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2016-17 Fantasy Season Outlook: Anaheim Ducks

The defending Pacific Division champions could be trending down this season, so fantasy players might want to take a buyer-beware approach to picking Anaheim Ducks. The usual suspects are still worthy of roster spots, but those core players aren’t getting any younger and may not be as productive as years past. They have been proven performers and go-to guys for a decade now ...
Via The Hockey Writers
49 minutes ago

Ducks Dazzle, Raise Money at Annual Fedorin Cup

AJ Manderichio | AnaheimDucks.com The tension hung in the air right before the final shooter skated on the ice. The 19th Annual Fedorin Cup, an annual charity hockey game held at THE RINKS – Anaheim ICE, always features a venerable who’s-who...
Via NHL.com
18 hours ago

Ducks Add Depth at Center but Roster Still Incomplete

Since the Anaheim Ducks fell one game shy of the Stanley Cup Final in 2014-15, they have regressed with an early first-round playoff exit last season at the hands of the Nashville Predators. It doesn’t appear steps are being taken forward as thus far this organization boasts an incomplete roster most notably on the wings. General Manager Bob Murray shipped Frederik Andersen to...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

Player Reviews: The Up-And-Comers

As part of the AnaheimDucks.com annual Player Reviews, we have been featuring a different Ducks player throughout the summer. Each review will include key stats, a highlight from last season and an outlook for 2016-17. By Kyle Shohara and AJ Ma...
Via NHL.com
1 day ago

Jr. Ducks’ Petrie Joined Barnes on U.S. U18 Select Team

By Chris Bayee Anaheim Jr. Ducks player Dominique Petrie moved one step closer to crossing off one of the goals on her list this past week. Petrie, who has played the past five seasons for the Jr. Ducks’ 2001 birth year team, made the U.S. W...
Via NHL.com
2 days ago

Rakell added to Sweden’s World Cup roster in place of injured Steen

Rickard Rakell’s breakout season has landed the 23-year-old a spot on the Swedish roster for the upcoming World Cup of Hockey. According to Sweden’s TV4 Sport, Rakell has been selected to replace Alexander Steen on the Swedish roster following off-season surgery that will keep the veteran winger out of the tournament. It was made abundantly clear that Sweden would, at some point...
Via The Hockey News
4 days ago

Ducks continue puzzling summer, sign Antoine Vermette

After being ousted early in the playoffs, the Ducks felt some retooling was needed. Rather than moving toward the future with analytics and a coaching staff that embraces these new methods, they brought on Randy Carlyle as coach. Needing a good bottom-six winger, they brought in Jared Boll. The emphasis on truculence would make one think that the team is moving in that direction...
Via Puck Drunk Love
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Antoine Vermette signs 2-year deal with Anaheim Ducks

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Veteran center Antoine Vermette has agreed to a two-year, $3.5 million contract with the Anaheim Ducks. Anaheim announced the deal Monday. The former Stanley Cup champion spent last season with the Arizona Coyotes, getting 17 goals and 21 assists. The Coyotes bought out the remaining $3.75 million on Vermette's contract earlier this month, making him a free agent...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rickard Rakell's agent: 'I think we will find common ground' on contract talks with Ducks

An offseason that has been much quieter than imagined for the Ducks still contains two important loose ends to be sewn up but the needle and thread appear to be at work on one. Rickard Rakell is one of the two critical restricted free agents the...
Via The OC Register
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Anaheim Ducks re-sign F Stefan Noesen to 2-way contract

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Forward Stefan Noesen has agreed to a one-year contract to stay with the Anaheim Ducks. Anaheim confirmed the two-way deal Monday. Noesen (NAY-sun) appeared in one game in each of the past two seasons for the Ducks, who acquired him from Ottawa in 2013. The 2011 first-round pick by the Senators has spent most of the past three seasons in the AHL with Anaheim...
Via Associated Press
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Fryer: Could Cam Fowler trade be Ducks' next offseason move?

What in the wide, wide world of sports is going on here … • The Ducks are having an interesting offseason. They acquired veteran goaltender Jonathan Bernier for a conditional draft pick last week, signed defenseman Korbinian Kolzer to a one-year...
Via The OC Register
July 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Ducks looking for backup goalie, left wing in free agency

The top-six left wing who can put the puck in the net would be nice. The backup goalie who can win games and start in the playoffs if it came to that will be necessary. As NHL free agency officially opens for business Friday morning, the Ducks...
Via The OC Register
June 30, 2016  |  Discuss

The one and only Ilya Bryzgalov wants to return to the NHL

Ilya Bryzgalov is planning to make an NHL comeback. The  35-year-old last appeared in the league in a poor eight-game stint with the Anaheim Ducks, but Bryzgalov in true-Bryzgalovian fashion told NHLPA.com he was able to “rest, both spiritually and mentally” and that his passion for the sport has returned. “I feel the passion inside and the fire in my eyes. I want to face...
Via The Comeback
June 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Ducks bringing back Randy Carlyle as coach is baffling

Here’s a shocking move. The Anaheim Ducks are bringing back Randy Carlyle to be their head coach as TSN’s Darren Dreger reported on Monday night. Yes, you read that right. Anaheim reportedly interviewed multiple candidates for the position, including future St. Louis Blues coach Mike Yeo, before making the decision to bring Carlyle back into the fold. The 60-year-old coached...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Ryan Kesler subtly calls out Bruce Boudreau’s faults

The Anaheim Ducks are a team looking for a head coach after releasing Bruce Boudreau following the 2015-16 season. Boudreau may have received more than his fair share of the blame for the Ducks’ season, but he certainly had his faults. When asked about what the team is looking for in a new coach, Ryan Kesler had a list of qualities that subtly also pointed out Boudreau’s weaknesses...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 03, 2016  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every player on the 2006-07 Stanley Cup winning Anaheim Ducks

Can you name every player on the 2006-07 NHL Stanley Cup winning Anaheim Ducks? Clue: Number/Position
April 26, 2016  |  Discuss
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