Ducks Rumors & News

  • Anaheim Ducks mostly get it right in victory over Arizona Coyotes

    L.A. Daily News "The Ducks dominated the first 40 minutes of Sunday’s game against the Arizona Coyotes at the Honda Center. They scored twice in the pivotal second period and might have held a larger lead if not for the superb goaltending of Mike Smith. Then came the inevitable letdown, when the Ducks halted..." November 24

  • Bourque 'excited' for shot with Ducks

    Orange County Register "Upon arriving in the Ducks’ dressing room, Rene Bourque couldn’t help but take notice at where his new stall was located. A spot once occupied for years by Teemu Selanne now belonged to Bourque – right next to Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry. “Nobody to my right,” Bourque said Saturday. “Sit..." November 23

  • Anaheim Enjoys Sweet Redemption Via Shootout Victory Over Canucks

    Anaheim Calling "In Ryan Kesler's first game in Vancouver since the trade that took him to Anaheim, it was unclear before puck drop if he'd be welcomed warmly or met with disapproving boos of fans in attendance. Well, it was the second option that proved true with waves of boos resonating from the crowd every time..." November 21

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    Stephen Whyno @SWhyno

    #Habs trade Rene Bourque to #NHLDucks for Bryan Allen. MTL GM Marc Bergevin stockpiling defencemen.

  • Calgary Flames beat Anaheim Ducks in shootout

    Calgary Sun "You can put it in the win column! The evening started with a special tribute to legendary play-by-play man Peter Maher, including a trademark 'Yeah, baby!' from the longtime voice of the Calgary Flames. You couldn't have scripted a better ending, either, with the Flames scratching back with..." November 19

  • Kesler on return to Vancouver: ‘If they boo me, it’ll probably jack me up even more’

    Pro Hockey Talk "Ryan Kesler was back under Vancouver’s media microscope this afternoon. The former Canucks star, traded to Anaheim this summer, will play his first game as a visitor Thursday night at Rogers Arena. “It’s a big game,” Kesler said at a press conference. “I’ve definitely had this one circled for a..." November 19

  • Panthers dominate Ducks 6-2

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "It may have been the most dominant period put together by a single Panthers’ line in franchise history. Not even the Elias Sports Bureau may be able to track it, but the trio of Jonathan Huberdeau, Nick Bjugstad and Brad Boyes erupted for four goals in the second period to absolutely crush the..." November 17

  • L.A. Kings edge Anaheim Ducks on Jarret Stoll’s overtime goal

    L.A. Daily News "After all the hard hits and difficult plays, all it took was a little nudge of the puck for the Kings to edge the Ducks in the second Freeway Series game of the season on Saturday afternoon at Staples Center. Kings center Jarret Stoll merely bumped the puck over the goal line in..." November 16

  • Ducks F Kesler hints at interest of contract extension

    TSN.ca "Ryan Kesler appears to be enjoying his first season with the Anaheim Ducks and may want to stick around a little while longer. The 30-year-old hinted at the possibility of signing an extension when he spoke to TSN Hockey Insider Pierre LeBrun ahead of Anaheim's clash with the Los Angeles Kings..." November 16

  • Ducks put Heatley back on injured reserve

    Pro Hockey Talk "Dany Heatley has been shelved. Again. On Friday, the Ducks announced that the veteran forward — who’s appeared in just four games this season — has been placed on injured reserve with what, according to the O.C. Register, looks to be an aggravated groin ailment. Heatley, who signed a..." November 14

  • Ducks' Perry returns to practice following case of the mumps

    The Score "Corey Perry returned to practice Thursday, and appears to be on the mend following a case of the mumps. The Anaheim Ducks forward skated on his own prior to his teammates taking to the ice, and he later admitted to being somewhat unfamiliar with the illness upon his diagnosis. “I’ve learned..." November 14

  • Report: Methot drawing interest from Ducks, Wings

    Pro Hockey Talk "Ottawa Senators defenseman Marc Methot — currently sidelined with back and hip injuries — is reportedly drawing interest from a number of NHL clubs, per TSN’s Darren Dreger. More: [Methot] saw a specialist last week who confirmed his injury is soft-tissue based. That’s Good news. Early next..." November 14

  • Anaheim Ducks earn a 6-5 shootout victory over L.A. Kings

    L.A. Daily News "It was fast and frantic and full of unpredictable twists and turns. The Ducks and Kings rocketed around the Honda Center ice Wednesday in their first Freeway Series game of the season. No play could be taken for granted, and certainly no lead was safe. When it was done, the Ducks took a 6-5..." November 13

  • Ducks' Corey Perry, Francois Beauchemin diagnosed with mumps

    CBSSports.com "The mysterious viral gland infection Anaheim Ducks forward Corey Perry and defenseman Francois Beauchemin have been dealing with has finally been identified. The Ducks revealed that both players have been diagnosed with the mumps. Perry, who has been contending with the illness for more than a..." November 13

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    Anaheim Ducks @AnaheimDucks

    #NHLDucks Boudreau confirmed @C_Fowler4 will return to the lineup tonight. "I haven’t heard anything different that he’s not going to play."

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    Anaheim Ducks @AnaheimDucks

    UPDATE: Perry and Beauchemin out w/ a viral gland infection. Both are undergoing testing and results are pending.

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    Eric Stephens @icemancometh

    Palmieri said ankle is feeling good and now at point where he's day to day. Would imagine tomorrow unlikely but maybe available Saturday.

  • Canucks respond to edge Ducks in shootout, 2-1

    Vancouver Sun "Coaches see hockey games differently than most of us. We see goals, they see scoring chances. We see goalies allowing goals, they see the many defensive mistakes that preceded them. We see the standings, they see a process. So Saturday, after a 5-1 loss to the Stanley Cup champion Los..." November 10

  • Ducks’ Perry out for Sunday’s tilt vs. Canucks

    Pro Hockey Talk "Ducks forward Corey Perry is expected to miss Sunday night’s game when Anaheim entertains the Vancouver Canucks. Perry has been off the ice for three days with flu-like symptoms. " November 09

  • Ducks recall a pair of defensemen from Norfolk

    Pro Hockey Talk "Defensemen Mat Clark and Shea Theodore have been recalled by the Anaheim Ducks from the American Hockey League’s Norfolk Admirals. The call-up likely has to do with the uncertainty on the availability of Francois Beauchemin (flu) and Cam Fowler (lower body). Fowler was injured Friday night..." November 09

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    Curtis Zupke @curtiszupke

    Also, Kyle Palmieri said he's about a week out. Hasn't had any setbacks; wants to make sure it's right.

  • Arizona Coyotes roar back, top Anaheim Ducks in shootout

    Arizona Republic "Better habits had started to settle into their play and a two-game win streak spiked their confidence, but a meeting with the NHL's best at this juncture still seemed to be too premature of a test for the Coyotes. The Ducks paced the league with 21 points and had won all five meetings with the..." November 08

  • After 14-game absence, Ducks’ Allen expected to make season debut

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Anaheim Ducks will get a big blueline presence back when they host the Coyotes tonight. Bryan Allen, the 6-foot-5, 225 pound rearguard that’s missed all 14 games this year with a lower-body ailment, is expected to be in the lineup this evening and make his season debut in the process." November 07

  • Ducks get Getzlaf back, Perry still out with flu-like symptoms

    Pro Hockey Talk "Two days after Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry each missed Wednesday’s game with flu-like symptoms, only one of the Ducks’ dynamic duo, Getzlaf, is well enough to play tonight at home versus the Coyotes. Perry, the NHL’s leading goalscorer (11), remains out, Anaheim coach Bruce Boudreau confirmed..." November 07

  • Tavares scores in overtime to lead Islanders over Ducks, 3-2

    Lighthouse Hockey "The first line delivers, and Ryan Strome's "demotion" get him his highest TOI of the season. The New York Islanders headed into the daunting southern California stretch of their road trip with a three-game losing streak and with captain John Tavares logging "only" three points in his last seven..." November 06

  • Ducks' Gibson to miss six weeks with groin injury

    NHL.com "Rookie goaltender John Gibson is expected to miss six weeks with a groin injury, the Anaheim Ducks said Tuesday. Gibson was injured before Anaheim's game Sunday against the Colorado Avalanche at Pepsi Center. Goaltending consultant Dwayne Roloson, who was with the team on the trip, suited up..." November 04

  • Surprise Start, Surprise Win; Ducks Beat Avs 3-2

    Anaheim Calling "The Ducks shrug off an unexpected emergency in between the pipes to claim their third win on their four-game road trip. First Period: Like many other Ducks fans, I had a minor panic attack when I saw not Frederik Andersen, not expected starter John Gibson, but Jason LaBarbera take to the..." November 03

  • Retired Dwayne Roloson serves as Ducks’ emergency backup goalie after John Gibson injury

    Yahoo! Sports "John Gibson of the Anaheim Ducks was all ready to make his fifth start of the season Sunday night against the Colorado Avalanche. Then warmups happened. The 21-year old netminder suffered a pre-game lower-body injury, leaving freshly recalled Jason LaBarbera to take the starting job for the..." November 03

  • Thompson finds the sweet spot in Ducks' 2-1 overtime win over Stars

    Los Angeles Times "As Nate Thompson jumped off the bench in overtime Friday and saw Corey Perry take a pass from an onrushing Cam Fowler, Thompson didn't have to think about what to do. "Whenever he's getting the puck and he's going to shoot it your first instinct should be to go to the net," Thompson said...." November 01

  • Blues blank Ducks 2-0 for third consecutive victory

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Ryan Reaves didn't miss the second time. The Blues' forward known more for his energy had a goal on his stick in the opening minutes of Thursday's game against Anaheim, but his shot sailed high and wide. "After the first one he missed, I told him he would have to fight me if he missed..." October 31

  • Gibson Stops 38 As Ducks Win In Windy City 1-0

    Anaheim Calling "John Gibson makes 38 stops for his second career shutout and Devante Smith-Pelly scores the game's only goal on a shorthanded breakaway as the Ducks hand Chicago their first regulation home loss of the year. First Period It was a prescient moment on the broadcast when Brian Hayward brought..." October 29

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    Anaheim Ducks @AnaheimDucks

    INJURY UPDATE: Ben Lovejoy (fractured finger) will miss the next 6-8 weeks.

  • John Gibson, Anaheim Ducks extend winning streak to seven in a row with win over Blue Jackets

    L.A. Daily News "Frederik Andersen won all six of his starts in goal for the Ducks going into Friday’s game against the Columbus Blue Jackets. John Gibson lost his only start of the season, the opening game Oct. 9 against the Penguins in his hometown of Pittsburgh. Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau could have made the..." October 25

  • Ducks get Gibson back in goal against Columbus

    Orange County Register "After a disastrous homecoming to open the season, John Gibson will be back in goal for the Ducks as they host the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday night. It will be Gibson's first game for the Ducks since allowing all six goals on 39 shots in a 6-4 loss to Pittsburgh on Oct. 9. Gibson, who left..." October 24

  • Corey Perry's hat trick lifts Ducks over Sabres, 4-1

    Los Angeles Times "The vision the Ducks and their renewed television partner have about hockey in Southern California is grand, but Corey Perry is exceeding anything discussed in the script. Perry and the Ducks are only seven games into the season, but the high-scoring right wing already has two hat tricks and an..." October 23

  • Ducks' Heatley remains day-to-day with groin injury

    The Score "The Anaheim Ducks will have to wait a little longer - again - to see the debut of forward Dany Heatley due to a groin injury he sustained in training camp. Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register spoke to Heatley on Thursday." October 23

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    Anaheim Ducks @AnaheimDucks

    Boudreau said @Fistric45 will play tonight. "Our defense has been playing well lately, and I have all the confidence in the world in Mark."

  • Ducks goalie Andersen took untraveled path to NHL

    NHL.com "Frederik Andersen first got the urge to get in goal at about 10 years old. Before practice got underway, he would get between the goal posts, challenging his teammates to get a puck past him. He might have done better had he been wearing goalie equipment. "I ended up with a lot of bruises..." October 22

  • Ducks to recall Gibson on Monday

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Anaheim Ducks are expected to recall goaltender John Gibson from the Norfolk Admirals on Monday. Gibson was sent to the American Hockey League club last week to start a pair of games over the weekend. The 21-year-old went 1-1-0 in his two starts against the Manchester Monarchs posting a..." October 20

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    Elliotte Friedman @FriedgeHNIC

    No follow-up supplemental discipline for Ryan Kesler

  • Ducks taking cautious route regarding Heatley’s return

    Pro Hockey Talk "When the Anaheim Ducks signed Dany Heatley, the ideal scenario would be that the faded star would rekindle his scoring touch thanks to all the room provided by Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry. Unfortunately, the reality of the situation is that it’s still unknown when he’ll even debut in the 2014-15..." October 18

  • Anaheim Ducks do their celebrating after beating Minnesota Wild

    L.A. Daily News "It was Bob Murray’s idea. The Ducks’ general manager ran it past team captain Ryan Getzlaf just to make sure they were thinking the same thing and it was agreed there would be no pomp or circumstance for the team’s home-opening game Friday at the Honda Center. One minute the Ducks’ second..." October 18

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    Anaheim Ducks @AnaheimDucks

    INJURY UPDATE: Pat Maroon (sprained MCL) will miss four weeks.

  • Ryan Whitney's Sochi wish gets Monkey Pawed

    Sporting News "Halloween is in a couple weeks. Let's get in the spirit of things by reading "The Monkey's Paw: Ryan Whitney Edition." Sometimes wishes go wrong, you see. Whitney, 31, signed a one-year deal with Sochi HC of the KHL. He'd played seven games with the Florida Panthers last season and spent..." October 16

  • Shootout haunts Flyers again in loss to Ducks

    CSN Philly "It wasn’t a bone-crushing collision, but it was just enough to cause a bad result. Flyers defenseman Nick Schultz had his man, Anaheim’s Matt Beleskey, and bumped into Sean Couturier in the slot. “It was kind of a rush play and [Beleskey] was following back to the net,” Schultz said. “He’s..." October 15

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    Anaheim Ducks @AnaheimDucks

    #NHLDucks goaltender John Gibson has been reassigned to the @NorfolkAdmirals. Bryan Allen & Pat Maroon have been moved to injured reserve.

  • Even more Myers-to-Detroit (or Anaheim) talk

    kuklaskorner "TSN's Darren Dreger appeared on TSN 1050 in Toronto on Monday evening, discussing the Tyler Myers rumors, at the 5:50 mark of the following interview: “Anaheim would be one of those teams that would have interest in Tyler Myers and has interest in Tyler Myers. Detroit is another team looking..." October 14

  • Ducks' Maroon won't play Tuesday vs. Flyers, to undergo further evaluation in Anaheim

    The Score "Pat Maroon will be absent from the Anaheim Ducks' lineup Tuesday when the team wraps up their four-game road trip in Philadelphia. His lower-body injury, suffered in Monday's win over the Buffalo Sabres, is not believed to be serious but will require further examination when the team returns..." October 14

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    Eric Stephens @icemancometh

    Rakell may make it back into the lineup tomorrow in Philly due to Maroon injury but "Wild Bill" ain't coming out.

  • Devante Smith-Pelly throwing his weight around, to Ducks' relief

    Los Angeles Times "The Devante Smith-Pelly who created such effective havoc, throwing his weight around in an impressive rookie playoff debut, has returned. The 22-year-old Ducks forward set the tone in Anaheim's 3-2 victory in Detroit on Saturday night by delivering five of his six hits in the first period —..." October 13