Nick Ritchie, Nic Kerdiles try to make impression at Ducks' rookie camp

Where better to spend one of the hottest days of the year than in a cold hockey rink? Where better to spend any day, really? The Ducks opened their rookie camp Friday at Anaheim Ice, where some of their recent draft picks, a few free agents and players on tryouts hoped to impress the coaches and scouts who watched from above. The Ducks‚Äô rookies will play the San Jose Sharks‚Ä...
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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 ...
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25 days ago  |  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...
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April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Saku soon? Ducks return Rakell to AHL

The stage is being set for Saku Koivu‚Äės return. Koivu, out since Oct. 28 with a concussion, is reportedly close to coming back to action ‚ÄĒ to facilitate the move, Anaheim sent forward Rickard Rakell back to AHL Norfolk on Monday. Rakell, 20, appeared in six games for the Ducks during his recall assignment, playing a career-high 15:21 in a 6-2 win over Buffalo on Nov. 8. The...
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November 18, 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...
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October 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Free Ducks and Kings Prospects Game

Free is good and when it is free hockey, it is even better. The Anaheim Ducks and the Los Angeles Kings are going to be holding two free games between their rookies and prospects in September.  On Saturday, September 7, what is billed as the SoCal Hockey Futures Game will be played at the Honda Center.  Doors open at 5:00pm and parking and admission are free.   Game starts...
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August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Spotlighting Upper Deck's Spelling.

A quick post today on my newest Ryan Getzlaf hit. When I saw these existed I knew then that the one I would eventually acquire would have to feature three different sweater colors. Black and bland just weren't going to cut it.$5.85 later and this beaut is mine. I don't know why Rickard Rakell was selected to accompany Getz and Scott Niedermayer when a number of better choices...
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August 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Conditioning Camp July 5-7 at Anaheim Ice

It's July.  Las Vegas is experiencing record heat nearing 120 degrees.  Death Valley is coming close to breaking their all time record highs.   Southern California isn't much better. Doesn't some ice hockey sound lovely right about now? You can experience a little cooling, as well get a sneak peak at the Anaheim Ducks prospects this weekend, July 5 - 7, at...
Via On the Duck Pond
July 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Rakell to Juniors; Hiller Improving

Although Rickard Rakell impressed the Ducks enough in their mini training camp to stay for a few regular season games, the party is over.  Rakell, 19, was not eligible to be sent to the AHL, so he was sent back to his junior team.  "Once you get a taste of it here, you always want to stay," said Rakell. "I think this could a be a good way for me. We can have...
Via On the Duck Pond
February 14, 2013  |  Discuss

2012-13 Ontario Hockey League Predictions: Western Conference

Anaheim Ducks prospect Rickard Rakell (Photo credit: Plymouth Whalers) By Todd Cordell (@ToddCordell) With preseason over and done with, the 2012-13 Ontario Hockey League season is set to begin Thursday. Thanks to the NHL lockout, there are a lot of unexpected returnees as well as even more uncertainties. Despite that, it’s time for predictions so I’ll do my best to project...
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September 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Someone Sens-related playing hockey!

Senators prospects Mikael Wikstrand and Z have started their 2012-13 season already, as they attend the Swedish U20 national team’s summer camp in preparation for the World Juniors. The 34-man roster includes all the best WJC eligible player with the exception of three of last year’s gold-medal winners Jonas Brodin, Sebastian Collberg and Rickard Rakell. The roster will...
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August 01, 2012  |  Discuss

More Signings For Ducks - Rakell, Hendry, Smaby

Free agency just begins on July 1.  It is not a one day affair.   Clubs are signing contracts with not only free agents, but also prospects of their own.  Anaheim is no different. The Ducks added more defensive depth by signing Jordan Hendry and Matt Smaby to one year contracts.  Smaby, 27, played in Syracuse last season (the Ducks former AHL affiliate).   He is a huge presence...
Via On the Duck Pond
July 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Concitioning Camp & Scrimmages

Now that the draft is over, all those bright and shiny new draft picks need to know what the NHL is all about.  Therefore, it is time for the Ducks annual prospect conditioning camp and scrimmages.   The six-day camp, which starts Thursday, June 28, focuses on both the on- and off-ice development of the players.  In addition to skating sessions, each player will participate...
Via On the Duck Pond
June 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Metro + state: Whalers blank the Generals

OHL Andy Bathgate scored twice, and Matt Mahalak made 30 saves as the Plymouth Whalers beat the host Oshawa Generals, 5-0, Friday night. Stefan Noesen, Rickard Rakell and Alex Aleardi also scored for Plymouth (22-8-2-1). Garrett Meurs and Jamie Devane added two assists each. The Whalers had 39 shots on goal. Kevin Bailie made 34 saves for Oshawa (13-17-1-3).
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December 17, 2011  |  Discuss
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