Player Review: Adam Henrique

By Adam Tenenbaum The longtime New Jersey Devil, Adam Henrique was a midseason addition to the Ducks as he was acquired on November 30th in exchange for Sami Vatanen. He appeared in 57 games for the Ducks, playing on the first and second lines. He provided much needed scoring depth as he scored 20 goals and…

Anaheim’s Core Problem

By George Casner III The Anaheim Ducks are still dealing with the aftershocks of the 2017 Western Conference Final where they lost to Nashville in 6 games. The biggest effect and one that’s haunted them all last season is injuries. The plethora of injuries that plagued the team had them playing catch up from the…

Player Review: Ryan Getzlaf

By Garrett Funk Ryan Getzlaf had a productive 2017-18 season. Getzlaf had a line of 11-50=61 and was +18 during the season, good for a 1.09 PPG average. The 6’4 center put up these totals despite only playing 56 games. The captain missed extended time after being struck in the face by a puck against…

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…

Practice Report: Getzlaf and Kesler Skating Daily

By Michael Walters After the big announcement that Sami Vatanen was traded to New Jersey this morning, the Ducks hit the ice for practice. According to the OC Register’s Eric Stephens, Ondrej Kase skated with Antoine Vermette and Kevin Roy. Jakob Silfverberg was not present at practice. He was unable to play in the third period…

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…