Oilers Stifle Ducks: Down 2-0, Anaheim Seeks Turnaround

Down 2-0 in their series against the Edmonton Oilers, the Anaheim Ducks head to Alberta for Game 3 Sunday and Game 4 Wednesday. The club will spend Monday and Tuesday in Kelowna. Coach Randy Carlyle will have more than enough time to devise a plan to turn the series. But can they? There are two… Continue reading Oilers Stifle Ducks: Down 2-0, Anaheim Seeks Turnaround

Penguins/Capitals + Senators/Rangers, & Jack Adams (Update: Dart Guy rips Sens fans re attendance)

Coach of the Year: John Tortorella, Alain Vigneault and Mike Babcock were nominated for the Jack Adams Award. It says here that Babcock takes it. Babcock integrated a large number of rookies into his lineup, becoming the first team in NHL history to have six different rookies appear in at least 70 games. The club… Continue reading Penguins/Capitals + Senators/Rangers, & Jack Adams (Update: Dart Guy rips Sens fans re attendance)

Ducks vs Oilers Game 2 Preview / Plus: Getzlaf nominated w/Giordano, Foligno for Messier Award

The guest tonight on Duck Calls is E.J. Hradek. Join the Ducks’ postgame radio show on Angels Radio AM830: http://www.am830.net. The game airs on 1090AM San Diego, will join in progress on AM830 later. The key question for the Ducks tonight is whether they can get to the slot quicker, because the Oilers are charging… Continue reading Ducks vs Oilers Game 2 Preview / Plus: Getzlaf nominated w/Giordano, Foligno for Messier Award

8 Questions for Thursday, April 27 (Playoffs Round 2)

Will Ottawa be able to take advantage of the Rangers? They’ve used a 1-3-1 trapping system, to great effect vs. Boston. But the Rangers are faster, and if they can chip pucks in deep and retrieve them, the Senators will be chasing through the series. Wild Card: Derrick Brassard (OTT), formerly of the Rangers, vs.… Continue reading 8 Questions for Thursday, April 27 (Playoffs Round 2)