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Here in Anaheim and around the NHL....

Wild Wing makes a sweet appearance on Monday Night Football
Wild Wing makes a sweet appearance on Monday Night Football
SBN via @heelsrule1988

DUCKS NEWS

  • Football players aren't all that bad....St. Louis Rams receiver and Anaheim native Austin Pettis knows what's up. [SB Nation]
  • Good news to Anaheim fans as it is reported that Patrick Maroon's injury is not thought to be serious. He will reportedly undergo precautionary tests in Anaheim Wednesday for the lower-body injury suffered in Monday's matinee game against the Buffalo Sabres [AnaheimDucks]
  • Rookie "Wild Bill" William Karlsson apologizes for his broken English and explains the nickname [AnaheimDucks]
  • Say hello to human wrecking ball DSP [LA Times]
  • LA Times' Lance Pugmire "What we learned from the Ducks' 5-1 victory over Buffalo" [LA Times]
  • After Monday's dismantling of the Sabres, Head Coach Ted Nolan had some harsh words for his team's play against the Ducks [SB Nation]
  • Ducks prospect Chris Wagner named CCM/AHL Player of the Week after netting two shorties and the game winner in Norfolk's season opener against the Hershey Bears [AnaheimDucks]

AROUND THE NHL

  • Bruins sign Simon Gagne to 1-year deal worth $600K [TheScore]
  • Stamkos ties with franchise record of eighth hat trick [NHL]
  • You have probably seen the pitiful picture of the sparse attendance at a Florida Panthers game. 7,311 is the pitiful number of attendees in Monday night's loss against the Ottawa Senators[Puck Daddy]
  • Forever-young-Jarome Jagr continues to lead an NHL team in scoring [WSJ]
  • A week after US Olympian Hilary Knight skated with the Anaheim Ducks in an open practice, her teammate, defenseman Anne Schleper practiced with the Tampa Bay Lightning [NHL]
  • It appears ex-Flyers forward Ville Leino is headed to the KHL [CSN Philly]
  • Hockey players are notoriously bad at acting...and yet Alex Ovechkin just can't seem to get enough of the camera...and his ladies. A perfect combo for a perfectly awkward music video cameo. [Puck Daddy]