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…

Bernier’s New Goalie Mask

By Michael Walters Dave Gunnarson’s new mask for Jonathan Bernier features the Mighty Ducks logo on each side of the mask and a partial one on the top. The top of the mask also has a lion depicted on it. The number one is painted on the bottom of the front of the mask, so…

Season Player Review: John Gibson

By Thomas Harrington Welcome to the first graduated prospect review, John Gibson. As I’ve done the last couple of summers, I’ll be going through and writing about most of Anaheim’s prospects this summer. Things will start out with the three prospects who graduated to being full-time NHL players this past season, which will be followed…

VIDEO: Ducks Beat Avalanche 5-3, Can Clinch Pacific Tomorrow

  By Adam Tenenbaum (Summary) and Mike Walters (Stats & Analysis) The Ducks faced off against the Colorado Avalanche at Pepsi Center in their second to last game of the season. The Avalanche are 2-0 against the Ducks and looked to play spoiler with them already being eliminated from playoff contention with 82 points. The…

VIDEO: Ducks Can’t Hold Off Canucks

By Adam Tenenbaum (Summary) and Mike Walters (Stats & Analysis) The Ducks continued their home stand as they took on the Vancouver Canucks for the fifth and final time of the season. The Ducks are 2-0-2 in the season series. The Canucks come in 28-36-13, good for 69 points, while the Ducks are 43-23-10, good…

VIDEO: Silfverberg Grounds The Jets In Overtime

By Adam Tenenbaum (Summary) and Mike Walters (Analysis and Stats) The Ducks began their five game Canadian road trip as they took on the Winnipeg Jets, Sunday afternoon at MTS Centre. This is the second of three meetings between the clubs, as the Ducks defeated the Jets 4-1 at Honda Center on January 3rd. The…