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  1. 2015 NHL Playoffs
  • Nicklas Lidstrom, Chris Pronger lead 2015 Hockey Hall of Fame class "The Hockey Hall of Fame today announced the 2015 class of inductees and is it ever a good one. Former NHL defensemen Nicklas Lidstrom, Chris Pronger and Phil Housley were all elected this year, as was forward Sergei Fedorov. Angela Ruggiero, a member of the U.S. Women's Olympic Team and one of..." June 29

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    Dan Rosen @drosennhl

    Bob Murray stressed in no uncertain terms that the Ducks will not be trading John Gibson even though they acquired Khudobin.

  • Mike Richards, Pierre-Alexandre Parenteau, Mark Fistric on waivers "As the first buyout window closes in the NHL offseason, three more players were put on unconditional waivers Sunday for purpose of buying them out, including two-time Stanley Cup champion Mike Richards of the Los Angeles Kings. Pierre-Alexandre Parenteau of the Montreal Canadiens and Mark..." June 28

  • Rangers get Etem from Ducks for Hagelin "The New York Rangers acquired left wing Emerson Etem and the No. 41 pick in the 2015 NHL Draft from the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday for left wing Carl Hagelin and the 59th and 179th picks. Etem and Hagelin can become restricted free agents on July 1. The Rangers used the 41st pick to select..." June 28

  • Ducks draft Swedish defenseman Jacob Larsson

    Fox Sports West "After the first round of the 2015 NHL Draft, the bigger picture has yet to emerge in Anaheim. The Anaheim Ducks drafted Swedish defenseman Jacob Larsson with the 27th overall pick. Larsson projects to be similar to current Ducks blue liner Hampus Lindholm, with more of an offensive upside...." June 27

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    Aaron Ward @TSNAaronWard

    Hearing trade of Khudobin to Ducks involves Wisniewski coming back to the Hurricanes. #TSN

  • Devils trade 41st pick to Ducks for New Jersey native Kyle Palmieri

    Newark Star-Ledger "Just before the first round of the NHL entry draft concluded Friday night at BB&T Center in Sunrise, Fla., the Devils acquired New Jersey native Kyle Palmieri in a trade with the Anaheim Ducks for the 41st selection this year and a third round pick in next year's draft. Official confirmation of..." June 27

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    Chris Johnston @reporterchris

    Matt Beleskey is heading to free agency, per #Ducks GM Bob Murray. Says team's best offer was "rejected immediately."

  • NHL to announce opening of formal expansion process "The NHL is expected to announce that the league's board of governors has approved the opening of a formal expansion process, barring something unforeseen, according to Chris Johnston of Sportsnet. This does not necessarily mean the league will expand, but this will allow the league to gauge..." June 24

  • Report: 3-on-3 overtime coming to NHL, pending board approval "It appears the NHL will have a new overtime format for the 2015-16 regular season. That should be music to the ears of anyone that despises the shootout. The NHL GMs and NHLPA agreed Monday to recommend a five-minute three-on-three overtime period for regular season games not decided in..." June 24

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    Chris Johnston @reporterchris

    Matt Beleskey is heading to free agency, per #Ducks GM Bob Murray. Says team's best offer was "rejected immediately."

  • 10 NHL players who could be traded

    CBC Sports "The NHL's free-agent signing period opens on Canada Day, but the wheeling and dealing could begin much earlier for teams willing to go the trade route to upgrade their rosters. Get the scoop on 10 players considered to be on the block in this interactive graphic from The Canadian Press:" June 23

  • NHL sets 2015-16 salary cap at $71.4 million "The NHL salary cap will see a nearly two-and-a-half million dollar increase for the 2015-16 season. The league and the NHLPA announced on Tuesday afternoon that the salary cap for next season has been set at $71.4 million, with a salary floor of $52.8 million. The cap this past season was..." June 23

  • Report: Ducks F Matt Beleskey expected to test free agency "Despite efforts to keep him, the Anaheim Ducks may end up losing forward Matt Beleskey to free agency. Unless talks escalate over the next week with Anaheim, Beleskey will hit the open market according to Darren Dreger of TSN. The 27-year-old winger is coming off a career year in which he put..." June 22

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    Darren Dreger @DarrenDreger

    Unless talks with the Ducks escalate unexpectedly this week, plan is for Matt Beleskey to become an unrestricted free agent July 1. #TSN

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    Craig Custance @CraigCustance

    Talks with Ducks and Matt Beleskey progressing. At this point, I wouldn't expect him to get to July 1.

  • Nois to join Ducks as senior advisor

    Pro Hockey Talk "After being dismissed by the Toronto Maple Leafs in April, former general manager Dave Nonis might be headed back to the Anaheim Ducks as a senior advisor, according to the Vancouver Sun. Nonis previously served as a senior advisor with the Ducks before joining the Toronto Maple Leafs on Dec...." June 21

  • Ducks received permission to speak with Paul MacLean

    Pro Hockey Talk "Last month the Ottawa Sun reported that no team had approached the Senators for permission to speak with fired coach Paul MacLean. According to hockey insider Pierre LeBrun, that has changed. The Anaheim Ducks have been granted to speak to MacLean regarding their vacant assistant coaching..." June 15

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    Renaud Lavoie @renlavoietva

    Marcus Pettersson signed his ELS contract. It's a 3 year deal. #tvasports

  • Ducks' Nate Thompson out 5 to 6 months after shoulder surgery

    Orange County Register "Surgery on Nate Thompson's left shoulder revealed two labral tears that will cause the Ducks center to miss the first two months of the 2015-16 season. A Ducks spokesman said Friday that Thompson will need five to six months of recovery, which could take his return into December. Thompson first..." June 13

  • Ducks reveal Getzlaf has a sports hernia

    Pro Hockey Talk "Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf was very hard on himself in Game 6 of the Western Conference Final in what would ultimately be a 4-3 series loss to Chicago. As it turns out, he might not have been 100%. The Ducks revealed that Getzlaf played through a sports hernia. It’s not clear when he sustained..." June 11

  • Ducks retain coach Boudreau, fire assistant Lauer "The Anaheim Ducks announced Tuesday they will retain coach Bruce Boudreau but assistant coach Brad Lauer will not return next season. It was the only staff change made by Anaheim general manager Bob Murray, who earlier this month was non-committal about the return of Boudreau before he..." June 10

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    Ryan Kennedy @THNRyanKennedy

    Anaheim and Ottawa are the finalists for free agent Clarkson U. D-man Kevin Tansey. He's a big, tough shutdown man.

  • Ducks GM stops short of endorsing Bruce Boudreau as coach

    Sporting News "Bruce Boudreau was so close. It's the narrative that's followed the Ducks coach throughout his career. Since his days with the Capitals, Boudreau's teams have gained a reputation for turning in great regular seasons only to fall short of expectations in the playoffs. It happened again last..." June 03

  • Ducks have to find a reason for not reaching next level in postseason

    Los Angeles Times "Ryan Getzlaf painted his Ducks teammates into a corner by refusing to admit the Chicago Blackhawks were the better team after winning the Western Conference finals. By not accepting that the Ducks were beaten by a superior franchise positioned to win its third Stanley Cup in six seasons,..." June 01

  • A lot to think about following Anaheim Ducks’ elimination

    L.A. Daily News "Ducks-Blackhawks, Game 7, the morning after: •Frederik Andersen’s save percentage in Games 5-7 was .845. There were some extenuating circumstances, but Corey Crawford was better in the end. •I believe in a 24-hour vacuum between elimination and analysis of next season, but I would imagine..." June 01

  • Blackhawks reach their third Stanley Cup Final in six years with Game 7 win over Ducks

    Chicago Sun-Times "They were too old, and the window was closing too fast. They were too short on defensemen, too streaky, too worn down by too many games. They coasted for maddening stretches of the regular season, and they never seemed angry enough about it. They were wracked by imagined internal turmoil, their..." May 31

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    Anaheim Ducks @AnaheimDucks

    Boudreau: "It's Game 7. Just go out there and play. On Sunday, you're either done for the season or gearing up to possibly play seven more."

  • A year later, the Blackhawks are back in Game 7 of the WCF

    Chicago Sun-Times "Three hundred and sixty-three days later, the Blackhawks will have their chance at redemption. A chance to re-stake their claim as the decade’s dominant franchise. A chance to move past the memories that still haunt them: the three lost leads, the puck fluttering off Nick Leddy’s jersey and past..." May 28

  • 2015 Stanley Cup Final schedule: Game 1 set for June 3 "We don't know which two teams will be playing in the Stanley Cup Final, but we do know when the season finale will start. The NHL announced that the Final will begin with Game 1 on Wednesday, June 3, at 8 p.m. ET. The New York Rangers, Tampa Bay Lightning and Anaheim Ducks all still have a..." May 28

  • Ducks make quick fix, top Blackhawks on Beleskey's goal 45 seconds into OT

    Orange County Register "When it comes to these can-you-top-this Western Conference finals, it has become obvious that the Ducks and Chicago Blackhawks will not go gentle into that good night. The dying of the light that both teams have faced has only shown that each is prepared to rage, rage against it. Two goals..." May 26

  • Boudreau, Ducks considering lineup changes ahead of Game 5

    Pro Hockey Talk "With the Anaheim Ducks dropping Game 4 5-4 in double-overtime on Saturday night coach Bruce Boudreau admitted he’s considering possible lineup changes for Game 5 tonight at the Honda Center. “We’re mulling it over,” Boudreau said on Sunday. “I mean, (Chris) Wagner is an energy guy that would do..." May 25

  • Lupul happy to be reunited with Babcock

    Toronto Sun "When Joffrey Lupul was drafted in 2002, he walked to the stage at the Air Canada Centre, put on an Anaheim jersey and shook hands with all the right people. One of them was his new coach, Mike Babcock. “What do I remember from back then?” Lupul said Saturday in an interview. “We were both at..." May 24

  • James Wisniewski finds perspective on Ducks' bench

    Los Angeles Times "James Wisniewski two months ago was considered the prized addition for the Ducks’ playoff run, but 12 games into the postseason, the veteran defenseman hasn’t played one minute. “Incredibly tough, never thought in a million years I’d be doing this, but it is what it is,” Wisniewski said..." May 24

  • Kesler on wearing down Chicago: 'No human can withstand that many hits'

    Pro Hockey Talk "Last night, the Chicago Blackhawks showed their resiliency in becoming the first team to win four multiple-overtime games in a single postseason. The Anaheim Ducks seem to believe that they can grind Chicago down, though. On the subject of wear-and-tear, Ryan Kesler reiterated his plan to..." May 24

  • Ducks score 2nd-fastest three goals in playoff history "The top line of the Chicago Blackhawks dominated the early part of the third period Saturday and scored twice to give them a two-goal lead at 7:38. But by the time Jonathan Toews, Brandon Saad and Marian Hossa returned to the ice for another shift, the Blackhawks were losing. Chicago managed..." May 24

  • Antoine Vermette scores in 2nd overtime as Blackhawks tie series against Ducks

    Chicago Tribune "Sitting in the dressing room just after another momentous Blackhawks victory, Patrick Kane said it best: "In the playoffs, anything can happen." In Game 4 of the Western Conference finals Saturday night at a jacked-up United Center, pretty much everything happened. Antoine Vermette, who was..." May 24

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    Lance Pugmire @latimespugmire

    Ducks lines same as usual this AM: Maroon-Getzlaf-Perry, Beleskey-Kesler-Silfverberg, Cogliano-Thompson-Palmieri, Sekac-Rakell-Etem.

  • Slava Fetisov wants to ban young Russians from playing in NHL "Slava Fetisov, a former NHL defenseman that is now a senator in Russia, has called for the country to place a ban on young Russian players from playing in the NHL, restrictions that used to be in place until the late 1980s when Fetisov himself was one of the first players from the country to make..." May 23

  • Sather, Yzerman, Murray finalists for GM of the Year "One of the newer honors the NHL has been handing out in recent years is its General Manager of the Year Award. GM performance can be difficult to evaluate, especially in a single year, but the voters for this award should know what they're talking about. That's because the GM of the Year is chosen..." May 23

  • Ducks defeat Blackhawks in Game 3, take 2-1 lead in series

    L.A. Daily News "Simon Despres didn’t think his one-timed shot from the right faceoff circle in the dying seconds of the second period was a big deal until the puck hit the back of the net. For starters, the Ducks’ defenseman wasn’t sure it was going to get past Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey..." May 22

  • Blackhawks outlast Ducks in longest game in franchise history

    CSN Chicago "Marcus Kruger’s not the flashiest guy on the Blackhawks roster. But he is one of the hardest workers, whether he’s battling for pucks along the boards or trying to clean up around the net. On Tuesday night, that hard work paid a very big dividend. Kruger scored the game-winning goal 16:12..." May 20

  • Ducks take care of Blackhawks, 4-1, to open Western Conference finals

    Orange County Register "Seen as a question mark for the Ducks before the playoffs, Frederik Andersen came up with a definitive answer for Game 1 against Chicago to open up the Western Conference finals. Andersen stopped 32 shots to continue his strong, steady play in the postseason and the Ducks scored in each period..." May 18

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    Lance Pugmire @latimespugmire

    Ducks scratch Holzer, Fleischmann, Jackman, Wisniewski, Wagner, LaBarbera.

  • Blackhawks penalty kill will be tested by Ducks' power play

    CSN Chicago "You hear it all the time from the great teams: regardless of their success level they always feel they can be better, be it overall or in certain facets of their game. The Blackhawks did get better on their penalty kill from the first round to the second, cutting the number of goals they..." May 17

  • Eight candidates for the Conn Smythe Trophy

    Toronto Star "Corey Perry and Ryan Getzlaf have been together for 10 years. Drafted only nins spots away from each other in the first round of the 2003 draft, they have won a world junior championship together, a couple of Olympic gold medals and, of course, the Stanley Cup. It’s hard to separate one from..." May 17

  • Judge Grants Class-Action Status To Sports TV Blackout Antitrust Case "U.S. District Court judge Shira Scheindlin yesterday granted plaintiffs’ motion to certify class action status in an antitrust lawsuit against MLB and the NHL, a case that threatens to demolish the decades-old blackout system in sports media. Scheindlin’s decision, which you can read here,..." May 15

  • Boudreau has 'no doubt' Perry will be ready for Game 1

    Orange County Register "Waiting around for another playoff series to start can be exasperating but it does have its benefits. When it comes to the Ducks, it only means there will added time for star winger Corey Perry to be set to go Sunday in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals against Chicago. Perry was..." May 15

  • Hampus Lindholm playing with veteran poise for Ducks "When you watch him night after night, you are struck by the poise, the ability to move the puck, the sense of when to jump into the play, when to hold back, and you have to remind yourself that Hampus Lindholm is just 21 years old. As you watch him emerge from the shadows of this playoff stage,..." May 11

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    Anaheim Ducks @AnaheimDucks

    Boudreau's update on Corey Perry: "He's fine. He's obviously a little sore, but no worse for the wear."

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