April 6, 2012 |
When: 1 p.m. Where: Scotiabank Saddledome On the air: TV: Prime Ticket. Radio: None Records: Ducks 34-35-12, Flames 36-29-16. Record vs. Flames: 2-1. Update: The season ends for two teams missing the playoffs. Ducks defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky, who suffered an upper-body injury in Thursday's win at Edmonton, is being called day-to-day. The Ducks did not practice Friday. Goalie Henrik Karlsson will start for the Flames but forward Alex Tanguay is out because of an injury.
September 24, 2013 |
The Ducks on Tuesday signed first-round draft pick Shea Theodore to a three-year entry-level contract. The 18-year-old from British Columbia has an assist in three preseason games with the Ducks and led the team in ice time Sunday against Colorado, with 22:06. Theodore notched 19 goals with 31 assists for Seattle of the Western Hockey League last season. Theodore, picked 26th overall in the NHL draft, is due to earn $925,000 annually in the NHL and $70,000 on an American Hockey League roster during his contract, which runs through the 2015-16 season.
March 19, 2011
Ducks-Kings tonight When: 7:30. Where: Staples Center. On the air: TV: FS West; Radio: 830, 1150. Records: Ducks 38-27-5, Kings 40-26-5. Series: Kings lead, 2-1-0. Update: This is the fourth of six meetings this season and the 100th overall. The Ducks lead the series, 43-36-20, but they are 19-25-6 on the road. Kings left wing Kyle Clifford didn't practice Friday and won't play Saturday. He suffered an unspecified upper-body injury in a first-period fight Thursday and did not return to the game.
January 7, 2014 |
The Ducks will send seven players to the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, and nearly had an eighth if not for Saku Koivu's desire to be at his best for probably his final shot at a Stanley Cup. Koivu declined an invitation to return to Finland's Olympic men's hockey team after captaining the team to a bronze medal in 2010 -- his fourth Olympic Games, with medals in each. “It would be a different scenario if our team wasn't doing well and were out of the playoffs,” Koivu said Tuesday following the Ducks' morning skate at Honda Center.
July 7, 2013 |
The Ducks on Sunday re-signed left wing Matt Beleskey to a two-year contract extension worth $2.7 million, a hockey official familiar with the deal reported. Beleskey, 25, scored 13 points (eight goals) last season, spending minimal time on the first line with stars Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry while also participating as a physical presence willing to scrap with opponents. Beleskey led the club with 103 hits and was second in penalty minutes, and on the heels of a disappointing first-round exit against Detroit in the Stanley Cup playoffs, Ducks' General Manager Bob Murray said physical play was part of the solution to improvement.
January 11, 2013 |
The Ducks will bring one of the strongest links to their 2007 Stanley Cup to the bench this season, naming distinguished defenseman Scott Niedermayer as an assistant coach to Bruce Boudreau on Friday. Niedermayer, 39, has been retired since 2010 and has served as a hockey operations consultant to the team. “Try to find answers for guys, give advice, little things I see when I'm watching a game,” Niedermayer said of his expected contributions. “We have some veteran defensemen I might not be quite as involved with.