Anaheim Ducks

He played just under 500 regular season games in the NHL with some pretty impressive seasons to start his career, but now Ryan Whitney relishes behind the microphone as a member of the Spittin’ Chiclets podcast’s team of hosts. But it wasn’t all that long ago that Whitney played in the NHL – suiting up
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After not having a first-round pick and making just five selections overall in last year’s NHL Entry Draft, the Anaheim Ducks got to be a bit more active in 2018. The club made seven selections, including four in the first three rounds. Round 1 – Isac Lundestrom, C, Luleå HF (SHL) With the 23rd overall
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After a stunningly abrupt and ugly end to an uneven season, the Anaheim Ducks appear intent on retaining veteran coach Randy Carlyle heading into the 2018-19 season. The 62-year-old bench boss has coached the Ducks during two separate stints, compiling the most victories (363) in the franchise’s brief history. Now, though, a new challenge awaits him,
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The unfortunate and abrupt end to the Anaheim Ducks’ season brought with it a fair number of question marks moving forward. One thing that was known, however, was the retirement of 13-year veteran Francois Beauchemin. The 37-year-old defenseman had indicated that the 2017-18 season would be his last, and he confirmed it after the Ducks’
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While the conclusion of the Stanley Cup Playoffs is still close to two months away, the Anaheim Ducks’ 2017-18 season is over after an embarrassing first-round sweep at the hands of the San Jose Sharks. Injuries and a number of systematic issues contributed to the Ducks’ demise, so this offseason will be about looking for
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After Game 1 of the Stanley Cup playoff series between the Anaheim Ducks and San Jose Sharks, I wrote, “The San Jose Sharks didn’t so much outplay the Anaheim Ducks in Game 1 of their opening-round playoff series, they outpoised them.” After Game 2, I wrote Anaheim needed to make changes to stay in the series,  “It
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Among all of the disappointments through the first round of the NHL playoffs, the spotlight is shining brightly on Southern California. With the Anaheim Ducks bowing out to the San Jose Sharks on Wednesday night, two of the heaviest teams in the playoffs made swift and speedy exits. The L.A. Kings and Ducks faced different hurdles
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The Anaheim Ducks finished the regular season with five consecutive victories and a 26-10-5 home record. Things were looking up for them as they got to open the postseason at home against the San Jose Sharks. Those positive feelings quickly disappeared. The Sharks dominated the Ducks en route to a convincing 3-0 victory in Game
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‘Ducks Drill Down’ is a regular, ~weekly column that recaps the latest goings-on with the Anaheim Ducks. It was a light week of game action for the Anaheim Ducks. Following their wild 6-5 overtime loss to the Edmonton Oilers at Honda Center on Feb. 25, they had four days off before facing off against the
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The New York Islanders announced they have traded forward Jason Chimera to the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for heavy-hitting forward Chris Wagner on Monday, according to the team. #Isles Transaction: team has acquired Chris Wagner from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for Jason Chimera. pic.twitter.com/kEf8WdEssi — New York Islanders (@NYIslanders) February 26, 2018 Chimera is
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The Anaheim Ducks have signed veteran forward Chris Kelly to a one-year, $1.25-million pro-rated contract that also includes bonuses, according to TSN’s Bob McKenzie. As expected, CAN Olympian Chris Kelly has agreed to terms on a contract for the balance of this season with ANA. It will be worth $1.25M pro rated plus bonuses. —
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‘Ducks Drill Down’ is a regular, ~weekly column that recaps the latest goings-on with the Anaheim Ducks. Coming back home was so nice. Until it wasn’t. Returning from a brutal stretch in eastern Canada temporarily put the Anaheim Ducks back on the winning track, but it all came crashing down in a disheartening defeat Sunday
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The Anaheim Ducks have signed winger Andrew Cogliano to a three-year contract extension worth an average annual value (AAV) of $3.25 million. The Ducks’ official Twitter account announced the signing, with the full terms later being provided by Pierre LeBrun of The Athletic and TSN. AAV of $3.25 million per year; would have been UFA
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‘Ducks Drill Down’ is a regular, ~weekly column that recaps the latest goings-on with the Anaheim Ducks. In the midst of a six-game road trip, the Anaheim Ducks were in danger of letting their season slip dangerously far from their grasp. A promising 3-1 win in St. Louis was followed by blown two-goal leads in
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‘Ducks Drill Down’ is a regular, ~weekly column that recaps the latest goings-on with the Anaheim Ducks. Another week, and another injury to a big-name player on the Anaheim Ducks. This time, veteran star and leading point scorer Corey Perry was the one to fall victim to Anaheim’s injury epidemic that long ago passed the
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Any article about the 2017-18 Anaheim Ducks is going to have some mention of the plethora of injuries that have plagued the team. Just when Ryan Getzlaf and Jakob Silfverberg returned to the lineup and Ryan Kesler showed signs of progress, the injury bug struck again. Veteran stalwart and leading point producer Corey Perry suffered
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‘Ducks Drill Down’ is a regular, ~weekly column that recaps the latest goings-on with the Anaheim Ducks. Forgive the Anaheim Ducks if they are feeling less thankful than some other NHL teams following the Thanksgiving holiday. Yes, they should be thankful to be hovering around .500 considering the comical number of injuries they’ve suffered this
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