Anton Tibaldi

Anton has a degree in Professional Writing from the University of Waterloo and is currently studying a Master's of Sport Management at California State University. He covers the Anaheim Ducks here at The Hockey Writers and reports on CHL draft prospects in the Back Row, Corner Seat Blog at Jr Hockey Recruit.

Recent Articles by Anton

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Top 10 Off-season Acquisitions for 2012-13

It’s a shame the 2012 off-season will forever be overshadowed by a labor dispute. High profile free-agent signings like Zach Parise, Ryan Suter, and Alex Semin along with blockbuster trades […]

by · March 8, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Free Agents, Top 10 Lists
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Anaheim Ducks Sign Captain Ryan Getzlaf to Extension

The Anaheim Ducks have locked up their captain long-term, signing Ryan Getzlaf to an eight-year deal worth 8.25 million annually according to ESPN’s Pierre LeBrun. While Ducks fans can breathe […]

by · March 8, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Anaheim Ducks
Viktor Fasth with the Ducks. (Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports)

New Anaheim Ducks Taking Flight

Far away from the hoopla surrounding names like Rick Nash, Zach Parise, and Ryan Suter, the Ducks quietly went about their business this past off-season, adding role players and smaller pieces in an attempt to improve on a disappointing 2011-12 campaign.

by · March 3, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Anaheim Ducks
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The Death of the Hurry Up Face-off

  A few years ago, the NHL made a number of minor rule changes in an attempt to speed up the game.  Perhaps the most direct attempt at reducing the […]

by · February 19, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News
Emerson Etem put up two points Friday night Photo Credit: (John Wright/Norfolk Admirals

Emerson Etem Showing He Belongs in the NHL

It was midway through the third period last Monday night when I peered down toward the ice at Honda Center and noticed something a bit…different. Daniel Winnik, the team’s leading […]

by · February 7, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Anaheim Ducks
Teemu Selanne (James Guillory-US PRESSWIRE)

Teemu Selanne’s Records Keep Piling Up

It took Teemu Selanne all of one game in 2013 to make history. By simply stepping on the ice last Saturday against the Vancouver Canucks, Selanne became the oldest player […]

by · January 26, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Anaheim Ducks
Top 20 Hockey Clips from 2011-2012

Top 20 Hockey Clips from 2011-2012

Let’s face it; it’s been a long off-season, and if you’re like me you’re having trouble even remembering what happened during free agency six months ago (Tootoo’s in Detroit now?). […]

by · January 19, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Top 10 Lists
Q&A With Norfolk Admirals Play-by-Play Voice Pete Michaud

Q&A With Norfolk Admirals Play-by-Play Voice Pete Michaud

The summer of 2012 was one of great change for the AHL’s Norfolk Admirals. Having been affiliated with Tampa Bay and winning the Calder Cup in 2011/2012 in one of […]

by · January 12, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Anaheim Ducks
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Anaheim Ducks Need Bounce Back Years From Several Key Players

Having made the playoffs 5 of the last 6 seasons with a core of young developing star players, the Ducks were thought by most to be a lock for a […]

Anaheim Ducks Boast Impressive History at World Juniors

Anaheim Ducks Boast Impressive History at World Juniors

Ducks fans are going to want to keep a very close eye on Team Sweden at this year’s World Junior Hockey Championships. In total, three Ducks prospects will be suiting […]

by · December 17, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Anaheim Ducks, National Juniors, World Junior Hockey Championship
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Ducks Find Success in Unconventional Draft Picks

In a report published in the July edition of the Sports, Business and Management Journal, authors Peter Tingling, Kamal Masri, and Matt Martell found that NHL teams on average find […]

by · December 7, 2012 · 1 comment · Anaheim Ducks, Prospects