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Sami Vatanen #45 of the Anaheim Ducks skates against the Los Angeles Kings in Game Five of the Second Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Honda Center on May 12, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Ducks Sign D Sami Vatanen To 2-Year Deal

The Ducks have signed defenseman Sami Vatanen to a two-year contract coming off his rookie season.

07/22/2014

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Ducks Land Nick Ritchie With 10th Pick In NHL Draft

A few hours after the Anaheim Ducks added Ryan Kesler to their roster, first-round pick Nick Ritchie said he plans to join that group in the fall as well.

06/27/2014

Vancouver Canucks v Phoenix Coyotes

Anaheim Ducks Acquire Center Ryan Kesler From Vancouver

Ryan Kesler didn’t want to wait around while the Vancouver Canucks rebuild. He wants to win a Stanley Cup now, and the Anaheim Ducks believe they’re on the way after landing the star center.

06/27/2014

Dustin Brown of the Los Angeles Kings poses after winning the Messier NHL Leadership Award during the 2014 NHL Awards at the Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas on June 24, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Kings’ Brown, Ducks GM Murray Among Those Honored At 2014 NHL Awards

Edmonton’s Andrew Ference won the King Clancy Award for humanitarian contributions to hockey, while Los Angeles captain Dustin Brown won the Mark Messier NHL Leadership Award for his charitable work at the league’s postseason awards in Las Vegas on Tuesday.

06/24/2014

Head Coach Trent Yawney of the Chicago Blackhawks instructs his players on the bench during the game against the New Jersey Devils on November 9, 2006 at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Devils defeated the Blackhawks 2-1 in shootout overtime. (credit: Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Ducks Hire Former Defenseman Trent Yawney As Assistant Coach

Trent Yawney has been hired as an assistant coach by the Anaheim Ducks.

06/23/2014

Teemu Selanne #8 of the Anaheim Ducks is introduced prior to the start of the game against the New York Rangers at Honda Center on October 10, 2013 in Anaheim, California. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Ousted Ducks Begin Future Without Selanne

While the Anaheim Ducks packed up for the summer, Teemu Selanne already was off enjoying his first few days of retirement.

05/19/2014

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Kings Defeat Ducks 6-2 To Advance To Western Conference Finals

The Los Angeles Kings jumped on the Anaheim Ducks 3-0 in the first quarter and they were able to hang with a score of 6-2 to advance to the Western Conference Finals.

05/16/2014

Anaheim Ducks v Los Angeles Kings - Game Six

Kings Force Game 7 After 2-1 Win Over Ducks

Trevor Lewis scored his fourth goal of the postseason, Jonathan Quick made 21 saves, and the Los Angeles Kings forced a seventh game in the Freeway Faceoff series with a 2-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks in Game 6 on Wednesday night.

05/14/2014

Patrick Maroon #62 of the Anaheim Ducks is pursued by Alec Martinez #27 of the Los Angeles Kings in Game Five of the Second Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Honda Center on May 12, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (credit:  Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Ducks Acknowledge LA Kings As Tough To Finish Off

The Los Angeles Kings are facing their fifth playoff elimination game of the spring.

05/13/2014

Goaltender Jonathan Quick #32 of the Los Angeles Kings looks on, as Daniel Winnik (L) #34 and Kyle Palmieri #21 of the Anaheim Ducks celebrate a goal by Nick Bonino (not pictured) in the first period of Game Five of the Second Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Honda Center on May 12, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Ducks Survive Kings 4-3, Take 3-2 Series Lead Over LA

Devante Smith-Pelly scored two goals 1:23 apart in the second period, and the Anaheim Ducks moved to the brink of the Western Conference finals with a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings in Game 5 on Monday night.

05/12/2014

John Gibson #36 and Cam Fowler #4 of the Anaheim Ducks prepare to make a save in front of Jarret Stoll #28 of the Los Angeles Kings during the second period in Game Four of the Second Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Staples Center on May 10, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. The Ducks won 2-0. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Gibson To Return To Net For Ducks In Game 5 Vs LA Kings

When John Gibson flew across the continent from Newfoundland a few days ago, he knew there was a good chance he would make his NHL postseason debut shortly after he finally landed in Southern California.

05/11/2014

Anaheim Ducks v Los Angeles Kings - Game Four

Ducks Blank Kings 2-0 To Even Series 2-2

John Gibson made 28 saves in his dynamic NHL playoff debut, captain Ryan Getzlaf had a goal and an assist, and the Anaheim Ducks evened their second-round playoff series with a 2-0 victory over the Los Angeles Kings in Game 4 on Saturday night.

05/10/2014

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Derby Winner California Chrome Rooting For Anaheim Ducks In NHL Playoffs

As California Chrome prepares for the second jewel of the triple-crown, winner of the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby California Chrome and his team took time to show the world who are they rooting for in the NHL Playoffs – Anaheim, Ducks.

05/09/2014

Patrick Maroon #62 of the Anaheim Ducks reaches for the puck while Trevor Lewis #22 of the Los Angeles Kings attempts to defend as Francois Beauchemin #23 views the play during the second period in Game Three of the Second Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Staples Center on May 8, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Ducks Look For Series Equalizer On Road Vs. Kings

The Anaheim Ducks are trying to treat every playoff road game as a business trip, even when that trip is only 30 miles on a bus.

05/09/2014

Anaheim Ducks v Los Angeles Kings - Game Three

Selanne Lifts Ducks Past Kings 3-2 In Game 3, LA Still Leads Series At 2-1

Teemu Selanne scored the tiebreaking power-play goal late in the second period, Corey Perry got his first goal of the series, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Kings 3-2 on Thursday night to trim Los Angeles’ series lead to 2-1.

05/08/2014

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