Sign up for Yardbarker's daily Top 10 newsletter, the Morning Bark! Customize to get news on your favorite sports and teams.


DUCKS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Ducks Re-Sign Sami Vatanen to Two-Year Contract

The Anaheim Ducks announced today that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has signed defenseman Sami Vatanen to a two-year contract through the 2015-16 NHL season. Vatanen, 23 (6/3/91), scored 6-15=21 points with a +9 rating and 22 PIM in 48 games with the Ducks last season. Among rookie NHL defensemen, Vatanen ranked tied for fifth in goals, fourth in points-per-game (.44) and...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sami Vatanen Signs A Two-Year Contract With The Anaheim Ducks

ANAHEIM, Calif. – The Anaheim Ducks announced today that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has signed defenseman Sami Vatanen to a two-year contract through the 2015-16 NHL season. Per club policy, financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Vatanen, 23 (6/3/91), scored 6-15=21 points with a +9 rating and 22 PIM in 48 games with the Ducks last season. Among rookie NHL...
Via Kukla's Korner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Stay in School part three, Louis Leblanc

#457461089 / gettyimages.comI am an advocate of college hockey. According to College Hockey Inc., 31 percent of the players in the NHL came from the college ranks. Recently, I have been profiling college hockey players that have left their college teams early, for the lure of the big money in the NHL/professional ranks. Here’s another example of a player that could have benefited...
Via Goon's World
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 Roster Changes for the Anaheim Ducks

After a busy season, the Anaheim Ducks wrapped up with quite a few roster changes. Here are some of the biggest ones to keep an eye on for next season. 5. Cutting ties #488284861 / gettyimages.com The Ducks recently cut ties with two forwards, Saku Koivu and Daniel Winnik, as well as goaltender Jonas Hiller. The announcement came right before the NHL draft, beginning the team’s...
Via Beyond The Benches
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Anaheim Is Active In First Week Of Free Agency

#107896517 / gettyimages.com The Anaheim Ducks brought in three players through free agency early last week; goalies Jason LaBarbera and Igor Bobkov and defenseman Clayton Stoner. The Ducks signed veteran goalie Jason LaBarbera to a one-year deal worth $750,000 on Tuesday. The journeyman goaltender has played for five NHL organizations before joining the Ducks. LaBarbera spent last...
Via Beyond The Benches
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Dany Heatley Signed With Anaheim

from Lisa Dillman of the LA Times, Heatley, 33, represents a low-cost gamble — a bargain-basement one-year contract worth $1 million. A two-time 50-goal scorer — both times with the Ottawa Senators — Heatley is a reclamation project in the truest sense of the term. As recently as 2010, he played for the Canadian men's Olympic hockey team that won the gold medal in...
Via Kukla's Korner
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Ryan Kesler in the new Anaheim Ducks jerseys

Newly acquired Ryan Kesler tries on the new Anaheim Ducks jerseys for the first time. This upcoming season will mark the first for the forward on a team other than Vancouver after spending his last ten seasons with the club. [s/t Reddit].
Via Talk Hockey
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Dany Heatly signs with Ducks: 'I have lots left in the tank'

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- After the draft and free-agent dust settled, there was one burning question left facing the Anaheim Ducks: Who would skate on the left side with top line forwards Corey Perry and captain Ryan Getzlaf? They made have found their answer in Dany Heatley when they signed the former Minnesota Wild left winger to a one-year, $1 million contract Wednesday afternoon. Heatley...
Via Fox Sports West
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Ducks goalie John Gibson’s new mask has Pac-Man theme, hologram (pic/vid)

Anaheim Ducks goaltender John Gibson will be the team’s presumed starting goaltender in the 2014-15 NHL season, and to perhaps commemorate his ascension to the role of No. 1 netminder, he’ll have a pretty awesome new goalie mask when he takes his place between the pipes. While Gibson may be only 20 years old, he […] The post Ducks goalie John Gibson’s new mask has Pac-Man...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Ducks Goalie John Gibson Going With Pac-Man Mask For 2014-15 Season (Photo)

After wearing a “Psycho Duck” mask last season, Anaheim Ducks goalie John Gibson is keeping it strange for the 2014-15 season. Gibson will be sporting a Pac-Man-themed goalie mask come October in honor of the legendary video game from many moons ago. The designer of the mask, Dave Gunnarsson, painted the entire piece of headgear in pixels — even the Ducks’ logos. This gives...
Via NESN.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Anaheim Ducks roll out updated uniforms

The Anaheim Ducks will be sporting a new look in 2014-15. Prior to the start of the NHL Draft, the Ducks announced they’d be abandoning the uniforms which have the “Anaheim Ducks” spelled out on the front in favor of the webbed “D” which they’ve been wearing on their alternate sweater. Here are the new home and away uniforms, which look a lot like the alternates. The...
Via Puck Drunk Love
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Ducks to switch up their jerseys

Hours before the 2014 NHL draft started Friday, the Anaheim Ducks made moves on the trade market and the uniform front. No, the Ducks’ new jerseys will not use the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim logo, but they will have a slightly new look for the upcoming season. The team decided to dump its uniforms that spelled out “Anaheim Ducks” on the crest in favor of a large webbed “D...
Via NESN.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Anaheim Ducks Unveil Awful New Road Jersey, Make Alternate New Home Jersey

The Anaheim Ducks had been wearing their atrocious third jersey an awful lot and it turns out, they’ve decided to make it their new home jersey. To make matters worse, they’ve unveiled a new road jersey to go with it. Both of these jerseys are absolutely terrible, far too much orange. Just bring back the […] The post Anaheim Ducks Unveil Awful New Road Jersey, Make Alternate...
Via Diehardsport
27 days ago  |  Discuss

GM Murray: Ducks won't re-sign Hiller, Koivu, Winnik

The Anaheim Ducks will not re-sign Jonas Hiller, Saku Koivu, and Daniel Winnik, general manager Bob Murray confirmed Thursday. The Swiss-born Hiller, 32, has spent the entirety of his seven-year NHL career with the Ducks, posting 162 wins in 326 games. Coach Bruce Boudreau replaced the goaltender with Frederik Andersen after the Ducks lost their first two games in the second-round...
Via Fox Sports West
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Selanne mic'd up in handshake line after final game

Anaheim Ducks forward Teemu Selanne was mic’d up during the handshake line following his final NHL game against the Los Angeles Kings. We are hoping that Milan Lucic sees this one. Congrats to Teemu on being a class act and having one heck of a NHL career. [NHL] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
May 17, 2014  |  Discuss
MORE STORIES >>
Ducks News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

25 most memorable plays in NFL history

10 NHL players looking to bounce back in 2014-15

Most confrontational sports interviews

12 managers who are on the hot seat

MLB trade deadline tracker and analysis

The biggest busts in WWE history

Introducing the scale of NFL sadness

College football's most improved teams

Best MLB prospects by projected WAR

Gallery: Wrestlers dressed like dorks

Five QBs who Miami let leave Florida

NBA free agency and trade tracker

BARKER BEAUTIES
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.