Ducks Rumors & News

  • NHL loses bid to dismiss retired players' concussion lawsuit

    Sporting News "A federal judge in Minnesota has rejected the NHL's motion to dismiss a concussion lawsuit brought on by retired players, the New York Times reported . The plaintiffs accused the league of failing to inform them of health risks caused by concussions as a result of repeated head trauma and are..." March 26

  • Players in NHL concussion case want Bettman deposed by July 1 "NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman should be forced to be deposed about matters relating to the NHL concussions lawsuit within the next three months, lawyers for a group of former players wrote in a legal filing. Lawyers for the former players wrote to the NHL on February 23 asking to set up a time..." March 26

  • Blue Jackets defeat Ducks, 5-3

    The Cannon "The Jackets have been dreadful at home of late, but after a sweep of Western Canada they took a boatload of late-season momentum into a matchup against the Anaheim Ducks, one of the NHL's elite teams. The battle in net was between Sergei Bobrovsky and John Gibson. This game saw the return of..." March 25

  • Judge denies NHL's motion to dismiss concussion lawsuit "The NHL's bid to have a lawsuit brought against the league by former players regarding concussions dismissed took a hit Wednesday. A judge in U.S. district court in Minnesota has denied the NHL's motion to dismiss litigation brought against the league by former players regarding concussions...." March 25

  • Ducks D Cam Fowler to be healthy scratch for first time in career "Last year, Cam Fowler was one of the eight defensemen selected to represent the United States at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games. Tuesday night against the Columbus Blue Jackets, Fowler won't even crack the lineup for the Western Conference-leading Anaheim Ducks. For the first time in his NHL..." March 24

  • Rangers burst for seven goals in win over Anaheim Ducks

    New York Daily News "It's time, after Sunday night’s ruthless 7-2 Duck hunt of Anaheim at the Garden, to start calling this team the Mighty Rangers. One night after an ugly shootout win over terrible Carolina, Alain Vigneault’s crew leveled the best team from the Western Conference for a second time this season,..." March 23

  • Ryan Kesler’s game-winner in OT lifts Anaheim Ducks past L.A. Kings

    L.A. Daily News "The Honda Center ice was no place for the faint of heart Wednesday. The Ducks and Kings renewed their mutual dislike for each other in the fifth and final regular-season game between the Southern California rivals and it was loud, angry and intense. Was it a playoff preview, a warmup for what’s..." March 19

  • Report: NHL to have 3-on-3 OT hockey, pending approval

    Puck Drunk Love "The NHL is looking to decide the outcomes of more games before they reach a shootout and they believe moving to 3-on-3 hockey in overtime is the way to do it. The AHL recently incorporated 3-on-3 play in overtime and they’ve seen a drastic drop in games decided by the skills competition...." March 18

  • Anaheim Ducks’ late rally sends them past Nashville Predators

    L.A. Daily News "When it mattered most, when they trailed by two goals and time grew short Sunday night, the Ducks suddenly roared to life and looked like potential Stanley Cup champions. They scored one goal, then another, then another, then another. The Ducks’ relentless third-period attack more than made up..." March 16

  • Fleischmann trying to get comfortable with the Ducks

    Orange County Register "It gets easier but it is never easy. That is how Tomas Fleischmann feels when it comes to moving to a new team during the season and this particular change came at the NHL trade deadline. The 10-year winger is still in adaptation with the Ducks after just six games with them. True comfort..." March 15

  • After 13-game absence, Beleskey back for Ducks tonight

    Pro Hockey Talk "Forward Matt Beleskey will make his return to the lineup tonight when the Anaheim Ducks visit the Minnesota Wild. Beleskey has missed 13 games due to a shoulder injury suffered on Feb. 15 against the Washington Capitals. “I think we’ve done everything we can skating-wise, shooting, working..." March 13

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    Anaheim Ducks @AnaheimDucks

    INJURY UPDATES: #NHLDucks Boudreau said after today's practice there is a "good chance" @Matt_Beleskey will play tomorrow. Vatanen will not.

  • Flames light up Ducks at Saddledome

    Calgary Sun "The first Calgary Flames rookie to hit 50 points since some guy named Jarome Iginla. Nice company for Johnny Hockey to join. Johnny Gaudreau's milestone achievement was perfectly timed, too, potting a pair of goals to help pace the Flames to a wildly entertaining 6-3 victory Wednesday night..." March 12

  • NHL GMs might curb shootouts

    CSN New England "This will hardly come as a shock to anybody that remembers just last week when Claude Julien famously said “they suck” when asked about NHL shootouts, but the Bruins coach is in favor of getting rid of them altogether. Darren Dreger said on NBCSN Wednesday night that the NHL general managers..." March 12

  • Ryan Getzlaf passes Paul Kariya for 2nd in Ducks all-time scoring

    The Score "Ryan Getzlaf is now looking at Paul Kariya in the rear-view. The Anaheim Ducks captain passed the franchise great for second-place on the team's all-time points list, and then built on his lead moments later, scoring his second in under three minutes Wednesday versus the Calgary Flames. " March 12

  • Lack, Kassian come up big as Canucks beat Ducks

    Vancouver Sun "If you’re looking for reasons why the Vancouver Canucks would prefer not to have to settle for a wildcard playoff spot, we present the Anaheim Ducks as Exhibit A. The Canucks beat the Ducks 2-1 Monday night at Rogers Arena, but clearly would rather not see them again anytime soon. Especially in..." March 10

  • Evgeny Romasko will become NHL's first Russian referee on Monday "On Monday night in Detroit, when the Red Wings host the Edmonton Oilers, Evgeny Romasko will make some history when he becomes the first Russian referee in NHL history when he joins Paul Devorski on the ice at Joe Louis Arena. The 33-year-old Romasko had some assignments earlier this season in..." March 09

  • Sounds like Ducks "came really close" to signing or trading Beleskey

    Nichols on Hockey "“I think the interesting one was Beleskey. They really - Bob Murray wouldn’t talk about it very much, but it sounds like they really came close to A) signing him and B) not signing him and trading him on the deadline. But I think ultimately they just decided to go for it this year. It’ll be..." March 09

  • Penguins manhandle Ducks in 5-2 victory

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Team owners Mario Lemieux and Ron Burkle and CEO David Morehouse stood outside the Penguins locker room at Honda Center on Friday night, all wearing smiles. This was the kind of performance the trio envisioned when it made sweeping changes last summer and gave general manager Jim Rutherford the..." March 07

  • Gibson Almost Blanks Habs, 3-1

    Anaheim Calling "John Gibson put on a show against Montreal, and a strong team effort resulted in a convincing win against the top team in the Eastern Conference. First Period Recap: The Ducks had the puck in the Habs' zone for much of the first five minutes, with the top three lines responsible for most of..." March 05

  • Ducks' trades pay off in 4-1 win over Arizona

    Los Angeles Times "Among the Ducks' aims in making one trade last week and four more in the hours before the NHL deadline was to become faster and better equipped to handle any style opponents throw at them. They needed to add speed on defense and add skill, but General Manager Bob Murray knowingly took a risk by..." March 04

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    Eric Stephens @icemancometh

    Ducks also get D Korbinian Holzer from Toronto for a draft pick and player along with C Michael Sgarbossa from Colorado for D Mat Clark.

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    Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

    No salary retained in Wiz trade to Anaheim from Columbus

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    Aaron Portzline @Aportzline

    #CBJ James Wisniewski and a third-round pick to Anaheim for a second-round pick, William Karlsson and Rene Bourque.

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    Albert Breer @AlbertBreer

    So Julius Thomas will be a UFA. RT @Broncos: The #Broncos have officially placed their non-exclusive franchise tag on WR Demaryius Thomas.

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  • Jackets ship D Wisniewski to Ducks "The Columbus Blue Jackets have traded defenceman James Wisniewski and a third-round draft pick in 2015 to the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for Rene Bourque, William Karlsson and a second-round pick in 2015 . Wisniewski, 31, has scored 8 goals and 21 assists in 56 games this season with the Blue..." March 02

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    Chris Johnston @reporterchris

    The #leafs acquire Eric Brewer and a fifth-rounder from #NHLDucks for Korbinian Holzer. Trade call pending.

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    Chris Johnston @reporterchris

    Ben Lovejoy returns to #pens in deal with #NHLDucks for Simon Despres. #NHLTrade

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    Eric Stephens @icemancometh

    Hearing very possible Ducks deal UFA Matt Beleskey if they get right price or fill need. Not sure what it is but winger could move.

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    Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

    Sorry meant to say: Add Beleskey to Bruins potential trade targets.

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    Covers @Covers

    The Ducks acquire Tomas Fleischmann from the Panthers for Dany Heatley & 2015 third-round draft pick.

  • Ottawa Senators blank Anaheim Ducks 3-0

    Ottawa Sun "Another chapter was written in the surprising and inspiring story of Andrew Hammond on Wednesday night at Honda Center. And suddenly, the story of this Senators season is threatening to take an interesting turn. In his third NHL start and first ever on the road, Hammond kicked aside 25 shots..." February 26

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    Renaud Lavoie @renlavoietva

    Unconditional waivers: ILJA BRYZGALOV (ANA)

  • ‘It’s not my cup of tea, this rental world,’ says Ducks GM

    Pro Hockey Talk "Bob Murray sounds like a guy that was pleased to see Blockbuster go under. Following Tuesday’s “hockey deal” — the Ducks sent Devante Smith-Pelly to Montreal in exchange for Jiri Sekac — the Anaheim GM voiced his displeasure with the current state of the trade market. “There’s a lot of..." February 25

  • Bettman: Salary Cap Won’t ‘Fall Off A Cliff’ Because Of Canadian Dollar

    NESN "The March 2 NHL trade deadline is fast approaching and a lot of general managers around the league will be wary of acquiring players with term on their contract beyond this season because of the uncertainty of next year’s salary cap. The salary cap ceiling for the 2014-15 campaign is $69..." February 25

  • Anaheim G Ilya Bryzgalov accepts AHL assignment: It didn't work out

    Fox Sports West "Ilya Bryzgaov isn't hanging up the skates quite yet. The Anaheim Ducks' 34-year-old Russian goaltender cleared waivers Monday and has decided to accept an assignment in the AHL with the Ducks' primary development team, the Norfolk Admirals. It doesn't appear to be a nasty split with Anaheim,..." February 24

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    Anaheim Ducks @AnaheimDucks

    BREAKING: The #NHLDucks have acquired left wing Jiri Sekac from the @CanadiensMTL in exchange for right wing Devante Smith-Pelly.

  • John Gibson and Anaheim Ducks down Detroit Red Wings in shootout

    L.A. Daily News "John Gibson, a 21-year-old rookie, started his sixth consecutive game in goal for the Ducks in place of the injured Frederik Andersen on Monday, and was introduced to Pavel Datsyuk in the second period of his first career game against the Detroit Red Wings. Andersen sat out for the seventh..." February 24

  • Canadiens trade Sekac to Ducks for Smith-Pelly "The Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday traded rookie forward Jiri Sekac to the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for forward Devante Smith-Pelly. Sekac, 22, has seven goals and 16 points in 50 games. He also took part in the 2015 Honda NHL All-Star Skills Competition last month. The 6-foot-2, 195-pound..." February 24

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    Eric Stephens @icemancometh

    LaBarbera confirmed he's backing up and Stoner (lower body) said he's good to so. Brewer, Bourque are the scratches.

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    Elliotte Friedman @FriedgeHNIC

    Bryzgalov (ANA) on waivers

  • Bolts beat Ducks, find good vibes in California

    Tampa Tribune "Through the past few seasons, the three-game jaunt through California for NHL Eastern Conference teams was more land mine than gold mine. But the Tampa Bay found a way to dig out some success after knocking off Anaheim 4-1 on Wednesday, giving the Lightning wins in two of the three games in..." February 19

  • Ducks' Andersen expected to travel on 2-game road trip

    The Score "Frederik Andersen appears set to fly once again. Anaheim Ducks head coach Bruce Boudreau indicated Wednesday that he expects the goalie to travel with the team on a two-game road trip to Alberta, according to Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register." February 18

  • With Beleskey and Vatanen hurt, slumping Ducks recall Etem and Manson

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Anaheim Ducks filled a pair of roster holes on Tuesday, recalling forward Emerson Etem and defenseman Josh Manson from AHL Norfolk to replace the injured Matt Beleskey (upper-body) and Sami Vatanen (lower-body). Etem, 22, has been in and out of the Ducks lineup this season, shuttling..." February 17

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    Shelly Anderson @_ShellyAnderson

    Ovechkin on Getzlaf's claim he dove: "Maybe he's jealous ... I'm not a diver."

  • Beauchemin wants to re-up in Anaheim, but no ‘concrete’ talks yet

    Pro Hockey Talk "If history suggests anything, the Francois Beauchemin situation in Anaheim is one worth monitoring. Beauchemin, who turns 35 in May, is in the last of a three-year, $10.5 million deal with the Ducks and slated to hit unrestricted free agency this summer. He’s a key cog for Anaheim — averaging..." February 16

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    Anaheim Ducks @AnaheimDucks

    #NHLDucks Injury Updates: Beleskey (upper-body) and Vatanen (lower-body) are not expected to return to the game. #WSHvsANA

  • Getzlaf on Ovechkin: ‘I didn’t know he was going to dive the way he did tonight’

    Pro Hockey Talk "Alexander Ovechkin and Andre Burakovsky each scored twice Sunday night as the Washington Capitals defeated the Anaheim Ducks 5-3. Marcus Johansson’s 14th of the season at 3:27 of the second period stood to be the game winner. Ovechkin, who also assisted on Burakovsky’s two goals, now has a..." February 16

  • Ducks sneak a 2-1 win over Hurricanes

    Anaheim Calling "Despite being heavily outshot, Anaheim ends the road trip 2-2-1 thanks to great goaltending and a pair of late second period goals. First Period For much of the opening frame the Hurricanes controlled possession and while unable to get many A-grade opportunities on Ducks starter John Gibson,..." February 13