Tag: Anaheim Ducks

Anaheim Ducks: Bruce Boudreau wins in return to Washington

Bruce Boudreau, Anaheim Ducks

Bruce Boudreau returned to Washington tonight behind the opponents bench for the first time since being fired by the Caps two seasons ago. His Ducks trailed 2-1 after the first but battled back to claim 3-2 victory, and the franchise’s…

Anaheim Ducks sign Nick Bonino to a three-year deal

Anaheim Ducks logo

The Anaheim Ducks committed to forward Nick Bonino today when they signed the twenty-five year old to a three-year deal worth $5.7 million. Bonino deal with Ducks, 3 years, $5.7 M total — Pierre LeBrun (@Real_ESPNLeBrun) November 28, 2013 Thank…

Pittsburgh Penguins: Teemu Selanne says Olli Maatta belongs on Finland’s Olympic Ice Hockey team at Sochi 2014

Olli Maatta, Pittsburgh Penguins

He is a legend making his final round through NHL buildings he has electrified for the better part of two decades. Teemu Selanne played what is likely his last NHL game in Pittsburgh last night as his Anaheim Ducks lost…

Toronto Maple Leafs: a briefing on Peter Holland

Peter Holland, Toronto Maple Leafs.

The Toronto Maple Leafs acquired centre Peter Holland from Anaheim today in a deal that allows the Ducks to clean up their Cap situation, and affords the Leafs the opportunity to potentially find the big top-nine centreman they have been…

Toronto Maple Leafs acquire Peter Holland from the Anaheim Ducks

Toronto Maple Leafs

Due to a recent string of untimely injuries, the Toronto Maple Leafs acquired C Peter Holland and enforcer Brad Staubitz today from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for D Jesse Blacker, a conditional 3rd round pick in 2014, and a 7th…

Vancouver Canucks: Real test lies ahead in 4-game swing through Cali/Arizona

Canucks Kesler and Ducks Getzlaf line up for face off. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

The impressive reputation earned by the Vancouver Canucks (7-2-1) over their last 10 games is about to be put to the ultimate test. They are travelling through the NHL’s version of Death Valley, where few teams survive. Over the next…

Brian Burke defends fighting in the NHL

Calgary Flames Director of Hockey Ops, Brian Burke. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Brian Burke, current Director of Hockey Operations with the Calgary Flames, is an outspoken personality who loves the game of hockey as much as anyone. And his philosophy regarding the way the game should be played is well publicized. On October…

Former Habs’ captain Saku Koivu receives thunderous applause at the Bell Centre in Montreal

Saku Koivu with the Finnish national team. Image courtesy of Wikipedia Commons.

Last night might have been the final time former Habs’ captain Saku Koivu laid skate to Bell Centre ice. The 38 year old Duck played thirteen seasons with the Canadiens before settling into a secondary role with the Anaheim Ducks…