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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...
Via Fox Sports West
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fox Sports West
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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...
Via NESN.com
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Friday night lights

If the Ducks play the way they played in game 1, they will win game 2 on Friday night.  No question. With all do respect to the Dallas Stars, the Ducks are the top team in the Western Conference and are that for a reason.   If Dallas is going to win this game, it will be because of turnovers.  The Ducks made some pretty bad turnovers, one specifically when the Ducks were clinging...
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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...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

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
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Starting Lineups: Debunking The Injury Myth As The NBA And NHL Playoffs Start

Ryan Getzlaf took a slap shot to the face in game one of the Anaheim Ducks-Dallas Stars series. Getzlaf dropped to the ice briefly and covered his face before skating off to the locker room. He will play in game two because “hockey player”. That’s a term you’ll hear a lot over the next few […] The post Starting Lineups: Debunking The Injury Myth As The NBA And NHL Playoffs...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
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Ducks win game 1

The Anaheim Ducks opened the the Stanley Cup Playoffs with a 4-3 win over the Dallas Stars. Both teams played well with the Ducks building a 4-0 lead and the Stars reducing it to a one goal game late in the third. Both teams also had to deal with some very inconsistent officiating. Overall, it was an entertaining matchup that has left many wondering who has the momentum going into...
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19 hours 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...
Via Fox Sports West
19 hours 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...
Via NESN.com
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ducks Take Game One Against Dallas

A win is a win and this one was closer than the Ducks would have liked. The 4-3 victory over the Dallas Stars in game one of the opening round of the NHL playoffs was narrow, but as usual, Anaheim found a way to hold on and win the game. “A little adversity isn’t going to hurt us,” said Corey Perry. “We’ve got to learn how to play with the lead, especially down to the wire...
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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...
Via Next Impulse Sports
21 hours 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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ducks' Ryan Getzlaf expected to play in game two against Stars

Ryan Getzlaf took a hard shot to the face in game one against the Stars last night, but the deep cut isn't expected to keep him out of the lineup for any amount of time.Getzlaf, who was struck by a Tyler Seguin shot with 16.4 seconds left, is expected to play in Game 2 according to Ducks.— Eric Stephens (@icemancometh) April 17, 2014Getzlaf suffered a deep facial laceration...
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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...
Via Fox Sports West
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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
Via Talk Hockey
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Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf drilled by slap shot right in the face (video)

In the latest of about a million examples demonstrating the toughness of hockey players, Anaheim Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf was drilled directly in the face by a slap shot off the stick of Dallas Stars forward Tyler Seguin. The scary incident occurred as time was running down in the third period with the Ducks holding […] The post Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf drilled by slap shot...
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Ducks' Getzlaf takes hard puck to the face against Stars

The Anaheim Ducks got a bit of a scare when the Dallas Stars came storming back from a 4-0 defecit on Wednesday. But that wasn't the biggest concern in the final minute of Game 1. Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf took a hard puck to the face from Stars' Tyler Seguin with just 16 seconds remaining. The Ducks held on for the 4-3 win to take a 1-0 series lead. And luckily for Anaheim...
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Anaheim Ducks' Ryan Getzlaf takes a slapshot to the face, leaves playoff game

Last night, the Anaheim Ducks went up early on the Dallas Stars, building a 3-0 lead on just 10 shots in the first period. The Ducks added a fourth goal in the second before the Stars  rallied and scored three unanswered to cut the Ducks lead to just 4-3. In the final minute, as the Stars were pushing to tie the game, Tyler Seguin one-timed a shot at the point which rose while going...
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The Morning After: Game 1 - Ducks 4, Stars 3

There were plenty of people who went to bed in Texas last night thinking that the Stars were exposed badly by the competition last night and outclassed on their way to a humbling defeat. And those people did get the part right about being defeated. Otherwise, the later the Stars wandered into the California night, the more capable they appeared and the more confident they played...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
1 day ago  |  Discuss

DuckTales Playoff Edition: Ducks win game 1

I write this blog just as the game in Anaheim ends.  As I was watching the game unfold, I sensed that the Ducks would win and that Dallas would not be able to tie up the game.  But, I also got the sense of what the reaction to this game might be from fans and maybe even some "experts.   So, as we evaluate the Ducks performance in the game 1, let's try and avoid a common...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video- Ryan Getzlaf Took A Puck To The Face, Should Be OK

#NHLDucks Boudreau on Getzlaf: "He's getting stitched up. He should be ok, but he had a pretty nasty cut." #ANAvsDAL — Anaheim Ducks (@AnaheimDucks) April 17, 2014  
Via Kukla's Korner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ducks avoid late collapse against Stars to take Game 1

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- As a four-goal lead suddenly dwindled to just one Wednesday night in Anaheim, it was a reminder that nothing is safe in the postseason. The Ducks came away with a 4-3 win over the Stars in the opening game of their first round playoff series, Wednesday night at the Honda Center. But they didn't come away completely unscathed. "We didn't put the fear...
Via Fox Sports West
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