Series Preview: Ducks Set To Face Oilers

By Michael Walters The Anaheim Ducks beat the Calgary Flames in four games, sweeping them out of the first round of the playoffs. The Ducks are now set to face the Edmonton Oilers. The Oilers knocked the San Jose Sharks out of the playoffs in six games. On this show, we break down the regular…

Ducks Look To Put Out Flames

By Michael Walters The Anaheim Ducks clinched their 5th straight Pacific Division title. They are set to face the Calgary Flames in Round 1 of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs. On this show, we talk about how the Ducks won the Pacific Division in the final days of the regular season. We share our thoughts…

“You Can’t Win Here!”

By Michael Walters The Anaheim Ducks had an intense week of hockey against Canadien opponents. They went on the road winning two games and also losing two games. During the road trip the Ducks temporarily┬álost control of their own destiny for the Pacific Division title, but then they regained it courtesy of the Calgary Flames.…

Anaheim: Is There A Goalie Controversy?

By Michael Walters This past week the Anaheim Ducks went 3-0-1 in their last four games. They now only sit four points behind the San Jose Sharks with 10 games remaining in the season. The Ducks have leaned on Jonathan Bernier recently with John Gibson dealing with a lower body injury. Gibson came back and…

Murray: Just Say No To Rentals

By Michael Walters The Anaheim Ducks General Manager Bob Murray isn’t interested in trading for rental players come this NHL trade deadline. Murray’s phone has started to ring and he has plenty of depth on a young blueline to make a move.┬áThe Ducks have six defensemen who are 25 or under: Cam Fowler, Sami Vatanen,…

Anaheim: Cap Problems

By Michael Walters The Anaheim Ducks came out of the All-Star break receiving some good news today. Jakob Silfverberg was at practice skating with contact and Nate Thompson was present as well after being loaned to San Diego for conditioning. Thompson is still listed on the Long-Term Injury Reserve, but when he officially comes back…

Anaheim Continues Defensive Focus

By Michael Walters After a wild win against the Philadelphia Flyers, the Ducks focused on defense and continued to do for the past few weeks. Anaheim has gone 5-1-1 in their last seven games. The Ducks have only given up seven goals during that span and also shutout their opponents three times. John Gibson picked…

Practice Report: Life Without Getzlaf

By Michael Walters This past week the Anaheim Ducks played three games at home without their captain Ryan Getzlaf. The Ducks went 2-1-0, winning two games against Detroit and Arizona. They dropped the most recent game to Minnesota. This season the Ducks are 4-2-0 when Getzlaf hasn’t played. At today’s practice head coach Randy Carlyle…

Anaheim Roller Coaster

By Michael Walters The Anaheim Ducks finished the month of December mainly on the road with eight of their final nine games away from Honda Center. The Ducks had a pattern of exchanging wins and losses almost every other night. Anaheim then started the new year with a wild victory over the Philadelphia Flyers. The…

Anaheim: Defensive Doubts?

By Michael Walters This past week the Anaheim Ducks started a six-game road trip playing against Dallas, Boston, and Detroit. The Ducks went 1-2-0 and gave up 15 goals in just those three games. On this show, we talk about Anaheim’s issue with giving up goals in bunches. We analyze the play of the goalies…