Post Tagged with: "Ryan Getzlaf"

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
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The Fantasy Five-Hole: Radulov’s Return, Playoff Sleepers and more

Every month, The Fantasy Five-Hole takes a look at some of the most relevant fantasy question on poolies mind.  With only 10 or 11 games remaining per team in the regular […]

by · March 20, 2012 · 1 comment · Fantasy, Nashville Predators
Last Chance for Ducks GM?

Last Chance for Ducks GM?

When their team underperforms for a season, fans get upset with the organization. When their team underperforms for several seasons, they own it. A good example is the firing of […]

by · March 6, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Anaheim Ducks
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Sellers No More: Ducks at the Deadline

This year’s trade deadline has just wrapped up, and it was quite the snooze-fest from the Ducks camp in terms of player movement. The “twitterverse” was by no means crashing […]

by · February 27, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Anaheim Ducks, NHL Rumors, Trades Contracts and Transactions
Steven Stamkos has good career numbers against the Bruins, so feel free to buy the centerman for a night.

Fantasy – The Waiver Wire and Shooting Percentages: Tlusty, Brassard, Purcell and more

Painting a Picture with Shooting Percentages Shooting percentage is often a key determinant when evaluating a player’s production or lack thereof. It is often overlooked, as in fantasy leagues, one […]

by · February 25, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Carolina Hurricanes, Fantasy, Tampa Bay Lightning
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Eight Predictions for the 2012 NHL Trade Deadline

I have a love/hate relationship with the NHL Trade Deadline. As a fan of the game, it’s exciting to see players move to different teams to help win a city a championship. After the deadline, most NHL teams are set for the home stretch of the season leading up to the playoffs. You know who is going to be a contender and you know who is going to be looking forward to game number 82.