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Kings-Ducks Preview

The Anaheim Ducks captured all three home meetings with the Los Angeles Kings last season, although they all were topsy-turvy affairs that could have gone the other way. These Pacific Division rivals have yet to meet in 2015-16, and the Ducks will likely debut newcomer David Perron to try to boost their struggling offense when they host the Kings on Sunday night. Los Angeles ...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Ducks-Sabres Preview

Idle for nine of the past 10 days, the Anaheim Ducks are about to get much busier on this four-game East Coast swing. The underachieving Ducks are looking to capitalize on their time off to get this trip off to a strong start and beat the Buffalo Sabres for a fifth straight meeting Thursday night. Anaheim (11-13-5) has won three straight Pacific Division titles and finished with...
Via AP on Fox
December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Ducks F Nate Thompson suspended 3 games for illegal check

Anaheim Ducks forward Nate Thompson was suspended Monday for three games without pay for an illegal check to the head of Carolina defenseman Justin Faulk during a 5-1 loss to the Hurricanes last week.The NHL said that based on his average annual salary, Thompson will forfeit $25,806, which will go to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.Thompson was assessed a major penalty for...
Via Fox Sports
December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Ducks' Thompson suspended three games for illegal check

NEW YORK -- Anaheim Ducks forward Nate Thompson was suspended Monday for three games without pay for an illegal check to the head of Carolina defenseman Justin Faulk during a 5-1 loss to the Hurricanes last week. The NHL said that based on his average annual salary, Thompson will forfeit $25,806, which will go to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund. Thompson was assessed a major...
Via AP on Fox
December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Ducks F Nate Thompson suspended 3 games for illegal check

NEW YORK (AP) Anaheim Ducks forward Nate Thompson was suspended Monday for three games without pay for an illegal check to the head of Carolina defenseman Justin Faulk during a 5-1 loss to the Hurricanes last week. The NHL said that based on his average annual salary, Thompson will forfeit $25,806, which will go to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund. Thompson was assessed...
Via AP on Fox
December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

PACIFIC PREDICTO

The NHL Season starts on Wednesday. Wednesday! In honor of that, I am going to write four quick prediction posts over the next couple of weeks. Today, we’ll start with the Pacific, in which I will list the teams, in order that I suspect they will finish, as well as a small paragraph that may or may not have anything to do with anything. The NHL is so messed up, predictions don’t...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Ducks' Nate Thompson talks about his return from shoulder injury

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Via Fox Sports West
September 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Ducks sign veteran C Mike Santorelli for 1 year at $875,000

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Veteran center Mike Santorelli has agreed to a one-year, $875,000 deal with the Anaheim Ducks. The Ducks announced the deal Monday. Santorelli had 12 goals and 21 assists last season while splitting time between Toronto and Nashville, which reacquired him in a multiplayer trade in February. He also made his first NHL playoff appearances last spring with the...
Via AP on Fox
August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Boucher: Bolts On Summer Break 2

Ah, the dog days of summer. It’s hot, humid, and NHL players everywhere are enjoying time off before training for next season begins. A number of Lightning players are involved with stuff around the world and we wanted to catch you up on what the boys are up to. Some positive #TeamTampaBay mojo in Toronto, with @RealStamkos91 & former Bolt @teddypurcell16 paying #Rays a visit...
Via Lightning Shout
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Ducks sign veteran C Horcoff to 1-year, $1.75 mil deal

ANAHEIM, Calif. Veteran center Shawn Horcoff has agreed to a one-year, $1.75 million deal with the Anaheim Ducks. The Ducks announced the deal Friday. Horcoff had 29 points and a plus-9 rating in 76 games for the Dallas Stars last season. The speedy Michigan State product spent the past two seasons in Dallas after beginning his NHL career with 12 seasons for the Edmonton Oilers...
Via AP on Fox
July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Anaheim Ducks sign Shawn Horcoff to 1-year, $1.75 mill deal

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Veteran center Shawn Horcoff has agreed to a one-year, $1.75 million deal with the Anaheim Ducks. The Ducks announced the deal Friday. Horcoff had 29 points and a plus-9 rating in 76 games for the Dallas Stars last season. The speedy Michigan State product spent the past two seasons in Dallas after beginning his NHL career with 12 seasons for the Edmonton Oilers...
Via AP on Fox
July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Ducks C Thompson out 5-6 months after shoulder surgery

  Anaheim Ducks center Nate Thompson will be out for five to six months after undergoing surgery to repair two labral tears in his left shoulder. The Ducks announced the results of Thompson's surgery Friday. Thompson will be sidelined well into next season after playing through a serious injury for the Pacific Division champion Ducks, who fell one game short of the Stanley Cup Final...
Via AP on Fox
June 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Ducks' Nate Thompson out 5-6 months after shoulder surgery

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Anaheim Ducks center Nate Thompson will be out for five to six months after undergoing surgery to repair two labral tears in his left shoulder. The Ducks announced the results of Thompson's surgery Friday. Thompson will be sidelined well into next season after playing through a serious injury for the Pacific Division champion Ducks, who fell one game short of...
Via AP on Fox
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Blackhawks Must Improve Powerplay to Get Past Ducks

CHICAGO, IL – OCTOBER 28: Nate Thompson #44 of the Anaheim Ducks and Marian Hossa #81 of the Chicago Blackhawks battle for the puck during the NHL game on October 28, 2014 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bill Smith/NHLI via Getty Images)   The Chicago Blackhawks currently trail the Anaheim Ducks 2-1 in their Western conference final series after dropping...
Via The Sports Journal
May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Third line producing against Blackhawks

When you have to play against one of the best teams in the league like the Chicago Blackhawks, you better make sure everyone is at the top of their game.The Blackhawks have four fierce defensemen capable of shutting down some of the top offensive players in the game. But they generally won't focus too much on the third line.Well, maybe they should start to, because Andrew Cogliano...
Via Fox Sports
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Anaheim Ducks: Cogliano and the third line coming up big against Hawks

Andrew Cogliano, Nate Thompson, and Kyle Palmieri aren’t necessarily well-known for their scoring ability. The Anaheim Ducks’ third line is mostly known for their speed and strong forechecking. However, since the start of the Western Conference Finals against the Chicago Blackhawks, the members of the third line have found their way on the score sheet quite a bit. Forward Andrew...
Via isportsweb.com
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Blackhawks dominate play but Ducks come away with series-opening win

You won't find many 4-1 games where the losing team dominates play. Such was the case Sunday in Anaheim. The Chicago Blackhawks controlled possession for the majority of the first two periods, the Blackhawks had the better scoring chances for the majority of the game and, at times, it was downright stunning to watch the disparity between the two NHL semifinalists. The Ducks won't...
Via Fox Sports
May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Blackhawks dominate play, but Ducks come away with series-opening win

You won't find many 4-1 games where the losing team dominates play. Such was the case Sunday in Anaheim. The Chicago Blackhawks controlled possession for the majority of the first two periods, the Blackhawks had the better scoring chances for the majority of the game and, at times, it was downright stunning to watch the disparity between the two NHL semifinalists. The Ducks won't...
Via Fox Sports
May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

RECAP: Andersen's Ducks knock off Blackhawks 4-1 in WCF opener

Hampus Lindholm, Nate Thompson and Jakob Silfverberg each had a goal and an assist, and the Anaheim Ducks opened the Western Conference finals with a 4-1 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday. Frederik Andersen made 32 saves and Kyle Palmieri also scored for the Ducks. They opened their first conference finals in eight years with a strong all-around performance while improving...
Via AP on Fox
May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Andersen's Ducks knock off Blackhawks 4-1 in WCF opener

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Hampus Lindholm, Nate Thompson and Jakob Silfverberg each had a goal and an assist, and the Anaheim Ducks opened the Western Conference finals with a 4-1 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday. Frederik Andersen made 32 saves and Kyle Palmieri also scored for the Ducks. They opened their first conference finals in eight years with a strong all-around...
Via AP on Fox
May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Ducks' playoff express rolls on in opener against Blackhawks

  Hampus Lindholm, Nate Thompson and Jakob Silfverberg each had a goal and an assist, and the Anaheim Ducks opened the Western Conference finals with a 4-1 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday. Frederik Andersen made 32 saves and Kyle Palmieri also scored for the Ducks. They opened their first conference finals in eight years with a strong all-around performance while improving...
Via AP on Fox
May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Cup Dumps 5/17/15

ANAHEIM, CA – MAY 10: Corey Perry #10 of the Anaheim Ducks, who scored the game winning goal in overtime, gets congratulated by teammate Nate Thompson #44 against Calgary Flames in Game Five of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Honda Center on May 10, 2015 in Anaheim, California. Ducks eliminated the Flames, 3-2, in overtime. (Photo by Kevork...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: 5|14|15

On to the next round. The New York Rangers won a Game 7 overtime-thriller last night against the Washington Capitals, eliminating D.C. to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals for their third time in the past four years. Why am I reminding you? Well, it’s simple. For you, Islanders fans, there is finally a team worth rooting for in the East. It wasn’t going to be the Capitals...
Via Islanders Insight
May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday

WASHINGTON, DC – APRIL 13: Nate Thompson #44 of the Tampa Bay Lightning skates to the bench after getting hit in the face with a puck in the first period against the Washington Capitals at Verizon Center on April 13, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)
Via Lightning Shout
May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Ducks top Flames 3-0 in Game 2, stay unbeaten in playoffs

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Frederik Andersen made 30 saves in his first career postseason shutout, Matt Beleskey scored in the first period and the Anaheim Ducks remained unbeaten in the Stanley Cup playoffs with a 3-0 victory over the Calgary Flames on Sunday night in Game 2 of their second-round series. Hampus Lindholm scored his first career playoff goal with 8:45 to play for the Ducks...
Via AP on Fox
May 04, 2015  |  Discuss
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