Prospect Update: Jacob Larsson

By Thomas Harrington The Anaheim Ducks selected defenseman Jacob Larsson 27th overall at the draft last year. The Ducks’ prospect strength has long been on defense, and Larsson only added to that. Last season, Larsson spent most of the year playing in the SHL, though he did play one game in the SuperElit. He played…

Prospect Update: Nic Kerdiles

By Thomas Harrington Nic Kerdiles has spent the last few seasons playing in the AHL and was one of the offensive leaders in San Diego last season. A second round pick from four years ago, he’s going to need to have a good season to show why the Ducks selected him 36th overall. Last season,…

Prospect Update: Andy Welinski

By Thomas Harrington Andy Welinski is a third round pick from five years ago. He completed his NCAA career this past season and joined San Diego for the end of their regular season and playoffs. The 2011 draft is one of the best that Anaheim has had in recent years; they took Rickard Rakell, John…

Prospect Update: Marcus Pettersson

By Thomas Harrington After an up and down 2014-15 season, Marcus Pettersson put together a solid 2015-16 season. The second round pick from two years ago is developing into a solid defender over in Sweden. Pettersson played on three different teams across three different leagues during the 2014-15 season, but he played almost all of…

Prospect Update: Deven Sideroff

By Thomas Harrington After being drafted by Anaheim in the third round of the draft last year, Deven Sideroff completed his second full year of junior hockey this past season. He was selected only a few spots after the Ducks had taken Brent Gates, Jr. Sideroff missed the beginning of last season with a virus, but…

Prospect Update: Troy Terry

By Michael Walters Troy Terry was the final forward the Ducks selected in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. He just completed his freshman season at the University of Denver. Terry had a successful freshman season at Denver. He appeared in all 41 of Denver’s games and scored nine goals and 22 points. Terry finished seventh…

Prospect Update: Michael Sgarbossa

By Thomas Harrington This past season was Michael Sgarbossa’s first full season as a member of the Anaheim organization. He spent most of the season with the San Diego Gulls but did make his way up to Anaheim for one game at the end of the season. This past season was Sgarbossa’s fourth professional season, and…

Prospect Update: Steven Ruggiero

By Thomas Harrington Anaheim drafted Steven Ruggiero in the sixth round (178th overall) in last year’s NHL Entry Draft. He just completed his freshman year of NCAA hockey at Providence College and will return there for his sophomore season this coming year. Ruggiero struggled to get consistent ice time at Providence, appearing in only 10…

Prospect Update: Brent Gates, Jr.

By Thomas Harrington The Anaheim Ducks selected Brent Gates, Jr. in the third round (80th overall) in last year’s NHL Entry Draft. He just completed his freshman year of hockey and will return to the University of Minnesota for his sophomore year this season. Gates had a strong first season in the NCAA. He didn’t put…