Daniel AC

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Daniel Hopes for Crow

It's been a long time since I've written a full post and this was a late inspiration. The editorial staff is busy with playoff preparations and they don't need to indulge my writing whims at this...

Vancouver gets the preview treatment

A quick look at Vancouver's work last year and where they might fit in the new Pacific Division.

The New Pacific Division: Freeway Faceoff Preview

Technically not a new division opponent, but they're quite possibly the most dangerous team in the Pacific.

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.


A Visiting Post on Potential Trades

Hello Arctic Ice Hockey, I know I've been around on a few threads recently, but haven't formally introduced myself. I am a contributor from Anaheim Calling. I'm currently running a series about...

Ducks & 29 Trades, Part II: Southeast Division

The Southeast division gets the trade treatment and the trades are getting more intense. There are some good players the Ducks can claim if they have the courage to deal.

Ducks & 29 Trades, Part One: Atlantic Division

The Ducks are going to have to make moves this summer. Here's the first set of 29 possible deals they can make.

2013 Ducks Report Card: Francois Beauchemin

Beauchemin was the Ducks best defender and maybe best player this season, but here's a little scrutiny anyway.

2013 Ducks Report Cards: Nick Bonino

The report cards continue as Nick Bonino is next to get his grade.

2013 Ducks Report Cards: Sheldon Souray

Souray was a different player for stretches of this season, and he has two different grades to reflect his Jekyll/Hyde season.

Handshake Line Extra: Bye Old Friend, Enjoy The EC

The Ducks/Wings rivalry has been a revelation and the hockey will be the worse for losing it.

Daniel's Handshake Line: The Realist

It's an important demonstration that separated hockey from other sports. Why should fans be exempt? Here's the handshake line.

Live Blog: Ducks Win Big, Let's Laugh About It!

Daniel live blogs to have fun and make hockey observations. You might laugh. You might cry. You will wonder how he managed to make all those pop culture references.

Better Know Thy Enemy: Defense Preview

Anaheim Calling takes a look at the blueliners for their first round series against Detroit.

Ducks Lose Meaningless Game, Now Let's Get Serious

The Ducks didn't get the desired result, but managed to avoid a serious performance letdown as they prepare to renew one of the greatest rivalries in hockey.


GameThread: Enjoy the last game of the season!

It's the last game before the playoffs enjoy it for the sweet, sweet joy of hockey.

Deadline To Do List: Trade Bobby Ryan?

Bob Murray could finally go for that exorbitant price for Bobby Ryan he's always wanted, and the Ducks might be able to unload salary and pick up offense at the deadline. Murray will have to be creative.

Daniel's Midseason Awards: Koivu is King Duck

The Ducks wouldn't be anywhere this year without the phenomenal play of Saku Koivu. The fire of the Twins has helped as well.

Trading Corey Perry Isn't An Option

If the Ducks are considering trading Perry, they had better take a better look at what's about to happen in the future. Perry is an irreplaceable asset; the Ducks organization will be stronger if he stays, now and in the future.

The Advanced Stats Discussion Comes to a Head

Our discussion of advanced statistics has moved toward an analysis of Cam Fowler's defensive game and the larger role of statistics in understanding hockey.

Ducks/Preds gets the funny treatment.

You need a sense of humor to watch the Ducks/Preds rivalry fizzle out in this game.

Shooting Percentage, Save Percentage and PDO

PDO has been called the most important stat in hockey's repertoire of advanced stats. Today Anaheim Calling takes a look.

He Shoots! He Scores! And The Crowd Goes Wild!

Scoring is a fundamental statistic in hockey, but there's more than one way to look at it.

Fancy Stats Part 3: Quality of Competition

QoC is next for the advanced stats breakdown. Let's see what it means to face the toughest competition.

Fancy Stats Part 2: Zone Starts

It's time to examine yet another stat in the advanced statistical world, OZone%

Advanced Stats and YOU: Corsi/Rel Corsi

Daniel is building toward a statistical analysis of Cam Fowler's season. The first brick in the foundation is a quick primer on Corsi/Rel Corsi.

Ducks/Blues Kinda Live Blog: Cogliano's Magumbo

Daniel has fun watching the Ducks/Blues game from Saturday night while eating a sausage biscuit with his cat.

Kicking the Tires on Setoguchi

Devin Setoguchi is reportedly being shopped by Minnesota and he could be an interesting solution for the Ducks

Live(ish) Blogging the Ducks Game After It Ended

Catch the musings of a late night hockey watcher as he battles exhaustion to watch his beloved sport.

Screw You! Pay Me!

The NHL forced a black hole into the end of 2012. It's time to pony up and pay the fans for a wasted first half of the season.

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