2014-15 Anaheim Ducks Season
The Full 2014-15 Anaheim Ducks Season as it happens.
All hail the new masters of the NHL universe, as the Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning in six games to claim the Stanley Cup for the third time in six years. With the win Chicago has entrenched itself as the league's new standard.
History has a strange way of re-writing itself, and the Chicago Blackhawks have undergone a process the last several seasons that dramatically alters their standing all time amongst the league.
The 2014-15 season ended just like 20 others in franchise history, without the Stanley Cup. The guys talk the Western Conference Final against Chicago, what to do with the roster moving forward, playoff superlatives and much more.
Anaheim calls to the hockey world LIVE as Eric and Kyle put a bow on the Western Conference Final and the 2014-15 Anaheim Ducks postseason. Listen as it happens, participate in the live chat, and so much more!
While it didn't end with a second title in Orange County, there's plenty to appreciate about what this season brought Ducks fans. Check out seven reasons to be positive about 14-15, and even more so heading in to next season.
By now you've heard the narrative about how Bruce's team's "can't win game sevens". Lets take a look back at the results that have lead to that, while also exploring some deeper history as well as a ponder over what can be done on Saturday.
The Ducks have dropped a pair of overtime decisions to the Blackhawks, but have seemingly been the better team for the balance of play thus far. To be the man, you have to beat the man, and the Ducks look to do so with home ice advantage.
We're halfway to finding out who will hoist the Cup, and also at the midpoint to crowning our own playoff sage here at Anaheim Calling. Find out which staffer and readers lead through two rounds, and get our Conference Final picks here.
An in depth look at how the two teams of the Western Conference Final fared when facing off in the regular season.
Having reached preseason expectations, the Ducks now face the challenge of the two-time recent Cup champions. Eric & Kyle talk finishing the Flames, the matchup with the Blackhawks, Getzlaf & Perry vs Toews & Kane, critical depth players, D and more.
Jakob Silfverberg scored the game-opening power play goal and assisted on Matt Beleskey's game winner with the man advantage as the Ducks moved one step closer to their first Western Conference Final appearance since the 2006-07 season.
After having game three snatched away late, the Ducks look to return to what was successful in the first six playoff games. The forwards corps could see changes to the bottom lines, but nothing is confirmed as Anaheim looks for a 3-1 series lead.
Eric and Kyle do something new by LIVE broadcasting a brief (by their standards) postgame podcast reacting to game three. Hear it back here, as the guys explore just what happened, what can be done in game four, and much more.