Category Archives: Anaheim Ducks

Next Time You’re in Anaheim, Bring Your Ducks-Branded Slide Rule

Who says learning can’t be fun? The Science of Hockey will debut at Anaheim’s Discovery Science Center in March of next year, and it looks to be an entertaining way of integrating scientific concepts into a hockey context. The 3,000-foot … Continue reading

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Well His Name Isn’t Gary Fretman

The NHL ownership scandals continue; and it’s beyond Boots Del Baggio and his shady tactics for buying the Nashville Predators . . . Anaheim Ducks owner Henry Samueli has pleaded guilty to lying to federal authorities. Gary Bettman seemed unperturbed: … Continue reading

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First-Round Flops Over the Years

No team can get it right in round one every year, even drafting very high. And at times all teams get it really wrong then. A survey such as this is a powerful reminder of the crapshoot that is selecting … Continue reading

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A Facelift for Hockey in Portland, Maine

The Buffalo Sabres today announced a brand new American League affiliation, in Portland, Maine, with the Pirates. Such news generally doesn’t catch¬†the OFB eye, but in this instance, the affiliate happens to be in one of our favorite towns, one … Continue reading

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Wilson to Toronto a Done Deal?

According to a CBC report, former Capitals coach Ron Wilson will be announced the next Toronto Maple Leafs coach on Tuesday, assuming there are no last minute issues. The contract is reported to be a four year deal for $5.6-million, … Continue reading

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But Whom Have You Beaten That Still Matters?

Great find by James Mirtle (via The Falconer) about playoff teams’ records against other playoff-bound teams this year: The six “over .500” teams are Detroit, Washington, Anaheim, the Rangers, Montreal and Dallas.

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