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…

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…

Ducks Surge Ahead of Canadian Road Trip

By Michael Walters The Anaheim Ducks have won four games in a row and now find themselves in first place in the Pacific Division. The San Jose Sharks have lost six in a row making the Pacific Division a toss up between them, Anaheim, Calgary, and Edmonton. The Ducks do control their own destiny as…

Practice Report: Life Without Getzlaf

By Michael Walters This past week the Anaheim Ducks played three games at home without their captain Ryan Getzlaf. The Ducks went 2-1-0, winning two games against Detroit and Arizona. They dropped the most recent game to Minnesota. This season the Ducks are 4-2-0 when Getzlaf hasn’t played. At today’s practice head coach Randy Carlyle…

Practice Report: Getzlaf Rests, Wagner Recalled

By Michael Walters The Anaheim Ducks could be without their captain Ryan Getzlaf tomorrow as they host the Detroit Red Wings. Getzlaf sustained a lower-body injury in Anaheim’s wild 4-3 shootout victory over the Philadelphia Flyers this past Sunday. He wasn’t present at the team’s practices yesterday or today. He received treatment the past two…

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…

Anaheim Blanks Los Angeles

By Adam Tenenbaum The Anaheim Ducks were back in action after three days off, as they hit the road and faced off against their rivals, Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center. The Kings are coming home after dropping two in a row on the road and come in with a record of 4-5-0, good for 8…

More On The Getzlaf Move

By Michael Walters In April the Anaheim Ducks clinched their fourth Pacific Division Title and then faced the Nashville Predators in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. During that time, Ryan Getzlaf sold his five-bedroom house in Tustin Ranch Estates for $3.75 million. The amount was below the $4.9 million that it was originally listed at…

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…

Reunite Getzlaf and Perry?

By Michael Walters During the third period of the Anaheim Ducks game against the Los Angeles Kings on January 17, Bruce Boudreau split Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry. The two remained separate for the next two months until last the game against Boston Bruins. Boudreau put the two together again on one line with Jamie…