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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.


You get a trade! You get a trade! EVERYONE GETS A TRADE!!!

Home Improvement: A Ducks "To-Do" List of Repairs

With just under a quarter of the season gone, it's time to take a look at the first month-plus of the season and determine what exactly the Ducks need to fix in order to contend and compete from here on out.

Armchair GM: Ducks/Bruins Deal Can Help Each Other

The Ducks have a defenseman they need to move, and Boston needs a defenseman to help them overcome injuries. This is a good opportunity for the Ducks to free up money for their young defense.

Big SBN Mock Draft: Ducks Select Jacob Larsson

Trying to get in the head of Bob Murray and his staff, Anaheim Calling has selected Jacob Larsson, from Frolunda, 27th in the Big SBN Mock Draft.

Will Ducks have tagging issues in the future?

McNab and Murray are worried about tagging rules and how it will affect their roster plans for the next two seasons. There might be something to worry about.

What is "The Future"?

'Mortgaging the Future' is a time honored rationale from GMs across the league, but what does it really mean? We need more analysis on what it takes to mortgage an NHL team's future

Plugging the Holes: Potential Ducks Trade Targets

The Ducks need some help before the trade deadline. Can Bob Murray give it to them?

Hawk: A Play For Phaneuf Is High Risk, High Reward

With the rumor mill churning and the Ducks roundly considered buyers, Eric makes the case that Anaheim should get in on a big name they have yet to be linked with. It'd be a major move that'd clearly push the team into Cup contendership.

Five Players Anaheim Would Love For Christmas

With a brief break before the Anaheim Ducks play again, what does the team hope Santa Claus will leave wrapped under the team's collective Christmas tree? Or better yet, who? Let's check out this letter to Santa on behalf of the Anaheim Ducks!

20 Game Checkup

Bob Murray's quarter mark is here, so it's time to take a look at the state of his team.

Anaheim Calling's Fantasy Hockey League 2014-15

It's back! Anaheim Calling's Fantasy Hockey League returns for 2014-15. Sign up now, the draft is coming very soon!

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 American goalie Ben Bishop.

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.

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2013 NHL Entry Draft: Searching for Hatchlings

Will the Ducks spend part of today re-arranging their 2013 roster in addition

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.


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