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ANAHEIM, CA - MAY 10: Corey Perry #10 of the Anaheim Ducks is congratulated by Ryan Getzlaf #15 after scoring the game-winning goal in overtime to eliminate the Calgary Flames in Game Five of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Honda Center on May 10, 2015 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Puck Drop Preview: 2015-16 Anaheim Ducks

Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2015-16, where our hockey department gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season and offers our insight and analysis. Makes sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the standings in each division, and eventually…


OTPP: Adidas Jerseys, Lemaire in T.O, and Stoll in New York

Last Word on Sports is proud to present their hockey podcast, On the Powerplay with Ben and Dave. Join Ben Kerr and Dave Gove each week as they take a look around the Hockey World focusing on the big issues of the NHL and elsewhere. Dave and Ben start the show discussing the impact of the NHL’s new deal to go…

NEWARK, NJ - MARCH 29: Jakob Silfverberg #33 of the Anaheim Ducks skates during the first period against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on March 29, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

Jakob Silfverberg Re-Signs with Anaheim

The Anaheim Ducks continue retaining some key pieces of their foundation. After acquiring Kevin Bieksa from the Vancouver Canucks and re-upping to a somewhat pricey extension, the team has come to terms with 24-year-old winger Jakob Silfverberg, signing him to a four-year deal. The new contract is set to pay him $3.75 million per season. BREAKING: #NHLDucks sign @jsilfverberg33 to…

during the NHL game at Gila River Arena on April 11, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona.

Call to the Hall: Anaheim Ducks

Welcome to LWOS Hockey’s summer series, Call to the Hall, where we take a look at the next great player from each NHL franchise to get called to the Hockey Hall of Fame. There are a few caveats, the player must be active, and must have played 300 games (or 150 for goaltenders) with the franchise.  Check out the previous…

ANAHEIM, CA - MAY 30:  Ryan Kesler #17 of the Anaheim Ducks celebrates his second period goal with teammates against the Chicago Blackhawks in Game Seven of the Western Conference Finals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs  at the Honda Center on May 30, 2015 in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Ryan Kesler Gets Six-Year Extension

The former Vancouver Canuck can call California home for the next few years. Kesler’s new deal is huge. Six years, $41.25 million. ($6.875M AAV). — Eric Stephens (@icemancometh) July 15, 2015 One word: wow. Ryan Kesler was acquired in the Nick Bonino deal last offseason that saw the Ducks load up down the middle with a proven two-way center in…

ST PAUL, MN - APRIL 20: Chris Stewart #44 of the Minnesota Wild controls the puck adjacent Patrik Berglund #21 of the St. Louis Blues during the first period in Game Three of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 20, 2015 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minnesota. The Wild defeated the Blues 3-0. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Report: Chris Stewart Set to Sign With Anaheim

It appears that Chris Stewart, who played for the Buffalo Sabres and Minnesota Wild in 2014-15, has found his third NHL home the past calendar year.  Andy Strickland was first with the story. Free agent Chris Stewart is nearing a one-year deal with the #NHLducks and won’t be returning to the #MNwild. Announcement expected soon — Andy Strickland (@andystrickland) July 11,…

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LWOS 2015 NHL Draft Grades

Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the daily column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players.  Each day I will bring you a new player profile or topical article in the lead-up to the 2014 NHL Draft.  Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for the site that will bring…

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