May 31st, 2016 In Anaheim Ducks, Free Agents, Trades Contracts and Transactions 0 comments

Among the many free agents that the Anaheim Ducks need to decide whether to re-sign or not, is 23-year-old Rickard Rakell. The Ducks drafted Rakell with the 30th pick in the 2011 Entry Draft. He is a physical forward who can play center and right-wing, and is coming off his first 20 goal season. Al Jensen from NHL Central Scouting had this to...

May 18th, 2016 In Anaheim Ducks, Ducks Management, Top Stories 0 comments

The Anaheim Ducks are facing some intricate salary cap gymnastics this summer. With a total of 12 free agents on the active roster, five of them restricted, general manager Bob Murray has his work cut out for him. The restricted free agents present the greatest challenge as they include Hampus Lindholm, Sami Vatanen, Rickard Rakell, and Frederik...

May 16th, 2016 In Anaheim Ducks, Ducks Management 0 comments

The dust has settled on the 2015-16 Anaheim Ducks campaign, and thing aren't exactly peachy. General manager Bob Murray relieved head coach Bruce Boudreau of his duties, while making it crystal clear that he'd be having some strong words with his players. Murray's tone in his end of season press conference was both remorseful and caustic, much...

April 30th, 2016 In Anaheim Ducks, Montreal Canadiens 0 comments

After one last failed postseason under Bruce Boudreau, the Anaheim Ducks, justifiably or not, had enough of their former head coach. Must be nice, many Montreal Canadiens fans must be thinking around this time. Boudreau Fired Chalk it up as yet another reason the Ducks are a more successful organization than the Habs these days. With the...

April 29th, 2016 In Anaheim Ducks, Ducks Management 0 comments

The 2015-16 season was one big uphill battle for the Anaheim Ducks.  In hindsight, the success they had seems fleeting when juxtaposed with a catastrophic October, a last place finish at Christmas, and an injury-riddled end to the season. A team with Stanley Cup expectations fell well short of that, and it never even truly felt that...

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