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Game GIFs #7: CBJ @ ANA (10/24/14)

First Period: 0-1 ANA: (1:28) PPG – Corey Perry (9) ASST: Sami Vatanen (4), Cam Fowler (5) 0-2 ANA: (8:37) PPG – Sami Vatanen (3) ASST: William Karlsson (1) 1-2 ANA: (14:00) PPG – Scott Hartnell (1) ASST: Ryan Johansen (5), Jack Johnson (3) Second Period: 1-3 ANA: (13:06) Devante Smith-Pelly (2) ASST: Corey Perry (3), Ryan Getzlaf (9) Third Period: 1-4 ANA: (17:33) EN...
Via BS Hockey
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Ducks win 7th straight, 4-1 over Blue Jackets

Corey Perry and defenseman Sami Vatanen scored power-play goals in the first period, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-1 on Friday night for their seventh consecutive victory. John Gibson, starting in net for the first time since losing 6-4 in his hometown of Pittsburgh on opening night, faced just 17 shots as the two-time defending Pacific Division champions...
Via Fox Sports West
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Red-hot Ducks beat Blue Jackets to record 7th straight win

  Corey Perry and defenseman Sami Vatanen scored power-play goals in the first period, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-1 on Friday night for their seventh consecutive victory. John Gibson, starting in net for the first time since losing 6-4 in his hometown of Pittsburgh on opening night, faced just 17 shots as the two-time defending Pacific Division champions...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Ducks win 7th straight, 4-1 over Blue Jackets

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Corey Perry and defenseman Sami Vatanen scored power-play goals in the first period, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-1 on Friday night for their seventh consecutive victory. John Gibson, starting in net for the first time since losing 6-4 in his hometown of Pittsburgh on opening night, faced just 17 shots as the two-time defending Pacific...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Ducks win 7th straight, 4-1 over Blue Jackets

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Corey Perry and defenseman Sami Vatanen scored power-play goals in the first period, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-1 on Friday night for their seventh consecutive victory. John Gibson, starting in net for the first time since losing 6-4 in his hometown of Pittsburgh on opening night, faced just 17 shots as the two-time defending Pacific...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres-Ducks Preview

The Anaheim Ducks have bounced back from a season-opening loss in impressive fashion. They'll look to keep rolling behind a solid power play and strong goaltending as seek their second win in nine days over the hapless Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday night. Anaheim (5-1-0) comes off Sunday's 3-0 win over St. Louis, with Frederik Andersen stopping 28 shots against a team that...
Via AP on Fox
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Puck Dumps 10/20/14

What everyone is talking about The Ducks. Anaheim has started hot, and it’s thanks to some heretofore unheralded players, like Frederik Andersen and Sami Vatanen. The Ducks seem to have an unending supply of talent working its way through the ranks, particularly in front of the net. One has to believe that Anaheim either knows how to scout goalies or they know how to play defense...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Andersen nets first career shutout as Ducks extend winning streak

  Sami Vatanen scored two power-play goals and Frederik Andersen stopped 27 shots in his first career shutout, leading the Anaheim Ducks to a 3-0 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Sunday. Vatanen had his first career multigoal game, scoring on a pair of blistering one-timers as the Ducks (5-1-0) won their fifth straight and extended their home winning streak against St. Louis...
Via AP on Fox
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks blank Blues 3-0 for 5th straight win

Sami Vatanen scored two power-play goals and Frederik Andersen stopped 27 shots in his first career shutout, leading the Anaheim Ducks to a 3-0 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Sunday. Vatanen had his first career multigoal game, scoring on a pair of blistering one-timers as the Ducks (5-1-0) won their fifth straight and extended their home winning streak against St. Louis to...
Via AP on Fox
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Blues blanked by Ducks to end road trip

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Sami Vatanen scored two power-play goals and Frederik Andersen stopped 27 shots in his first career shutout, leading the Anaheim Ducks to a 3-0 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Sunday. Vatanen had his first career multigoal game, scoring on a pair of blistering one-timers as the Ducks (5-1-0) won their fifth straight and extended their home winning streak against...
Via AP on Fox
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks blank Blues 3-0 for 5th straight win

Sami Vatanen scored two power-play goals and Frederik Andersen stopped 27 shots in his first career shutout, leading the Anaheim Ducks to a 3-0 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Sunday. Vatanen had his first career multigoal game, scoring on a pair of blistering one-timers as the Ducks (5-1-0) won their fifth straight and extended their home winning streak against St. Louis to...
Via Fox Sports West
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Here are five of NHL's next wave of breakout stars

For many young players with one or two years of experience at the NHL level, the 2014-15 season is the time for them to make major strides in their development and become valuable players capable of playing in many different situations. Let's take a look at five players primed for a breakout 2014-15 campaign. Dougie Hamilton, Defenseman, Boston Bruins Hamilton was one of the...
Via Fox Sports
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks News: Vantanen quacks new deal

Young blueliner Sami Vatanen has quacked his way to a new contract.#470280633 / gettyimages.comAnd by quacked, I mean played well in his rookie season. Per Curtis Zupke of NHL.com,Ducks announce two-year contract for Sami Vatanen. One-way deal is worth $1.25M and $1.275M.— Curtis Zupke (@curtiszupke) July 22, 2014He'll still be an RFA at the end of the deal, however.Sami Vatanen...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks sign defenseman Sami Vatanen to two-year contract

The Ducks signed defenseman Sami Vatanen to a two-year contract on Tuesday. Per club policy, financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Vatanen (5-foot-10, 183-pounds) scored 21 points in 48 games with the Ducks last season. He also picked up his first career postseason assist in five games with Anaheim during their Stanley Cup playoff run Vatanen, a native of Jyvaskyla, Finland...
Via Fox Sports West
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks win game 3

After dropping the first two games of the series at home, the Anaheim Ducks traveled to Los Angeles hoping to get their first win of the series. In game one the Ducks blew the lead with seven seconds left and lost in overtime. In game two the Ducks could not solve Kings goalie Jonathan Quick. Knowing that the team needed a boost, Ducks coach Bruce Bourdeau made three lineup changes...
Via Puckrant.com
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks-Kings, Game 3: Morning skate notebook

LOS ANGELES -- Anaheim head coach Bruce Boudreau played coy about lineup changes for Thursday night's Game 3 against the Kings but it didn't take long to deduce that defenseman Sami Vatanen and left winger Kyle Palmieri will likely be entered into the lineup. Prior to Thursday's morning skate, the team announced that Vatanen was recalled from the Ducks' AHL affiliate...
Via Fox Sports West
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks-Kings, Game 3: Morning skate notebook

LOS ANGELES -- Anaheim head coach Bruce Boudreau played coy about lineup changes for Thursday night's Game 3 against the Kings but it didn't take long to deduce that defenseman Sami Vatanen and left winger Kyle Palmieri will likely be entered into the lineup. Prior to Thursday's morning skate, the team announced that Vatanen was recalled from the Ducks' AHL affiliate...
Via Fox Sports West
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Lineup changes made ahead of game 3

A day before the Ducks play their first road game of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, they made a few lineup changes. The Ducks sent two young players to the Norfolk Admirals of the AHL, and recalled two players back to the Ducks. The Ducks sent defenseman Sami Vatanen and goaltender John Gibson to the AHL and recalled forward Emerson Etem and defenseman Mark Fistric from a conditioning...
Via Puckrant.com
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Fowler Out; Other Injuries

The Ducks did not get good news on Wednesday when they learned that defenseman Cam Fowler will be out three to five weeks. Fowler, who was injured last Friday during the Colorado game, did not appear in the next two games.   After not progressing in healing, an MRI was taken, which revealed that he has a sprained left MCL.   That is mediocollateral ligament in the knee. The...
Via On the Duck Pond
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Fowler Out; Other Injuries

The Ducks did not get good news on Wednesday when they learned that defenseman Cam Fowler will be out three to five weeks. Fowler, who was injured last Friday during the Colorado game, did not appear in the next two games.   After not progressing in healing, an MRI was taken, which revealed that he has a sprained left MCL.   That is mediocollateral ligament in the knee. ...
Via On the Duck Pond
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks Head Home With 5 medals, Selanne Wins MVP

TJ Bayha Anaheim Ducks Writer The Anaheim Ducks have had a tremendous showing in Sochi this winter. Jonas Hiller, playing for Switzerland had 2 straight shutouts. Cam Fowler was elevated to the national spotlight after the US victory over Russia in group play. Sami Vatanen played wonderfully in his Olympic debut, while Teemu Selanne rises above anyone else, scoring 2 goals in his...
Via TopSportsReport
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks only NHL team with players on all four Olympic semifinalists

One way or another, the Anaheim Ducks will have a gold medal to celebrate once the Sochi Olympics are over. The Ducks are the only NHL team with at least one representative on each of the four Olympic hockey seminfinalists. Canada: Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry Finland: Teemu Selanne and Sami Vatanen Sweden: Jakob Silfverberg United States: Cam Fowler Both semifinal matchups (Team...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks only NHL team with players on all four Olympic semifinalists

One way or another, the Anaheim Ducks will have a gold medal to celebrate once the Sochi Olympics are over. The Ducks are the only NHL team with a representative on each of the four Olympic hockey seminfinalists. Both semifinal matchups (Team USA vs. Team Canada, Finland vs. Sweeden) will take place on Friday in Russia. Canada: Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry Finland: Teemu Selanne...
Via Fox Sports West
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

6 Anaheim Ducks On 5 Different Olympic Rosters

  TJ Bayha Anaheim Ducks Writer   Intro Jeff Gross/Getty Images The Anaheim Ducks are sending six players over to Sochi, Russia this month, to represent five different countries in the 2014 Winter Olympics. The captain Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry are representing their homeland of Canada. Goalie Jonas Hiller will be in net for the Swiss. Teemu Selanne and Sami Vatanen, will...
Via TopSportsReport
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Lindholm's 2 goals vs. Coyotes help Ducks get another victory

Hampus Lindholm scored two goals, and the steamrolling Anaheim Ducks won for the 16th time in 17 games with a 5-3 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes on Saturday night. Ryan Getzlaf scored his 23rd goal of the season in the Ducks' sixth straight win. Sami Vatanen and Dustin Penner also scored as the Ducks swept the five-game season series with the Coyotes. Jonas Hiller made 28...
Via AP on Fox
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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