DUCKS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Lineup changes made ahead of game 3

A day before the Ducks play their first road game of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, they made a few lineup changes. The Ducks sent two young players to the Norfolk Admirals of the AHL, and recalled two players back to the Ducks. The Ducks sent defenseman Sami Vatanen and goaltender John Gibson to the AHL and recalled forward Emerson Etem and defenseman Mark Fistric from a conditioning...
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9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ducks sign prospect Helgesen

Earlier today the Anaheim Ducks signed defenseman Kenton Helgesen to a three year entry level contract. He is 20 years old and was selected by the Ducks in the seventh round (187th overall) in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. He plays in the WHL for the Calgary Hitmen and is a shut down defenseman. This season he set career highs across the board with 10 goals, 51 points, and a +31 rating...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Gritty Ryan Getzlaf helps lead Ducks to Game 2 win

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Ryan Getzlaf looked every bit the part of a grizzled hockey player Friday night: Front tooth missing, fat lip and a new scratches on his face to go along with the thick, stitched up gash across his chin.  The scene in the locker room was much different than what had unfolded in an Orange County hospital where only about 10 hours before the Ducks took a 2-0 series...
Via Fox Sports West
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ducks Forward Corey Perry Spears Jamie Benn Below The Belt (GIF)

The first-round playoff series between the Anaheim Ducks and Dallas Stars has been chippy to say the least in its early going. During the first period of Friday night’s game, Ducks forward Corey Perry only added to the heightened physical play when he took exception to a check from behind courtesy of Stars forward Jamie Benn. Perry wasted no time retaliating, as he delivered a...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ducks notes: Ryan Getzlaf, wife Paige, welcome baby girl

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Ryan Getzlaf has had quite the eventful postseason and it's only Game 2. After getting his face stitched up following Wednesday's Game 1 victory in the Ducks' opening-round series against Dallas, the Ducks' captain and his wife, Paige, welcomed a baby girl shortly after midnight, early Friday morning. All jokes about his daughter crying when she...
Via Fox Sports West
2 days ago  |  Discuss

You've been warned: Getzlaf's brother tweets pic of star’s stitches

Ryan Getzlaf is one tough dude. He stopped a slap shot with his face on Wednesday, the puck hitting him in the jaw below the lip. His brother, Chris, a receiver for the CFL's Saskatchewan Roughriders, called him a 'warrior' in a recent tweet, in which, he shared a photo of Ryan's stitches from the cut to his face suffered in Anaheim's Game 1 victory over the Stars...
Via Fox Sports West
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Getzlaf’s Brother Tweets Picture Of Ducks Star’s Stitches (Photo)

Anaheim Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf took a slapshot to the face off Dallas Stars center Tyler Seguin’s stick during the final seconds of Wednesday night’s Stanley Cup playoff game. The puck nailed Getzlaf in the jaw right below his lip, requiring him to receive stitches, but he’s expected to play in Game 2 on Friday night as the Ducks try to protect their 1-0 series lead. Getzlaf’s...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Who will start in game 1?

Who will start in the Ducks net for game 1 and beyond? That is the question being asked of Ducks head coach Bruce Boudreau--a question that he is firmly avoiding. The Ducks are incredibly deep in net and have three bonafide options: the veteran Jonas Hiller, the standout rookie Frederik Andersen, and the highly touted prospect John Gibson. All three are capable goalies. But the question...
Via Puckrant.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bonino puts Ducks past Avalanche in season finale

Teemu Selanne and Jean-Sebastien Giguere skated to center ice under a spotlight on the darkened rink, their clasped hands held aloft. Before Selanne's Ducks and Giguere's Colorado Avalanche head to the playoffs in a few days, these two beloved Ducks savored one last chance to feel Anaheim's mighty love for them. Nick Bonino scored 1:33 into overtime, and the Ducks finished...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Teemu Selanne, Jean-Sebastien Giguere share victory lap

The Ducks played their final game of the regular season on Sunday night at home against the Avalanche, and it was a pretty special night at the Honda Center. The beloved Teemu Selanne, who has spent fifteen years over two different stints playing for the Ducks, dressed for what was likely his final regular season game of his illustrious NHL career. The Ducks and their fans had...
Via Next Impulse Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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