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Ryan Getzlaf leads Ducks past Stars 3-2 in Game 2

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Ryan Getzlaf wore the strain all over his exhausted face. In the past 51 hours or so, he had taken a slap shot to the jaw, attended the birth of his third child and propelled the Anaheim Ducks to two gritty playoff victories. Getzlaf figures he has all summer to rest. He's too busy polishing his reputation as a dominant scorer and an equally formidable...
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Ducks sign prospect Helgesen

Earlier today the Anaheim Ducks signed defenseman Kenton Helgesen to a three year entry level contract. He is 20 years old and was selected by the Ducks in the seventh round (187th overall) in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. He plays in the WHL for the Calgary Hitmen and is a shut down defenseman. This season he set career highs across the board with 10 goals, 51 points, and a +31 rating...
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No fine or suspension for Perry’s spear on Benn

If the NHL’s supplementary discipline decisions regarding spearing to … precious areas in the early going of the 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs are any indication, a cup/athletic supporter is becoming a mandatory piece of equipment. (Some athletes tend to forego that option for the sake of comfort and mobility, believe it or not.) Earlier on Saturday, the leagued fined (but didn’t...
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ducks win game 2

The Ducks and Stars upped their intensity level in game two. The physical game picked up considerably, as did the questionable hits. The refs had another poor outing, but I've discussed them enough as it is. In the end, the Ducks skated off with a 3-2 win and a 2-0 series lead. By now, you all know what happened in the game last night so I won't do a complete game recap in...
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Gritty Ryan Getzlaf helps lead Ducks to Game 2 win against Stars

Ryan Getzlaf looked every bit the part of a grizzled hockey player Friday night: Front tooth missing, fat lip and a new scratches on his face to go along with the thick, stitched-up gash across his chin. The scene in the locker room was much different than what had unfolded in an Orange County hospital where only about 10 hours before the Ducks took a 2-0 series lead over Dallas...
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Gritty Ryan Getzlaf helps lead Ducks to Game 2 win

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Ryan Getzlaf looked every bit the part of a grizzled hockey player Friday night: Front tooth missing, fat lip and a new scratches on his face to go along with the thick, stitched up gash across his chin.  The scene in the locker room was much different than what had unfolded in an Orange County hospital where only about 10 hours before the Ducks took a 2-0 series...
Via Fox Sports West
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Gritty Ryan Getzlaf helps lead Ducks to Game 2 win

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Ryan Getzlaf looked every bit the part of a grizzled hockey player Friday night: Front tooth missing, fat lip and a new scratches on his face to go along with the thick, stitched up gash across his chin.  The scene in the locker room was much different than what had unfolded in an Orange County hospital where only about 10 hours before the Ducks took a 2-0 series...
Via Fox Sports West
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Stars fall in 2-0 hole after losing to Ducks in Game 2

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Ryan Getzlaf had a goal and an assist while wearing a facemask over his lacerated jaw, Corey Perry scored his first playoff goal in three years, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 Friday night to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round series. Rookie Frederik Andersen made 34 saves in his second postseason start, and Andrew Cogliano scored a short...
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Ducks Forward Corey Perry Spears Jamie Benn Below The Belt (GIF)

The first-round playoff series between the Anaheim Ducks and Dallas Stars has been chippy to say the least in its early going. During the first period of Friday night’s game, Ducks forward Corey Perry only added to the heightened physical play when he took exception to a check from behind courtesy of Stars forward Jamie Benn. Perry wasted no time retaliating, as he delivered a...
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Ryan Getzlaf Sports Jaw Protector For Game Two Against Stars (Photo)

In Game 1 of the first round playoff series between the Dallas Stars and the Anaheim Ducks, Ducks’ star Ryan Getzlaf took a Tyler Seguin slapshot directly to the face. Getzlaf missed the waning moments of his team’s victory in the opening game, but he wouldn’t miss any more than that. He had the gash stitched up and should be no worse for wear when his team fights for a 2-0...
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Lucic spears DeKeyser, Perry spears Benn, Daley sits on Perry, Yahtzee

I guess the NHL's annual start-of-the-playoffs crackdown on horizontal stick fouls only counts regarding obstruction and interference, not spearing, stick-swinging or otherwise using one's stick as an instrument of torture. As noted in the Wings-Bruins quick take, @myregularface showed Milan Lucic spearing Danny DeKeyser in the groin...   And during tonight'...
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Ryan Getzlaf Scores Sick Goal On Fantastic Individual Effort

Anaheim Ducks captain Rayn Getzlaf scored a fantastic goal on a great individual effort to knot the game at 1-1. Getzlaf knocked down the puck and then muscled his way towards the net and buried the puck short side high glove. [@myregularface] The post Ryan Getzlaf Scores Sick Goal On Fantastic Individual Effort appeared first on Diehardsport.
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Ducks notes: Ryan Getzlaf, wife Paige, welcome baby girl

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Ryan Getzlaf has had quite the eventful postseason and it's only Game 2. After getting his face stitched up following Wednesday's Game 1 victory in the Ducks' opening-round series against Dallas, the Ducks' captain and his wife, Paige, welcomed a baby girl shortly after midnight, early Friday morning. All jokes about his daughter crying when she...
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You've been warned: Getzlaf's brother tweets pic of star’s stitches

Ryan Getzlaf is one tough dude. He stopped a slap shot with his face on Wednesday, the puck hitting him in the jaw below the lip. His brother, Chris, a receiver for the CFL's Saskatchewan Roughriders, called him a 'warrior' in a recent tweet, in which, he shared a photo of Ryan's stitches from the cut to his face suffered in Anaheim's Game 1 victory over the Stars...
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Ryan Getzlaf Will Play For Ducks Two Days After Taking Puck To Face

Anaheim Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf — busted-up face and all — will be in the lineup Friday night for Game 2 of the team’s Western Conference quarterfinal series against the Dallas Stars. Ducks head coach Bruce Boudreau confirmed Getzlaf’s status after morning skate Friday while also announcing that winger Matt Beleskey will sit out the game with a lower body injury. Beleskey...
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Here’s what Ryan Getzlaf looks like after taking a puck to the face

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Ryan Getzlaf’s mouth a mangled mess after taking slap shot to face (photo)

During Game 1 of the Anaheim Ducks’ Western Conference quarterfinal series against the Dallas Stars on Wednesday, team captain Ryan Getzlaf suffered a deep facial laceration after a slap shot off the stick of Tyler Seguin caught him up high late in the third period of the team’s 4-3 win. (video here). On Thursday, Getzlaf’s […] The post Ryan Getzlaf’s mouth a mangled mess...
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Ryan Getzlaf Takes Puck To The Face, Doesn’t Look that Bad

  Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf sent this photo to Canadian hockey site Bar Down showing the damage after taking a puck to the…
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Frederik Andersen the hero for Anaheim

Special To The Hockey Guys Getty Images A scintillating first period from the Anaheim Ducks saw them open their Stanley Cup playoff series against the Dallas Stars with a 4-3 victory, but it was rookie goalie Frederik Andersen who stole the majority of the headlines after his 32 saves. After a sensational regular season, the Ducks rightly begun their playoff campaign full of confidence...
Via The Hockey Guys
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ducks youth stepping up

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Ducks head coach Bruce Boudreau would like to argue against his team's youngest players being the "unsung heroes." Rookies Hampus Lindholm, Patrick Maroon, Frederik Andersen and second-year player Kyle Palmieri might not be as well known as others in the locker room just yet, but in Anaheim, Boudreau's known all along what he's had. Their...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Getzlaf’s Brother Tweets Picture Of Ducks Star’s Stitches (Photo)

Anaheim Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf took a slapshot to the face off Dallas Stars center Tyler Seguin’s stick during the final seconds of Wednesday night’s Stanley Cup playoff game. The puck nailed Getzlaf in the jaw right below his lip, requiring him to receive stitches, but he’s expected to play in Game 2 on Friday night as the Ducks try to protect their 1-0 series lead. Getzlaf’s...
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PHOTO: Ryan Getzlaf's face, after being hit by slap shot

In case you missed it, Anaheim Ducks forward Ryan Getzlaf had to leave the ice during Game 1 of the Ducks-Stars series after taking a Tyler Seguin slap shot directly to the face in the game’s final seconds. The puck appeared to strike Getzlaf around the mouth, where he began to bleed pretty profusely before heading to the locker room for repairs. He managed to escape serious damage...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

X-rays on Getzlaf negative, expected for Game 2

Anaheim Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf has a deep facial laceration but X-rays were negative and he is expected to play in Game 2 of the Western Conference First Round series Friday at Honda Center (10 p.m. ET; NBCSN, RDS (JIP), FS-SW, PRIME), according to the team. Getzlaf was struck by Tyler Seguin's slap shot in the face with 16 seconds remaining in a 4-3 win against the Dallas...
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Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf suffers facial laceration, will be ready for Game 2

That's one tough Duck. Despite a facial laceration during Wednesday night's Game 1 victory over the Stars, Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf is expected to play in Friday night's Game 2 on Prime Ticket starting at 7 p.m. PT. According to the Ducks, Getzlaf received numerous stitches, but x-rays were negative. Getzlaf recorded his 19th career multi-point game on Wednesday night...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Ryan Getzlaf take puck in the face

"Captain Ryan Getzlaf left Game 1 of the Anaheim Ducks' Western Conference First Round series against the Dallas Stars on Wednesday when he took a puck to the face with 16 seconds left in regulation.His status was not immediately known, but coach Bruce Boudreau said after Anaheim's 4-3 victory that he doesn't think it is serious." - NHL.com
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