Armchair GM

This is a quality fantasy evaluation of what Anaheim Calling's Daniel would do if he was the GM of the Anaheim Ducks.

Dany Heatley's Contract: What Does It Mean?


Taking a look at the newest Duck and what he could bring (positive or negative) to the club this year.

Free Agent Frenzy Thread


Check out some possible free agent targets for the Ducks and discuss all the craziness.

Kid Ish Barfs Thoughts


(Not as gross as it sounds)on Kesler, the Draft, Thompson and other things

Podcast: All Bob Murray, All the Time


KESLERRRRRRRR!!!! Plus draft recap, plus looking at needs for the rest of the Summer.

The Center Trade?


Spezza and Kesler and Thornton, oh my!

Bob Murray, Hero


This is a positive piece about the wonders and glories of general managing hockey teams.

Takeaways: If You Forgot What Losing Feels Like


The Ducks dropped three of their four games, all of which were at home. That 126-point season they were on pace for wasn't going to happen anyway, best to get rid of that illusion now.

Kid Ish's Pizzametrics: Possessing the Score


I thought the outdoor game at Dodger Stadium was good, except did they sell any pizza there because if not then I mean, pfft, what's the point?

Hawk Thought: Big US Omission In Net A Big Mistake


Jonathan Quick, Ryan Miller, and Jimmy Howard are apparently the goalies for the US in Sochi. But all three of them have spent this season in the large shadow of the NHL's current top performing...

Takeaways: Checking Out the Checking Line


Saku Koivu, Andrew Cogliano, and Daniel Winnik are getting the job done, and it is a pleasure to watch.


The Olympic Watch: Finland


Next up on the Olympic Watch--The native land of the legendary Finnish Flash

Takeaways: A One-Line Team Again


The Ducks' secondary scoring that was expected to be so reliable has completely evaporated, and just in time for a string of games against the best teams in the league.

Takeaways: A Long-Expected Power Play


The extra man unit and Ryan Getzlaf each scored four goals in a two-game stretch. This team looks scary good.

Murray "Made Sure We're Not Too Deep on Defense"


Trying to get inside the head of GM Bob Murray is a dangerous thing.

Koivu Takes Discount And Signs One Year Extension


In not-Bobby Ryan trade news, one Finn down, possibly one more to go?

Free Agency Open Thread: Rent Is Too Damn High


The Ducks have no money to spend unless they pull off a massive trade. Only one person can put this in perspective: Jimmy McMillan.

Looking for a Center on the Free Agent Market


It's the same old story since the Andy McDonald trade: Who will center the second line? One possible answer is Nick Bonino. The UFA market may provide another.

Duck & 29 Trades, Part III: Northeast Division


It's time to look at potential deals with the Northeast Division where the introduction of Tyler Seguin rumors has made things interesting.

Should the Anaheim Ducks Trade Bobby Ryan?


Kyle takes a stab at the questions surrounding Bobby Ryan that seem to rear their heads every summer.

Surprise! Lovejoy Not-Not Signs 3 Year Contract


After saying they wouldn't be re-signing Ben Lovejoy, the Ducks sign Ben Lovejoy to a $3.3M, three-year contract.

Ducks & 29 Trades, Part II: Southeast Division


The Southeast division gets the trade treatment and the trades are getting more intense. There are some good players the Ducks can claim if they have the courage to deal.

Ducks & 29 Trades, Part One: Atlantic Division


The Ducks are going to have to make moves this summer. Here's the first set of 29 possible deals they can make.

Ducks At The Trade Deadline Post-Mortem


The NHL Trade Deadline has come and gone, and the landscape looks just a little bit difference. What do the moves made around the league mean for the Ducks?

Deadline To Do List: Trade Bobby Ryan?


Bob Murray could finally go for that exorbitant price for Bobby Ryan he's always wanted, and the Ducks might be able to unload salary and pick up offense at the deadline. Murray will have to be...

TradeCenter 2013 Open Thread: Trade Deadline Eve


Welcome to the open forum to discuss all the trade deadline happenings around the National Hockey League.

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