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Ducks one win away from Stanley Cup

CHICAGO (AP) -- Anaheim stars Corey Perry, Ryan Getzlaf and Ryan Kesler are drawing a lot of attention in the Western Conference finals. When the Ducks' defensemen join the attack, it presents a big problem for the Chicago Blackhawks. The Ducks got four points from their defensemen in Monday night's 5-4 overtime win that moved them within one victory of the Stanley Cup finals. It...
Via AP on Fox
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Emilio Estevez supports real Ducks, tweets “Suck it, Windy City windbags!” at Hawks

Sometimes, life imitates art. Actor and director Emilio Estevez is well-known for his role in hits like The Breakfast Club and St. Elmo’s Fire, but many sports fans will always remember him for his role as Gordon Bombay, the coach in the Mighty Ducks movies. Those movies led to the creation of the actual Mighty Ducks of Anaheim as a Disney-owned NHL franchise, and while the...
Via Awful Announcing
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Getzlaf’s Assists are Giving the Anaheim Ducks an Edge in the Playoffs

Anaheim Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf (15) and Chicago Blackhawks center Andrew Desjardins (11) vie or the puck during the first period of Game 3 of the Western Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Thursday, May 21, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh) Ryan Getzlaf has been on fire this postseason. If not for his contributions, the Ducks may not be leading the...
Via The Sports Journal
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ducks one win away from advancing to Stanley Cup Final

  The Anaheim Ducks are one win from the 2015 Stanley Cup Final after Matt Beleskey scored 45 seconds into overtime to give the Ducks a 5-4 victory against the Chicago Blackhawks on Monday in Game 5 of the Western Conference Final at Honda Center. “That’s the biggest goal I’ve ever scored,” Beleskey said. “It’s a great feeling any time you do that, especially...
Via Sports-Glory
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Ducks’ Matt Beleskey A Risky Free Agent Despite Stellar Playoff Run

Matt Beleskey is going to get paid this summer. The 26-year-old right winger has played very well for the Anaheim Ducks in the 2015 Stanley Cup playoffs, and his overtime goal in Monday night’s Game 5 win over the Chicago Blackhawks put the Ducks one victory from the Cup Final. The 2015 free-agent class is pretty weak, and Beleskey currently is one of the better unrestricted free...
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Chicago Blackhawks Forced out of Their Comfort Zone Against Ducks

ANAHEIM, CA – JANUARY 30: Kyle Palmieri #21 of the Anaheim Ducks handles the puck against Niklas Hjalmarsson #4 of the Chicago Blackhawks on January 30, 2015 at Honda Center in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Debora Robinson/NHLI via Getty Images)   Game 5 of the Western conference finals was surely a rollercoaster of emotions for the Chicago Blackhawks. After captain Jonathan...
Via The Sports Journal
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Matt Beleskey is the Unsung Hero of Anaheim’s Playoff run

Anaheim Ducks left wing Matt Beleskey is congratulated by center Ryan Kesler for scoring the game-winning goal against the Chicago Blackhawks during the overtime period in Game 5 of the Western Conference Final of the 2015 NHL playoffs at Honda Center on May 25, 2015. (Gary A. Vasquez/USA TODAY Sports)   The Anaheim Ducks are a team stacked with some of the NHL’s most talked...
Via The Sports Journal
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Official Video: Watch Anaheim Ducks forward Matt Beleskey score the OT winnder

The Blackhawks fail to get the puck deep as Anaheim Ducks forward Matt Beleskey rescues his team 45 seconds into overtime to take a 3-2 series lead.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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Comeback Wasted, Hawks Fall in OT

A furious comeback wasn’t enough, and one final, costly turnover handed the Anaheim Ducks a Game Five victory and 3-2 series lead. The game’s first period was one of the worst we’ve seen in a long time from the Blackhawks, who put only three shots on net and didn’t generate anything offensively. Cam Fowler started […] The post Comeback Wasted, Hawks Fall in OT appeared...
Via Committed Indians
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Emilio Estevez cheers on the Ducks on Twitter

Emilio Estevez, AKA Gordon Bombay, got the hockey world buzzing on Twitter during Game 5 between the Anaheim Ducks and the Chicago Blackhawks. Estevez, the head coach of the classic Mighty Ducks series, isn’t very active on Twitter but he surfaced in order to cheer on his Ducks. GO GET 'EM TONIGHT DUCKS!!! @AnaheimDucks#GordonBombay — Emilio Estevez (@EMILIOTHEWAY) May 26, 2015...
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Signs Show Blackhawks Are Making The Ducks Desperate

Does anybody honestly think the strategy is anything new?  Keep delivering more and more hits and eventually the Chicago Blackhawks will crack.  They have to.  Any normal team would. At least that’s what Ryan Kesler of the Anaheim Ducks continues to believe. “No human can withstand that many hits.” Even the Los Angeles Times, almost in an effort to buck up fans after Chicago...
Via Sports Mockery
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Anaheim Ducks: Late comebacks haven’t been enough against Blackhawks

The Western Conference Finals have been one heck of a series to watch. The Anaheim Ducks and Chicago Blackhawks are tied with two wins apiece in a series that has been nothing short of thrilling. For the Ducks, the lesson to be learned is that their characteristic comeback won’t always be enough to win games. The Ducks and Blackhawks have each won a home game and a road game, and...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Despite Game 2 loss, marathon game favors Anaheim Ducks

The Anaheim Ducks lost to the Chicago Blackhawks in a marathon triple overtime game on May 19 by a score of 3-2. The game was as good as any in recent history and both teams left it all on the ice. The Ducks ended up on the losing end via a Marcus Kruger goal in […] The post Despite Game 2 loss, marathon game favors Anaheim Ducks appeared first on Along the Boards.
Via Along the Boards
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Corey Perry upset with Mike Milbury's comments

Nobody except for Ducks fans themselves likes Corey Perry. The guy is a gigantic pest, and, well, he's really, really good. But NBC Sports Network commentator took it a little bit too far when he said the best way to stop Perry was to hurt him in a "painful and permanent way." Well, Perry heard what Milbury said, and he wasn't particularly happy with the always controversial analyst...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kesler is key to Anaheim's victories

Where would the Anaheim Ducks be if it wasn't for Ryan Kesler?Probably not in a battle for the Western Conference Championship title.Kesler has stepped up his game to a whole different level. He's always among the league's most elite when it comes to defensive-minded forwards, but he has had to battle a whole different demon in Chicago.Kesler dominated the first two series of the...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Anaheim Ducks: Cogliano and the third line coming up big against Hawks

Andrew Cogliano, Nate Thompson, and Kyle Palmieri aren’t necessarily well-known for their scoring ability. The Anaheim Ducks’ third line is mostly known for their speed and strong forechecking. However, since the start of the Western Conference Finals against the Chicago Blackhawks, the members of the third line have found their way on the score sheet quite a bit. Forward Andrew...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Childish Corey Perry Try To Bully Marian Hossa With Grade School Shenanigans

Corey Perry and the Anaheim Ducks are a match made in network television heaven. In one corner, stands the hulking Perry. At 6’3″ and sporting a mug that likely ranks in the top five of the NHL’s most punch-able faces list, Perry embodies every immature characteristic of what it takes to be a 1990’s Disney movie villain. In the other corner is the Anaheim Ducks organization...
Via Sports Mockery
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Stoner commits dirty plays against 'Hawks

Clayton Stoner was lucky to receive just a two-minute penalty for this hit from behind on Marcus Kruger. Stoner cross-checked Kruger, sending him into the boards head-first. Kruger has no time to react or to protect himself, resulting in a nasty collision. Immediately following the hit, Stoner caught Andrew Shaw with a punch, but he escaped discipline on this infraction. The...
Via Puck Drunk Love
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Andersen, Ducks Win Game 1

The Blackhawks did a nice job of controlling the puck, but the Anaheim Ducks were able to make their shots matter and took an early lead in the Western Conference Final with a 4-1 win on Sunday afternoon. Chicago dominated much of the first period, out-shooting Anaheim 16-7 but looked up to see a 1-0 […] The post Andersen, Ducks Win Game 1 appeared first on Committed Indians.
Via Committed Indians
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Anaheim Ducks: Andersen ready to face Crawford and the Hawks

The Anaheim Ducks will have to face a challenging opponent in the third round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. They will battle against the Chicago Blackhawks in the Western Conference Finals starting on Sunday afternoon. The Blackhawks have been one of the most successful playoff teams in the NHL in recent history. The Hawks have made it to the Western Conference Finals in five of the...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Matt Beleskey the next David Clarkson?

As the postseason continues to chug along, the other teams in the league have turned their eyes elsewhere to a place where hopes and dreams seem just as grand as the Stanley Cup. I am of course talking about the NHL offseason. A player who is improving his stock much more than anyone else with each game played is Anaheim Ducks winger Matt Beleskey. While having a strong regular season...
Via Puck Drunk Love
12 days ago  |  Discuss

The Status Crow: Corey Perry approaching all-time greatness as Ducks extinguish Flames

  Corey Perry leads the Anaheim Ducks over the Calgary Flames to advance to the Western Conference Finals after scoring the OT-winner in game 5. (Photo by Debora Robinson/NHLI via Getty Images) By Hunter Crowther (@HunterCrowther) If the hockey universe thinks Corey Perry has a face only a mother could love, perhaps it was fitting that the Anaheim Ducks forward played the role...
Via The Hockey Guys
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Corey Perry Scores OT Game-Winner For Ducks After Injury Scare (Video)

The Anaheim Ducks went from potentially seeing their season go up in smoke to moving on to the Western Conference finals. The Ducks got the scare of all scares when Corey Perry went down with a nasty-looking leg injury in the second period when he collided with Calgary Flames forward Matt Stajan.   The injury certainly looked bad, but Perry eventually was able to return — and...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Emerson Etem scores goal of the playoffs

Emerson Etem has been a disappointment for the Anaheim Ducks this season, but the former first-round pick scored what might be the best goal of the 2015 Stanley Cup playoffs in Wednesday night’s Game 4 against the Winnipeg Jets. Etem skated down the left side into the attacking zone and moved past Jets defenseman Jacob Trouba with a remarkable 1-on-1 move before beating Winnipeg...
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

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