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Ducks sign defenseman Jacob Larsson, their 2015 first-round pick

OC Register (By ERIC STEPHENS) — The Ducks made official Friday the signing of defenseman Jacob Larsson, their 2015 top draft pick, to a three-year entry level contract.Initial reports out of Larsson's native Sweden indicated that the club and the 19-year-old had reached an...
  • 5 days ago

Analysis: Ducks must decide which model to follow before they pick a new coach

OC Register (By ERIC STEPHENS) — Let’s get this out of the way when it comes to the Ducks, their desire to make a coaching change and the resulting search that’s in development mode – their dream candidate never did become available.The search to replace Bruce Boudreau might...
  • 13 days ago

Bruce Boudreau's wait short, agrees to coach Wild

OC Register (By ERIC STEPHENS) — Bruce Boudreau’s wait between NHL coaching jobs lasted longer this time but the turnaround was still a rapid one.Fired by the Ducks late last week after five seasons, Boudreau and the Minnesota Wild agreed on Saturday to a four-year deal worth...
  • 17 days ago

Anaheim Ducks' Ryan Getzlaf selling Corona del Mar house for $7.1 million after ditching Tustin home

OC Register (MARILYN KALFUS) — Less than two weeks after selling his house in Tustin Ranch Estates at a loss, Anaheim Ducks Captain Ryan Getzlaf is in a position to make up the difference: His four-bedroom Corona del Mar house just hit the market for $7.19 million.Getzlaf bought...
  • 22 days ago

Bruce Boudreau: 'I always had the sense that something was going to happen unless we actually won the Cup'

OC Register (By ERIC STEPHENS) — Bruce Boudreau knew when the final seconds ticked off and another Game 7 home loss was in the books that his future as coach of the Ducks was in jeopardy.Two days later, Boudreau was officially out of a job. Given that his team was expected to...
  • 22 days ago

Frederik Andersen, other Ducks free agents could be elsewhere next season

OC Register (By ELLIOTT TEAFORD) — Ducks goaltender Frederik Andersen couldn’t say Saturday what happens next. He’s eligible to become an unrestricted free agent July 1, which means the Ducks have the right to re-sign him or match any offer to him from one of the NHL’s other 29...
  • 23 days ago

Whicker: Ducks were too thin-skinned in playoffs

OC Register (By MARK WHICKER) — They say pressure creates diamonds. In Anaheim, pressure created pressed Duck.The Ducks were supposed to be Stanley Cup finalists, at the very least. They had gone from first-rounders to second-rounders to conference finalists the past three...
  • 24 days ago

Ducks' Murray has to figure things out

OC Register (By ERIC STEPHENS) — ANAHEIM – The coach is no longer around and the general manager, in a slow burn address Friday after his big decision, sounded as if it was the actions of his players that drove him to make sure the coach was no longer around.A new coach for the...
  • 24 days ago

Miller: Bruce Boudreau takes the fall, but Ducks' core players aren't off the hook

OC Register (By JEFF MILLER) — ANAHEIM – Bruce Boudreau is gone but everyone else is still here, and maybe this first step in the latest progression of the Ducks suddenly doesn’t feel like a step forward at all.In a move that was as predictable as this team losing a Game 7,...
  • 25 days ago

Ducks players accept some of the blame for Coach Bruce Boudreau's firing

OC Register (By JANIS CARR) — It didn’t take long for the news of Coach Bruce Boudreau’s firing to reach the Ducks players and some reacted by shouldering some of the blame.“Bruce is a passionate coach and you can’t blame only him for what happened,” center Rickard...
  • 25 days ago

Ducks GM Bob Murray: 'We have a list' of coaching candidates; here's who could be on it

OC Register (By ELLIOTT TEAFORD) — ANAHEIM – General Manager Bob Murray said he's “not in a hurry whatsoever” when it comes to hiring a coach to replace Bruce Boudreau, who was fired Friday morning, two days after the Ducks' fourth consecutive defeat in a Game 7 at Honda Center....
  • 26 days ago

Ducks fire Bruce Boudreau as coach after five seasons

OC Register (By ERIC STEPHENS) — The Ducks on Friday announced that they have fired Bruce Boudreau as their coach.“I would like to thank Bruce for his hard work and dedication to the franchise,” Ducks general Bob Murray said in a statement. “This was a very difficult decision...
  • 26 days ago
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Analysis: Bruce Boudreau an obvious place for Ducks' blame, but plenty of players are culpable, too

OC Register (By ERIC STEPHENS) — ANAHEIM – The look of dejection was palpable and all too familiar. Some Ducks had already escaped into other areas of their sanctuary within Honda Center, while others sat at their lockers, wearing forlorn looks as they slowly shed their gear.It...
  • 26 days ago

Miller: Ducks face hard decisions after another Game 7 loss

OC Register (By JEFF MILLER) — ANAHEIM – Another early deficit, another night of chasing an opponent and a past, another sold-out Honda Center feeling impossibly empty. Another Game 7. Another loss. Yes, the Ducks did it again, did it again by not doing it again. For the fourth...
  • 27 days ago

Whicker: Not a sequel the Ducks wanted to be a part of

OC Register (By MARK WHICKER) — ANAHEIM – Only 25 NHL teams have failed to come to Anaheim and win a Game 7. Barring expansion, that job should be finished by 2041.By which time the Honda Center will be a new-age church sanctuary, and another palace will be the scene of the...
  • 27 days ago