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
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
TSN.ca "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
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
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
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
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
CBSSports.com "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
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.
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
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
CBSSports.com "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
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