Ducks Rumors & News

  • Senators blast league-leading Ducks

    Ottawa Sun "The Senators kicked off the holiday season with a party of their own Friday night. If this was a measuring stick at the Canadian Tire Centre, the Senators certainly measured up with a thrilling 6-2 victory in front of 19,443 over the No. 1-ranked Anaheim Ducks — led by two-point efforts from..." December 20

  • Ducks Defeat Canadiens 2-1 Despite Inconsistent Game

    Anaheim Calling "Even without scoring on three powerplay opportunities, the Anaheim Ducks still managed to best the Montreal Canadiens 2-1 at the Bell Center on Thursday night. First Period Recap: After a beautiful ceremony honoring Saku Koivu, long time Montreal captain who played his final few seasons in..." December 19

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    Eric Stephens @icemancometh

    Ducks assign John Gibson to AHL Norfolk.

  • Ducks lose Palmieri to shoulder injury, recall Etem

    Pro Hockey Talk "Kyle Palmieri‘s hard-luck season continued on Wednesday, as the Ducks sent him back to Anaheim for further evaluation on his shoulder injury. The injury occurred during a 6-2 loss to Toronto last night. Palmieri didn’t play the final eight minutes of the contest and will now miss the rest of..." December 17

  • Maple Leafs stay hot by crushing Ducks

    Toronto Sun "You have just defeated the top team in the NHL by a convincing 6-2 margin, two nights after beating the reigning Stanley Cup champions. You have won six in a row now and are suddenly in clear view of top spot in the Eastern Conference. You are the highest-scoring team in the league and have..." December 17

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    Renaud Lavoie @renlavoietva

    Jason Labarbera cleared waivers. #ducks #tvasports

  • Ducks recall Heatley, Bryzgalov

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Anaheim Ducks brought some veteran experience up from AHL Norfolk on Monday, recalling goalie Ilya Bryzgalov and winger Dany Heatley. Bryzgalov, 34, signed with the Ducks early December after injuries to John Gibson and Jason LaBarbera, and will work primarily as the backup to No. 1..." December 15

  • Ducks' Lovejoy thrilled to be back after missing 21 games

    Orange County Register "Ben Lovejoy always kept track of the calendar as he went through the stages of medical clearance that has finally got him back on the ice with his Ducks teammates. "It’s been a long 45 days," Lovejoy said. The always engaging Lovejoy was beaming Friday as he knew his 21-game absence from the..." December 13

  • Anaheim Ducks defeat Edmonton Oilers for fifth consecutive victory

    L.A. Daily News "That day was not Wednesday, what with right wing Corey Perry sidelined by a sprained left knee for the second consecutive game, joining a lengthy list of injured and ailing Ducks. So, until they are healthy again, the Ducks must be content with sitting atop the NHL’s overall standings. The..." December 11

  • Ducks send Bryzgalov to AHL for conditioning

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Anaheim Ducks have assigned goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov to the American Hockey League’s Norfolk Admirals on a conditioning loan. The 34-year-old signed a one-year, $2.88 million contract on Tuesday. Bryzgalov spent time with the Las Vegas Wranglers (ECHL), Edmonton Oilers and Minnesota..." December 11

  • Ducks confirm Dany Heatley needed surgery to heal

    Los Angeles Times "The preseason groin injury suffered by Ducks forward Dany Heatley required more than rest to heal. Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau told The Times on Wednesday that Heatley underwent a surgical procedure, in mid- to late November, after trying to return to play in late October and proceeding to go..." December 10

  • Ducks' Corey Perry sidelined 3-4 weeks with sprained knee "The Anaheim Ducks own the NHL's best record, but in order to stay atop the NHL, they'll have to do it without one of their top scorers again. Corey Perry will be sidelined three to four weeks after suffering a sprained knee on a hip check from Minnesota Wild defenseman Keith Ballard, the team..." December 09

  • Ducks sign goaltender Bryzgalov to one-year contract "The Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday signed goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov to a one-year contract. Financial terms were not disclosed. Bryzgalov, who has not played this season, will report to Norfolk of the American Hockey League on a conditioning stint. The 34-year-old split last season between the..." December 09

  • Ducks beat Winnipeg Jets in another overtime win, 4-3

    Los Angeles Times "There's never a dull moment around the Ducks, whether they're battling mumps, injuries that have thinned their defense, or a power play that mustered one goal in eight games before clicking twice Sunday and looking like nothing had ever been amiss. The Ducks captured the essence of their season..." December 08

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    Elliotte Friedman @FriedgeHNIC

    Ducks should know more about Corey Perry's timeline tomorrow, but hearing sprained MCL is a possibility.

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    Anaheim Ducks @AnaheimDucks

    PERRY UPDATE: He has a knee injury and will be further evaluated when the team returns to Anaheim.

  • Ducks' Emerson Etem becomes latest NHLer diagnosed with mumps "Another day, another confirmed case of the mumps in the NHL ... and for an Anaheim Ducks player. Emerson Etem, who was recently sent down to the American Hockey League's Norfolk Admirals, is the latest Ducks player to be diagnosed with the infectious disease. Etem is the fourth member of the Ducks..." December 06

  • Longtime NHL enforcer George Parros announces retirement "George Parros, a nine-year NHL veteran that was known mostly for his fighting ability and possessing one of the best mustaches in the sport, announced his retirement from the league on Friday. Parros appeared in 474 NHL games with the Los Angeles Kings, Colorado Avalanche, Anaheim Ducks,..." December 05

  • Ilya Bryzgalov expected to sign with Ducks Friday

    CSN Philly "The NHL is about to become a little more out of this world whacky with the Ducks' tryout contract signing of Ilya Bryzgalov. The Ducks are desperate for a backup goalie behind Frederick Andersen given the expected six-week loss of John Gibson, who suffered a groin pull. The team lost backup..." December 05

  • Injured and ill Anaheim Ducks defeat Philadelphia Flyers

    L.A. Daily News "The Ducks announced defenseman Eric Brewer suffered a broken bone in his foot and would be sidelined for up to six weeks, goaltender Jason LaBarbera had a broken bone in his hand and would be out up to three weeks and goalie Ilya Bryzgalov would join the team for a tryout. Or as it’s known in..." December 04

  • Trade: Ducks acquire Robak from Florida for Blacker

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Florida Panthers and Anaheim Ducks partnered for a flip of young defensemen on Thursday, with the Panthers sending Colby Robak out West in exchange for Jesse Blacker and a conditional draft pick. Robak, 24, is the more vested of the two, having played in 42 career NHL contests (all coming..." December 04

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    Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

    Hearing that Ilya Bryzgalov has joined the Anaheim Ducks, much like Brodeur did in St. Louis, for practice/tryout.. should lead to a deal

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    Eric Stephens @icemancometh

    Plenty other stuff in Duckland. Eric Brewer out 4-6 weeks with broken bone in foot. Jason LaBarbera out 2-3 weeks with broken bone in hand.

  • Ducks’ Matt Beleskey is in right spot in win over Bruins

    L.A. Daily News "Matt Beleskey stationed himself near the top of the left faceoff circle in the third period of the Ducks’ 3-2 victory Monday over the Boston Bruins at the Honda Center. Ryan Getzlaf then won a faceoff from the Bruins’ Carl Soderberg, sending the puck back to Beleskey. Corey Perry set a pick on..." December 02

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    Eric Stephens @icemancometh

    There's been no setback with John Gibson (groin) in his rehab. Likely still on track for return on or before Christmas.

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    Eric Stephens @icemancometh

    Jason LaBarbera has upper-body injury and is day-to-day. Not considered major but Ducks may need to call Norfolk for help. Bobkov?

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    Eric Stephens @icemancometh

    Ben Lovejoy (broken finger) skated on his own. Can handle the puck but not allowed to pass or shoot it yet. Probably still 2-3 weeks away.

  • Couture powers through difficult day to lead Sharks past Ducks

    CSN Bay Area "Logan Couture almost didn’t play against the Ducks on Saturday. The Sharks are sure fortunate that he did. Couture’s first period goal gave the Sharks their first lead in five games, and he added a shorthanded marker later in the opening frame to get his team going in a 6-4 Sharks win over..." November 30

  • Ducks acquire Eric Brewer from Lightning for 3rd-round pick

    The Score "The Anaheim Ducks have replaced recently traded defenseman Bryan Allen! In an unsexy depth trade, the Ducks announced the acquisition of veteran defender Eric Brewer from the Tampa Bay Lightning. In exchange the Lightning will receive a 3rd-round pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. The trade..." November 30

  • Blackhawks 4, Ducks 1

    Chicago Tribune "Patrick Kane scored two goals while Brad Richards and Andrew Shaw each had a goal and an assist to lift the Hawks to a 4-1 victory over the Ducks on Friday at the Honda Center. The Hawks improved to 4-1-0 on their six-game circus trip with Corey Crawford in goal. Late in the game, Marian Hossa..." November 29

  • Anaheim Ducks spoil Jonas Hiller’s homecoming with the Calgary Flames

    L.A. Daily News "Jonas Hiller returned under the cover of darkness Monday evening, making his return to Orange County with the Calgary Flames. He admitted it was “definitely awkward” entering the Honda Center with a visiting team for the first time Tuesday for his new team’s morning skate. Hiller played for..." November 26

  • 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 "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 "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