For all the non-OC local Ducks fans, your friends at 'Anaheim Calling: The Podcast' have you covered. Come on out to the Tilted Kilt in Thousand Oaks this Friday for our unofficial game four watch party!
Here are the individual player for player fancy stat match ups from Datarink.com for the Ducks/Flames regular season series, because I meant to put it in the preview and we're all just waiting for 7pm.
Round Two is here! For you the readers, click the link and send in your predictions for round two that will compete alongside the staff here at AC. These predictions are due by 4:35pm PDT on April 30th (before the scheduled faceoff for the New York Rangers/Washington Capitals series). Get them in quick!
"The National Hockey League today announced the schedule scenarios for the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs Second Round, which begins Thursday, April 30."
It would appear our Magumbo has come back on us as, after sweeping the Winnipeg Jets the Ducks will face the other team we rooted for down the stretch of the regular season. Not only that, but goaltending controversy aside, the Ducks will face Jonas Hiller, who they shunned last post season, in order to move on in these playoffs. Schedule TBA.
The UT San Diego had a nice piece summing up the Norfolk Admirals disappointing season, looking at the team that's moving west, and takes a look at the future of the new San Diego Gulls franchise starting play this coming fall.
... But hopefully we won't have to worry about that.
Winnipeg fans had 19 years to plan for a playoff game and they come up with a chant that insults 50 percent of the world's population. Good work, everybody.
Andrew Ladd didn't skate, but will play, Eric O'Dell filled in for him. Also Mathieu Perreault wasn't on the ice so he is doubtful to play Game 1. And the D pairs were as follows: Ben Chiarot-Dustin Byfuglien, Toby Enstrom-Tyler Myers, Mark Stuart-Jacob Trouba and an extra pair of Jay Harrison-Adam Pardy
Looks like Cakes, Fleischmann and Wiz draw the short straws for Game 1.