Ducks Shorthanded Again

By Michael Walters Last season the Anaheim Ducks experienced an unprecedented amount of injuries and it appears the Ducks won’t be getting any breaks to start this season. The Ducks recently released their camp roster and numerous players were listed as injured. The names included Joseph Blandisi(upper body injury), Patrick Eaves (shoulder) Korbinian Holzer(wrist), Max Jones(thumb), Ryan…

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Ducks Training Camp: Day One

By Eddie Richard As I woke up this morning, I didn’t hear roosters crowing or see cows doing circles in the pasture. I woke up with the anticipation of seeing the Ducks players flying together at day one of the Ducks camp. As I arrived at Anaheim Ice, I experienced happiness in my heart knowing…

Anaheim Rookie Tournament Recap

By Thomas Harrington Anaheim’s rookies had a spectacular tournament in Vegas, going 3-0 and scoring 21 goals in those three games. There were several standout performances from all over the lineup, and no one really had a bad tournament. Anaheim Dethrones Los Angeles 8-3 The first game of the tournament saw Anaheim’s prospects take on…

Anaheim’s Top 10 Prospects

By Thomas Harrington With the prospect profiles and updates complete, along with the strengths and weakness of the Ducks’ farm system, it’s time to list the players who I believe are Anaheim’s top 10 prospects. As I’ve done previously, I will only be including players who are eligible to win the Calder Memorial Trophy this…

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 look at the strengths and weakness of the Ducks’ farm system: both in general and by position. With the exception of last season, Anaheim has had a number of prospects come up and become full-time NHL players…

Prospect Update: Sam Steel

By Thomas Harrington After absolutely dominating the WHL in the 2016-2017 season, Sam Steel had another strong season in his final year of juniors, and he was also the captain of the Regina Pats. After scoring 50 goals and 131 points, it was inevitable that Steel’s point totals would drop this past year. Still, he…

Prospect Update: Max Jones

By Thomas Harrington Since being Anaheim’s first selection of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft at 24th overall, Max Jones has had a couple of rough seasons. This was especially true this past year, as he dealt with injuries and missed significant time. Still, he’s got a future power forward written all over him, and he’ll…

Prospect Update: Maxime Comtois

By Thomas Harrington The Anaheim Ducks drafted Maxime Comtois 50th overall last summer, their first selection of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. Many had initially pegged Comtois as a first round pick, but he didn’t have a great season before he was drafted, causing him to fall in the draft, and the Ducks were only…

Prospect Update: Kalle Kossila

By Thomas Harrington Since signing with the Ducks as a free agent in 2016, Kalle Kossila has scored over 100 points in the AHL over the last two seasons. Last year, Kossila had a strong training camp and was among the final players cut and sent back to San Diego. He had a good start…

Prospect Update: Troy Terry

By Thomas Harrington No prospect in Anaheim’s system has moved up the ranks as much as Troy Terry has over the last two seasons. This past season saw the former fifth-round pick finish his college career, play for Team USA at the Olympics, and make his NHL debut. Terry started the season out at the…