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Ducks' win over Flames gives coach Boudreau some optimism

There was a stat that the Anaheim Ducks were vaguely aware of late Tuesday night. A two-goal lead isn't nearly enough of a cushion against a team that won twice in its last three games using a third-period comeback and is 5-6-0 when trailing after 40 minutes.  Sure enough, the Calgary Flames applied the pressure needed and cut the Ducks' 3-1 lead with 11 minutes to play...
Via Fox Sports West
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ducks beat Flames at home for 19th straight time

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Corey Perry, Matt Beleskey and Kyle Palmieri staked Anaheim to a big lead, and the Ducks then held on for their 19th straight home victory against Calgary, beating the Flames 3-2 on Tuesday night. The Flames haven't won in Anaheim since Jan. 19, 2004. Only three players who played for Calgary in that game are active in the NHL. Jonas Hiller, who spent his...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Duck dominance: Anaheim drops Calgary for 19th straight time at home

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Corey Perry, Matt Beleskey and Kyle Palmieri staked Anaheim to a big lead, and the Ducks then held on for their 19th straight home victory against Calgary, beating the Flames 3-2 on Tuesday night. The Flames haven't won in Anaheim since Jan. 19, 2004. Only three players who played for Calgary in that game are active in the NHL. Jonas Hiller, who spent his first...
Via AP on Fox
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ducks Injury Update: Clayton Stoner has mild mumps-like symptoms, not in the lineup against Arizona

NHL teams have been dealing with some odd maladies this year, but the Anaheim Ducks having two players out with the mumps has to be among the weirdest. Forward Corey Perry and defenseman Francois Beauchemin missed time with confirmed cases of the highly-contagious and somewhat dangerous virus earlier this month.<div class="getty embed image" style="background-color...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Coyotes can't get offense going, fall to Ducks

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Kyle Palmieri and Patrick Maroon each scored a goal, and Ryan Kesler had two assists in the Anaheim Ducks' 2-1 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Sunday night. Frederik Andersen stopped 29 shots for the Ducks, who extended their unbeaten streak against the Coyotes to seven games. The Western Conference-leading Ducks (13-4-5) also won in regulation for the first...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Stoner is latest Ducks player with possible mumps

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Anaheim Ducks defenseman Clayton Stoner will not play Sunday against the Arizona Coyotes because of a possible case of mumps. The Ducks announced during warmups that Stoner has symptoms similar to mumps. Stoner will undergo further evaluation to determine whether he has mumps, which has previously stricken right wing Corey Perry and defenseman Francois Beauchemin...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Kesler Gets Booed in Return: Warranted?

Ryan Kesler, the so-called heart and soul of the Vancouver Canucks during the team’s ‘glory years’ through the late 2000s and early 2010s made his return last night to Vancouver, after his Anaheim Ducks defeated the Canucks 4-3 in a shootout. Now although Kesler didn’t make an impact on the scoreboard, has presence had impact on both squads, and on the people in the stands...
Via The Sideline
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Kesler got the boos he deserved

              Sometimes when a player is traded out of town, they return to a thunderous ovation, cheered on by the fans that loved him so much while he was wearing their sweater. Sometimes, though, that player returns and is soundly booed out of the building. Ryan Kesler falls squarely into the latter category after his return to Vancouver on Thursday...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Perry's shootout goal gives Ducks 4-3 win over Canucks

Corey Perry scored the shootout winner, lifting the Anaheim Ducks to a 4-3 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday night. Perry's goal on Anaheim's first shootout attempt was the only one the Ducks needed. They got another from Jakob Silfverberg after Vancouver's Radim Vrbata and Nick Bonino failed to score. The Ducks (12-4-5) earned their first win in five games. The Canucks...
Via Fox Sports West
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Anaheim Ducks trade Bryan Allen to Canadiens for Rene Bourque

ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Anaheim Ducks have traded defenseman Bryan Allen to the Montreal Canadiens for forward Rene Bourque. The clubs announced the deal Thursday. Allen has one assist in six games during an injury-slowed season, his third with the Ducks. The stay-at-home defenseman will be an unrestricted free agent next summer. Bourque has no goals in 13 games this season with...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ducks Injury Update: Beauchemin cleared to play

Francois Beauchemin of the Anaheim Ducks has been cleared by the club to rejoin the team and could be on the ice today in Calgary, according to a tweet made by Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register.#128790546 / gettyimages.comThe Ducks defenseman fell ill with the mumps virus along with right-winger Corey Perry, who was recently activated off IR. Beauchemin hasn't played...
Via Sports Injury Alert
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Devante Smith-Pelly's Player Profile

Devante Smith-Pelly #12: Position: Right Wing Birthdate: June 14, 1992 Birthplace: Toronto, Canada Shoots: Right Total NHL regular season games played: 92 Total NHL Playoff games played: 12 Social Media:     Twitter: @smithpelly23     Instagram: @smithpelly   Devante Smith-Pelly may only be twenty-two years old, but he has seen more of the ice than a lot of NHL players in...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Ducks Injury Update: Devante Smith-Pelly placed on IR

The Anaheim Ducks have placed winger Devante Smith-Pelly on IR as he is recovering from a sore shoulder. He is in danger of not making the upcoming road trip to Canada. #458606458 / gettyimages.comEric Stephens from the OC Register reported that Smith-Pelly has missed the last two games nursing an aching shoulder. The team believes that this injury occurred in last Wednesday...
Via Sports Injury Alert
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Welcome to the Ducks-Kings rivalry, Ryan Kesler.

The Anaheim Ducks won 6-5 in a shootout against their division rivals, Los Angeles, on Wednesday night.  This game was billed as being a rivalry game and lived up to the hype.  Hard checking and end-to-end rushes made it one of the more enjoyable games to watch this season.  Anaheim played the game without Corey Perry and Francois Beauchemin, who both have infections. Los Angeles...
Via Puck Drunk Love
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Ducks' Perry and Beauchemin diagnosed with mumps

Corey Perry and Francois Beauchemin are nearing their returns to the Anaheim Ducks as the team physician Dr. Craig Milhouse received their official diagnoses Wednesday night: The mumps. Perry, who has missed four games, is cleared of the disease and will resume workouts with the team Thursday. Beauchemin is currently hospitalized in order to receive IV fluids, the same treatment...
Via Fox Sports West
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Beleskey's Player Profile

Matt Beleskey #39: Position: Left Wing Birthdate: June 7, 1988 Birthplace: Windsor, Canada Shoots: Left Total NHL regular season games played: 280 Total NHL Playoff games played: 18 Social Media:     Twitter: @Matt_Beleskey Matt Beleskey is an Anaheim Ducks' veteran who has made a name for himself throughout his career with the program. Since being drafted in 2006, Beleskey...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Kesler doesn’t miss the spotlight in Vancouver

The 2014-15 season is still pretty young, but already it’s clear Ryan Kesler feels comfortable with the Anaheim Ducks. As expected, he has been a key piece of the team’s offense and he has helped propel Anaheim to the top of the Western Conference. Perhaps more importantly, Kesler is also enjoying his life away from the rink as well. A recent article from reveals...
Via Puck Drunk Love
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Anaheim Ducks goalie out six weeks with groin injury

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Anaheim Ducks goalie John Gibson will be out for six weeks with a groin injury. The NHL-leading Ducks announced the rookie’s injury Tuesday. They also recalled goalie Igor Bobkov from the AHL. Gibson was hurt during warmups before Anaheim’s game at Colorado last Saturday. He is 2-2-0 with a 2.28 goals-against average and a .927 save percentage in his first...
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Screengrab snafu: Corey Perry had an unreal October

I knew Corey Perry of the Anaheim Ducks was good…but not THIS good. 12 hat tricks in October despite only scoring ten goals? @awfulannouncing 12 hat tricks this month for Cory Perry @NHL — Ian Smith (@gunnersfan6) November 3, 2014 I’m going to go ahead and assume that was supposed to say “2 hat tricks”. [H/T @gunnersfan6 on Twitter] The post...
Via Awful Announcing
22 days ago  |  Discuss

ECHL's Utah Grizzlies commemorate Halloween with skeleton uniforms (Photo)

The ECHL's Utah Grizzlies are getting into the Halloween spirit by wearing special skeleton uniforms for tonight's game against Colorado.The jerseys will be auctioned off live after the game to raise money for St. Jude's Children's hospital. Photos via @UtahGrizz. H/T Eye on Hockey. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Check us out on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.
Via Holdout Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Ducks Add Physicality To Defense, Call Up Former Husky Josh Manson

The Anaheim Ducks bolstered their physicality by calling up a face familiar to Hockey East fans. Anaheim called up Josh Manson — who played three seasons at Northeastern — from its AHL affiliate Norfolk Admirals on Monday. Manson, who was drafted in the sixth round of the 2011 NHL Draft, was known for his physical presence in the Hockey East, racking up 158 penalty minutes...
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Anaheim Ducks Setting Torrid Pace

#167426560 / Entering the 2014-2015 season there were a few big questions regarding the Anaheim Ducks roster. Would Ryan Kesler instantly gel on the second line and could young goaltenders Frederik Andersen and John Gibson take the reigns between the pipes? Regardless of the all questions going into this season, it’s no secret the Anaheim Ducks were going to go...
Via Beyond The Benches
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Austin Pettis explains Mighty Ducks tattoo

St. Louis Rams wide receiver Austin Pettis recently gave folks a full view of the Mighty Ducks tattoo everyone has been talking about since Monday night, and he even explained its origin. As we suspected, Pettis is a big fan of his hometown hockey team. “One, it’s a great movie,” he told the Rams official...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 17, 2014  |  1 Comment

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