Anaheim: Cap Problems

By Michael Walters The Anaheim Ducks came out of the All-Star break receiving some good news today. Jakob Silfverberg was at practice skating with contact and Nate Thompson was present as well after being loaned to San Diego for conditioning. Thompson is still listed on the Long-Term Injury Reserve, but when he officially comes back…

Season Player Review: Nate Thompson

By Adam Tenenbaum Nate Thompson played in his second season with the Anaheim Ducks since being acquired from the Tampa Bay Lightning on June 29th of 2014. He appeared in just 49 games this season, as he missed the first 25 games of the year due to off-season shoulder surgery. Thompson registered six points (3…

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: Perron To Miss Rest Of The Road Trip

By Michael Walters Yesterday the Anaheim Ducks won 3-2 in an overtime thriller against the Winnipeg Jets. Unfortunately for Anaheim, they lost David Perron to a right shoulder injury the team announced today. My friend, Joey Alfieri of TSN Radio, interviewed Bruce Boudreau today and he mentioned Perron will be out for the rest of…

Thompson And Garbutt Autograph Signing Event

By Michael Walters This Saturday February 27, our friends at Lifestyle Authentic will be hosting an event where you can meet Nate Thompson and Ryan Garbutt. You will have a opportunity to get a professional photo with them and/or get any item signed when you purchase a ticket. You can buy a ticket and other memorabilia here:…

VIDEO: Manson Drops Polak, Leafs Drop Ducks

By Adam Tenenbaum and Michael Walters On Wednesday night, the Ducks continued their long eight game home stand, as the Toronto Maple Leafs came to town for the first of two meetings this season. The Leafs are 15-15-7 good for 37 points, while the Ducks are 16-15-7, good for 39. The starting goalies were Jonathan…

VIDEO: Thompson Suspended By NHL, Khudobin On Waivers

By Michael Walters Anaheim Ducks’ center Nate Thompson has been suspended by the NHL for 3 games. During the first period of Anaheim’s 5-1 loss to Carolina, Thompson checked Justin Faulk making contact with his head. Thompson was given a 5 minute major penalty and game misconduct. Thompson doesn’t plan to appeal the decision. He…

HEARING: Thompson’s Hit To Be Reviewed

By Michael Walters During last night’s loss to the Carolina Hurricanes, Nate Thompson of the Anaheim Ducks checked Justin Faulk. The play resulted in Thompson making contact with Faulk’s head. Thompson received a five minute major penalty and a game misconduct ending his night. Thompson will have a hearing Monday, December 14th, by the NHL…

VIDEO: Canes Drop Ducks, Opportunity Lost

By Adam Tenenbaum After not playing since Sunday, the Anaheim Ducks were back in action Friday night, as they wrapped up their home stand against the Carolina Hurricanes. This is the second and final meeting of the season between the clubs, with the Ducks defeating the Hurricanes, 4-1 on November 16th in Carolina. 1st Period…

VIDEO: Ducks Blank The Sharks 1-0

By Adam Tenenbaum The Anaheim Ducks continued their home stand, as they played host to the division rival San Jose Sharks, Friday night at Honda Center. It marked the third meeting between the clubs, as they split the previous two games, 1-1. The starting goaltenders were Martin Jones for the Sharks, and John Gibson for the Ducks, making…