Needing a top-six forward more than an eighth defenseman, the Ducks recalled Drew Miller from Iowa and sent Brian Salcido back to the AHL.
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On game not starting poorly…
It found a way to turn in their favor in a hurry.We didn’t respond well to the adversity.That is a first place hockey club.They played to their system and they stuck with it.You have to give them credit.
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On paper, it was the Ducks’ most lopsided defeat of the season.
In reality, it might have looked even worse.
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Ducks general manager Bob Murray is keeping one eye on the three games that remain for his team before the NHL trade deadline: tonight in Boston, Saturday in Dallas, and next Tuesday in Chicago. His other eye is on the next three years. Either way he looked at it, Murray believed that today’s trade for Ryan Whitney made too much sense not to pull the trigger.
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Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Ryan Whitney was at his home in Boston on Thursday morning. He had returned home to be with his mother, Sue, who underwent successful brain surgery Wednesday.
Then, he found out he had been traded for the first time in his career.
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The Ducks have traded LW Chris Kunitz and prospect Eric Tangradi to the Pittsburgh Penguins for D Ryan Whitney.
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Ducks Head Coach Randy Carlyle
Q) On Ducks Start.
A) When you go out on the road the home team is always going to have a big push. We were fortunate enough to score the first goal in the hockey game. Then we gave one up just as the power play ended. Then we were able to get through the first period and get our game back. We played a lot stronger in the last half of the game and found a way to get a couple of goals.
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The Ducks’ trade rumors are gaining steam, but so are the players. Whether that bode wells for their playoff hopes or for their trade value, it still bodes well.
Continue reading “Ducks 3, Sabres 2.” »
The Ducks are making plenty of sacrifices off the ice to weather the economic downturn, one that’s affected attendance not just at Honda Center but at sports venues around the country. Most of these sacrifices were invisible, up until to Monday’s announcement that prices on tickets, concessions and parking would remain frozen for the 2009-10 season.
The freeze encompasses all single-game and season tickets to Ducks home games, as well as group-ticket packages, food and beverages in the arena, and parking.
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The offense strikes first, Giguere gets back on track, and the mayday signal is at least temporarily put on hold. Notably, Brian Salcido picked up his first career point, an assist.