Two NHL teams promoted Wednesday that they have signed affiliations with ECHL organizations — the Anaheim Ducks and the Edmonton Oilers.
News and rumors surrounding the Anaheim Ducks of the NHL.
Ducks’ GM Bob Murray called out his own coach and Edmonton Oilers while critiquing his team’s lacks of success this past season.
In what has to be considered odd timing, the Anaheim Ducks have placed forward Kiefer Sherwood on waivers, according to TSN’s Pierre LeBrun.
After the Philadelphia Flyers added Nate Thompson on Monday, they also acquired Derek Grant from the Anaheim Ducks according to Frank Seravalli of TSN. The Ducks will receive Kyle Criscuolo and a fourth-round pick in return.
The Anaheim Ducks traded Ondrej Kase to the Boston Bruins for David Backes, a first-round pick and Axel Andersson.
The Anaheim Ducks aren’t interested in moving core players despite their poor season. But, they do have two players available before the NHL Trade Deadline.
Ryan Getzlaf has made it clear he has no desire to leave the Anaheim Ducks and play in a city that gives him a better chance to win a Stanley Cup.
The Anaheim Ducks are ready to buy other teams’ bad contracts and help them clear salary space. But, what teams might be looking and what has to be offered?