Parros To Assist NHL With Disciplinary Decisions

By Mike Walters Today the NHL announced former Anaheim Ducks enforcer George Parros will join the NHL Department of Player Safety. Parros played nine seasons in the NHL and will work from Las Vegas as part of the core group that helps handle disciplinary decisions within the department. Parros had this to say about the…

Anaheim: World Cup Of Hockey Implications

By Michael Walters This week it was announced that Corey Perry will join fellow teammate Ryan Getzlaf in the World Cup of Hockey for Team Canada. The Anaheim Ducks currently have ten players competing in the tournament (Team Canada – Ryan Getzlaf and Perry, Team USA – Ryan Kesler, Team North America – John Gibson, Team Finland…

Matt Moulson Visits California

By Michael Walters Buffalo Sabres left-wing Matt Moulson recently checked into a hotel in Southern California this past week. Moulson played his first two NHL seasons with the Los Angeles Kings organization, spending most of his playing time in the AHL. He signed a one-year deal in July of 2009 with the New York Islanders.…

Potential Free Agent Targets For Anaheim

By Michael Walters According to The Fourth Period, the Anaheim Ducks have interest in Milan Lucic, Loui Eriksson, and Andrew Ladd. Of the three players Lucic is the least likely to come to Anaheim. He averaged $6 million in his last contract, which was three years total. He is likely hoping to get another similar…

Boudreau Believes He Can Win Without Superstars

By Michael Walters Today Bruce Boudreau held a press conference at the Xcel Energy Center in Minnesota. He believes that by drawing on his experience of over 40 years as a player and coach, he can help Minnesota achieve better results. He feels he can motivate the players by focusing on their weaknesses, “My job…

Sami Vatanen Named To Team Finland

By Michael Walters Today Team Finland’s preliminary roster was announced for the World Cup of Hockey. The roster include’s the following players: Goaltenders Tuukka Rask, Boston Bruins Pekka Rinne, Nashville Predators Defensemen Esa Lindell, Texas Stars (AHL) Olli Maata, Pittsburgh Penguins Rasmus Ristolainen, Buffalo Sabres Sami Vatanen, Anaheim Ducks Forwards Aleksander Barkov, Florida Panthers Joonas Donskoi,…

Gibson And Perry Power Pacific Team To Victory

By Michael Walters The 2016 All-Star Game had a new format this year with a 3-on-3 tournament, instead of the traditional 5-on-5 three period hockey game. The format included a game between the Pacific and Central teams and another contest between the Metropolitan and Atlantic teams. The winner of each contest, then played a third…

Colorado’s Barrie Suspended By NHL

By Michael Walters In yesterday’s game between Colorado and Anaheim, Tyson Barrie checked Simon Despres in the boards during the second period. Despres had to leave the game as contact was made with his body and head during the check. He did not return for the rest of the game. The Ducks lost 3-0 to the…