Randy Carlyle Re-Hired By Anaheim Ducks

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The Anaheim Ducks have amassed 390 regular season wins (43 AVG) over nine seasons since winning the Stanley Cup. They have missed the playoffs just twice since the 2007 win.  In that stretch, the team has bowed out in the first round four times and made it to the Conference Final just once. The latest playoff defeat got Bruce […] READ MORE


2016 IIHF World Championship Playoff Preview

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The 2016 IIHF World Championship is currently taking place in Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia. The preliminary round of the tournament ended yesterday and the top four teams of Group A and Group B advanced to the playoff round, which will begin tomorrow. The teams that will participate in the playoff round are Czech Republic, Russia, […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2015-16 Anaheim Ducks

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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 […] READ MORE


Call to the Hall: Anaheim Ducks

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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 […] READ MORE


Ryan Kesler Gets Six-Year Extension

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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 […] READ MORE


NHL’s 30 in 30: Anaheim Ducks

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For the month of June, Last Word On Sports will be covering each team in our 30 in 30 series. Once a day, we take a look at an NHL team’s past season, what their off-season looks like, and what they could hope to achieve before the start of their 2015-16 season. Everybody wants to […] READ MORE



Ducks Take Game 3 of Western Conference Final

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After a thrilling Game 2 that went to triple overtime, the Chicago Blackhawks wanted to keep their perfect 5-0 home record intact, while the Anaheim Ducks were looking to bounce back after a heartbreaking loss. Fortunately for the players, this game did not need overtime, as Anaheim won the game 2-1 to take back the […] READ MORE



Don’t Count the Flames Out Too Soon

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This year’s underdog has a vicious bite. Just ask the Boston Bruins, Los Angeles Kings and Vancouver Canucks—teams the 2014-2015 Calgary Flames have wounded, defeated and left behind in their unrelenting and unfathomable pursuit of success and victory. First of all, the Flames defied all logic and odds, battling and clawing their way into the […] READ MORE