Strengths and Weaknesses of Anaheim’s Farm System

By Thomas Harrington Now that the individual prospect updates and profiles are complete, it’s time to take a broader look at the strengths and weakness of the Ducks’ farm system: both in general and by position. Over the last several seasons, Anaheim has had a number of prospects come up and make their way to…

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Prospect Update: Sam Steel

By Thomas Harrington The final pick of the first round of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft, Sam Steel had an amazing 2016-2017 season and became one of Anaheim’s top prospects. Steel scored 23 goals and 70 points in 72 games in the 2015-2016 season, leading to Anaheim taking the young center at the end of…

Prospect Update: Jacob Larsson

By Thomas Harrington Anaheim’s first round pick from 2015, Jacob Larsson has spent most of the last two seasons in the SHL, developing into a solid, all around defenseman. He doesn’t have the offensive flash of some of Anaheim’s other young defenders but is currently Anaheim’s best defensive prospect. Larsson had a fantastic training camp…

Prospect Update: Nicolas Kerdiles

By Thomas Harrington Injuries have played a huge role in Nicolas Kerdiles’ career over the last couple of seasons. However, he finally did make his NHL debut this past season, and even made it into a few Stanley Cup Playoff games. Unfortunately for Kerdiles, his season was over almost before it began. In a rookie…

Prospect Update: Troy Terry

By Thomas Harrington In terms of team success, no player in the entire Anaheim organization had a better 2016-2017 season than Troy Terry. He was an integral part of two championship teams last season and probably could have turned pro as early as this season if he wanted to. Terry was a sophomore at the…

Prospect Update: Josh Mahura

By Thomas Harrington A third-round pick from 2016, Josh Mahura completed his third season in juniors and it was an incredibly successful one. The Ducks took a bit of a gamble on Mahura when they selected him 85th overall. He had only played in two regular season games in the 2015-2016 season because of a…

Injury Updates; Ryan Miller’s New Mask

By Michael Walters Today the Anaheim Ducks General Manager Bob Murray provided injury updates on several players. Ryan Kesler He had an operation on his hip on June 8th, 2017 to remove several pieces out of his hip. There isn’t a specific timeline for his return, however, the hope is that he will be back…

Prospect Update: Max Jones

By Thomas Harrington The Anaheim Ducks drafted Max Jones 24th overall a year ago. He’s a tough, physical forward but he needs to work on keeping his emotions in check. Jones completed his second season with the London Knights of the OHL this past season. He appeared in 33 games for the Knights and scored…

Prospect Update: Kevin Boyle

By Thomas Harrington A year ago, Anaheim’s goalie prospect depth was incredibly weak. However, it started to improve when they signed Kevin Boyle. It was a one year deal, and he re-upped with Anaheim this summer on another one year deal. Boyle’s first professional season was a pretty solid one. The original plan was for…