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2015 Offseason

All the Ducks and NHL goings on from the summer 2015

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Ducks Release 2015 Rookie Camp Dates

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Mark your calendars for September 10-16, as the Ducks rookies will be at The Rinks-Anaheim Ice for camp. Also announced are a pair of futures games to be played in San Jose on September 12 & 13, with the game on the 12th to be played at the SAP Center.

2015-16 Pacific Division Sked Advantage Breakdown

Micah Blake McCurdy (@IneffectiveMath) put out a chart on Twitter last night that shows the scheduling advantages and disadvantages for every NHL team. We look at what it means for the Ducks, and their Pacific Division opponents.

Mask TOG: Mighty Play In - Roussel Rolls vs Hebert

Deadlocked in prelims, Dominic Roussel earned the first win of the Tournament of Greatness, dispatching Guy Hebert's alternate look from 95-96. Check out the final numbers, as well as the updated bracket.

Duck Tales: Already Looking Toward The Next Season

Some player reviews from the club site, the new NHL digital rights deal, US Hall of Fame class, unbreakable records, and a whole lot more in this week's edition.

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NHL's Partnership With MLBAM Is Great, Get The Background Here

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Earlier this afternoon the NHL announced a new digital partnership with MLB Advanced Media, who is the market leader in digital content. Find out how MLBAM was built, what it's capable of doing, and where the NHL may be going here.

Mask TOG: Mighty Ducks- #4 Giguere v #5 Shtalenkov

First round Mighty Era competition sees a mask that went farther than any in Mighty Ducks history, and a special edition one paying homage to a new attraction. Which design is the best of all time?

Podcast: August Hockey Talk Oasis

It's been a while since the guys took to the podcast air. Breaking the radio silence with thoughts about the Kesler contract, lineup speculation with new signings, Ducks in "Win Now" mode, Puck Daddy 'A to Z', a possible new feature and much more.

Season in Review: John Gibson

A look back at the season for the young man who's been hailed as the next savior in the crease for the Anaheim Ducks.

Season in Review: Jiri Sekac

A closer look at Anaheim's speedy left wing, Jiri Sekac, who shows promising potential for the upcoming season after coming over from Montreal and falling into Boudreau's revolving door of line combinations.

Ducks Dish: More Lazy Media Ducks Goalie Narrative

NBC continues to push the question about Anaheim's goaltending, but in examining how things ended in 2014-15 as well as looking at the recent past, it shows just how little weight the narrative truly holds.

Season In Review: Devante Smith-Pelly

After a breakout playoff in 2013-14, Smith-Pelly failed to follow up the following season and was shipped out to Montreal for Jiri Sekac. Find out why he became expendable for the Ducks, and how the trade helped reshape the team.

Season in Review: Simon Després

The young defenseman was acquired from Pittsburgh at the trade deadline and played alongside Cam Fowler in the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs, and proved to be a high quality partner for the Ducks young defenseman.

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John Gibson Has A New Video Game Themed Mask

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And it's based off of... Duck Hunt?!? What ever will that lion mascot up the road do now that his usual Ducks bit has been taken an owned by an Anaheim goalie?

Mask TOG: Anaheim Ducks Play In - Hiller vs Gibson

The first Anaheim Ducks era Tournament of Greatness meeting features Hiller's infamous Movember mask from the 2011-12 season against Gibson's PacMan theme from 2014-15. Does a mask that presided over a long dry spell or injury-plagued season advance?

Season In Review: Emerson Etem

Emerson Etem had an unconventional breakout year, but nobody noticed. Find out how, and why it's possible the Ducks sold too early.

Season In Review: Josh Manson

When injuries and illnesses opened up the spot for one of management's favorite prospects, Josh Manson showed exactly why. Find out about the defensive defenseman's first full professional season, split between Norfolk and Anaheim.

Jonathan Quick on Getzlaf & Perry: "Elite Snipers"

The goalie up the I-5 penned a piece for The Players' Tribune, highlighting what makes stopping the elite scorers in the NHL so difficult. Find out what he had to say about Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry, as well as playing against the Ducks.

Duck Tales: Don't forget the SD Gulls Edition

Lots to see from San Diego, as there are plenty of stories on the Gulls this week, as well as additional contract signings around the league, a pair of potential jersey leaks, some cap situation chatter and much more.

Mask TOG: Mighty Ducks Play In - Roussel vs Hebert

The first match up of the inaugural Tournament of Greatness features a three year Mighty Duck backup, and a rare deviation from an iconic design. Dominic Roussel and Guy Hebert face off to determine the eighth seed in the Mighty Ducks era bracket.

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Are These The New Gulls Uniforms?

The latest trailer for EA Sports' newest incarnation of the NHL series features what look to be San Diego Gulls uniforms, and they appear an awful lot like the Ducks current set. Would you be happy if this is the Gulls look?

Season In Review: Rene Bourque

On the plus side, bringing in Bourque meant no more Bryan Allen. On the minus side, he didn't really add anything. Find out about about his 30-game stay with the Ducks, complete with minimal production and complaining after being shipped out.

NBC Television Schedule Does Ducks No Favors

Anaheim remains the best team nobody gets to nationally see regularly in 2015-16, as the Ducks will be featured on just four broadcasts.

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Ducks Draw Four NBCSN Broadcasts For 2015-16

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Mark your calendars and prepare for national broadcasts: Friday, November 27th vs the Blackhawks; Wednesday, January 20th vs the Wild; Tuesday, February 4th at the Kings; and Sunday, February 28th vs the Kings.

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2014-15 Player Seasons In Review

We take a look back on how the 2014-15 season went for all 40 players to dress in an Anaheim Ducks sweater, from debutants like Max Friberg, the departed like Matt Beleskey, to the cornerstones like Corey Perry and Ryan Getzlaf.

Season In Review: William Karlsson

A closer look at "Wild Bill" and his 2014-15 season split between two teams in the NHL and two teams in the AHL.

Goalie Mask TOG: First Round Brackets Are Out

Both the Anaheim Ducks and Mighty Ducks era brackets are out, with a pair of Play In games to determine who takes the eighth seed on each side. Come check out which designs are in the running to be the best in Ducks history!

Season In review: Tomas Fleischmann

The Butcher was acquired near the trade deadline, and became a lwoer line center fro much of the 1015 playoff run. Find out about how he impacted the Ducks here.

Goalie Mask TOG Update: Bracket Released On Sunday

The results are being tabulated and the brackets built, so find out just what to expect this coming Sunday and for the coming weeks as we help decide the best goalie mask design in Anaheim Ducks history. The full 16-mask bracket comes out on Sunday!

Season in Review: James Wisniewski

The big trade deadline pickup for the Ducks only played 13 games after returning from injury and was benched throughout the playoffs in favor of Clayton Stoner???

Season In Review: Eric Brewer

Brewer made a short visit in Anaheim, and left with little fanfare. Find out what he did as an attempted injury fill-in, as well as a quick examination of what dealing him got the Ducks.

Duck Tales: Manson & Expansion Edition

The Ducks have inked defenseman Josh Manson to a new two year, one-way deal. Find out the terms, as well as all the latest scuttlebutt about expansion possibilities for the league and more.

Season in Review: Mark Fistric

Injury plus the emergence of young talent made Fistric's last go-round in Anaheim a brief one. Remember some of his black and blue moments over his two years in a Ducks jersey.

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