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Anaheim Calling Oct 18, 2020
What do the Ducks get in Kevin Shattenkirk?

What do the Ducks get in Kevin Shattenkirk?

Photo by Bruce Bennett/ The veteran defender went from getting bought out to winning the Cup within a year. What can he add to a team getting impatient with their rebuild? When free agency opened on October 9, the Ducks were looking for a change on the blue line and they found it in Kevin Shattenkirk. The 31-year-old defender signed a three-year contract worth $11.7 million that includes a modified no-trade clause. We’ll first dive into the contract and then take a look at the player earning it and how he’ll fit into Anaheim. The Contract With no signing bonuses, Shattenkirk’s...
Anaheim Calling Oct 16, 2020
Ducks sign Maxim Golod to three-year entry-level contract

Ducks sign Maxim Golod to three-year entry-level contract

Photo by Richard A. Whittaker/Icon Sportswire via The 20-year-old forward shares a connection to a recent Ducks draft pick. The Anaheim Ducks haves signed undrafted left wing Maxim Golod to a three-year entry-level contract worth $2,379,999. The contract is backloaded and includes a $60,000 signing bonus each year, carrying an average annual value of $793,333. The 20-year-old also has a minors salary of $55,000. Golod was an alternate captain with the Erie Otters last year where he led the team in points (78), assists (53), power play points (26) and shots (252) over 63 games. He also...
Anaheim Calling Oct 15, 2020
2020 NHL Free Agency: Every Ducks trade, signing, transaction, rumor

2020 NHL Free Agency: Every Ducks trade, signing, transaction, rumor

Photo by Jeff Vinnick/NHLI via Approaching free agency, the Anaheim Ducks are cash-strapped with a static salary cap sitting at $81.5 million. But with a huge potential salary shed season coming up in the 2021 off-season, the rebuilding Ducks don’t seem to be focusing on making huge moves just yet. It’s a long free agency agency period, though, and teams have been getting creative. Here’s every transaction by the Ducks during the free agency period: September 23, 2020 RUMOR Ducks will not buy out David Backes October 1, 2020 RUMOR Ducks asking about Jets winger Patrik...
OC Register Oct 14, 2020
Ducks sign Maxim Golod to 3-year entry-level contract

Ducks sign Maxim Golod to 3-year entry-level contract

The playmaking left wing was teammates with Ducks first-round draft pick Jamie Drysdale of the Erie Otters of the Ontario Hockey League.
Anaheim Calling Oct 11, 2020
2020 NHL Draft: Ducks draft grades

2020 NHL Draft: Ducks draft grades

Photo by Adam Brady/NHLI via The experts weighed in on how general manager Bob Murray and Anaheim made out at the 2020 NHL Draft. The 2020 NHL Draft is in the books and the experts are giving out their grades to each team. The Anaheim Ducks picked twice in the first round and addressed a couple of needs with each selection. General manager Bob Murray went with defenseman Jamie Drysdale and No. 6 overall, before selection Jacob Perreault 27th. Here is a list of all of Anaheim’s picks: Several NHL experts gave out their grades for how each NHL team did at the 2020 draft. Here is how...
OC Register Oct 10, 2020
Kevin Shattenkirk ‘couldn’t pass up’ Ducks’ free-agent offer

Kevin Shattenkirk ‘couldn’t pass up’ Ducks’ free-agent offer

General manager Bob Murray's pitch and the chance to play with a group of standout defenseman lured the veteran to Anaheim.
OC Register Oct 9, 2020
Ducks sign Kevin Shattenkirk, Derek Grant on opening day of free agency

Ducks sign Kevin Shattenkirk, Derek Grant on opening day of free agency

GM Bob Murray cleared salary-cap space to sign the pair when he dealt Erik Gudbranson to the Ottawa Senators on Thursday.
OC Register Oct 8, 2020
Ducks ship Erik Gudbranson and his $4M salary to Ottawa

Ducks ship Erik Gudbranson and his $4M salary to Ottawa

Trading the defenseman gives GM Bob Murray a fifth-round pick in 2021 and more flexibility when free agency begins Friday.
Anaheim Calling Oct 7, 2020
2020 NHL Draft: Every Ducks selection made in Rounds 5-7

2020 NHL Draft: Every Ducks selection made in Rounds 5-7

Photo by Adam Brady/NHLI via Anaheim is scheduled to pick twice in the late rounds. The Anaheim Ducks have selected three right-handed defenseman and two right-wingers with their first five picks of the 2020 NHL Draft. General manager Bob Murray clearly had a plan coming into the draft as he tries to rebuild the Ducks roster. Anaheim is slated to pick twice over the final three rounds (No. 129, No. 160) Here is a complete list of the Ducks’ selections: PICK 129: Artyom Galimov, LW Team: AK Bars Kazan (KHL) | Nationality: RUS | Age: 21 | Ht: 5-11 | Wt: 176 | Shoots: L | TSN Ranking:...
Anaheim Calling Oct 7, 2020
2020 NHL Draft: Every Ducks selection made in Rounds 2-4

2020 NHL Draft: Every Ducks selection made in Rounds 2-4

Photo by Chris Tanouye/ Anaheim is loading up on right-handed defenseman. The Anaheim Ducks are scheduled to pick once in each round to kick-off Day 2 of the 2020 NHL Draft. The Ducks had two first-round picks which general manager Bob Murray used on Erie Otters defenseman Jamie Drysdale at sixth overall and added goal-scorer Jacob Perreault at No. 27. As Anaheim continues its rebuild, it is important for the organization to find some value in the later rounds. PICK 36: Sam Colangelo, RW Team: Chicago Steel (USHL) | Nationality: USA | Age: 18 | Ht: 6-2 | Wt: 188 | Shoots: R | TSN...
Anaheim Calling Oct 7, 2020
2020 Ducks Draft: Rounds 5-7 tracker

2020 Ducks Draft: Rounds 5-7 tracker

Photo by Adam Brady/NHLI via Anaheim is scheduled to pick twice in the late rounds. The Anaheim Ducks have selected three right-handed defenseman and two right-wingers with their first five picks of the 2020 NHL Draft. General manager Bob Murray clearly had a plan coming into the draft as he tries to rebuild the Ducks roster. Anaheim is slated to pick twice over the final three rounds (No. 129, No. 160) Here is a complete list of the Ducks’ selections: PICK 36: RW - Sam Colangelo Team: Chicago Steel (USHL) | Nationality: American | Age: 18 | Ht: 6’2 | Wt: 188 | Shoots: R | TSN...
OC Register Oct 7, 2020
NHL draft: Ducks take right wing Sam Colangelo with their second-round pick

NHL draft: Ducks take right wing Sam Colangelo with their second-round pick

He scored 28 goals to go with 30 assists in 44 games with the Chicago Steel of the USHL during the coronavirus-shortened 2019-20 season.
Anaheim Calling Oct 7, 2020
2020 Ducks Draft: Rounds 2-4 tracker

2020 Ducks Draft: Rounds 2-4 tracker

Photo by Chris Tanouye/ Anaheim has one pick in each of the three rounds. The Anaheim Ducks are scheduled to pick once in each round to kick-off Day 2 of the 2020 NHL Draft. The Ducks had two first-round picks which general manager Bob Murray used on Erie Otters defenseman Jamie Drysdale at sixth overall and added goal-scorer Jacob Perreault at No. 27. As Anaheim continues its rebuild, it is important for the organization to find some value in the later rounds. Here’s a list of every Ducks pick:
Anaheim Calling Oct 7, 2020
2020 NHL Draft, Day 2: How to watch, start time & open thread

2020 NHL Draft, Day 2: How to watch, start time & open thread

Photo by Vaughn Ridley/ The Ducks hold five picks in Rounds 2-7. The NHL is continuing its first-ever virtual draft with Rounds 2-7 on NHL Network on Wednesday morning. The Anaheim Ducks are scheduled to pick five times today. Anaheim held two selections in the first round and general manager Bob Murray used them on defenseman Jamie Drysdale (No. 6), and forward Jacob Perreault (No. 27). You can follow along with us here, as we keep you updated on all of the Ducks’ moves all day long. Here’s everything you’ll need to know to tune in for the later rounds: How to Watch Rounds...
Anaheim Calling Oct 6, 2020
2020 NHL Draft: Anaheim Ducks select Jacob Perreault with No. 27 pick

2020 NHL Draft: Anaheim Ducks select Jacob Perreault with No. 27 pick

Photo by Dennis Pajot/ The right-winger is a goal scorer who has NHL bloodlines. The Anaheim Ducks held two picks in the first-round of the 2020 NHL Draft. General manager Bob Murray selected defenseman Jaime Drysdale No. 6 and now have added some pop to their prospect pipeline. With the 27th pick in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft, the Anaheim Ducks take right-winger Jacob Perreault from the Sarnia Sting of the OHL. Perreault finished with 39 goals and 70 points in 57 games last season. He is known as a goal-scorer who knows how to manipulate opposing goaltenders by using different angles...

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