One Year Later: The Logan Shaw Trade

By Thomas Harrington One year ago today, the Anaheim Ducks traded Michael Sgarbossa to the Florida Panthers for Logan Shaw. One year later, it’s safe to say that Anaheim won this trade. While it was a relatively minor move, Shaw has become a staple on Anaheim’s bottom six while Sgarbossa left Florida over the summer…

Anaheim October Review

By Thomas Harrington Despite being beset by a myriad of injuries, the Ducks put together a solid first month of the season, going 6-4-1 and picking up 13 points in 11 games. Depending on how other teams finish out October, those 13 points have the Ducks either in a wildcard spot or just outside the…

Ducks 10 Game Review: Games 1-10

By Thomas Harrington One game isn’t enough time to evaluate how good or bad a team or a player is. With this in mind, I’ll be doing two different review series: one that will focus on individual players on the Ducks, and one that will focus on the team overall. Every 10 games, I’ll break…

Anaheim Roster Surprises

By Thomas Harrington With the NHL season starting this week, Anaheim’s roster has been set the for opening night and there were some surprises. The 22 man roster will include the following players: Francois Beauchemin, Reto Berra, Kevin Bieksa, Jared Boll, Andrew Cogliano, Cam Fowler, Ryan Getzlaf, John Gibson, Derek Grant, Korbinian Holzer, Ondrej Kase,…

Ducks Make Second Round of Roster Cuts

By Thomas Harrington  The Anaheim Ducks finally announced their second round of cuts Thursday morning: Sam Carrick, Brian Cooper, Mitch Hults, Mike Liambas, Steve Oleksy, Marcus Pettersson, Scott Sabourin, Corey Tropp, and Andy Welinski were all assigned to San Diego. Hults even scored a goal in San Diego’s first preseason game. None of these nine…

Seven Likely Assigned To San Diego

By Thomas Harrington  While the Anaheim Ducks have yet to officially announce their next round of roster cuts, word has leaked that several players will likely be assigned to San Diego: Marcus Pettersson, Jacob Larsson, Kevin Boyle, Corey Tropp, Andy Welinski, Sam Carrick, and Mitch Hults. Most of these players were expected to be with…

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…

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…

Strengths and Weaknesses of Anaheim’s Farm System

By Thomas Harrington Now that the individual prospect updates and profiles are complete, it’s time to take a broader look at the strengths and weakness of the Ducks’ farm system: both in general and by position. Over the last several seasons, Anaheim has had a number of prospects come up and make their way to…

Rookies We Could See In Anaheim This Year

By Thomas Harrington With the San Diego Gulls so close to Anaheim, it’s become easier than ever for Bob Murray and the Ducks to call up players when needed. It could be for an injury fill-in, for a sick player, or because they are producing at a rate in the AHL that they deserve the…