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…

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Player Review: Nick Ritchie

By Mario Ramirez With hopes of a breakout season for Nick Ritchie, the 2017-18 season was somewhat of a disappointment. The former 2014 first round overall 10th pick scored only 10 goals and added 17 assists for a total of 27 points. The big left-winger played in 76 contests a year after playing in 77. The…

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…

Player Review: Adam Henrique

By Adam Tenenbaum The longtime New Jersey Devil, Adam Henrique was a midseason addition to the Ducks as he was acquired on November 30th in exchange for Sami Vatanen. He appeared in 57 games for the Ducks, playing on the first and second lines. He provided much needed scoring depth as he scored 20 goals and…

Player Review: Josh Manson

By: Matthew Garcia Josh Manson who is fresh off of a four-year contract extension wrapped up his third full season in an Anaheim Ducks sweater suiting up for 80 games in the 2017-2018 campaign. Manson scored 7 goals and notched 30 assists setting a career high in points with 37 which was 20 points higher…

Who Will Anaheim Target In Free Agency?

By Michael Walters The NHL draft has come and gone. Anaheim selected center Isac Lundestrom, center Benoit-Olivier Groulx, left winger Blake McLaughlin, goaltender Lukas Dostal, right winger Jack Perbix, goaltender Roman Durny, and defenseman Hunter Drew. The Ducks and the rest of the league will now turn their attention to free agency, which will begin this…

Anaheim’s 2018 Development Camp

By Thomas Harrington Earlier today, the Anaheim Ducks announced the dates and roster for their 2018 summer development camp. The camp will open on June 28th and run through July 1st, and there will be a scrimmage open to the public on the 1st. If you can, I highly recommend that you attend, as it…

Ducks Give Qualifying Offers To Seven

By Thomas Harrington Monday evening, the Anaheim Ducks announced that they had extended qualifying offers to all of their restricted free agents: Nick Ritchie, Nicolas Kerdiles, Brandon Montour, Ondrej Kase, Kevin Roy, Andy Welinski, and Kalle Kossila. When the Ducks and other teams extend qualifying offers to their restricted free agents, they are essentially signaling…

Anaheim’s Second Day At The Draft

By Thomas Harrington After selecting Isac Lundestrom 23rd overall in the first round of the draft, the Anaheim Ducks had six picks heading into the second day: 54th overall in the second round, 79th overall in the third round, 85th overall in the third round, 116th overall overall in the fourth round, 147th overall in…

1st Round Recap; Murray Discusses Contracts and Kesler

By Thomas Harrington and Michael Walters The first two picks in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft went as expected, with Rasmus Dahlin going to Buffalo first overall, and Andrei Svechnikov going to Carolina second overall. But it was the third pick where things got interesting. A number of top end wingers and defensemen were available,…