Game 2: Ducks vs Flyers

By Michael Walters The Anaheim Ducks(1-0-0) continue their homestand against the Philadelphia Flyers(1-1-0). Anaheim Outlook: The wounded Ducks started the season at home against the Arizona Coyotes without Ryan Getzlaf, Ryan Kesler, Patrick Eaves, Hampus Lindholm, Sami Vatanen, and Ryan Miller. The Ducks got down 4-1 in the game but managed to rally to win…

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…

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…