Ducks Make First Round of Roster Cuts

By Thomas Harrington Over the weekend, the Anaheim Ducks announced their first round of roster cuts. There was one notable player cut and another surprise or two, but the rest of the cuts were pretty much as expected. However, what is intriguing are the players who are still in camp and have a shot at…

Season In Review: Hampus Lindholm

By: Matthew Garcia The Anaheim Ducks opened their 2016-2017 campaign on October 13, 2016. However, one crucial piece of the Ducks’ roster was missing, and that piece was 22 (now 23) year-old Swedish defenseman Hampus Lindholm. Lindholm was a restricted free agent and had not yet reached a deal with the Ducks so he was…

Season In Review: Sami Vatanen

  By: Matthew Garcia   Entering his fifth NHL season with the Anaheim Ducks Sami Vatanen was poised and ready to help the Ducks contend for the Stanley Cup. In the 2016-2017 season, Vatanen, who appeared in 71 games, as he missed 11 due to an illness, an upper-body, and lower-body injury notched three goals…

Season In Review: Ryan Getzlaf

By: Matthew Garcia Ryan Getzlaf, at the ripe age of 32 entered his 12th NHL season with a new bench boss, but a very familiar one at that as the Anaheim Ducks brought back Randy Carlyle. Carlyle was the coach who led the Ducks to their very first Stanley Cup Championship back in 2007 with…

Season In Review: Antoine Vermette

By Mathieu Bernier Antoine Vermette was draft 55th overall by the Ottawa Senators in 2000. After playing in Ottawa from 2003-2004 to 2008-2009, he played the next three seasons in Columbus. In 2011-2012, he joined the Phoenix Coyotes before he went to help Chicago win the Stanley Cup in 2014-2015. Then, he came back with the…

Anaheim’s Top 10 Prospects

By Thomas Harrington Now that I’ve gone over all of the Ducks’ individual prospects, as well as the strengths and weaknesses of Anaheim’s farm system, it’s time to list the players who I believe are Anaheim’s 10 best prospects. Just a quick note: as I’ve done previously, I will only be including players who are…

The Kes-less Ducks

By Michael Walters During the summer it was known that Hampus Lindholm and Sami Vatanen wouldn’t be available for the start of the NHL season. Now the Anaheim Ducks are faced with also being without Ryan Kesler for at least the first couple months of the season. The question for Randy Carlyle is how will…

Prospect Update: Sam Steel

By Thomas Harrington The final pick of the first round of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft, Sam Steel had an amazing 2016-2017 season and became one of Anaheim’s top prospects. Steel scored 23 goals and 70 points in 72 games in the 2015-2016 season, leading to Anaheim taking the young center at the end of…