Post Tagged with: "Ryan Getzlaf"

Is Phil Kessel's new play-making style deserving of mid-season awards? (Jeanine Leech/Icon SMI)

No Toronto Maple Leafs Player Should be ‘Untouchable’

The word ‘untouchable’ is thrown around the Toronto Maple Leafs’ roster a lot, but the reality is that no one should be safe…

by · August 5, 2012 · 29 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Corey Perry (Gary A. Vasquez-US PRESSWIRE)

Will Corey Perry Rebound From a Subpar 2011-12 Season?

Over the course of the off-season, I’ll be examining the essential questions facing the Anaheim Ducks in the 2012-13 season, as they look to regain elite standing in the league. Stay tuned […]

Bobby Ryan has 30 goals this season.Photo courtesy of Bridget Samuels

Bobby Ryan – To Trade or Not to Trade?

Bobby Ryan wants out of the Anaheim Ducks organization. At least that’s what he said this summer in an interview with Randy Miller of the Courier-Post. Ryan stated: “Anaheim has […]

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Why the Anaheim Ducks Will Bounce Back Next Season

The 2011-2012 season for the Anaheim Ducks was, in blunt terms, a disaster. The Ducks finished in 13th place in the Western Conference, fifteen points behind Pacific Division rival and […]

Ryan Smyth battles Ryan Getzlaf(Kelvin Kuo-US PRESSWIRE)

Is Ryan Getzlaf a Problem for the Anaheim Ducks?

Over the course of the off-season, I’ll be examining the essential questions facing the Anaheim Ducks in the 2012-13 season, as they look to regain elite standing in the league. Stay tuned […]

Ryan Smyth battles Ryan Getzlaf(Kelvin Kuo-US PRESSWIRE)

Resurgence of Ryan Getzlaf Bodes Well for Anaheim Ducks

By now, the reports of Ryan Getzlaf and his running mate Corey Perry being involved in an altercation with locals at a Helsinki nightclub have made the rounds. The fact […]

by · May 29, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Anaheim Ducks
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Anaheim Ducks Must Address Size and Depth Issues

In a sport as grueling and demanding as hockey there are certain traits that all successful teams share. Looking beyond the obvious, and required, luxuries of possessing star-level talent and […]

by · May 22, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Anaheim Ducks
Boudreau {Jerome Davis/Icon SMI)

Bruce Boudreau Extension Stabilizes Anaheim Ducks

The game of hockey, much like life, is in a constant state of flux. It moves along with rapidity rarely rivaled in sports, and as such, a stabilizing force is […]

by · May 15, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Anaheim Ducks
Steve Rucchin: The Middle Man

Steve Rucchin: The Middle Man

The title “middle man” is rarely, if ever, viewed as a desirable one. Fancier monikers utilized might be “broker” or “intermediary”, but really, that’s simply sugar-coating the fact that the […]

Previewing Canada’s 2012 World Hockey Championship Team

Previewing Canada’s 2012 World Hockey Championship Team

Every spring, the main goal of National Hockey League players is to win the Stanley Cup. However, when that dream finishes for the year some of the best players no […]

Bobby Ryan. (Icon SMI)

Anaheim Ducks Will Take Flight Again

You can call it many things, an aberration, an outlier, or quite simply a missed opportunity leading to a lost season. Whatever label you want to place upon the Anaheim […]

by · April 13, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Anaheim Ducks
At 40 years old, Selanne was the most dangerous Duck on the ice. (Photo by Gregory Shamus)

Ducks Need To Go Out With A Bang, For Selanne

The Anaheim Ducks will miss the playoffs in what might be Teemu Selanne’s last season in the NHL. “It’s pretty sad that we’re not making the post-season, but there’s a […]

by · April 2, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Anaheim Ducks