Ducks: Eakins Ready to Put His Stamp on Anaheim

The Anaheim Ducks will start 2019-2020 with a new head coach in Dallas Eakins and that’s where the fun begins. Eakins was the bench boss of the Edmonton Oilers from 2013 to 2015, posting a 36-63-14 record. That’s not exactly a ringing endorsement. And believe me, Eakins has his work cut out for him. AnaheimContinue reading “Ducks: Eakins Ready to Put His Stamp on Anaheim”

What Went Wrong: Dallas Stars

The Dallas Stars enjoyed a somewhat controversial 2018-2019, with team ownership getting involved in an almost unprecedented level and the squad responding the only way they really could. The Stars finished the regular season with a 43-32-7 record, good for 93 points and the first wild card spot in the Western Conference. They were threeContinue reading “What Went Wrong: Dallas Stars”

What Went Wrong: Anaheim Ducks

With the St. Louis Blues winning the Stanley Cup, 30 other teams are looking on with something to prove next season. And those 30 other teams, some more than others, are looking back on 2018-2019 with changes in mind and a little soul-searching to do. With that in mind, it’s time to delve into exactlyContinue reading “What Went Wrong: Anaheim Ducks”

Ducks: Anaheim’s Lack of Scoring Strikes Again

Back in January, I wrote about the lack of sustainability for the Anaheim Ducks. And with their official elimination from playoff hockey on Tuesday, the frustration is more palpable than ever. For Anaheim, this is the first time they’ve failed to make the playoffs in seven seasons. Previously, they won five straight Pacific Division titles.Continue reading “Ducks: Anaheim’s Lack of Scoring Strikes Again”

Ducks: Anaheim Is Not a Sustainable Hockey Team Right Now

The Anaheim Ducks will return to action in a couple days against the Winnipeg Jets. Considering that the squad dropped a 5-1 decision to the Blues ahead of the All-Star break, it’s hard to avoid apprehension when it comes to this group. The Ducks are 21-21-9 and frustration is setting in. Just ask Ryan Getzlaf,Continue reading “Ducks: Anaheim Is Not a Sustainable Hockey Team Right Now”