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Camp Anawannaheim Is Now In Session (Pre-Season)

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Serious and Silly AC Staff Predictions

The season is upon us, and each of our staff members has given a serious and a wacky prediction for the year. You guess which is which (some are more difficult than others).

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2013-14 Ads Preview: Penalty Kill

Last year's PK was one of the bright spots for Norfolk. Even though there's been some serious turnover, hopefully they can get back near the top of the league.

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Road To The Regular Season: Center Preview

Who says the Ducks don't have depth down the middle? Well, a lot of people do but that's beside the point. Here's Ducks centers at the NHL and AHL level.

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Duck Tales: Final Cuts

Also there was a press conference at Dodger Stadium for the "We-Don't-Have-A-Winter Classic"

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Pod: Josh Brewster Previews the Season

Chris interviews Josh Brewster of Duck Calls and hockeytalk.biz about the 2013-14 season.

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2013-14 Ads Preview: Key Losses

Two of our Norfolkians Norfolkites Norfolkers friends in Norfolk give us their thoughts on some ex-Admirals.

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Ducks Acquire C Perreault, Defense Problem Solved

We need defense. Better call Washington for a center.

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Preseason Re-Crap: Ducks Fall to Sharks 6-5

Thankfully this was still the preseason, because it was one crap game of hockey.

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Final Preseson Gamethread: Ahoy Matey!

The never ending preseason is almost over!

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Countdown to the 2013-14 Season: Penalty Kill

Last season the Ducks were sometimes as good at the power play as they were bad at the Penalty Kill. That has to change.

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Three Big Questions Facing the Anaheim Ducks

Our SB Nation overlords have a trio of questions about this season for the Ducks. I do my best to answer. Be sure to look for our official SBN preview post on Monday.

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Lucky or Good: The 2013 Anaheim Ducks Story

Are you feeling positive in your affectation of statistical probability fields today, punk!?

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Duck Tales: Camp Roster Trimmed To 32

A rookie, a rising star, and a veteran will not begin their seasons with the big club.

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2013-14 Anaheim Ducks Power Play Preview

Putting the power back in the Ducks power play is a must if this team wants to have any chance at winning.

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Countdown to the 2013-14 Season: Key Losses

Robby pinch-hits to talk about Bobby. We know, we were stunned too.

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2013-14 Ads Preview: Power Play

The Norfolk power play needs to be more consistent than last year. What are the combinations that could make that a reality?

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Fancy Stats Concluded: What to Watch in 2013-14

What if, hypothetically, all the pizza talk means something deep? Something existential? Something to make you weep with joy at the complex simplicity of it all, with “it” being the mystery of the human condition? Well, it probably doesn’t mean anything, but I mean, what if, right?

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Countdown to the 2013-14 Season: Key Additions

You've already seen them in action, but here's a little background on four new Ducks that we are likely to see on opening night.

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2013-14 Ads Preview: The Skills Competition

As much as some people may hate it, the shootout isn't going anywhere and it makes a hell of an impact on the standings. So how do the Ads stack up in the skills competition?

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Duck Tales: The Ducks Have Signed Shea Theodore

And are the Ducks a top 10 professional sports franchise?

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New Pacific Preview: Phoenix Coyotes

New owner, same Coyotes + Mike Ribeiro

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2013-14 Ads Preview: Key Additions

Norfolk fans are starting to realize the genius of David McNabb signing college UFAs.

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Camp Update: Roster Cut to 35, Latest Injuries

It's unfortunate that we have to specify the "latest" injuries, but at least they have time to heal.

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Vancouver gets the preview treatment

Probably the most menacing of the three teams that were relocated to the new Pacific Division, and certainly the most fitting of the division name. Get your riot gear, as we take a look at the Vancouver Canucks

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Duck Change Primary Logo

According to SportsLogos.net the Ducks have changed their primary logo to the Webbed D rather than the wordmark for the 2013-14 season. They claim that they're not changing the jerseys any time soon. While that's the party line for now, I can't imagine this is anything but a precursor to a jersey switch.

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Duck Tales: Ducks Owner Says Team Needed A New CBA

Also: Will Hampus Lindholm make the Ducks' opening night roster?

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The New Pacific Preview: Calgary Flames

After barely missing the playoffs for a few years in a row, Flames management finally embarked upon their rebuilding process by trading Jarome Iginla before the 2013 deadline. Most prognosticators don't see them making the playoffs this year, and for good reason.

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Preseason Gamethread: Ducks @ Sharks

D2 is infinitely better than Jaws 2

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The New Pacific Division: Ducks/Sharks preview

The Sharks of the newly named SAP Center (there's a joke there somewhere) will remain in the upgraded Pacific Division. If the Ducks want to defend their Division title, they'll have to compete with San Jose to do it.

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Camp Anawannaheim Update: Sbisa Injured, 12 Cut

The Ducks are closer now to an opening day roster by making 12 cuts and compensating for the loss of Luca Sbisa to an ankle sprain.

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John Gibson: USHL to US Olympic Camp and Beyond

American Hero: John Gibson is garnering a lot of attention both from USA Hockey and the Ducks, so we take a look back at how he got here.

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Make It or Break it in 2013-14?

The new season is here, and with it: FAN CRITIQUE. As the title implies, this season is a big deal for a few players. I’ll outline them. You’ll agree or not, and you’ll praise or roast me in the comments.

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Getzlaf & Perry Fund 'Learn To Play Program'

Hockey players are some of the most generous in the world. Following the lead of Ducks owners Henry and Susan Samueli, Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry invest in growing the SoCal hockey community by funding the Learn To Play Program.

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2013-14 Ducks Goalie Preview

Examining the NHL's deepest pool of goaltenders.

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Kenan Thompson. Knucklepuck. 19 Years Later

How can this not be a major moment in the 20 years of Ducks existence? Kenan Thompson, now a grown man and SNL cast member, recreates his famous Knucklepuck shot. (You'll need to add sound effects/magic in your head) High five to Greg Wyshynski at Puck Daddy for finding this gem. I have no idea where FS1 is on my TV.

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Preseason Gamethread: @ Avs, Our Turn to Score Six

It's the third preseason game in as many days, will the Ducks be able to bounce back from a thrashing at the hands of the Kings last night?

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Duck Tales: Wagner and Lindholm Impress Early

Bruce Boudreau has been happy with the play of Chris Wagner and Hampus Lindholm.

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2013-14 Anaheim Ducks Right Wing Preview

From amateur tryouts to Hockey Hall-of-Famers to guys with the big bucks, there are plenty of Right Wing options!

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Preseason: Ducks demolished by Kings 6-0 at home

The Ducks "B-team" took a beating at home by what was basically a full NHL Kings squad. Mistakes were made ... people were escorted out of Honda Center, and to think this is just the preseason.

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Ducks Hammer Coyotes 6-2 in Preseason Opener

Don't get too excited, it's preseason.

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Gamethread: The Preseason Begins!

[Ed. Note: Part 2 of our new look gameday is a stats pack/open thread. Comment AWAY! -CK]

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2013-14 Anaheim Ducks Defense Preview

After looking at all the guys whose job it is to put the puck in the opponent's net, let's take some time to look at the ones whose job it is to keep the puck out of our own.

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Holy $#!& There's a Game Today?!

[Ed. Note: We're trying a little something different for our pregame activities this year. Much like the team, we're using the preseason as a testing ground. If there's anything you want to see added, let us know in the comments Three cheers for experimentation! Let's see how it works. -CK]

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Duck Tales: Teemu + Bones + Silfver = Greatness?

I will accept no fewer that 25 goals from the Finnish Flash this season.

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Camp Anawannaheim Day 4: Turning It Up To Eleven

Things got a bit testy today during the scrimmage.

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2013-14 Ducks Left Wing Preview

Goodbye Bobby Ryan. Welcome back Dustin Penner. A look at what to expect from the 2013-14 Ducks at left wing.

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Camp Anawannaheim Day 3: Let's Get Physical!

Finally a member of AC staff makes it to Training Camp for practice and the first intra-squad scrimmage.

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Sign Up For The AC Fantasy Hockey League Now

The people have spoken - we're doing the fantasy league.

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Ducks Hit the Ice: Training Camp Day 2 Updates

Updates from the first day of On-Ice training camp.

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Fancy Stats Simplified: Nothing To Do With Stats

I should have done a series on coaching only. That would have been the sensible thing to do.

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Duck Tales: Is Corey Perry On The Hot Seat?

The Ducks have paid. Now Corey must play (really well).

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Reporting for Duty: Updates from Day 1 of Camp

News and notes from the world wide interwebs.

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