Ducks Rumors & News

  • Sharp, Kane shine as Blackhawks defeat Ducks

    CSN Chicago "Patrick Sharp sat in specific stall in the Honda Center visitors’ locker room. It’s a stall he’s occupied a lot when the Blackhawks play in Anaheim, the same one he was in on Feb. 12, 2006, when he scored his first goal with the Hawks later that night. “Good feelings sitting over here,”..." January 31

  • Sharks explode in second, beat Ducks 6-3

    CSN Bay Area "The way the Pacific Division standings are shaping up, there’s a decent chance the Sharks could face the top seeded Anaheim Ducks in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. From San Jose’s perspective, that may not be such a bad thing. The Sharks blitzed past the Ducks on Thursday night..." January 30

  • Ducks Dominance Of Canucks Is Complete In 4-0 Win

    Anaheim Calling "Anaheim takes advantage of an early softie, shuts Vancouver down defensively the rest of the way in sixth straight win. First Period As may be expected following a multi-day break from action for all but Ryan Getzlaf and Radim Vrbata between the two teams, the opening minutes were as much a..." January 28

  • Why the NHL's most hated players are never going away "They tend to be some of the most hated players in the NHL, and when they inevitably do something reckless you probably want them out of the league. They are the guys that spend their time skating along the fine line between "playing with an edge," and playing dirty. On occasion, they will jump..." January 28

  • Dreger: Stars, Ducks, others interested in Leafs' Franson

    Nichols on Hockey "“In terms of the interest and activity leading toward a trade, yeah, I think it’s there. And we’re going to hear more about Cody Franson and the interest that teams have in him in the days and weeks ahead. I mean, that’s obvious because he’s a pending unrestricted free agent. He’s a big..." January 27

  • McKenzie: Coyotes, Ducks, Kings primed to trade

    Nichols on Hockey "On if there’s one team we should be watching nearing the trade deadline as the linchpin in the process: “Well, I think that in terms of a seller it’d be the Phoenix Coyotes. They’ve got Antoine Vermette. They’ve got Zbynek Michalek. They possibly have Keith Yandle, although there seems to be..." January 27

  • LeBrun: Keep an eye on Predators, Ducks on trade front

    Nichols on Hockey "On which of the upper-echelon teams might be ready to tweak its roster via trade: “I would keep an eye on Nashville. I think that the Predators are eying a top-6 forward and I think David Poile has shown in the past that when he thinks his team has a chance, he will be aggressive. You may..." January 27

  • Ducks Down Flames 6-3; Extend 11-Year Win Streak

    Anaheim Calling "The Anaheim Ducks extended their home win streak over the Calgary Flames to an impressive 11-year mark by winning their fifth-straight overall by a 6-3 score. First Period Recap: The game began with the Calgary Flames looking to put themselves on the strong foot early, and their game plan was..." January 22

  • Crosby, Stamkos top picks in All-Star draft "The stars of the 2015 NHL All-Star Weekend in Columbus will conduct a fantasy draft Friday to create teams for a real game to be played Sunday. We here at decided to get into the spirit by conducting our own All-Star fantasy draft. Dan Rosen played the role of Jonathan Toews; Corey..." January 22

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    Eric Stephens @icemancometh

    Only other Ducks lineup change will be Jackman coming back in and Bourque drawing out.

  • Ducks coach hopes All-Star snub acts as ‘motivation’ for Andersen

    Pro Hockey Talk "Frederik Andersen didn’t get selected to go to the 2015 All-Star game, despite 24 wins, which is second amongst all NHL goalies. His coach in Anaheim, Bruce Boudreau, admitted the snub to his No. 1 goalie was a tad surprising, even though there have been some tremendous seasons being put in by..." January 17

  • Perry's Hat Trick Leads Ducks to 4-0 Win Over Maple Leafs

    Anaheim Calling "The Ducks carried the play from start to finish, led by Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry, who dominated almost every shift they took. First Period Recap: Skating up top with the Twins, Patrick Maroon had the first chance of the game on a wraparound that Jonathan Bernier swallowed up. On the next..." January 15

  • Ducks’ Vatanen fined for elbowing Booth

    Pro Hockey Talk "Anaheim defenseman Sami Vatanen has been fined $3,393.82 — the maximum allowable under the CBA — for this elbow on Toronto’s David Booth from Wednesday night. The incident occurred midway through the third period of Anaheim’s 4-0 win, and Vatanen wasn’t penalized on the play. Booth left the..." January 15

  • Ducks' Andrew Cogliano never quits

    Toronto Sun "Phil Kessel played in consecutive game No. 408 on Wednesday, but he's a long way behind current NHL ironman Andrew Cogliano of the Ducks, who reached 584 against the Leafs. "Is health a skill? I don't know, but it's a great skill for him," Anaheim coach Bruce Boudreau said in praise of Cogliano..." January 15

  • Bryzgalov was willing to retire, but he’s happy in Anaheim

    Pro Hockey Talk "The summer of 2014 went by without Ilya Bryzgalov securing an NHL contract. The team he finished the 2013-14 campaign with, the Minnesota Wild, gave him the opportunity to participate in training camp on a tryout basis, but he ultimately didn’t make the squad. His career seemed to be in..." January 15

  • Anaheim Ducks rally for a shootout win over Winnipeg Jets

    L.A. Daily News "There was a game to be played and won Sunday, but the Ducks seemed distracted, ill at ease and uncertain about what to do about it. Who could blame them? They just sat through a rousing, if lengthy, pregame jersey retirement ceremony for Teemu Selanne. Forgive them or fault them, either way the..." January 12

  • Ducks set to honor hockey icon when they retire Teemu Selanne's number

    Orange County Register "Tears flowed uncontrollably on an unforgettable June night eight years ago and – when you’re talking about Teemu Selanne and you know anything about the man – that moment of pure joy when he grasped hockey’s Holy Grail was no surprise. It was surely no act. Raw emotion. Passion. Those things..." January 11

  • Defense, special teams concern Ducks GM Murray

    Orange County Register "The record is once again glossy and that’s all well and good to Bob Murray, but the longtime general manager has seen this from the Ducks before. Another strong regular season is in the works and that’s part of getting to where they want to go. It matters, but Murray puts his focus beyond the..." January 10

  • Surging Rangers rumble past NHL-leading Ducks

    New York Post "The Rangers measured up, you bet they did, in this much anticipated opportunity to go toe-to-toe against one of the NHL’s legitimate powers. It was 4-1, Blueshirts over the NHL-leading Ducks, for their 11th victory in the team’s last 12 matches in an impressive, complete and gritty performance..." January 08

  • NHL to unveil player-tracking for All-Star Game "The NHL is preparing to take a glimpse into the future by using player-tracking technology at the upcoming all-star game. Officials from the league and NHL Players’ Association will be in Columbus for testing early next week, according to two sources, with the goal of employing the Sportvision..." January 06

  • Ducks Beat Preds 4-3 in Shootout

    Anaheim Calling "First period Minor change to the lineup as Rene Bourque was inserted in place of Devante Smith-Pelly after having been scratched for the last two games. He almost had a great scoring chance in the first few minutes of the game also, but fumbled the pass at the side of Carter Hutton's crease...." January 05

  • Ducks begin extension talks with leading goalscorer Beleskey

    Pro Hockey Talk "One thing Anaheim GM Bob Murray probably didn’t expect this season was negotiating new deal for his top sniper. Under normal circumstances, that guy would be Corey Perry, who’s locked in through 2021. But this year, Anaheim’s leading goalscorer is an unlikely individual — Matt Beleskey — who’ll..." January 05

  • Bobrovsky's stellar play leads to NHL monthly award

    Columbus Dispatch "The NHL yesterday named goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky its third star for December after he went 9-1-1 with a .937 save percentage and a 2.14 goals-against average. Bobrovsky won four shootouts and two other games in overtime during that span, including a franchise-record 52 saves in a 4-3..." January 03

  • NHL won’t punish Ducks for holiday skate

    Pro Hockey Talk "NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly warned that the Anaheim Ducks might be in line for a big fine if the league determined that they violated the CBA by holding a practice on Dec. 26. After investigating the matter though, it looks like no money will have to change hands. “We are satisfied that..." January 03

  • Getzlaf: ‘I accept full responsibility for my stupidity’

    Pro Hockey Talk "Ryan Getzlaf threw hockey’s equivalent to a tantrum and got busted. And his actions, which occurred at the end of the second period, put the Anaheim Ducks two men down, eventually leading to a San Jose Sharks goal in the third period. He took responsibility for it after the Ducks,..." January 01

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    Eric Stephens @icemancometh

    Ducks send F Max Friberg back to AHL Norfolk. Might be sign that one Corey Perry is ready. Might.

  • Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf addresses team practice amid NHL probe

    Los Angeles Times "Ryan Getzlaf said he was not encouraged by a Ducks official to stage the team practice he arranged Friday during the NHL’s mandatory holiday dead period. The NHL is investigating the practice because it happened during a time that was negotiated through the collective-bargaining agreement as a..." December 30

  • Ducks Top Canucks in OT, 2-1

    Anaheim Calling "Started out a little slow, but once the Ducks got rolling they would not be stopped. Minor change in the forward lines from last night in Arizona, Max Frieberg was brought up from Norfolk for his first career NHL game and inserted in place of Dany Heatley on the fourth line. Also the..." December 29

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    Eric Stephens @icemancometh

    Ducks have put Dany Heatley on waivers. @FriedgeHNIC reported it right now and hear from others that's indeed the case.

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    Eric Stephens @icemancometh

    Corey Perry (knee) is not here with team. Not ready to play. Skating in Anaheim but not likely to play tomorrow.

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    Eric Stephens @icemancometh

    Francois Beauchemin (finger) is playing tonight. BB said Kyle Palmieri (shoulder) is another one-to-two weeks away.

  • Ducks' Cogliano looks to regain his groove

    Orange County Register "In hockey parlance, it is often called “puck luck”. Bounces go for players and against them. The theory is if you truly work hard enough, more will go your way. There isn’t any dispute that Ducks winger Andrew Cogliano is one of the hardest workers on the team. If he didn’t, there’s no way the..." December 27

  • Anaheim Ducks work overtime to defeat the San Jose Sharks

    L.A. Daily News "Ryan Kesler picked his spot carefully Monday at the Honda Center. So did Cam Fowler. So did Rickard Rakell. As a result, the opportunistic Ducks seized a 3-2 overtime victory from the San Jose Sharks, increasing their lead over their Pacific Division rivals to nine points entering the..." December 23

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    Anaheim Ducks @AnaheimDucks

    #NHLDucks defenseman Francois Beauchemin said he won't play tomorrow, but feels he's close to a return. Same with Corey Perry.

  • Senators blast league-leading Ducks

    Ottawa Sun "The Senators kicked off the holiday season with a party of their own Friday night. If this was a measuring stick at the Canadian Tire Centre, the Senators certainly measured up with a thrilling 6-2 victory in front of 19,443 over the No. 1-ranked Anaheim Ducks — led by two-point efforts from..." December 20

  • Ducks Defeat Canadiens 2-1 Despite Inconsistent Game

    Anaheim Calling "Even without scoring on three powerplay opportunities, the Anaheim Ducks still managed to best the Montreal Canadiens 2-1 at the Bell Center on Thursday night. First Period Recap: After a beautiful ceremony honoring Saku Koivu, long time Montreal captain who played his final few seasons in..." December 19

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    Eric Stephens @icemancometh

    Ducks assign John Gibson to AHL Norfolk.

  • Ducks lose Palmieri to shoulder injury, recall Etem

    Pro Hockey Talk "Kyle Palmieri‘s hard-luck season continued on Wednesday, as the Ducks sent him back to Anaheim for further evaluation on his shoulder injury. The injury occurred during a 6-2 loss to Toronto last night. Palmieri didn’t play the final eight minutes of the contest and will now miss the rest of..." December 17

  • Maple Leafs stay hot by crushing Ducks

    Toronto Sun "You have just defeated the top team in the NHL by a convincing 6-2 margin, two nights after beating the reigning Stanley Cup champions. You have won six in a row now and are suddenly in clear view of top spot in the Eastern Conference. You are the highest-scoring team in the league and have..." December 17

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    Renaud Lavoie @renlavoietva

    Jason Labarbera cleared waivers. #ducks #tvasports

  • Ducks recall Heatley, Bryzgalov

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Anaheim Ducks brought some veteran experience up from AHL Norfolk on Monday, recalling goalie Ilya Bryzgalov and winger Dany Heatley. Bryzgalov, 34, signed with the Ducks early December after injuries to John Gibson and Jason LaBarbera, and will work primarily as the backup to No. 1..." December 15

  • Ducks' Lovejoy thrilled to be back after missing 21 games

    Orange County Register "Ben Lovejoy always kept track of the calendar as he went through the stages of medical clearance that has finally got him back on the ice with his Ducks teammates. "It’s been a long 45 days," Lovejoy said. The always engaging Lovejoy was beaming Friday as he knew his 21-game absence from the..." December 13

  • Anaheim Ducks defeat Edmonton Oilers for fifth consecutive victory

    L.A. Daily News "That day was not Wednesday, what with right wing Corey Perry sidelined by a sprained left knee for the second consecutive game, joining a lengthy list of injured and ailing Ducks. So, until they are healthy again, the Ducks must be content with sitting atop the NHL’s overall standings. The..." December 11

  • Ducks send Bryzgalov to AHL for conditioning

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Anaheim Ducks have assigned goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov to the American Hockey League’s Norfolk Admirals on a conditioning loan. The 34-year-old signed a one-year, $2.88 million contract on Tuesday. Bryzgalov spent time with the Las Vegas Wranglers (ECHL), Edmonton Oilers and Minnesota..." December 11

  • Ducks confirm Dany Heatley needed surgery to heal

    Los Angeles Times "The preseason groin injury suffered by Ducks forward Dany Heatley required more than rest to heal. Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau told The Times on Wednesday that Heatley underwent a surgical procedure, in mid- to late November, after trying to return to play in late October and proceeding to go..." December 10

  • Ducks' Corey Perry sidelined 3-4 weeks with sprained knee "The Anaheim Ducks own the NHL's best record, but in order to stay atop the NHL, they'll have to do it without one of their top scorers again. Corey Perry will be sidelined three to four weeks after suffering a sprained knee on a hip check from Minnesota Wild defenseman Keith Ballard, the team..." December 09

  • Ducks sign goaltender Bryzgalov to one-year contract "The Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday signed goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov to a one-year contract. Financial terms were not disclosed. Bryzgalov, who has not played this season, will report to Norfolk of the American Hockey League on a conditioning stint. The 34-year-old split last season between the..." December 09

  • Ducks beat Winnipeg Jets in another overtime win, 4-3

    Los Angeles Times "There's never a dull moment around the Ducks, whether they're battling mumps, injuries that have thinned their defense, or a power play that mustered one goal in eight games before clicking twice Sunday and looking like nothing had ever been amiss. The Ducks captured the essence of their season..." December 08

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    Elliotte Friedman @FriedgeHNIC

    Ducks should know more about Corey Perry's timeline tomorrow, but hearing sprained MCL is a possibility.

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    Anaheim Ducks @AnaheimDucks

    PERRY UPDATE: He has a knee injury and will be further evaluated when the team returns to Anaheim.