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Boudreau trying to find chemistry for Ducks

OC Register (BY ERIC STEPHENS) — ANAHEIM – The subject is chemistry and there is a lot of experimentation at hand by the Ducks as they enter into the final days of training camp.A fair amount of change took place over the summer, especially for a team that’s coming off a 54-win...
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Ducks' Heatley injured worse than originally thought

OC Register (BY ERIC STEPHENS) — ANAHEIM – Dany Heatley’s official debut with the Ducks may have to wait.Team officials Monday said Heatley has a groin injury after the winger left the ice during the third period of the Ducks' 4-2 exhibition loss to the Kings on Sunday night at...
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Opportunity returns for Ducks' Silfverberg

OC Register (BY ERIC STEPHENS) — ANAHEIM – Snap judgments are made in this age of immediacy and blockbuster trades are readily analyzed and opined before the particulars have a chance to tip the scales one way or the other.The reality is who wins a big trade and who doesn’t...
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Thompson will be good at the little things for Ducks

OC Register (BY ERIC STEPHENS) — ANAHEIM – Nate Thompson has never scored more than 10 goals or 25 points in his seven NHL seasons and it would be foolhardy to expect the center to bust out and become an offensive force.The Ducks don’t need more goals. They scored aplenty in...
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Ducks finalize deal with Smith-Pelly

OC Register (BY JANIS CARR) — Devante Smith-Pelly said he never had any doubt a new contract would be in place before the start of training camp. The Ducks forward was confident he would be on the ice along with his teammates when they gathered last week for the first day of...
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Kesler makes debut on the second line

OC Register (BY JANIS CARR) — LOS ANGELES – For Ryan Kesler, his first preseason game in a Ducks sweater was about shaking off the rust.“Keep it simple, get my legs under me,” he said.Kesler, acquired in a trade with Vancouver, hadn’t played a game since his former team...
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Ducks' top draft pick Ritchie rich in size, skills, ambition

OC Register (BY JANIS CARR) — ANAHEIM – With shoulders as wide as a Zamboni and a deft touch with a stick, Nick Ritchie appears to have been born to play hockey. Then again, maybe he was. Consider that Ritchie’s father, Paul, was a former top-rated junior hockey player and...
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Fryer: Selanne's text speaks to Ducks' lack of discipline

OC Register (BY STEVE FRYER) — Touring the sports world, here and there … • Teemu Selanne claims in his authorized biography that he texted his wife and friends between periods of a Stanley Cup playoff game against the Kings to complain about Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau. A team...
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Andersen, Gibson friendly competitors in goal for Ducks

OC Register (BY JANIS CARR) — ANAHEIM – If you want controversy in the net, go elsewhere. If you want infighting, bad feelings and drama among the goalies, find another team to follow. There won’t be any of that among the Ducks goalies this season.The Ducks’ two young...
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Heatley says he has a lot to give Ducks

OC Register (BY JANIS CARR) — ANAHEIM – Dany Heatley knows an opportunity when he sees one, which is one of the reasons he signed a discounted one-year contract to play with the Ducks.“I knew there weren’t 20 teams lined up to sign me, let’s just say that,” Heatley...
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Harmonson: Getzlaf makes charity a personal mission

OC Register (BY TODD HARMONSON) — NEWPORT BEACH – Younger hands hoisted the Stanley Cup, long before they carried all of Ryan Getzlaf’s responsibilities.They aged both with time and the giving they have done, from the occasional punishment he inflicts on opponents who dare...
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Ducks notes: Etem hopes to stick this time

OC Register (BY JANIS CARR) — ANAHEIM – Emerson Etem has been here before. Twice, in fact, since being drafted by the Ducks in the first round of the 2010 NHL draft. Now, if the young left winger could just stay put. Etem is looking to stick with the NHL club after bouncing...
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Ducks' Belesky rehabs his way back as camp begins

OC Register (BY JANIS CARR) — ANAHEIM – Matt Beleskey remembers the exact moment he tore his abdominal muscle. It’s a good bet the Ducks left winger will never forget.“Dustin Brown hit me,” he said, laughing. “I went into the boards.”The hit wasn’t dramatic or out...
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Five questions for the Ducks to answer during camp

OC Register (BY ERIC STEPHENS) — 1. Who will be the No. 1 goalie? John Gibson or Frederik Andersen?Maybe neither, at least at the outset. It is Gibson who helped push Jonas Hiller out the door and shone brightly at the end of last season until Game 7 against the Kings. Stardom has...
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Selanne has harsh words for Boudreau

OC Register (BY JANIS CARR) — ANAHEIM – When Teemu Selanne spoke last season about his impending retirement, he talked about the many business ventures he was eager to delve into once he put down his hockey stick.Turns out he wasn’t ready to call it a career after 21 NHL...
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