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Matt Murray, Brian Elliott and the perils of flip-flopping goal…

Matt Murray, Brian Elliott and the perils of flip-flopping goalies in the playoffs

thehockeynews.com Updated May 24 (4 days ago)
Playoff goaltending has become an inviting scab in the 2016 playoffs. It’s best left alone, but too many teams can’t resist the urge to scratch and pick at it until it bursts open and creates a mess. The Dallas Stars and Anaheim Ducks couldn’t figure ou…
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  • Coyotes hire Anaheim's Segal as COO

    Coyotes hire Anaheim's Segal as COO

    NHL.com May 25 (3 days ago)
    GLENDALE, Ariz. - The Arizona Coyotes have hired Anaheim Ducks executive Ari Segal as chief operating officer. The move was announced by the team on Wednesday. Segal previously served as a special assistant to Anaheim CEO Michael Schulman ...
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  • John Brophy and the most epic, F-bomb-filled rant in hockey his…

    John Brophy and the most epic, F-bomb-filled rant in hockey history

    thehockeynews.com May 24 (4 days ago)
    Legend has it that when John Muckler was running the Long Island Ducks of the old Eastern Hockey League, he traded John Brophy six times and traded back for him seven times. Things sometimes become a little blown out of proportion when it comes to these…
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  • Nothing 'minor league' about San Diego Gulls' return

    Nothing 'minor league' about San Diego Gulls' return

    yahoo.com May 22 (5 days ago)
    Ari Segal, president of business operations for the San Diego Gulls and one of the architects in returning hockey to San Diego, emphatically states, “… we are not a minor league team.” The Gulls are the American Hockey League affiliate for the Anaheim D…
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  • Super teen Patrik Laine hobbled in World Championship by ‘garba…

    Super teen Patrik Laine hobbled in World Championship by ‘garbage play’

    To these eyes, it was difficult to determine exactly what Corey Perry’s level of intent was when he clipped Patrik Laine of Finland with his left leg when he was coming off for a line change in today’s World Championship game. So I will defer to the obs…
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  • Bruce Boudreau on Ducks' firing, Senators' interview, Wild's co…

    Bruce Boudreau on Ducks' firing, Senators' interview, Wild's core

    yahoo.com May 10
    At 6:30 a.m. on Friday April 29, Bruce Boudreau received a text message from Anaheim Ducks general manager Bob Murray. Once he saw the note, Boudreau knew his time coaching the Ducks was probably over. Boudreau’s Ducks had lost to the Nashville Predator…
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  • After losing out on Boudreau, Senators turn to Boucher as new b…

    After losing out on Boudreau, Senators turn to Boucher as new bench boss

    The Senators were one of the frontrunners to land coach Bruce Boudreau, but after the former Anaheim Ducks bench boss signed a deal with the Minnesota Wild on Saturday evening, Ottawa had to change courses. And with Boudreau out of the picture, it didn’…
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  • Five intriguing free agent coaches not named Bruce Boudreau

    Five intriguing free agent coaches not named Bruce Boudreau

    Bruce Boudreau spent a grand total of two days as a free agent coach following his firing from the Washington Capitals in November 2011, and that the former Ducks bench boss is already well on his way to finding his next gig five days after losing his j…
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  • Flames GM says Hartley took players ‘as far as he could take th…

    Flames GM says Hartley took players ‘as far as he could take them’

    yahoo.com May 3
    So did Calgary Flames GM Brad Treliving fire his coach Bob Hartley on Tuesday because Anaheim Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau became available roughly three days earlier? “Today’s decision wasn’t based on anyone sitting in the on-deck circle. Today’s decisio…
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  • Rinne robs Couture, Donskoi back-to-back with spectacular pad s…

    Rinne robs Couture, Donskoi back-to-back with spectacular pad saves

    Though Pekka Rinne likely wouldn’t take the credit, the Nashville Predators would almost certainly heap praise on their veteran netminder if asked why the team was able to get by the Anaheim Ducks in seven games in the first round. And through two games…
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  • Predators need quicker pace against Sharks in Game 2

    Predators need quicker pace against Sharks in Game 2

    yahoo.com May 1
    The Nashville Predators couldn’t adjust to the attacking style of the San Jose Sharks in Game 1 of their second-round series. Unlike Nashville’s first-round opponent, the Anaheim Ducks, the Sharks throw different layers of players at a team’s defense, a…
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  • Anaheim Ducks face tough offseason RFA decisions

    Anaheim Ducks face tough offseason RFA decisions

    yahoo.com Apr 30
    ANAHEIM, Calif. – The focus for defenseman Hampus Lindholm is on the ice. Ask him a question about his contract and the pending restricted free agent points to controlling only what he can control. “At the end of the day I just want to play hockey,” Lin…
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  • Frederik Andersen on his NHL future: 'I want to play a lot'

    Frederik Andersen on his NHL future: 'I want to play a lot'

    yahoo.com Apr 30
    ANAHEIM, Calif. – Frederik Andersen knows he’s an NHL level No. 1 goaltender. Not only has he proven himself as an everyday starter during the regular season, in the playoffs he’s taken the Anaheim Ducks to Game 7 of the Western Conference Final. “Of co…
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  • Rumor Roundup: What off-season changes are in store for Blackha…

    Rumor Roundup: What off-season changes are in store for Blackhawks and Ducks?

    With the second round of the 2016 Stanley Cup playoffs underway, the remaining casualties from the opening round are taking stock. For the Chicago Blackhawks and Anaheim Ducks, considered by some to be Cup contenders, their early exit raises questions a…
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  • Eulogy: Remembering the 2015-16 Anaheim Ducks

    Eulogy: Remembering the 2015-16 Anaheim Ducks

    yahoo.com Apr 30
    (Ed. Note: As the Stanley Cup Playoffs continue, we're bound to lose some friends along the journey. We've asked for these losers, gone but not forgotten, to be eulogized by the people who knew the teams best: The bloggers and fans who hated them the mo…
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  • Video - Ducks Edge Avs In Overtime 01:11

    Ducks Edge Avs In Overtime

    Mar 20
    Corey Perry's overtime goal lifted the Ducks past the Avs 3-2.
  • Video - Ducks Edge Kings In Overtime 01:11

    Ducks Edge Kings In Overtime

    Mar 18
    Ryan Kesler's overtime goal lifted the Ducks past the Kings 3-2.
  • Video - 'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL 16:06

    'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL

    Mar 17
    John Buccigross, Barry Melrose and Scott Burnside kick around the rule changes proposed by the general managers, look at the turmoil in San Jose and make their picks at the tight race for the Presidents' Trophy.
  • Video - Ducks Rock Predators In Third Period 00:56

    Ducks Rock Predators In Third Period

    Mar 15
    Anaheim scored all four of its goals in the third period to come back and beat Nashville 4-2.