September 28th, 2015 In Anaheim Ducks, Ducks Transactions, News 0 comments

The Anaheim Ducks have released Vitaly Vishnevski and Sheldon Brookbank from their professional tryouts, the team announced on Monday. The Ducks, like a few teams out there, were hoping to bring in some veterans on tryout deals to solidify the team's defensive depth. It seems that neither provided the solution that the Ducks were looking for....

September 21st, 2015 In Anaheim Ducks, Ducks Goaltending, Ducks Transactions, News 0 comments

The Anaheim Ducks have signed 22-year-old goaltender John Gibson to a three-year contract extension, the team announced on Monday. The deal carries a $2.3 million AAV with the annual salary increasing from $1.5 million to $2.1 million and then $3.3 million in the final year, according to the Orange County Register's Eric Stephens. Gibson is...

September 15th, 2015 In Anaheim Ducks, Ducks Transactions, News 0 comments

The Anaheim Ducks have invited defensemen Sheldon Brookbank and Vitaly Vishnevski to training camp on professional tryouts (PTOs), the team announced on Monday. The 34-year-old Brookbank has eight NHL seasons under his belt, including a two year stint with the Chicago Blackhawks that included a Stanley Cup Championship in 2013. He also spent...

September 7th, 2015 In Anaheim Ducks, Calgary Flames, Canucks History, Ducks History, Flames History, Vancouver Canucks 0 comments

When the Edmonton Oilers selected Connor McDavid first overall in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft, he became the 53rd player picked at the top of the draft. The first was Gary Monahan, back in 1963, selected by the Montreal Canadiens. Monahan isn't very famous, but he did play 768 NHL games for the Habs, Leafs, Kings and Canucks.  You can't blame the...

September 1st, 2015 In Anaheim Ducks 0 comments

Scott Niedermayer was the first Anaheim Duck to lift the Stanley Cup in 2007, and he was the backbone of the strongest defense in the league that featured Chris Pronger. Since his departure from playing professional hockey, the Ducks have been searching for answers to their defensive woes. It has been the itch that the front office hasn't been...

August 29th, 2015 In Anaheim Ducks, Ducks Transactions 0 comments

Back in November the Ducks made a trade to get rid of giant Bryan Allen and bring in winger Rene Bourque from the Montreal Canadiens. This is an interesting trade to point out because this is when Bob Murray started to change who the Ducks were as a team. Bryan Allen had recently turned 35 years old and the Ducks were looking towards their youth...

August 28th, 2015 In Anaheim Ducks, Ducks Management 0 comments

It's been a long summer for Ducks fans. Maybe not as long as last summer, when the Ducks bowed out at the Honda Center after a game seven loss to the Los Angeles Kings, but a long summer nonetheless. So while we anxiously await the puck dropping on the season, let's answer some burning questions that loyal readers submitted: "Is there a...

August 18th, 2015 In Anaheim Ducks, Ducks Management 0 comments

The stars seemed aligned for the Anaheim Ducks in 2014-15. With their rivals in San Jose and Los Angeles failing to make the playoffs, the Ducks’ road to their third Stanley Cup Final seemed wide open. That hope seemed even more tangible after dismissing Winnipeg and Calgary in the first two rounds. The narrative going into the Chicago series...

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