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Injury knocks Kronwall out of World Cup, Sweden names Lindholm …

Injury knocks Kronwall out of World Cup, Sweden names Lindholm as replacement

thehockeynews.com Updated Aug 24 (yesterday)
The Swedish World Cup team is getting an upgrade on the blueline, though it will come at the cost of one of their veteran leaders being forced out of the tournament due to injury. It was announced Wednesday that Detroit Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronw…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Red Wings will go into season with current D-cor…

    Rumor Roundup: Red Wings will go into season with current D-corps, look at trades later

    thehockeynews.com Aug 24 (yesterday)
    The Detroit Red Wings pursuit of a top-three defenseman remains a hot topic among the club’s fans. In late-June, rumors linked the Wings to St. Louis Blues blueliner Kevin Shattenkirk and Anaheim Ducks rearguard Cam Fowler. With the start of NHL trainin…
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  • Rakell added to Sweden’s World Cup roster in place of injured S…

    Rakell added to Sweden’s World Cup roster in place of injured Steen

    thehockeynews.com Aug 19 (6 days ago)
    Rickard Rakell’s breakout season has landed the 23-year-old a spot on the Swedish roster for the upcoming World Cup of Hockey. According to Sweden’s TV4 Sport, Rakell has been selected to replace Alexander Steen on the Swedish roster following off-seaso…
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  • Ryan Getzlaf calls Randy Carlyle 'a great solution' for Ducks

    Ryan Getzlaf calls Randy Carlyle 'a great solution' for Ducks

    yahoo.com Aug 18
    Ducks ANAHEIM, Calif. – Anaheim Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf still sees Randy Carlyle as the same “intimidating guy” that stewarded the team during Getzlaf’s early years in the NHL. That type of ‘tough as nails’ demeanor is ingrained in Carlyle’s coaching…
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  • Antoine Vermette hoping to replicate Stanley Cup success with D…

    Antoine Vermette hoping to replicate Stanley Cup success with Ducks

    Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Antoine Vermette’s arrival in Anaheim instantly made him the second-oldest player on the roster and the gray beard of the Ducks’ forward group. But at 34, he’s not quite feeling close to being done with hockey. “I tak…
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  • So why hasn’t your team done anything this off-season?

    So why hasn’t your team done anything this off-season?

    August marks hockey’s “silly season.” Very little happens. And idle hands are the devils’ playthings, right? Countless blog commenters and Twitter trolls dust off the “Slow news day?” insult whenever we find something to talk about. During the month bef…
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  • This Anaheim Ducks/Angels mash-up gear is too sweet for words

    This Anaheim Ducks/Angels mash-up gear is too sweet for words

    Anaheim’s hockey and baseball teams have come together and the sartorial results are spectacular. The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim will wear special jerseys and caps during batting practice on Aug. 16, in honor of Ducks Night. The cap, seen above, mash…
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  • Puck Daddy Summer Series: Weird Anaheim Ducks

    Puck Daddy Summer Series: Weird Anaheim Ducks

    yahoo.com Aug 1
    [Ed. Note: Some lists chronicle the best in hockey. Others the worst. Others the most memorable or greatest or essential. What Puck Daddy’s 2016 Summer Series seeks to do is capture those indefinable, quirky, oddities that occur every season. Moments th…
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  • Rapid Fire: with Ducks defenseman Cam Fowler

    Rapid Fire: with Ducks defenseman Cam Fowler

    With Matt Larkin What was your favorite NHL team as a kid? The Wings. I grew up in Detroit. I liked all hockey teams, but the Wings were just a little bit above everyone else. Who was your role model growing up? Nick Lidstrom. I modelled my game after h…
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  • Rakell will find ‘common ground’ with Ducks in contract talks, …

    Rakell will find ‘common ground’ with Ducks in contract talks, says agent

    Rickard Rakell had an increased role with the Anaheim Ducks in 2015-16 and he made every minute count. But after a breakout season, Rakell is still awaiting a new contract with the Anaheim Ducks. Rakell, 23, scored 20 goals and 43 points in 72 games wit…
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  • Five NHL jerseys players should have refused to wear

    Five NHL jerseys players should have refused to wear

    On Saturday, Chicago White Sox all-star pitcher Chris Sale was scratched from his start and sent home because he refused to wear the team’s throwback uniform. It went beyond that, of course. Sale reportedly went into the clubhouse and cut up his own jer…
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  • USA picks Palmieri to replace Callahan at World Cup, passes on …

    USA picks Palmieri to replace Callahan at World Cup, passes on Kessel, Okposo

    The past year could end up being one of the very best of Kyle Palmieri’s career. Since being acquired by the Devils from the Ducks, Palmieri, 25, has had the breakout that Anaheim had been waiting for, potting 30 goals and 57 points in 82 games this pas…
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  • Down Goes Brown: History’s best goalie-for-goalie trades

    Down Goes Brown: History’s best goalie-for-goalie trades

    The Maple Leafs traded Jonathan Bernier to the Ducks last week. Toronto moving on from Bernier wasn’t a surprise, but the timing and destination was odd, coming just days after the Leafs and Ducks had hooked up on the Frederik Andersen deal. That’s led …
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  • Remember this, Ducks fans: Anaheim almost hired Travis Green

    Remember this, Ducks fans: Anaheim almost hired Travis Green

    It may not happen immediately, but at some point Anaheim fans will want to remember this news: Travis Green, who has been pegged as the next in line for an NHL coaching job for a couple years now, could have been the Ducks’ bench boss for 2016-17. In an…
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  • Anaheim Ducks re-sign D Korbinian Holzer to 1-year deal

    Anaheim Ducks re-sign D Korbinian Holzer to 1-year deal

    NHL.com Jul 12
    ANAHEIM, Calif. - Defenceman Korbinian Holzer has agreed to a one-year, $700,000 deal to return to the Anaheim Ducks. The Ducks announced the deal Tuesday. The German defenceman played 29 games for Anaheim last season, recording three assi...
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  • Bernier plays up Toronto positives; OK with backup job in Anahe…

    Bernier plays up Toronto positives; OK with backup job in Anaheim

    (Photo by Graig Abel/NHLI via Getty Images) New Anaheim Ducks goaltender Jonathan Bernier said he had mostly positive memories from his time with the Toronto Maple Leafs. There was no disparaging the organization that had just dealt him to Anaheim or be…
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  • Kyle Palmieri earns 5-year deal from NJ Devils

    Kyle Palmieri earns 5-year deal from NJ Devils

    yahoo.com Jul 7
    Getty Images Restricted free agency was the reason why Kyle Palmieri was traded by the Anaheim Ducks to the New Jersey Devils last year, and restricted free agency has resulted in a nice payday for the 25-year-old winger. Palmieri and the Devils agreed …
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  • Anaheim Ducks sign Jared Boll, Mason Raymond, Jeff Schultz

    Anaheim Ducks sign Jared Boll, Mason Raymond, Jeff Schultz

    NHL.com Jul 5
    ANAHEIM, Calif. - Forwards Jared Boll and Mason Raymond and defenceman Jeff Schultz have agreed to contracts with the Anaheim Ducks. Anaheim announced the signings Tuesday after an otherwise quiet week of free agency for the four-time defendi...
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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.