Ducks Rumors & News

  • Anaheim Ducks players deliver season tickets to fans

    Sporting News "On Tuesday, the Ducks released a video they made of 10 lucky fans coming down to their offices in Anaheim to receive season tickets. The twist? The tickets were hand delivered by several Ducks players and head coach Bruce Boudreau." September 16

  • Ducks Re-Sign Devante Smith-Pelly to Two-Year Contract

    Hockey Fights "The Anaheim Ducks announced today that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has signed right wing Devante Smith-Pelly to a two-year contract through the 2015-16 NHL season. Smith-Pelly, 22 (6/14/92), has scored 9-14=23 points with 18 penalty minutes (PIM) in 75 career NHL games with the Ducks...." September 16

  • Nick Ritchie, Nic Kerdiles try to make impression at Ducks' rookie camp

    Los Angeles Times "Where better to spend one of the hottest days of the year than in a cold hockey rink? Where better to spend any day, really? The Ducks opened their rookie camp Friday at Anaheim Ice, where some of their recent draft picks, a few free agents and players on tryouts hoped to impress the coaches..." September 13

  • NHL veteran Saku Koivu announces his retirement "There will be no storybook homecoming in Montreal for Saku Koivu or a season spent elsewhere as a mentor. The 39-year-old centre has decided against playing a 19th year in the NHL and announced his retirement Wednesday. There is believed to have been some interest in Koivu after the Anaheim..." September 10

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    Stephen Whyno @SWhyno

    #NHLDucks give coach Bruce Boudreau 2-year contract extension. Ex-#Caps coach now signed through 2016-17.

  • Boudreau thinks Heatley’s a better fit with Perry/Getzlaf than Penner

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Anaheim Ducks took a chance last season on the idea that Dustin Penner could play on their top line after averaging just 12:41 minutes per game in 2013 with Los Angeles. Penner had 13 goals and 32 points in 49 games until Anaheim decided to trade him to the Washington Capitals, where he..." September 01

  • Boudreau doesn’t know how Ducks goalie situation will ‘shake out’

    Pro Hockey Talk "For better or worse, Anaheim Ducks head coach Bruce Boudreau seems to be the type who “rides the hot hand” with goalies rather than sticking with a No. 1 guy no matter what. It’s easy to foresee such a situation repeating itself next season, too. While Jason LaBarbera represents an emergency..." August 30

  • Giguere to announce retirement next week "According to RDS, former Colorado Avalanche goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere will officially announce his retirement from the NHL next Thursday. The 37-year-old will remain in hockey with the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada organization of the QMJHL. Giguere spent his last three seasons with..." August 16

  • Ducks re-sign Silfverberg to one-year, $850K deal

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Anaheim Ducks have reportedly come to terms with RFA forward Jakob Silfverberg. Per CapGeek, the two sides have agreed on a one-year pact worth $850,500, a figure that was also reported by Swedish news outlet Expressen. If you’re thinking that’s an awfully nice deal for the Ducks… well,..." August 15

  • Selanne still considering KHL offer

    CSN Washington "Nearly three months after Teemu Selanne took his final NHL curtain call and retired from professional hockey, the future Hall-of-Famer is considering an offer to play in Europe's Kontinental Hockey League. As was first reported last week by Finnish journalist Juha Hiitela, Selanne has been..." August 15

  • Here are the NHL's next wave of breakout stars

    Fox Sports "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..." August 12

  • Fowler: Game 7 losses mean Ducks ‘know what it takes’ to win now

    Pro Hockey Talk "Things haven’t been great for the Anaheim Ducks in Game 7s the past couple seasons. In 2013, they lost in the first round to the seventh-seeded Detroit Red Wings in seven games. This past season saw them lose in seven to the eventual Stanley Cup Champions, the Los Angeles Kings, again in seven..." August 09

  • Report: Teemu Selanne offered $10 million for one year with KHL team "How much is a 44-year-old recent retiree worth? Well, if that retiree is one of your country's greatest icons of sport, a lot. Teemu Selanne is being offered the equivalent of $10 million to join Jokerit, his home club, in the KHL next season, according to Juha Hiitela, who covers hockey for..." August 08

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    Curtis Zupke @curtiszupke

    It goes w/o saying but Boudreau said they can try Heatley with Getzlaf and Perry; overall there's a lot of chemistry to be made in camp.

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    Anaheim Ducks @AnaheimDucks

    BREAKING: #NHLDucks sign @patmaroon to three-year contract extension. DETAILS:

  • Ducks follow up Maroon signing by inking Ritchie

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Anaheim Ducks announced today that they have signed Nick Ritchie to a three-year, entry-level contract. Taken with the 10th overall pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, Ritchie is a big forward at 6-foot-3, 236 pounds and he isn’t afraid to use his size to his advantage. The fact that the..." August 02

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    Andy Strickland @andystrickland

    Word is the Anaheim #Ducks and forward Pat Maroon are closing in on a very well deserved contract extension #NHL

  • Ducks to retire Selanne’s number Jan. 11 vs. Winnipeg

    Pro Hockey Talk "You knew it wouldn’t take long, but the Anaheim Ducks are going to retire Teemu Selanne’s number. The Ducks announced they’ll be lifting his No. 8 into the rafters on January 11, 2015 when they host the Winnipeg Jets. In 15 seasons with the Ducks, the “Finnish Flash” piled up 457 of his 684..." August 02

  • Report: Teemu Selanne considering offer from KHL's Jokerit "Teemu Selanne's farewell tour during the 2013-14 season was bittersweet to say the least. Watching the Finnish Flash ride off into the sunset with standing ovations around the league and an emotional last home game in Anaheim was a fitting end to a brilliant NHL career. But like the last few..." July 30

  • Ducks Re-Sign Sami Vatanen to Two-Year Contract

    Hockey Fights "The Anaheim Ducks announced today that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has signed defenseman Sami Vatanen to a two-year contract through the 2015-16 NHL season. Vatanen, 23 (6/3/91), scored 6-15=21 points with a +9 rating and 22 PIM in 48 games with the Ducks last season. Among rookie NHL..." July 22

  • Ducks Sign Vatanen to Two-Year Contract "The Ducks have signed defenseman Sami Vatanen to a two-year contract through the 2015-16 NHL season. Per club policy, financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Vatanen, 23 (6/3/91), scored 6-15=21 points with a +9 rating and 22 PIM in 48 games with the Ducks last season. Among rookie NHL..." July 22

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    Renaud Lavoie @renlavoietva

    #ducks signed Antoine Laganière. 1 year at $550 000. 2 way. #tvasports

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    Hockey Central @SNHockeyCentral

    Ducks sign centre Louis Leblanc to a one-year contract.

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    Renaud Lavoie @renlavoietva

    Ducks signed Mat Clark and Jesse Blacker. Both one year at $550 000. (2 way) #tvasports

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    Darren Dreger @DarrenDreger

    $1mil for 1 yr. Heatley signs with Ducks.

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    Eric Stephens @icemancometh

    No, Ducks aren't signing Tim Howard. But they did ink Jason LaBarbera to a one-year deal. $750K.

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    Lance Hornby @sunhornby

    Clayton Stoner to the Ducks.

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    Renaud Lavoie @renlavoietva

    3 teams contacted Mathieu Perreault since the Ducks let him go yesterday. #tvasports

  • Ducks Sign Bobkov to One-Year Contract "The Ducks have signed goaltender Igor Bobkov to a one-year contract through the 2014-15 NHL season. Per club policy, financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Bobkov, 23 (1/2/91), went 17-8-4 with two shutouts, a 2.04 goals-against average (GAA) and .921 save percentage (SV%) in 29 games..." June 30

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    ANA not qualifying Mathieu Perreault. Ducks have, however, given him contract offer they deem to be substantial. He's UFA unless he accepts.

  • Lightning trade Nate Thompson to Ducks for 4th and 7th-round picks in 2015 "Tampa Bay Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman is a busy man as he prepares for free agency on July 1. He pulled off another trade Sunday night, the Lightning's third of the day. Thompson, a 29-year-old center who will turn 30 on Oct. 5, scored nine goals and added seven assists in 81 games..." June 30

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    Andy Strickland @andystrickland

    As many as five teams have had talks with free agent goalie Jonas Hiller. #NHL #ducks

  • Kesler Trade to Ducks Complete "After months of speculation through the trade deadline and into the offseason, the Vancouver Canucks have traded Ryan Kesler to the Anaheim Ducks. TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger reports that the deal appears to be done. The return to the Canucks is forward Nick Bonino, defenceman Luca..." June 28

    2014 NHL Draft Day Rumors - Live Blog

    PSD Staff The 2014 NHL Entry Draft goes on Friday and Saturday in Philadelphia. While this year's NHL draft will certainly not be able to match the talent pool of Thursday's NBA Draft, or even most other NHL Drafts for that matter, there are still some extremely talented players available. The best part... June 28

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    Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

    Anaheim will trade Bonino, Sbisa plus 24th overall pick and teams will swap third-rounders once deal goes through

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    Darren Dreger @DarrenDreger

    Hearing Kesler to Anaheim is done. Awaiting details...

  • Ducks’ Murray takes GM of the Year award

    Pro Hockey Talk "The 2014 GM of the Year Award went to Anaheim Ducks general manager Bob Murray. Murray is the fifth winner of the newly established trophy for the top executive in the NHL. He joked that he would easily switch places with Los Angeles Kings GM Dean Lombardi, who finished third in voting but..." June 25

  • Ducks name Yawney assistant coach "The Anaheim Ducks have hired Trent Yawney as an assistant coach, they announced Monday. Yawney, who coached the Norfolk Admirals in the American Hockey League the past two seasons, will join Bruce Boudreau's staff with fellow assistant coaches Brad Lauer and Scott Niedermayer and video..." June 23

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    Eric Stephens @icemancometh

    Ducks GM Bob Murray said he isn't offering a contract to Saku Koivu. Also won't to UFAs Jonas Hiller and Daniel Winnik.

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    Andy Strickland @andystrickland

    Told Jason spezza's number one choice for a trade is to the #stlblues. Word is he believes he's headed to either STL or Anaheim #Ducks #Sens

  • Au revoir: Habs deal 2009 first-rounder Leblanc to Ducks

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Montreal Canadiens have parted ways with a hometown prospect. The Canadiens traded 2009 first-round pick Louis Leblanc to the Anaheim Ducks for a 2015 conditional fifth-round pick. Leblanc was born in nearby Point-Claire, Quebec and was given a hero’s welcome when he was taken 18th overall..." June 15

  • Expect Anaheim to be in the discussion for Spezza, Kesler and Thornton

    The Globe and Mail "Remember collecting and swapping bubble gum cards as a kid, you’d sometimes hedge a transaction by calling “trade backs” – a way to get your Dave Keon or your Frank Mahovlich back if you ever had buyers’ remorse? It makes wonder if the Anaheim Ducks and the Ottawa Senators can do some sort of..." June 09

  • Canucks’ Kesler perfect fit as shutdown centre for Ducks

    Edmonton Journal "Mathieu Perreault is a good little cheap centre who did some nice things as the guy behind Anaheim Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf, but as sure as the Zamboni comes out every period to resurface the ice at the Honda Center, you can bet general manager Bob Murray will be taking another run at Ryan..." May 26

  • Canadiens' Bergevin, Kings' Lombardi and Ducks' Murray named finalists for NHL GM of the Year Award "Marc Bergevin of the Montreal Canadiens, Dean Lombardi of the Los Angeles Kings and Bob Murray of the Anaheim Ducks are the three finalists for the 2013-14 NHL General Manager of the Year Award, the National Hockey League announced today. Bergevin and Murray are finalists for the second..." May 23

  • Ducks to revisit trading for Kesler

    Los Angeles Times "There were opportunities Monday during exit interviews for the Ducks to define their season as progress. Ownership awarded General Manager Bob Murray a four-year contract extension and praised him for "meticulously [adding] youth, skill and depth" to a team that set franchise records in..." May 21

  • Jonas Hiller sad knowing end of Ducks career is here "Earlier this season, Jonas Hiller's name popped up in trade speculation, his future with the team very much in doubt. In the end, the Ducks hung on to Hiller, who was playing well, and dealt Viktor Fasth to Edmonton, taking a chance on their veteran. Hiller faltered down the stretch and lost..." May 21

  • Canucks are going to make a bid for Ryan Miller

    Pro Hockey Talk "Since we can cross the St. Louis Blues off Ryan Miller’s list, here are some other teams with which the 33-year-old goalie could sign as an unrestricted free agent this summer: — Anaheim Ducks. Probably the favorite option. It’s been widely speculated that Miller wants to play in California in..." May 20

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    Anaheim Ducks @AnaheimDucks

    #NHLDucks Koivu: "I'll take a couple of weeks to decide [on my future]. Get away for a little bit and then take it from there."

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    Anaheim Ducks @AnaheimDucks

    #NHLDucks Getzlaf suffered a strained shoulder against Dallas, and center Mathieu Perreault dealt with a groin injury.

  • Big games haven’t been kind to Bruce Boudreau

    Pro Hockey Talk "If you were to name the top 10 head coaches in the NHL, Bruce Boudreau would almost certainly factor in somewhere. Still, his lack of deep postseason success probably explains why his name rarely comes up in discussions regarding the absolute elite. One can only wonder how different things..." May 19