The Ducks Don’t Deserve Gibson

By Michael Walters This past week the Anaheim Ducks played four games winning two and losing two. The good news is the Ducks ended their seven-game losing streak. The bad news is they lost to their cross-town rivals and then finished the week with a lackluster effort against Minnesota. John Gibson had enough in the…

Shots, Shots, Shots!

By Michael Walters The Anaheim Ducks started the season 5-1-1 but then went on a four-game losing streak. The Ducks are now 5-5-1 and it has many people asking questions about Randy Carlyle, the players, and the rest of the season. Support DucksNPucks On this show, we take a deep dive into the stats and…

Player Review: John Gibson

By Adam Tenenbaum John Gibson spent his second full season as the Ducks number one goaltender in 2017-18. He appeared in a career-high 60 games and won a career-best 31. He finished the season with a record of 31-18-7, with a GAA of 2.43, and save percentage of .926 %. In the playoffs, Gibson posted…

VIDEO: Ducks Edge Kings; Cogliano Honored

By Adam Tenenbaum and Michael Walters The Ducks continued their five-game homestand, as they played host to the Los Angeles Kings for their second meeting in the last 7 days. The Kings have dropped five in a row, including last night to the Penguins, and sit 24-16-5, good for 53 points. The Ducks come in…

VIDEO: Ducks Edge Blues, Silfverberg Injured

By Adam Tenenbaum The Anaheim Ducks continued their long road trip as they visited the St Louis Blues at Scottrade Center, for the first of the three meetings this season. The Ducks come in 10-10-4, good for 24 points, while the Blues come in 17-6-1, good for 35 points and tops in the Western Conference.…

Ducks, Pucks, and Big Bird?

By Michael Walters The Anaheim Ducks took the ice today after their road trip in which they won three out of four of their games. Ryan Getzlaf was not on the ice today as it was announced by the Anaheim Ducks that he was placed on the injured reserve(IR) list due to swelling in his…

VIDEO: Gibson Backstops Ducks To Victory

By Adam Tenenbaum The Anaheim Ducks hosted the New York Islanders, Wednesday night at Honda for their first of two meetings between the clubs this season. The Islanders and Ducks both came into the game with identical records of 1-1-1, good for 3 points. In net for the Islanders was Jaroslav Halak, and for the…

Anaheim: Injuries Start To Mount

By Michael Walters This past week the Ducks beat Tampa Bay and Colorado before losing to Minnesota. The Ducks lost two keys players, John¬†Gibson and Jakob Silfverberg, this week to injuries. Silfverberg was knocked out of the game in Colorado and didn’t play in the Minnesota contest. Gibson started the game against the Wild but…

Ducks Weather Storm, Rally Late

By Adam Tenenbaum The Ducks returned home after a three-game Western Canada trip and hosted the Carolina Hurricanes for the first of two meetings between the clubs this season. The Hurricanes come in 10-10-5, good for 25 points and seventh in the Metropolitan¬†Division. The Ducks come in 12-9-5, good for 29 points and fourth in…

Ducks Get Dropped By The Penguins

By Adam Tenenbaum The Ducks returned home for the second game of back-to-backs as they played the Los Angeles Kings last night and now play host to the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins. The Penguins come into the game 6-2-1, good for 13 points, while the Ducks are 4-4-2, good for 10 points. The…