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…

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…

The Kes-less Ducks

By Michael Walters During the summer it was known that Hampus Lindholm and Sami Vatanen wouldn’t be available for the start of the NHL season. Now the Anaheim Ducks are faced with also being without Ryan Kesler for at least the first couple months of the season. The question for Randy Carlyle is how will…

Injury Updates; Ryan Miller’s New Mask

By Michael Walters Today the Anaheim Ducks General Manager Bob Murray provided injury updates on several players. Ryan Kesler He had an operation on his hip on June 8th, 2017 to remove several pieces out of his hip. There isn’t a specific timeline for his return, however, the hope is that he will be back…

Season In Review: Ryan Kesler

By: Matthew Garcia Ryan Kesler, a Selke trophy finalist in the 2015-2016 season would look to have another repeat performance in the 2016-2017 season. This year would be a little different as Kesler would be working for a different coach than he was used to the past few seasons as the Anaheim Ducks relieved Bruce…

Kesler Could Be Out 4-5 Months

By Michael Walters At the Select-A-Seat Event, held on June 11th at Honda Center, General Manager Bob Murray revealed that Ryan Kesler had hip surgery. Murray stated that the recovery time was going to be about 12 weeks or three months. At that time it was expected that Kesler would be ready to go at…

Q&A With Bob Murray; Kesler Update

By Michael Walters Today was the annual Select-A-Seat event at Honda Center where season ticket holders have the opportunity to upgrade their seats. Throughout the day there was a Q & A session with Ducks General Manager Bob Murray. Here are some of the topics he covered: Expansion Draft Murray didn’t disclose which option he…