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
NHL.com "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
Ducks sign centre Louis Leblanc to a one-year contract.
Ducks signed Mat Clark and Jesse Blacker. Both one year at $550 000. (2 way) #tvasports
$1mil for 1 yr. Heatley signs with Ducks.
No, Ducks aren't signing Tim Howard. But they did ink Jason LaBarbera to a one-year deal. $750K.
Clayton Stoner to the Ducks.
3 teams contacted Mathieu Perreault since the Ducks let him go yesterday. #tvasports
NHL.com "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
ANA not qualifying Mathieu Perreault. Ducks have, however, given him contract offer they deem to be substantial. He's UFA unless he accepts.
TheScore.com "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
TSN.ca "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
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
Anaheim will trade Bonino, Sbisa plus 24th overall pick and teams will swap third-rounders once deal goes through
Hearing Kesler to Anaheim is done. Awaiting details...
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
NHL.com "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
Ducks GM Bob Murray said he isn't offering a contract to Saku Koivu. Also won't to UFAs Jonas Hiller and Daniel Winnik.
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
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
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
NHL.com "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
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
CBSSports.com "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
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
#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."
#NHLDucks Getzlaf suffered a strained shoulder against Dallas, and center Mathieu Perreault dealt with a groin injury.
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
NEWS: #NHLDucks and general manager Bob Murray agree to a four-year contract extension through 2020.
Pro Hockey Talk "The L.A. Kings got off to a fast start in Friday’s Game 7 showdown. Too fast for their opponents, the Anaheim Ducks. The Kings worked up a 3-0 lead after the opening 20 minutes, on goals from Justin Williams – we’ve talked about him and his Game 7 prowess a lot, haven’t we? – Jeff Carter and..." May 17
Los Angeles Times "When it comes to winning a big game, the Kings' knowledge in how to do so was a mismatch over the Ducks. That strength more than any other defined the Kings' 6-2 victory in Game 7 of the Western Conference semifinal at Honda Center. From an early goal by Kings forward Justin Williams — his..." May 17
Los Angeles Times "Teemu Selanne's devoted followers wanted a perfect ending. He, and they, were denied that — by the Kings' emphatic 6-2 victory over the Ducks in Game 7 of the Western Conference semifinals on Friday night — and so began the next phase for the charismatic Ducks winger after his final NHL game...." May 17
L.A. Daily News "The Kings scored first, got a gift for a second goal and shifted into lock-down mode in Game 6 of their second-round playoff series Wednesday against the Ducks at Staples Center. In other words, they showed off their survival skills again and lived to skate another day. All things considered,..." May 15
Beleskey and Andersen out for Ducks for rest of series, Boudreau says
Fox Sports "John Gibson won't be 21 until July 14. Maybe if he helps the Anaheim Ducks win the Stanley Cup, they'll schedule his visit with the trophy on or after his birthday so that he can celebrate with his favorite alcoholic beverage, assuming that he has one. Admittedly, those are some lofty..." May 14
L.A. Daily News "Devante Smith-Pelly scored on a deflected shot in the opening minutes of the second period Monday night. He scored again on a beauty of a backhander on a breakaway moments later. Jakob Silfverberg then slammed a rebound into the back of the net later still. The Ducks turned the Honda Center..." May 13
#NHLDucks Boudreau also said Beleskey & Andersen (lower-body injuries) would miss tomorrow night's game. Perreault is a game-time decision.
Orange County Register "The games are too important for Ducks defenseman Bryan Allen to sit back and savor but this time is exactly what he wanted when he signed on as a free agent. It was two years ago when Allen jumped on a three-year deal the Ducks offered as they looked to upgrade their defense. And the..." May 11
L.A. Daily News "Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau made his most crucial decision before Saturday’s Game 4 of the NHL’s Western Conference second-round series. Boudreau put himself in the hot seat by starting 20-year-old rookie goaltender John Gibson. It was a bold move to make mid-playoffs, but Boudreau had already..." May 11
Mathieu Perreault said he's going to get treatment for his injury all day and calls himself a game-time decision.
BB said Freddie Andersen and Matt Beleskey are not skating and won't be options. Lower body for both. Dan Winnik will draw back in.
INJURY UPDATE: #NHLDucks Mathieu Perreault suffered a lower-body injury in last night's game and is day-to-day.
NHL.com "Rookie goaltender Frederik Andersen left Game 3 of the Anaheim Ducks' Western Conference Second Round series against the Los Angeles Kings midway through the third period with a lower-body injury and did not return. Coach Bruce Boudreau said Andersen is day-to-day with a lower-body..." May 09
Orange County Register "An old winger and a cold goalie. That’s not exactly how the Ducks intended to win. The Ducks, to a large extent, followed their plan Thursday night. They moved the puck with speed and poise, forechecked effectively and got traffic in front of the Kings’ net. Then, when it all nearly blew up in..." May 09
L.A. Daily News "The Kings captured two bolts of lightning in a bottle in the opening 12 minutes, 7 seconds of Game 2 of their second-round playoff series against the Ducks on Monday at the Honda Center. Then they spent the final 47:53 with a big white-and-black bus parked in front of their net. Or so it..." May 06
NHL.com "The National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA) announced today that centre Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins, centre Ryan Getzlaf of the Anaheim Ducks and centre Claude Giroux of the Philadelphia Flyers have been nominated as finalists for the 2013-14 Ted Lindsay Award. The Ted..." May 05