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Fryer: Could Cam Fowler trade be Ducks' next offseason move?

OC Register (By STEVE FRYER) — What in the wide, wide world of sports is going on here … • The Ducks are having an interesting offseason. They acquired veteran goaltender Jonathan Bernier for a conditional draft pick last week, signed defenseman Korbinian Kolzer to a one-year...
  • 11 days ago

Ducks bring defenseman Korbinian Holzer back on one-year deal

OC Register (By ERIC STEPHENS) — Defenseman Korbinian Holzer and the Ducks agreed on a one-year contract extension worth $700,000, a club source confirmed Monday night.Renaud Lavoie of Montreal-based TVA Sports initially reported the agreement on Twitter. Holzer, 28, played in 29...
  • 11 days ago

Nick Ritchie is shaping up for a run at a roster spot on the Ducks

OC Register (By ERIC STEPHENS) — ANAHEIM – Nick Ritchie’s first pro season might have ended in the middle of May but the real work for him was only about to begin.The path to everyday work in the NHL wouldn’t just be a promotion to the Ducks. That’s already been done. To...
  • 12 days ago

Ducks acquire goalie Jonathan Bernier from Maple Leafs to back up John Gibson

OC Register (By ERIC STEPHENS) — Some experienced help will now accompany John Gibson in the Ducks' goal crease.The Ducks on Friday acquired goalie Jonathan Bernier from the Toronto Maple Leafs for a 2017 conditional draft pick. Bernier fills a hole created when Frederik Andersen...
  • 16 days ago

Ducks ink forward Jared Boll, defenseman Jeff Schultz to contracts

OC Register (By ERIC STEPHENS) — The Ducks signed right wing Jared Boll to a two-year contract and defenseman Jeff Schultz to a one-year deal on Tuesday.Boll got a one-way deal that will pay him $900,000 in each season regardless of whether he plays in the NHL or the American...
  • 18 days ago

Ducks address left wing shortage by bringing in veteran Mason Raymond

OC Register (By ERIC STEPHENS) — Mason Raymond is getting another shot to land a regular NHL job and the Ducks are giving him that opportunity.The Ducks and Raymond have agreed on a one-year deal on Monday, according to multiple reports and sources with knowledge of the move. The...
  • 19 days ago

Despite needs, Ducks are the only team sitting on the sidelines as NHL free agency gets underway

OC Register (By ERIC STEPHENS) — It was a day of distinction for the Ducks when it came to the 2016 grand opening of NHL free agency.They did nothing. The only team across the league that made no moves at all. None. Nada. Zilch.If it was a head-scratching Friday for fans of a team...
  • 22 days ago

Left wings David Perron, Jamie McGinn move on from Ducks

OC Register (By ERIC STEPHENS) — The Ducks will have holes to fill within their forward ranks to get set for next season.A real want for an impact left wing that Ducks general manager Bob Murray previously indicated has turned into a real positional need as unrestricted free agents...
  • 22 days ago

Ducks looking for backup goalie, left wing in free agency

OC Register (By ERIC STEPHENS) — The top-six left wing who can put the puck in the net would be nice. The backup goalie who can win games and start in the playoffs if it came to that will be necessary.As NHL free agency officially opens for business Friday morning, the Ducks...
  • 23 days ago

Ducks issue qualifying offers to Hampus Lindholm, Rickard Rakell

OC Register (By ERIC STEPHENS) — The Ducks issues qualifying offers to defenseman Hampus Lindholm and center Rickard Rakell on Monday, making sure they retained their rights as they negotiate new contracts with the two key players.Lindholm and Rakell will almost certainly not sign...
  • 26 days ago

Miller: Max Jones' mother goes into protection mode

OC Register (By JEFF MILLER) — He knocked one opponent out of a game and onto a stretcher.And that was earlier in the season, before the playoff hit that took Max Jones from the relative obscurity of the Ontario Hockey League all the way to ESPN, a network that rarely even talks...
  • 28 days ago

Draft's second day sees Ducks continue to load up on forwards

OC Register (By ERIC STEPHENS) — Stocking up a system that started to run low on impact forward prospects, the Ducks finished off their selection at the NHL draft Saturday by taking three more out of their four remaining picks.After taking winger Max Jones and center Sam Steel in...
  • 28 days ago

Ducks first-rounder Sam Steel looks to overcome size issue

OC Register (By ERIC STEPHENS) — The proceedings were about to end Friday night at Buffalo's First Niagara Center but Sam Steel still held out hope.It is always an anxious time for a draft hopeful, especially so for one sitting in the stands with their family and friends. And as...
  • 29 days ago

Ducks select big winger Max Jones with 24th pick of first round in NHL draft

OC Register (By ERIC STEPHENS) — It was a low moment for Max Jones, one that the big winger learned from and one that didn’t scare away Ducks general manager Bob Murray.A blindside hit to the head of Owen Sound’s Justin Brack in the Ontario Hockey League playoffs this spring...
  • 29 days ago

Miller: First-round pick Max Jones should bring some nastiness to Ducks, but can he deliver in Game 7s?

OC Register (By JEFF MILLER) — The Ducks used their first-round draft choice Friday on a player who, according to various scouting reports, is “extremely physical,” “plays with an edge” and “displays separation speed.”Now, I’m no authority when it comes to accessing...
  • 29 days ago