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The Kings’ Anze Kopitar and the $10 Million Extra Gear

True number one centers don’t just drop out of the Canadian wilderness. Or in the case of the Kings’ Anze Kopitar, the rolling hills of Jesenice, Slovenia. Selected #11 overall […]

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First 20: Anaheim Ducks’ Top 5 Performers So Far

Every 20 games this season, THW will be ranking five players that had the greatest impact on the Anaheim Ducks in that chunk of regular season, which should give observers […]

by · November 19, 2014 · 2 comments · Advanced Stats, Anaheim Ducks
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Hockey News: Rivalry Wednesday Roundup

It was “Rivalry Wednesday” in the NHL which always proves to be exciting.  It is almost if the league tells the teams to shoot more often, skate a bit harder, […]

by · November 13, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
Led by Kyle Okposo and John Tavares, the New York Islanders have been a resilient bunch, and it has helped them become one of the most successful teams in the NHL during the early portions of the '14-'15 hockey season. (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Hockey News: Overtime Edition

Apparently 60 minutes of hockey was not enough for all three games on the NHL schedule Wednesday night.  Each game needed some extra time and one even needed more than […]

by · November 6, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
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Game of Numbers: Anaheim Ducks Edition

The Game of Numbers is an exclusive THW series looking at upcoming milestones around the NHL. Each team will be looked at individually in three parts – individual player milestones, […]

by · November 6, 2014 · 0 comments · Anaheim Ducks
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Best of Bad Blood: History of Sharks-Ducks

For those of us who follow the Californian teams closely, Anaheim and San Jose’s 165 penalty minute gongshow on Sunday was far from surprising. These two teams have a rather […]

by · October 29, 2014 · 1 comment · Hockey History, San Jose Sharks
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The Anaheim Ducks: Duck Soup Q&A

Again we have gone on our little quest to grill 30 hockey writers about the teams they cover for The Hockey Writers. Today, we put Felix Sicard on the hot seat and the Anaheim […]

by · October 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Anaheim Ducks
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The Key to the Wild West: Strength Up the Middle

The NHL’s Western Conference is one where any number of teams can say they have a chance to win it. Although to do so for any team will be a […]

by · October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
Buffalo Sabres: The Week Ahead

Buffalo Sabres: The Week Ahead

The Buffalo Sabres 2014-15 campaign is just six games old.  The good news is there are 76 games remaining.  The bad news is there are 76 games remaining.  It has […]

by · October 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Buffalo Sabres
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Breaking: Blue Jackets Sign Ryan Johansen

  After a standoff that went all summer and threatened to stretch into the season, the Columbus Blue Jackets have signed centre Ryan Johansen. According to NHL.com the Blue Jackets […]

by · October 6, 2014 · 0 comments · Columbus Blue Jackets
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Joe Thornton Is Better than Your Favorite Player

The (apparently) former Sharks captain Joe Thornton is 17th overall in the NHL when it comes to playoff points per game since the 2012 postseason. Thornton’s 18 points in 23 […]

by · September 13, 2014 · 7 comments · Player Profiles, San Jose Sharks
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Four Ducks to Draft in Your Fantasy League

It’s a month before the NHL grind begins, and if you’re a competent armchair GM unlike myself, it’s prep time for fantasy hockey. Nothing is more important than the bragging […]

by · September 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Anaheim Ducks, Fantasy