Enjoy Your Own Way

Two sweaters now hang in the rafters at Honda Center in Anaheim. One belongs to a beloved son who scored 457 goals with the team and leads them in most meaningful statistical categories. The other one belongs t...

Gibson Outshines Hall of Famers

On Teemu Selanne and Paul Kariya’s night, it was a goaltender who stole the show. John Gibson played a fantastic, 50-save game in keeping the Ducks ahead of the Florida Panthers 3-2 Sunday. He was happy about t...

Let’s Focus on Selanne

No disrespect to Paul Kariya. That’s what I’m supposed to write just before I tell you that he shouldn’t be going in to the Hall of Fame. Not this year. Not with Teemu Selanne. Right? I’m not saying he shoul...

Flaming Out–Again

With Calgary in town Sunday evening, the Ducks had two injured players back, two-thirds of their first line: Nick Ritchie and Ryan Getzlaf. They started the game with Corey Perry as their right-winger, and thin...

Final Flash from Finland

The Ducks retired Selanne’s number, as I earlier reported at IH, but here are some more details about the evening.   The event was attended by a number of dignitaries, including the Ducks’ owners, th...

Once In a Generation

It’s hard to overestimate the impact a player like Teemu Selanne has on the hockey culture of a city. But I’m pretty sure that if you measured the temperature (not literally) of Winnipeg and Anaheim today, you’...

Who Are These Ducks?

You look at the Ducks lineup, and the first thing you notice is who’s not there. That’s obvious. Selanne. Koivu. No, Finland isn’t on the naughty list. These guys just got old, and they faded into a happy sunse...