Ducks Take Sasha Pastujov In Round 3

By Michael Walters The Anaheim Ducks selected forward Sasha Pastujov with their 3rd round pick, 66th overall. According to scouting reports, he has a hard shot and isn’t afraid to fire away at the net. He can finish when he has scoring chances and can undress defenders. He has decent size standing 6’0 tall and…

Ducks Select Olen Zellweger In Round 2

By Michael Walters The Anaheim Ducks selected defenseman Olen Zellweger with their 2nd round pick, 34th overall. According to several scouting reports, Zellweger brings a solid two-way game and play making ability. He is a good puck handler and will carry the puck through the neutral zone bringing a quick transition game to his play. He…

Ducks Select Mason McTavish 3rd Overall

By Michael Walters The Buffalo Sabres selected Owen Power first overall, which wasn’t a surprise. The Seattle Kraken then selected Matthew Beniers with their second overall pick. With the 3rd overall pick the Anaheim Ducks selected Mason McTavish. Hey @AnaheimDucks fans, you're gonna love McTavish. Trust us. #NHLDraft | #FlyTogether pic.twitter.com/MNIYk0a0D1 — Peterborough Petes (@PetesOHLhockey) July…

Reviewing Anaheim’s 2016 Draft Class

By Thomas Harrington Last year, while the NHL was on pause because of the COVID-19 pandemic, I started reviewing every draft class that Bob Murray had drafted with Anaheim, starting with 2009 and stopping with the 2015 class. I figured five years was enough time to grade how well a draft class was doing. Overall,…

Prospect Update: Ethan Bowen

By Thomas Harrington A seventh round pick from 2020, forward Ethan Bowen completed his final season with the Chilliwack Chiefs in the BCHL and will start playing NCAA hockey next year at the University of North Dakota. Bowen’s final season with Chilliwack was a severely shortened one because of the COVID-19 Pandemic. His season didn’t…

Prospect Update: Jack Badini

By Thomas Harrington A third round pick from 2017, Jack Badini completed his first career professional season after three years of NCAA hockey. With the AHL season delayed, Badini started the year in the ECHL, playing for the Tulsa Oilers. In Tulsa, Badini skated in 14 games and scored a goal and two points. In…

Prospect Update: Lukas Dostal

By Thomas Harrington A third round pick from 2018, Lukas Dostal played for the Liiga and AHL this past season, making his North American debut with the Gulls. With the start of the AHL season delayed, Dostal started the season playing for Ilves in the Liiga, and he absolutely dominated overseas. He was spectacular with…

Ranking What The Ducks Could Do With The 3rd Overall Pick

By: Logan Orsini The Anaheim Ducks will have the 3rd overall pick in the up and coming 2021 NHL Draft. In usual Anaheim fashion, they were the only team to drop in the draft lottery, with the young Seattle Kraken franchise jumping them to secure the 2nd overall pick. Though this may seem disappointing, Anaheim…

Ducks Seattle Expansion Protection List

By Michael Walters The NHL announced the protection lists for all the teams this morning. General Manager Bob Murray went with the 7-3-1 option and here is how it breaks down: Forwards: Nicolas Deslauriers Max Jones Isac Lundestrom Rickard Rakell Jakob Silfverberg Sam Steel Troy Terry Defense: Cam Fowler Hampus Lindholm Josh Manson Goalie: John…