The Anaheim Ducks have secured their spot in the 2015 Stanley Cup playoffs with their win against the New York Islanders on Saturday afternoon. This will be Anaheim’s third straight appearance in the postseason and is looking to be their third straight Pacific Division crown. This year’s playoff run will be the 11th in franchise history; the Ducks are in their 21st year as an...
UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- Frederik Andersen made 29 saves, and the Anaheim Ducks used a two-goal second period to beat the struggling New York Islanders 3-2 on Saturday to clinch a Western Conference playoff berth.
Rickard Rakell gave the Ducks a 1-0 lead in the first, and Kyle Palmieri and Andrew Cogliano stretched the advantage in the second for Anaheim, which leads the NHL with 103 points...
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UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) Frederik Andersen made 29 saves, and the Anaheim Ducks used a two-goal second period to beat the struggling New York Islanders 3-2 on Saturday to clinch a Western Conference playoff berth.
Rickard Rakell gave the Ducks a 1-0 lead in the first, and Kyle Palmieri and Andrew Cogliano stretched the advantage in the second for Anaheim, which leads the NHL with 103...
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Shaelin Earle is from Beverly, Mass., but he’s a huge Anaheim Ducks fan. So when his favorite team was in town to take on the Boston Bruins on Thursday, they made sure he got some extra special treatment.
The 14-year-old Earle has cystic fibrosis and was a Ducks guest of honor thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The organization had flown Earle out to California earlier this...
The Boston Bruins lost to the Anaheim Ducks this past Thursday night by a score of 3-2. For the Bruins a win was vital, however they failed to pull this off, and settled for a one point gain as a result of overtime play. This is not how the game should’ve ended though. The Bruins were winning 2-1 in the final minute of regular time when Corey Perry scored to push the game to overtime...
BOSTON (AP) -- The Anaheim Ducks took advantage of the struggling Bruins and kept control of first place in the Western Conference.
Ryan Getzlaf scored 3:09 into overtime to lift Anaheim to a 3-2 victory over Boston on Thursday night.
"Our message yesterday was that we needed to turn around the way we are playing and play with some more excitement in playoff-style hockey and I thought...
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BOSTON — The Bruins nearly won in regulation Thursday night, but the Anaheim Ducks forced overtime when Corey Perry deflected a shot from the point past Boston goaltender Tuukka Rask with 39 seconds remaining in the third period.
Bruins head coach Claude Julien wasn’t happy the goal was allowed and cited goaltender interference as the reason why. The replay shows that Perry does...
BOSTON — The Bruins gave up an important point in the playoff race when they couldn’t hold a 2-1 lead over the Anaheim Ducks in regulation Thursday night.
The B’s led 2-1 in the final minute, but Ducks right winger C0rey Perry scored on a deflection with 39 seconds remaining to send the game into overtime. Anaheim secured two points when captain Ryan Getzlaf scored on a great...
BOSTON (AP) Ryan Getzlaf scored 3:09 into overtime to lift the Anaheim Ducks to a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night.
Getzlaf, who also assisted on Corey Perry's tying goal late in the third period, beat Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask from the slot with a wrist shot over his shoulder to snap the Ducks' two-game skid.
Perry tied it with 39 seconds remaining in regulation...
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Even when the rest of the Boston Bruins struggle, Tuukka Rask usually finds a way to stand out.
The Finnish goaltender made 29 saves against the Anaheim Ducks on Thursday in his career-high 62nd game of the season, and one of them was particularly commendable.
During the third period, Anaheim drove toward the net after a Bruins turnover and had a particularly...
Ducks deal crushing blow to Boston in overtime (Via NHL Bruins)In what was a must win game for the Bruins, they were not able to get the job done, as they ultimately fell to the Anaheim Ducks in overtime.After almost allowing a goal in the first minute, the Bruins eventually settled down, in what was a tight checking first period.Both Milan Lucic and Adam McQuaid were involved physically...
It took a period and a half before any pucks found the back of the net during Thursday’s Boston Bruins-Anaheim Ducks game, but Patrick Maroon certainly made a statement when he got the visitors on the board.
The Ducks winger was speeding through the neutral zone when he beat Matt Bartkowski. Once he got past the young Boston defenseman, the only man...
BOSTON — The Bruins’ offense could receive a much-needed boost Thursday night against the Anaheim Ducks.
Veteran center David Krejci could make his return — probably would be as a winger on the Patrice Bergeron line — after a 15-game absence with a partially torn MCL in his left knee. Krejci is probable for Bruins-Ducks and a final decision on his status will be made after...
BOSTON — The Anaheim Ducks were the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference playoffs last season and came within one game of reaching the conference final.
Despite having a 3-2 series lead over the eventual Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings, the Ducks lost their conference semifinals series in a disappointing 6-2 Game 7 loss on home ice.
One of the reasons for Anaheim’s playoff...
BOSTON — The Bruins will aim to end their five-game skid (0-3-2) Thursday night at TD Garden when they host the Anaheim Ducks, who are tied with the St. Louis Blues atop the Western Conference standings.
Even though the Ducks come into this matchup with two straight losses and 12 goals against in that span, they present plenty of problems with four good lines, speed on the blue...
BOSTON — Stanley Cup success is often achieved through the NHL draft.
Of course, it often takes a little luck and several years of poor results to stockpile enough high draft picks to go through a proper rebuild, but this route is smarter than trying to build a contender by hitting home runs on July 1 in the free agent market.
The Anaheim Ducks, who are in Boston for a Thursday...
The Anaheim Ducks have gotten off to a poor start to their road trip as they battle for home-ice advantage throughout the playoffs.
The Boston Bruins' situation is considerably more dire, as a five-game losing streak has put their postseason chances in serious jeopardy.
Anaheim tries to avoid a third straight loss when it visits increasingly desperate Boston on Thursday night.
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Ducks goaltender Frederik Andersen has looked a little shaky since his return to the lineup. After coming back from injury, Andersen has allowed 12 goals on 97 shots against, resulting in a mediocre .876 save percentage. He was pulled in the first period of Sunday night’s matchup against the New York Rangers after allowing three goals on seven shots. He has lost three of his last...
The return of Wisniewski proved to be fairly uneventful for the player itself but proved to be an exciting, back and forth affair otherwise. Scott Hartnell had a hat trick which helped the team win 5-3 in regulation against the Anaheim Ducks.
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
The Good: Scott Hartnell
A hat trick made for one heck of a cherry on top of a game that...
The Anaheim Ducks have been at not only the top of the Western Conference from time to time this season, but also the top of the entire NHL. However, it hasn’t been an easy road for them. The team has struggled all-season with defense, and they haven’t being able to win games in 60 minutes. […]
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Derek Stepan #21 of the New York Rangers celebrates his second goal of the game against the Anaheim Ducks on March 22, 2015 at Madison Square Garden. (Mandatory Credit: Elsa/Getty Images).
The New York Rangers continued steamrolling through their schedule yesterday when they defeated the Anaheim Ducks 7-2 at Madison Square Garden. This win should make Rangers’ fans feel good about...
Just last year, the former Vancouver Canucks star made the big move over to the Anaheim Ducks. Ryan Kesler wanted another opportunity to win the Stanley Cup before he fully passes his prime. At 30-years-old, Ryan Kesler has proved that he has found his place within the Orange County team and has exceeded a lot […]
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Humbled by one of the top teams in the Eastern Conference, the Anaheim Ducks won't dwell on their worst loss of the season.
The West leaders can bounce back by cooling off the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday night.
After yielding seven goals while winning four straight, Anaheim (46-21-7) matched that amount in Sunday's 7-2 road loss to the New York Rangers. The defeat dropped the...
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Sorry folks, there won’t be a goal breakdown from last night’s absolute demolition of the Anaheim Ducks. The Rangers blew away the previously lead-leading team by a score of 7-2. Derek Stepan snapped his goalless streak with a pair last night and an assist. Keith Yandle had three assists. Kevin Hayes and Mats Zuccarello had
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After last night’s thrilling escape act in Carolina, the New York Rangers are back home tonight to take on the Anaheim Ducks in a game that might decide who wins the President’s Trophy. The Rangers are two points back of the Ducks with three games in hand, but the Ducks have a bit of a
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