3, has played in nine games...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

This Is Why Some NHL Players Choose To Wear Visors

Nate Thompson took a nasty slap-shot to the visor courtesy of Mike Green during the Capitals and Lightning match-up Friday night, and I can only imagine what would have happened if he had elected to go with no visor. Below is all that remains of the visor. [The Big lead] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
April 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Lightning’s Nate Thompson’s visor shatters after being hit by Mike Green shot

Tweet We are coming closer and closer to the days in the NHL where wearing a visor is mandated. Too many players are being hit with pucks in the face and are being relatively seriously injured. However, Tampa Bay Lightning center Nate Thompson proved that even a visor isn’t 100 percent effective when he was [...]
Via Los That Sports Blog
April 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Lightning center Nate Thompson has visor shattered by wicked slap shot

Here is a great example of why the majority of National Hockey League players wear protective visors.Tampa Bay Lightning center Nate Thompson had to leave the game against Washington on Saturday after receiving a puck to the face, courtesy of Capitals defenseman Mike Green.Green was setting up for a shot during a power play opportunity and proceeded to fire the puck towards to net...
Via Bush League Chronicle
April 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Nate Thompson blocks slap shot with face, visor shatters

Tampa Bay Lightning forward Nate Thompson went down to block a slap shot from Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green and let’s just say it didn’t go as planned.  The Capitals were on the power play and the slap shot hit Nate Thompson in the side of the head and actually shattered his visor.  Thompson was cut on the play pretty badly and you can actually see Capitals forward...
Via Diehardsport
April 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Video- Nate Thompson’s Visor Shatters After Taking A Mike Green Slapshot

Thanks to SB Nation for the quick video.  
Via Kukla's Korner
April 13, 2013  |  Discuss
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