One Year Later: The Patrick Eaves Trade

By Thomas Harrington One year ago today, the Anaheim Ducks acquired Patrick Eaves from the Dallas Stars for a 2017 conditional second-round pick. The conditions on the pick were if the Ducks made the Western Conference Finals and Eaves played in at least 50% of Anaheim’s playoff games up to that point, the pick would…

NHL Trade Deadline: Will The Ducks Show Murray Enough?

By Michael Walters Last week the Anaheim Ducks General Manager Bob Murray was interviewed by Craig Custance. The full interview is located here: Trade Deadline Chat(You need a subscription). The comments were aimed at the Ducks inconsistent play. In response to those comments, the Anaheim Ducks rattled off three straight wins beating Chicago, Minnesota, and…

Practice Report: Eaves Skates

By Michael Walters After the Anaheim Ducks 3-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers last night, they held practice today at Anaheim Ice. A good sign for Anaheim was the sight of Patrick Eaves skating around the rink. He practiced alone and did individual drills. This is the third or fourth time he has hit the ice…

Injury Updates: Bieksa, Eaves, & Fowler

By Michael Walters The Anaheim Ducks provided some injury updates today on Kevin Bieksa and Cam Fowler, who have both been placed on the injured reserve list. Bieksa returned home and will have his left hand re-evaluated on Monday, October 30th, at which time his length of absence should be determined. He injured his left hand in…

Ducks Look To Carry On Without Fowler & Eaves

By Michael Walters Last Friday the Anaheim Ducks bounced the Montreal Canadiens out of the Honda Center with a wild 6-2 win. The Ducks did lose Cam Fowler to injury in the game. To make matters worse the Ducks announced today that Patrick Eaves has Guillain–Barré syndrome, which causes the immune system to attack the nerve…

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…

Ducks Re-Sign Eaves For Three Years

By Thomas Harrington Despite not having a first-round selection, the Anaheim Ducks still made some news during the draft tonight, as it was announced that Patrick Eaves had been re-signed for three years at $9.45 million. Eaves came over at the deadline from Dallas and is the reason why Anaheim lacked a first round pick…

Ducks Look To Keep Fowler Long-Term

By Michael Walters According to TSN’s Pierre LeBrun, the Ducks are expected to talk about a contract extension with Cam Fowler some time next week. Fowler still has one year left on his current contract. If an extension is indeed agreed upon, then it can’t be officially signed until July 1st, 2017 when Fowler has…

Anaheim: Go Big or Go Home

By Michael Walters The Anaheim Ducks acquired Patrick Eaves from the Dallas Stars for a 2017 2nd round draft pick last week. The move was to help improve the Ducks offense and power play, but many feel it isn’t enough if Anaheim wants to go deep in the playoffs this postseason. The Ducks enter their…