POLL: Evaluating Henrique’s Deal

By Michael Walters Earlier today the Anaheim Ducks announced that Adam Henrique signed a five-year extension. The contract is worth $29.25 million and has an annual value of $5.85 million. As part of his contract, he has a 10-team no-movement clause for the term of his contract. In 57 games with Anaheim last season, Henrique…

State of Anaheim

By Michael Walters The Anaheim Ducks picked up several players in free agency recently to help fill some of the holes left by departed players from last season. There is still work to be done in Anaheim as the Ducks General Manager Bob Murray will have to make decisions regarding the lineup and financial situation…

Gulls Sign Forney and Moldenhauer

By Michael Walters Today the San Diego Gulls announced they have signed defensemen Chris Forney and Scott Moldenhauer to one-year contracts for the 2018-19 AHL season. Forney played in 135 games in four seasons at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. He recorded 49 total points(14 G + 35 A) and had a +34 rating during that time. He helped…

To The Rafters: Kariya and Niedermayer

By Michael Walters Today the Anaheim Ducks announced that they would be retiring Paul Kariya and Scott Niedermayer‘s jersey numbers. Kariya’s number #9 jersey will be retired on Sunday, October 21st, 2018 at 5 PM PST against the Buffalo Sabres. Niedermayer’s #27 jersey will be retired on Sunday, February 17th, 2019 at 6 PM PST…

Player Review: J.T. Brown

By Michael Walters J.T. Brown started the 2017-18 campaign playing for the Tampa Bay Lightning. He played in 24 games with the Lightning recording four total points(1 G + 3 A). He had an on-ice rating of -1 and 12 penalty minutes. The Anaheim Ducks claimed forward Brown off waivers from Tampa Bay on Sunday, January 14th,…

Montour Files For Arbitration

By Michael Walters Today the NHL announced the list of players who elected for salary arbitration. There are 44 players total and Anaheim’s Brandon Montour is one of them. Under the current CBA, only restricted free agents(RFAs) are allowed to utilize the salary arbitration process. The NHL uses the salary arbitration process as a method of…

Ducks Sign Andrej Sustr

By Michael Walters Today the Anaheim Ducks announced that defenseman Erik Karls… Andrej Sustr would be joining the team. The Erik Karlsson sweepstakes are still alive and well. Instead, the Ducks picked up former Tampa Bay defenseman Andrej Sustr by signing him to a one-way deal worth $1.3 million. Sustr has played his entire NHL career with…

Murray’s Uninspiring Additions

By Michael Walters Today the Anaheim Ducks officially announced that they signed six free agent players; forward Anton Rodin, defenseman Luke Schenn, goaltender Jared Coreau, forward Brian Gibbons, forward Carter Rowney, and center Ben Street. For more on Rodin, Schenn, and Coreau visit yesterday’s article: Ducks Make Low Key Signings. Brian Gibbons Gibbons played 59 games with the…

Ducks Make Low Key Signings

By Richard Gonzalez Today was the start of the NHL’s free agency signings and the Ducks signed three players. The Anaheim Ducks didn’t land top free agents, like John Tavares, but the good news is that the San Jose Sharks didn’t get him either. The Ducks signed forward Anton Rodin, defenseman Luke Schenn and goaltender Jared…

Kerdiles Ready To Move On

By Michael Walters Today the Anaheim Ducks traded forward Nicolas Kerdiles to the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for center Chase De Leo. De Leo was born in La Mirada, California and will be returning close to home. He scored 19 goals and had 21 assists as a rookie with the Manitoba Moose of the AHL in…