San Diego Gulls Season Preview

By Thoma Harrington After a disappointing end to last season, the San Diego Gulls will enter their fourth season as Anaheim’s affiliate looking to get back into the playoffs. Despite the poor end to last season, the relationship between Anaheim and San Diego continues to be a fruitful one, as over a dozen players played…

Anaheim’s Opening Night Roster Announced

By Thomas Harrington Earlier today, the Anaheim Ducks announced their roster for opening night. The 23 players who made the roster are: Andrew Cogliano, Ryan Getzlaf, Cam Fowler, John Gibson, Adam Henrique, Hampus Lindholm, Josh Manson, Brandon Montour, Ryan Miller, Rickard Rakell, Jakob Silfverberg, Pontus Aberg, Brian Gibbons, Carter Rowney, Luke Schenn, Ben Street, Andrej…

Second Round of Roster Cuts

By Thomas Harrington With San Diego’s training camp getting started Monday morning, the Anaheim Ducks announced their second round of roster cuts to help fill out the Gulls’ training camp roster. Giovanni Fiore, Mitch Hults, Jack Kopacka, Angus Redmond, Deven Sideroff, and Keaton Thompson were all assigned to the Gulls, while Roman Durny was assigned…

Anaheim’s First Round of Roster Cuts

By Thomas Harrington On Saturday night, Anaheim announced their first round of roster cuts. Overall, there were no real surprises, as none of the players released from camp were expected in the NHL this season. 14 players were cut: Terrance Amorosa, Alex Dostie, Chris Forney, Scott Moldenhauer, Julius Nattinen, Tyler Soy, and Ben Thompson were…

Rookies We Could See In Anaheim This Season

By Thomas Harrington When Anaheim made the San Diego Gulls their AHL affiliate, It became easier than ever for Bob Murray and the Ducks to call up players when needed. It could be for an injury fill-in, for a sick player, or because they are producing at a rate in the AHL that they deserve…

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…