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Ben Lovejoy couldn't find a permanent spot in the Penguins' lineup (Icon SMI)

Ben Lovejoy, the NHL’s Most Improved Player

I’m glad the NHL doesn’t have a ‘Most Improved Player’ award. Unlike the other ‘Big Four’ North American pro sports leagues, the NHL hasn’t followed suit with the MLB, NBA, […]

by · February 2, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Anaheim Ducks, News
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Ducks on Record Setting Pace

With a 5-3 win over the Philadelphia Flyers last night, the Anaheim Ducks became the first team in the NHL to reach the 40 win mark. The next closest teams […]

by · January 31, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Anaheim Ducks, Previews and Predictions
Emerson Etem put up two points Friday night Photo Credit: (John Wright/Norfolk Admirals

Exploring The 2010 NHL Combine And Draft With Emerson Etem

Before the Anaheim Ducks called Emerson Etem’s name in the first round of the NHL Entry draft 29th overall in 2010 at the Staples Center in his home state of […]

by · January 24, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Anaheim Ducks, Norfolk Admirals
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What Makes the Anaheim Ducks so Good?

When the winter season arrives, a cliché that surfaces in small talk is ‘birds fly south’. Birds can’t handle the frozen-over lakes, harsh winds, or growingly infrequent visits from that […]

by · January 23, 2014 · 3 comments · Advanced Stats, Anaheim Ducks
Dodger Stadium was the site of a big outdoor party, but the game was tough to see from many of the seats. Credit: By Bspangenberg via Wikimedia Commons

The Winter Classic Versus Dodger Stadium: 80 Degrees of Separation

Bitter cold. Blowing snow. 106,000 raucous fans crowded into Michigan Stadium to witness the Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs do battle. This year’s Winter Classic had all the […]

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Ducks Dynasty Rolls On As Anaheim Soars Into 2014

This just in: the Anaheim Ducks are pretty, pretty, prettay good — and on the wings of a franchise-record nine-game winning streak they come out of the Christmas break with […]

by · December 27, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Anaheim Ducks
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Q&A With David Steckel correspondent Ted Warren had the opportunity to visit with David Steckel who is currently assigned to the Anaheim Ducks AHL affiliate the Norfolk Admirals. The 31-year-old signed an AHL deal with Norfolk on October 29th; however; the Ducks voided Steckel’s AHL contract on November 11th signing the Ohio State alumnus to a one-year two-way contract.

by · November 20, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Anaheim Ducks, Norfolk Admirals
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The Achilles’ Heel of Every Pacific Division Team this Season

There are known knowns; there are things we know that we know. There are known unknowns; that is to say, there are things that we now know we don’t know. […]

The Anaheim Ducks Look Polished

The Anaheim Ducks Look Polished

Two Steps Back, Three Steps Forward. In hockey games, when one team is up 2-0, it’s common to hear, “next goal wins.” On Tuesday, the Philadelphia Flyers were up 2-0 […]

by · November 2, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Anaheim Ducks
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The Jumbled Pacific Division: An Early Season Recap

I think we consider too much the good luck of the early bird, and not enough the bad luck of the early worm — Franklin D. Roosevelt After just over […]

The Freeway Face-off. What makes a Rivalry?

The Freeway Face-off. What makes a Rivalry?

The Freeway Face-off When two teams are in such close proximity to each other, 45 minutes depending on traffic, one would think that because these two teams duke it out […]

by · October 30, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Anaheim Ducks, Los Angeles Kings
Bruce Boudreau Has Lived Old Time Hockey

Bruce Boudreau Has Lived Old Time Hockey

On Tuesday, Bruce Boudreau will lead the Anaheim Ducks into the city of Philadelphia to face the most penalized team, the hard nosed Flyers, who are riding a two game […]

by · October 29, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Anaheim Ducks