Ducks Rumors & News

  • Ducks complete three-game division sweep with 5-2 win over Arizona

    Orange County Register "So much has changed with the Ducks over the past few weeks, and they scratched solving the Arizona Coyotes from their checklist. Corey Perry and Andrew Cogliano scored goals in a 1-minute, 41-second span early in the third period Friday night to lift the Ducks to their sixth straight victory, a..." February 06

  • Toughness, fitness big parts of Andrew Cogliano's nearly 700 straight games

    ESPN "Andrew Cogliano doesn't like to discuss it. The Anaheim Ducks forward is superstitious enough to believe that if he talks about his current streak of 672 consecutive games -- making him the NHL's reigning ironman -- he could jinx it. It's understandable he feels that way, but it's still an..." February 06

  • Ryan Getlaf, Hampus Lindholm make plays as Ducks stun Kings at Staples Center

    Orange County Register "The first sign came early on, when the captain who doesn’t shoot the puck did. The next sign came when the skilled defenseman put the hit on the star center, took one to draw a penalty and then let loose his own powerful shot. Ryan Getzlaf did the former, and Hampus Lindholm came up with the..." February 05

  • Buyers and sellers in the Pacific Division

    ESPN "The cream is rising to the top in a Pacific Division that has taken its lumps this season. You can mock the Pacific all you want, but if the three California clubs end up as top three in the division, as seems likely, you've got three teams who can do some damage come playoff time. The first-place..." February 05

  • Report: Majority of GMs would approve of play-in game for final playoff seeds

    The Score "First the coach's challenge, now a wild-card play-in game? Bob McKenzie reported Wednesday on NBC that 16-of-28 general managers polled would be in favor of the NHL borrowing another idea, and adopting an MLB-style single elimination play-in game to determine the final wild-card seed in each..." February 04

  • Sharks open second half with loss to Ducks

    CSN Bay Area "After the All-Star break, checking the standings becomes a much more frequent exercise across the NHL. Those standings got a little tighter on Tuesday at Honda Center, as the Ducks beat the Sharks, 3-2, in the first game after the break for both clubs. Surging Anaheim, which won its fourth..." February 03

  • NHL announces trio of rescheduled games after late-January snowstorm

    The Score "The NHL has an answer for Snowstorm Jonas. Make-up dates for the three late-January games postponed due to inclement weather on the east coast have been announced. The Washington Capitals now have a pair of games at the Verizon Center " February 02

  • Cam Fowler Returns Tonight For The Anaheim Ducks

    kuklaskorner "The Ducks' defense is about to regain its strongest piece, and the set is almost complete. Defenseman Cam Fowler will be ready for Tuesday's game against San Jose, Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau said Monday. Fowler's return after sustaining a sprained knee comes as the Ducks begin their..." February 02

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    Eric Stephens @icemancometh

    Corey Perry and John Gibson, the Ducks' two All-Stars, not here today at practice. Ryan Getzlaf also not, tending to family matter.

  • John Scott, NHL All-Star Game set ratings record for NBCSN

    Yahoo! Sports "There was no doubt that the perfect storm of The John Scott Phenomenon and the NHL’s reinvigorated 3-on-3 All-Star Game format had provided an uptick in attention for the midseason classic. The only question was if that would actually translate into a spike in viewership as well, or if the..." February 01

  • MVP John Scott and new format win praise at NHL All-Star game

    Los Angeles Times "The least likely All-Star was voted the most valuable player of the NHL's first venture into three-on-three play at its midseason showcase, proving that the worst intentions can sometimes have an unimaginably good outcome. A ride that began when enforcer John Scott was jokingly promoted as the..." February 01

  • NHL players excited for 3-on-3 All-Star Game

    Tennessean "Few cities fully understand and embody the concept of entertainment like Nashville, which is evident by the flair that exudes from every event that it holds. That inherent flavor is why the Predators, who are hosting their first NHL All-Star Game on Sunday at Bridgestone Arena, wanted to make..." January 30

  • There are barely any good NHL teams and it sucks

    New York Post "Parity? Yes. Good hockey? No. The prevalent idea that permeates down from the NHL offices on Sixth Avenue states having so many teams so closely bunched makes for good entertainment. As the All-Star break has begun, let us clarify that idea: The more teams that have a chance to make the..." January 30

  • Self-aware NHL all-star John Scott has many in his corner

    Toronto Sun "Midway through the second period, John Scott began to grow antsy. The hulking enforcer, who had been sitting for nearly 15 minutes in a 2-2 game, stood up, shook loose his legs, and looked pleadingly in the direction of the head coach. But it was no use. It was clear Scott’s place was on the..." January 28

  • Ducks get goals from six players as they rout Bruins

    Orange County Register "The day started off with a jolt for the Ducks and ended with a shock for those who’ve watched them play for four months. The team that once found it a great chore to score is now lighting the red lamp with regularity. An offensive explosion of volcanic proportions occurred Tuesday night at TD..." January 27

  • Majority of coaches remain in favour of challenge concept

    TSN "It's not that NHL coaches don't appreciate having the coach's challenge at their disposal this season for the first time ever... Well, actually, that's not entirely true as six of 27 NHL head coaches polled by TSN don't like the coach's challenge at all and would just as soon see it..." January 27

  • Clayton Stoner expected to plead guilty to bear hunting charges

    CBC Sports "NHL defenceman and northern Vancouver Island native Clayton Stoner is expected to plead guilty in B.C. provincial court in Abbotsford today to some of the charges stemming from a grizzly bear hunt in 2013. Stoner has never denied shooting a bear — known as Cheeky — on the central coast near..." January 27

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    chris stewart @Cstew_80

    @RealJackEdwards RealJackEdwards ,,thx for verbally attacking my character live on air tonight #classy https://t.co/mds8yWOqV2

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    Tom Gulitti @TGfireandice

    Ducks' Shawn Horcoff gets 20-game suspension for violatiing NHL/NHLPA Performance Enhancing Substances Program.

  • Shawn Horcoff suspended 20 games following positive test for performance enhancing drugs

    Pro Hockey Talk "On the heels of an earlier TSN report that veteran Anaheim center Shawn Horcoff was facing a “lengthy suspension,” the NHL has released the following: Horcoff has been suspended for 20 games, without pay, for violating the terms of the NHL/NHLPA Performance Enhancing Substances..." January 26

  • Ducks' Simon Despres returns after 42-game concussion absence

    NHL.com "Defenceman Simon Despres has returned to the Anaheim Ducks after missing 42 games with a concussion. The Ducks recalled Despres on Monday from his long-term injury conditioning loan to their AHL affiliate in San Diego. Despres hasn't played since Oct. 16, when he left the Ducks' fourth game..." January 25

  • How to Fix the NHL’s Coach’s Challenge

    The Hockey Writers "It’s no secret. The NHL’s coach’s challenge has not gone as smoothly as hoped in its inaugural season. It was put into place in order to give teams an option to challenge goals which they thought were not ‘good goals’ as deemed by the NHL rulebook. However, the two times when a coach can..." January 25

  • Canada’s falling dollar could be raising hopes for a Seattle NHL expansion team

    Seattle Times "It turns out the prediction of a January vote by Seattle City Council on a Sodo District arena was not only optimistic, but downright delusional. City Hall sources now indicate a vote to cede Occidental Avenue South for Chris Hansen’s project won’t happen before late March, early April at best...." January 25

  • Escrow went up…again

    Pro Hockey Talk "Escrow has risen from 16 percent to 18 percent, according to multiple reports. No surprise there, given the Canadian dollar’s plunge. With seven of the NHL’s 30 teams in Canada, there was no way league revenues weren’t going to be affected. Some had predicted escrow would go up even..." January 25

  • Kesler, Perry put on a show as Ducks beat Red Wings

    Orange County Register "Ryan Kesler attended Ohio State, but he is a Michigan man at heart and when a large group of family and friends came to see him in action at Joe Louis Arena, the Ducks’ center gave them quite a show on Saturday night. Kesler scored twice to match Corey Perry’s pair of goals and the two Ducks..." January 24

  • DC officials urge Capitals to postpone Friday game due to winter storm

    CBS Sports "The Washington Capitals announced Thursday that they would be moving up their scheduled game for Friday night against the Anaheim Ducks from 7 p.m. to 5 p.m. The reason for doing so was to get ahead of the massive winter storm rolling in and also to allow the Ducks to avoid delays getting out of..." January 22

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    Greg Wyshynski @wyshynski

    The #Capitals vs. #Ducks game is officially postponed by #NHL pic.twitter.com/H5I9BpO8KP

  • Blizzard forces Washington Capitals to move puck drop vs. Ducks

    Yahoo! Sports "The Washington, D.C. area is bracing for a blizzard that could drop up to 30 inches of snow through the weekend. What better way to kick off a major winter storm even than at the good old hockey game, right?! The Washington Capitals were scheduled to play the Anaheim Ducks on Friday night at 7..." January 22

  • Ducks Out-Grit Wild For Homestand-Ending 3-1 Win

    Anaheim Calling "It took a late Rickard Rakell finish of a beautiful passing play to finally snap a tie that held for nearly 30 minutes, but it proved to be all the Ducks needed to finish off the Minnesota Wild on Wednesday night at Honda Center. Coach Bruce Boudreau said it best: "It was a pretty sloppy game,..." January 21

  • Blackhawks trade Ryan Garbutt to Anaheim for Jiri Sekac

    Chicago Sun-Times "The Blackhawks added some young skill to their roster on Thursday by trading Ryan Garbutt to the Anaheim Ducks for Jiri Sekac. The trade is essentially cap neutral for the Hawks — Sekac’s cap hit of $925,000 is just $25,000 more than Garbutt’s — but Sekac is in the last year of his contract,..." January 21

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    Anaheim Ducks @AnaheimDucks

    ROSTER MOVE: The #NHLDucks have assigned goaltender Anton Khudobin to the @SDGullsAHL. pic.twitter.com/qsS0VJmbJi

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    Renaud Lavoie @renlavoietva

    The NHL executive committee meeting on expansion is today in NY. No announcement should be made after. #tvasports

  • Brian McGrattan conscious, alert after being knocked out in AHL fight

    The Score "The San Diego Gulls announced forward Brian McGrattan was "conscious, alert, and has full movement" after a scary incident that saw the 34-year-old stretchered off the ice during Tuesday's game against the San Antonio Rampage. McGrattan was in a fight with Rampage forward Daniel Maggio when he..." January 20

  • Kings hold off Ducks, 3-2, in a physical matchup

    Los Angeles Times "t was as if the Kings and Ducks were trying to make up for three months of missed time in one game. Bodies bounced off each other. Punches were thrown. A controversial no-goal call was upheld in a third period that seemingly had more "oohs" and "aahs" in Honda Center than any game this..." January 18

  • Ducks not done dealing, GM acknowledges interest in Drouin

    L.A. Daily News "The Ducks began to show distinct signs of life this month after a rocky three-month start to a season in which so much was expected of them and so little was delivered. Good wasn’t good enough, as far as Ducks general manager Bob Murray was concerned. So, hours after watching the Ducks take an..." January 17

  • Ducks take attack to Stars early in 4-2 victory

    Orange County Register "The talk leading up to Friday’s game against Dallas centered on the Ducks’ revitalized defense, which had allowed only 14 goals in their previous nine games. It’s been good, but would it be good enough to stop the league’s best offense? Turns out, perhaps the Stars should have been the ones..." January 16

  • Penguins trade David Perron, Adam Clendening to Ducks for Carl Hagelin

    Sportsnet "The Pittsburgh Penguins and Anaheim Ducks came together for an early Saturday morning trade involving three players. The Penguins are sending forward David Perron and defenceman Adam Clendening to the Ducks for forward Carl Hagelin. Perron, 27, has scored four goals and 16 points in 43 games..." January 16

  • NHL instates mandatory domestic violence and sexual assault prevention training for teams and players

    SB Nation "The NHL has finally begun to implement domestic violence, sexual harassment and sexual assault prevention training for its players and teams, per a report from the Associated Press. The NHL and NHL Players' Association partnered to ensure all 30 teams would go through "hour-long educational..." January 16

  • Drouin rumors heating up with Blues, Ducks, Predators reportedly the contenders

    The Score "A Jonathan Drouin trade could be imminent. Or not. Much has been speculated about the future of the Tampa Bay Lightning forward over the past 12 hours. TVA's Renaud Lavoie reported Thursday night that a trade for Drouin could happen in the next 24 hours, though he backed off that Friday..." January 15

  • Ducks Depth Scoring Shows Up Late, Sinks Senators 4-1

    Anaheim Calling "For much of the 2015-16 season the lack of consistent secondary scoring has been one of the defining offensive issues. Shea Theodore's third period power play goal, his first career tally, unleashed a torrent of scoring late as the Anaheim Ducks skated away from the Ottawa Senators 4-1 on..." January 14

  • Sheahan, Mrazek lift Wings over Ducks

    Detroit News "He didn’t get credit for one he may have scored earlier, but there weren’t any issues Sunday with the goal Riley Sheahan scored later on. Sheahan, whose apparent goal in the first period was erased because of inconclusive video, broke a tie at 16:16 of the third period giving the Red Wings a..." January 11

  • Ryan Getzlaf's goal against Blues gives Ducks rare shootout victory

    Orange County Register "Working hard in the third period got the Ducks to overtime, and working extra finally paid off for them. Ryan Getzlaf got the decisive goal in the shootout and John Gibson stopped three of the four St. Louis tries to give the Ducks a 4-3 victory over the Blues on Friday night. The Ducks..." January 09

  • Blackhawks' Toews tops list of 2015 jersey sales

    The Score "There are a lot of people walking around with Toews on their backs. The Chicago Blackhawks forward had the prestige honor of having the top-selling jersey of 2015. The NHL announced the top sales from the NHL Shop, also revealing teammate Patrick Kane finishing second in sales. Here is the..." January 08

  • Maple Leafs play perfect road game, blank Ducks

    Toronto Sun "As a former player and lifelong fan of his hometown team, Bruce Boudreau can’t give up his fascination with the Leafs. So the Ducks coach had a pretty good idea what his team was in for Wednesday night at the Honda Center, a common sentiment around the NHL these days. And Boudreau’s Ducks..." January 07

  • Habs deal Tokarski to Ducks for Friberg

    TSN "The Montreal Canadiens have traded goaltender Dustin Tokarski to the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for forward Max Friberg. Friberg will report to the St. John's IceCaps of the AHL, the Canadiens announced. Tokarski appeared in six games with the Canadiens this season, posting a 1-3 record with..." January 07

  • Star-studded Central roster highlights All-Star reveal

    NHL.com "The NHL announced the remaining players for the 2016 Honda NHL All-Star Game, and several familiar and high-scoring stars will descend upon Bridgestone Arena in Nashville for All-Star Weekend. The host Nashville Predators have three players among the 40 named Wednesday by the NHL's Hockey..." January 06

  • Anaheim Ducks look dangerous again in 4-1 victory over Winnipeg Jets

    L.A. Daily News "Funny. The Ducks certainly didn’t look like a team with the worst offense in the NHL when they dispatched the Winnipeg Jets 4-1 on Sunday at Honda Center. They sure didn’t look like a team with no clue how to put the puck in the back of the net or how to win games. “We’ve fought through a lot..." January 04

  • Is The NHL’s Winter Classic Dying?

    Uproxx "This year’s NHL Winter Classic saw the Boston Bruins play host to the Montreal Canadiens in front of nearly 70,000 fans at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts. Like each of its predecessors, this year’s outdoor game on New Year’s Day was a spectacle to behold for hockey fans around the..." January 04

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    Anaheim Ducks @AnaheimDucks

    INJURY UPDATE: Defenseman Cam Fowler (sprained knee) will be out 4-6 weeks (from time of injury).

  • Canucks spoil Bieksa's return in comeback shootout win over Ducks

    Vancouver Sun "They desperately needed his defence. Chris Tanev returned to deliver that and a big goal for the Vancouver Canucks on Friday night. Back after missing two games with a foot injury, Tanev tied the game midway through the third period and the Canucks got a shootout goal from Alex Burrows as they..." January 02