Blackhawks win annual Black Friday rivalry game

Nov 26, 2016

Blackhawks win annual Black Friday rivalry game

When the Chicago Blackhawks make their usual visit to Anaheim on Black Friday, they always have a raucous cheering section of jersey-clad fans crowded against the glass from the pregame warmup onward. Although those fans didn’t get to see captain Jonathan Toews this time, ...

Silfverberg steers Ducks past Hurricanes

Nov 11, 2016

Silfverberg steers Ducks past Hurricanes

Jakob Silfverberg had a career game for the Anaheim Ducks on the same night teammate Ryan Getzlaf set a club record. Silfverberg had two goals and two assists, leading the Ducks to a 4-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday. Ryan Kesler added ...

Ducks bring back Carlyle as coach

Jun 15, 2016

Ducks bring back Carlyle as coach

Randy Carlyle walked back into Honda Center and discovered he still knew just about everyone, from the guard at the front door to the accountants in the Anaheim Ducks’ offices. “Everybody welcomed me back with open arms,” Carlyle said, a grateful smile on a ...

Ducks fire Boudreau after early playoff exit

Apr 30, 2016

Ducks fire Boudreau after early playoff exit

The Anaheim Ducks fired coach Bruce Boudreau on Friday, two days after the four-time Pacific Division champions’ first-round exit from the playoffs. While announcing the move, Ducks general manager Bob Murray expressed much more anger at his players than at Boudreau, who hasn’t been ...

Predators edge Ducks in Game 7

Apr 28, 2016

Predators edge Ducks in Game 7

Pekka Rinne and the Nashville Predators clung to a small lead for two full periods, scrambling and dodging and stopping everything the Anaheim Ducks could throw at them. They hung on until the final horn, emerging triumphant from their first Game 7 and opening ...

Ducks move into first place with rout of Flames

Mar 31, 2016

Ducks move into first place with rout of Flames

The Calgary Flames still haven’t figured out how to beat the Anaheim Ducks on the road. Now they’ll have at least six more months to think about ending one of the longest droughts in team sports. Jakob Silfverberg scored twice, Ryan Kesler had a ...

Klein's first two-goal game sparks Rangers

Mar 17, 2016

Klein's first two-goal game sparks Rangers

Kevin Klein’s turnover in the opening minutes led to the Anaheim Ducks’ opening goal. The veteran Rangers defenseman sure came up with an improbable way to make up for it. Klein had the first two-goal game of his 11-year NHL career, scoring the tiebreaker ...

Ducks crush Coyotes for 10th straight win

Mar 4, 2016

Ducks crush Coyotes for 10th straight win

Kevin Bieksa leaned in to listen to teammate Cam Fowler’s lengthy answer to reporters about the Anaheim Ducks’ team record-tying 10th straight win and was unimpressed. “What a boring answer!” Bieksa said, smirking. Everything else surrounding the Ducks lately is quite entertaining. Corey Perry ...

Crosby scores in seventh straight as Penguins rout Ducks

Feb 9, 2016

Crosby scores in seventh straight as Penguins rout Ducks

Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby felt Cam Fowler’s stick desperately tugging at his jersey and kept right on skating. Breaking in all alone against Anaheim goaltender John Gibson, Crosby kept Fowler at bay long enough to rip a wrist shot over Gibson’s glove and ...

Perron, Getzlaf propel Ducks past Kings

Feb 5, 2016

Perron, Getzlaf propel Ducks past Kings

The Anaheim Ducks’ midseason surge hit a new peak in the first period when Ryan Getzlaf scored an even-strength goal. That’s normally not a big deal for a two-time Olympic gold medalist and a Stanley Cup champion, except Getzlaf hadn’t done it since last ...

Aug 8, 2015

Ducks, Silfverberg OK four-year deal

Right wing Jakob Silfverberg agreed to a four-year, $15 million contract with the Anaheim Ducks on Friday. Silfverberg was a restricted free agent after he set career highs with 13 goals and 26 assists last season, playing frequently on the second line for the ...

Ducks give veteran Kesler six-year contract extension

Jul 16, 2015

Ducks give veteran Kesler six-year contract extension

Center Ryan Kesler got comfortable quickly with the Anaheim Ducks, and the club let him know the feeling is definitely mutual. The veteran center agreed to a six-year, $41.25 million contract extension with the Ducks on Wednesday, cementing a long-term commitment after just one ...