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The Mighty Weaknesses of the Anaheim Ducks

With six games left in the shortened season, it’s time to start addressing the strengths and weaknesses of the Anaheim Ducks. Though they’ve been sitting up on top of the Pacific Division and also in the standings for the majority of the year, there is definitely room for improvement if this team doesn’t want to have an early first round exit.

by · April 15, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Anaheim Ducks
Photo Credit: (John Wright/Norfolk Admirals)

Kyle Bonis: Hobey Baker Finalist

Newly acquired Norfolk Admirals forward Kyle Bonis went one-on-one with THW correspondent Ted Warren earlier this month. The twenty-four-year-old signed with the AHL affiliate of the Anaheim Ducks March 29th […]

by · April 15, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Anaheim Ducks
Boudreau {Jerome Davis/Icon SMI)

Offensive Depth Specialist Dr. Bruce Boudreau Cures Anaheim Ducks

When Anaheim Ducks’ General Manager Bob Murray fired head coach Randy Carlyle last November he knew the medicinal fix that his offensively talented roster, which was already on course to […]

by · April 11, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Anaheim Ducks
Charlie Sarault Photo Credit: (Norfolk Admirals/John Wright)

Sir Charles Sir Charles

When a young hockey player suits up for his first professional game there can be many things that run through his head. How will I play against grown men? Can […]

by · April 6, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Anaheim Ducks, OHL
Sheldon Souray (Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports)

Sheldon Souray’s Performance Plus

  I remember Sheldon Souray the most during his Montreal Canadiens days. He put up respectable numbers as a sniper defenseman, but his production dwindle after he decided to leave […]

by · April 6, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Anaheim Ducks
Viktor Fasth caught everyone's attention after he won his first eight starts as a 31 year old rookie. (Rob Grabowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Viktor Fasth Steps Up In Must Win Over The Dallas Stars

Let’s be honest. Viktor Fasth’s pristine record in his NHL debut was something that couldn’t last forever. The remarkable rookie run had finally hit some speed bumps in the month […]

by · April 2, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Anaheim Ducks
Patrick Maroon (Brace Hemmelgarn-US PRESSWIRE)

Patrick Maroon Plays Overtime Hero

The Norfolk Admirals continued their surge towards the playoffs Friday night against Eastern Conference leader, the Syracuse Crunch. The Anaheim Ducks bolstered the Admirals offense assigning 21-year-old Kyle Bonis, a forward, who jumped on the roster after Ferris State’s season came to a close. In addition, the Admirals picked up 21-year-old Charlie Sarault, a left wing, who was reassigned by Anaheim when his OHL season ended with the Sarnia Sting.

by · March 30, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Anaheim Ducks
Nic Kerdiles [photo: Greg Anderson]

Nic Kerdiles A Catalyst For Wisconsin

A 2nd gold medal in the U18 World Championships and being drafted by his hometown Anaheim Ducks had Nic Kerdiles floating on cloud nine all summer.  He was taking summer […]

by · March 29, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Anaheim Ducks, College Hockey, Prospects
Kyle Wilson Photo Credit:(John Wright/Norfolk Admirals)

Take 10 With Physics Major Kyle Wilson

The Hockey Writers correspondent Ted Warren had an opportunity to chalk it up with newly acquired Admirals center Kyle Wilson who was assigned to Norfolk by their NHL affiliate the […]

by · March 21, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Anaheim Ducks, Player Profiles
Ryan Smyth battles Ryan Getzlaf(Kelvin Kuo-US PRESSWIRE)

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
Devante Smith-Pelly (John Wright/Norfolk Admirals)

Norfolk Admirals By The Numbers

The trials and tribulations of a hockey season in the AHL can be compared to that of a roller coaster—big drops, peaks and valleys, and loops. The Norfolk Admirals, the […]

by · February 21, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Anaheim Ducks