Ducks Rumors & News

  • 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 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 "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 "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

  • Heatley (groin) expected to make Ducks debut in two weeks

    Pro Hockey Talk "Dany Heatley‘s first game in an Anaheim Ducks uniform might not take place until the club’s eighth game of the season. Heatley, who inked a one-year, $1M pact with the Ducks this summer, is “expected” to get back in the lineup in two weeks when Anaheim hosts San Jose on Oct. 26, per the L.A...." October 13

  • Ryan Getzlaf leads Anaheim Ducks past Detroit Red Wings

    L.A. Daily News "Ryan Getzlaf scored two goals, including the unassisted game-winner with 24 seconds left, to give the Ducks a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night. Matt Beleskey also scored and Frederick Andersen stopped 27 shots to help the Ducks get their first win of the season. Anaheim..." October 12

  • Dupuis shines in home opener as Penguins down Ducks, 6-4

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Pascal Dupuis is healthy. Looks pretty dominant, too. Back to his old self, sure. Maybe better. Dupuis recorded a goal and three assists in his return from major knee surgery to power the Penguins to a 6-4 victory over the Anaheim Ducks in their season opener Thursday at Consol Energy..." October 10

  • John Gibson gets start for Ducks against Penguins "How the Anaheim Ducks goaltending situation was going to shake out was a bit of a mystery throughout training camp. Even head coach Bruce Boudreau often said he didn't know how it would go in choosing between young netminders Frederik Andersen and John Gibson. There might not be long-term clarity,..." October 09

  • NHL's fighters finding themselves unemployed

    USA Today "Unemployed NHL tough guy Krys Barch fondly recalls a few seasons ago when he was considered essential to the Dallas Stars, especially against a fighting team like the Boston Bruins. "We had Sean Avery and we had a bunch of line brawls," he said. "I've probably fought Shawn Thornton 10 or 12..." October 09

  • Top 10 NHL breakout candidates for the 2014-15 season

    Sports-Kings "Every year, there’s a crop of new faces that make their mark on the NHL landscape. In the upcoming season, these 10 players should breakout and put their name on the hockey map. Honorable mentions: LW Sam Bennett, Calgary Flames; C Aleksander Barkov, Florida Panthers; D Jamie Oleksiak, Dallas..." October 08

  • Ryan Getzlaf’s reaction to Teemu Selanne’s comments in book: ‘I was pissed off’

    Jim Rome "Anaheim Ducks forward Ryan Getzlaf didn’t take kindly to being mentioned in former teammates Teemu Selanne’s book. Selanne was critical of how coach Bruce Boudreau handled his ice time last season and felt like the captain, Getzlaf, should have lobbied more on his behalf. “I was pissed off, to..." October 04

  • Ducks' Fowler injured in practice, will not play in final preseason game "Anaheim Ducks defenseman Cam Fowler suffered a lower-body injury during practice Thursday, and will miss the team's final preseason game, according to Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register. Ducks head coach Bruce Boudreau said he's hopeful Fowler can play in the team's season opener..." October 02

  • Ducks' Dany Heatley out at least one week with groin injury

    Calgary Herald "The Anaheim Ducks announced on Monday that veteran winger Dany Heatley will miss at least one week with a groin injury. Heatley's setback is the latest in a spate of lower-body issues to strike multiple teams during training camp and the exhibition schedule. The Ducks inked the former..." September 30

  • Teemu Selanne blasts Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau in new book

    Los Angeles Times "Teemu Selanne confronted Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau during the team’s playoff series against Dallas last spring to ask why Boudreau “was not appreciative of me one iota” and had humiliated him by making him a healthy scratch for the fourth game, according to a new biography of the hockey player..." September 18

  • Anaheim Ducks players deliver season tickets to fans

    Sporting News "On Tuesday, the Ducks released a video they made of 10 lucky fans coming down to their offices in Anaheim to receive season tickets. The twist? The tickets were hand delivered by several Ducks players and head coach Bruce Boudreau." September 16

  • Ducks Re-Sign Devante Smith-Pelly to Two-Year Contract

    Hockey Fights "The Anaheim Ducks announced today that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has signed right wing Devante Smith-Pelly to a two-year contract through the 2015-16 NHL season. Smith-Pelly, 22 (6/14/92), has scored 9-14=23 points with 18 penalty minutes (PIM) in 75 career NHL games with the Ducks...." September 16

  • Nick Ritchie, Nic Kerdiles try to make impression at Ducks' rookie camp

    Los Angeles Times "Where better to spend one of the hottest days of the year than in a cold hockey rink? Where better to spend any day, really? The Ducks opened their rookie camp Friday at Anaheim Ice, where some of their recent draft picks, a few free agents and players on tryouts hoped to impress the coaches..." September 13

  • NHL veteran Saku Koivu announces his retirement "There will be no storybook homecoming in Montreal for Saku Koivu or a season spent elsewhere as a mentor. The 39-year-old centre has decided against playing a 19th year in the NHL and announced his retirement Wednesday. There is believed to have been some interest in Koivu after the Anaheim..." September 10

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    Stephen Whyno @SWhyno

    #NHLDucks give coach Bruce Boudreau 2-year contract extension. Ex-#Caps coach now signed through 2016-17.

  • Boudreau thinks Heatley’s a better fit with Perry/Getzlaf than Penner

    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

  • Boudreau doesn’t know how Ducks goalie situation will ‘shake out’

    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

  • Giguere to announce retirement next week "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

  • Ducks re-sign Silfverberg to one-year, $850K deal

    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

  • Selanne still considering KHL offer

    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

  • Here are the NHL's next wave of breakout stars

    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

  • Fowler: Game 7 losses mean Ducks ‘know what it takes’ to win now

    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

  • Report: Teemu Selanne offered $10 million for one year with KHL team "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

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    Curtis Zupke @curtiszupke

    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.

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    Anaheim Ducks @AnaheimDucks

    BREAKING: #NHLDucks sign @patmaroon to three-year contract extension. DETAILS:

  • Ducks follow up Maroon signing by inking Ritchie

    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

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    Andy Strickland @andystrickland

    Word is the Anaheim #Ducks and forward Pat Maroon are closing in on a very well deserved contract extension #NHL

  • Ducks to retire Selanne’s number Jan. 11 vs. Winnipeg

    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

  • Report: Teemu Selanne considering offer from KHL's Jokerit "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

  • Ducks Re-Sign Sami Vatanen to Two-Year Contract

    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