Ducks’ Brutal Season Has Silver Linings

Until Sunday, things got more brutal by the day for the Anaheim Ducks. The team lost all five games on this most recent road trip which mercifully ended Saturday. During their current seven-game losing streak, the Ducks have scored eight goals and their playoff hopes have evaporated as fans have jumped on the #loseforhughes train. […]

NHL News & Notes: Kucherov, Smith, Perry & More

In today’s News & Notes, Nikita Kucherov and Zach Smith have both been fined for slashing, Corey Perry is set to make his season debut and a quick waiver-wire update. Related: NHL News & Notes: Juulsen, Brassard Trade & More Kucherov Fined for Slashing Kucherov was fined $5,000 for slashing New York Islanders’ defender Scott […]

NHL News & Notes: Stars & Ducks Trade, NHL Stars of the Week & More

In today’s News & Notes, the Dallas Stars and Anaheim Ducks have made a trade, the NHL has announced their three stars of the week and Craig Anderson was a full participant in practice. Related: NHL News & Notes: Nash, Eichel & More Stars and Ducks Trade The Stars have acquired veteran forward Andrew Cogliano […]

Top 5 Paul Kariya Moments With Ducks

Anaheim Ducks greats Teemu Selanne and Paul Kariya were finally inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in what was an appropriate recognition of everything each player achieved in his career. I recently highlighted the top five moments Selanne had with the Ducks. Now, let’s take a look back at Kariya’s career. The speedy left […]

NHL News & Notes: Miller, Oshie & More

In today’s News & Notes, Ryan Miller is out for six weeks, T.J. Oshie is returning to action and the St. Louis Blues have some injury updates. Related: NHL News & Notes: Hyman Suspended, Raanta Out & More Miller Out 6 Weeks The Anaheim Ducks will be without their primary backup goaltender as Miller is […]

Ducks’ Aberg Shocks Capitals with 2 Goals in the 3rd

WASHINGTON — Pontus Aberg scored twice in the third period, including the go-ahead goal with 5:05 remaining, and the Anaheim Ducks stopped Washington’s seven-game win streak by rallying for a 6-5 victory over the Capitals on Sunday. The Ducks trailed 5-1 in the second, but put together an impressive comeback to earn their fourth consecutive […]

Rakell’s Scoring Woes: Slump or Something Bigger?

Rickard Rakell was always projected to be good, but not necessarily great. Before being selected 30th overall, the young Swedish forward was seen as dependable, with strong hands. He was frequently overshadowed by countryman Gabriel Landeskog, who was drafted 28 spots ahead of him in the same year, 2011. Rakell was drafted as a center and most […]