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Rumor Roundup: All eyes on Steven Stamkos as free agency approa…

Rumor Roundup: All eyes on Steven Stamkos as free agency approaches

thehockeynews.com Updated Jun 27 (3 days ago)
With the 2016 NHL draft now history, here’s a look at some notable speculation that emerged from the weekend. All eyes are firmly upon the Tampa Bay Lightning and their contract talks with pending unrestricted free agent center Steven Stamkos. Since Fri…
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  • Ducks issue offers to Lindholm, Rakell, Noesen; not to Pirri

    Ducks issue offers to Lindholm, Rakell, Noesen; not to Pirri

    NHL.com Jun 27 (3 days ago)
    ANAHEIM, Calif. - The Anaheim Ducks have issued qualifying offers to defenceman Hampus Lindholm and forwards Rickard Rakell and Stefan Noesen. The Ducks declined to make qualifying offers Monday to five players, including forward Brandon Pirr...
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  • Cam Fowler stays put as Ducks don't move at draft

    Cam Fowler stays put as Ducks don't move at draft

    yahoo.com Jun 25 (5 days ago)
    BUFFALO, N.Y. – Anaheim Ducks general manager Bob Murray indicated he did not initiate calls about a possible trade of defenseman Cam Fowler. Once another GM said his team was looking for a left-handed defenseman like Fowler, the rumor mill started to r…
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  • Best picks by round on Day 2 of the draft

    Best picks by round on Day 2 of the draft

    thehockeynews.com Jun 25 (5 days ago)
    BUFFALO – On Day 2 of the draft, team preference plays such a huge role in when kids get picked. But for my money, there were some definite winners by round. In some cases, it was teams that made solid multiple selections. In other cases, it was a matte…
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  • Three storylines left unresolved after Night 1 of the 2016 draf…

    Three storylines left unresolved after Night 1 of the 2016 draft

    thehockeynews.com Jun 25 (6 days ago)
    BUFFALO – Night 1 of the 2016 NHL draft gave us a bit of everything, a blend of expectant nods and wide-eyed gasps. We saw the predictable occur. Auston Matthews went first overall, Patrik Laine second. The Calgary Flames acquired a goaltender in Brian …
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  • Rumor Roundup: Latest on Campbell, Stamkos, Malkin, Fleury, Sha…

    Rumor Roundup: Latest on Campbell, Stamkos, Malkin, Fleury, Shattenkirk and more

    As the 2016 NHL draft draws near, trade activity is picking up. On Monday, the Anaheim Ducks shipped goaltender Frederik Andersen to the Toronto Maple Leafs for two draft picks, the New York Rangers dealt defenseman Keith Yandle‘s rights to the Florida …
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  • Maple Leafs acquire Frederik Andersen, sign him to 5-year deal

    Maple Leafs acquire Frederik Andersen, sign him to 5-year deal

    The Toronto Maple Leafs have found their No. 1 goalie in acquiring Frederik Andersen from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for the 30th pick in this weekend’s NHL Draft and a 2017 second-rounder. The Leafs didn't wait long to sign Andersen, inking the RFA …
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  • Ducks GM Murray says one of his goaltenders has ‘got to move’

    Ducks GM Murray says one of his goaltenders has ‘got to move’

    As much as the stagnant salary cap has the possibility to effect rosters this off-season, the impending expansion draft is weighing just as heavily on roster decisions that will be made over the course of the off-season. Penguins GM Jim Rutherford has a…
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  • What We Learned: Anaheim Ducks have massive headaches ahead

    What We Learned: Anaheim Ducks have massive headaches ahead

    yahoo.com Jun 20
    As if hiring a coach who is demonstrably outmoded were not bad enough, the Anaheim Ducks' climb back up the mountain only gets steeper from here. Sami Vatanen signed a four-year, $19.5 million contract over the weekend, which is good because he's the ki…
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  • Ducks ink blueliner Sami Vatanen to four-year, $19.5-million de…

    Ducks ink blueliner Sami Vatanen to four-year, $19.5-million deal

    Sami Vatanen has become an integral part of the Anaheim Ducks’ defense, and now the 25-year-old rearguard will be compensated as such. The Ducks announced Saturday that Vatanen has signed a four-year, $19.5-million contract that will see him become the …
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  • Humongous big comeback: Ilya Bryzgalov wants to make return to …

    Humongous big comeback: Ilya Bryzgalov wants to make return to NHL

    Ilya Bryzgalov has played 40 NHL games in the past three seasons — and didn’t play professionally at all in 2015-16 — but that isn’t about to stop the quirky, veteran netminder from setting his sights on an NHL return. In an interview with NHLPA.com’s C…
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  • Ducks' GM Murray: Carlyle brings accountability, knows how to w…

    Ducks' GM Murray: Carlyle brings accountability, knows how to win

    ANAHEIM -- By firing Bruce Boudreau and hiring Randy Carlyle, Anaheim Ducks general manager Bob Murray sent a message to players, fans, and media alike: the team must win now. "The team, this group, has a little window here; three years, maybe, wha…
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  • Ducks C Nate Thompson out several months with torn Achilles

    Ducks C Nate Thompson out several months with torn Achilles

    NHL.com Jun 14
    ANAHEIM, Calif. - Anaheim Ducks centre Nate Thompson will be sidelined for several months after tearing his Achilles tendon during an off-season workout. Ducks general manager Bob Murray announced Thompson's injury Tuesday. Thompson tore h...
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  • Flames coaching search ‘fast-approaching the finish line,’ Gulu…

    Flames coaching search ‘fast-approaching the finish line,’ Gulutzan reportedly the frontrunner

    With the Ducks’ coaching search over and Randy Carlyle set to step back behind the bench in Anaheim, the Calgary Flames are the only club without a bench boss for the upcoming campaign. That might not be the case much longer, however. In speaking with C…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Expansion draft rules could force teams to move …

    Rumor Roundup: Expansion draft rules could force teams to move goalies

    The NHL is expected to announce its decision on a possible expansion to Las Vegas by June 22. More details recently emerged regarding the guidelines for an expansion draft that could affect this summer’s trade market . It was originally believed players…
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  • Schultz gets new lease on hockey life with Penguins

    Schultz gets new lease on hockey life with Penguins

    SAN JOSE – Things got so bad for Justin Schultz that he had to set up a fake Twitter account to keep up with the news of the day and read links to stories that interested him. That’s because his real Twitter account was so filled with vitriol and hate t…
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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.