Ducks: Anaheim Among Many Cash-Strapped Teams

With the flat salary cap in play, several NHL teams are finding themselves up against it moneywise. And the league is feeling it, with more unrestricted free agents still available than normal and a whole lot of conjecture about next season – and the season after that. That brings us to the Anaheim Ducks, oneContinue reading “Ducks: Anaheim Among Many Cash-Strapped Teams”

Flames: Talbot Stops 44 as Calgary Thrashes Ducks

Cam Talbot picked up his first shutout for the Calgary Flames Thursday and his team knocked off the Anaheim Ducks by a final score of 6-0. It was a thrashing, bolstered by four goals in the first period that took the home team right out of it. And Talbot made a career-high 44 stops forContinue reading “Flames: Talbot Stops 44 as Calgary Thrashes Ducks”

2019-2020 Season Preview: Anaheim Ducks

The 2019-2020 season will be upon us sooner than we think and that’s why it’s time to start looking at how your favourite teams will do and how your not-so-favourites will stink up the joint. Up first, the Anaheim Ducks. We’ve already talked about new head coach Dallas Eakins and how he’s got his workContinue reading “2019-2020 Season Preview: Anaheim Ducks”

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”