Daniel AC

  • joined Oct 09, 2009
  • last login Aug 17, 2014
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Good News on Hiller


Let it never be said that I don't contribute positively to our quaint little hockey community here at AC

Et Tu Murray?


Have the Ducks given Teemu a reason to come back? Without a big move, the Ducks stand little chance of ending the Flash's career with another Cup.

Pegasus News rips Ducks


I'm not sure what Pegasus News is, and this Maternowski guy seems to have more experience in entertainment than hockey. Still, news is slow and he gives thoughts on the Pacific Division, with particularly scathing comments about the Ducks. Discuss.

Earl Gets Brilliant


Earl Sleek has outdone himself, creating quite possibly the most perfect Selanne post of all time. You should read it.

Musings on Colin White and Teemu Selanne


Ducks Deep Thoughts. Musings on possibly picking up Colin White and not rushing Teemu Selanne.

Gibson Decides to Defect to the OHL


DANIEL: I know the Ducks have been mired in a slow offseason. Part of that can be attributed to an overpriced free agent market and part of it can be attributed to the fact that some big RFAs need...


Hockey's Future Reviews the Ducks' Picks.

If you haven't been to Hockey's Future, you are doing your hockey IQ a disservice. It's a quality site that examines prospects.  About a week ago they released a review of the selections the Ducks...

Ducks Sign Mark Bell


DANIEL: As per Eric Stephens' Twitter account, the Ducks have signed Mark Bell to a two way contract. Bell is winger with some size who has spent the past two season in the Swedish Elite League....

Duckin' Aint Easy


Duckin' Aint Easy. The Ducks are the 3rd easiest team to cheer for? Say whaa?

The Moves Trickle in


DANIEL: Murray is finally getting the summer ball rolling having made two additions to the NHL club over the past two days. Yesterday, he signed Dan Sexton to a two year deal. Today, he traded a...

Best of the Rest (For Us)


Ducks' GM Bob Murray was quiet on July 1st. Now that the dust has settled, who is left that could help the Ducks?

Fun with Free Agency Thread


DANIEL: I know I critique Bob for being a bargain shopper, but maybe this is the year he shows why it's good to be a bargain shopper. After Brad Richards, There's not a whole lot left except...

McNabbed Again? (Daniel & Jen Scrimmage!)


McNabbed Again? Daniel & Jen visit the Ducklings' Rookie Camp scrimmage.


Selanne has knee surgery

OC Register reports that Selanne just had knee surgery in Finland.  It's definitely too soon to know what this will mean for the Ducks moving forward or how it will affect the organization's plans...


The Brooks Laich Dream Is Over

DANIEL: The Hockey News, via the Canadian Press, is reporting that Brooks Laich has signed a six year deal to stay in Washington.  According to capgeek, the deal is worth an unconfirmed 4.5 a...

"Did I Do Good?"


Daniel's rundown on the draft

The Last Two Picks


DANIEL: The Ducks rounded out their draft class by selecting Max Friberg and Josh Manson. The Ducks selected 3 centers, two defensemen, a goalie and a left wing. It's not hard to see where Murray...

Second and Third Round Selections


Author's note: Anaheim GM Bob Murray was incorrectly referenced as Bryan Murray in the section discussing Joseph Cramarossa. DANIEL: The Ducks continue to take centers. William Karlsson of the...

Ducks Take John Gibson 39th


DANIEL: The Ducks were expected to take a goalie at some point to address the franchise's need. They did exactly that with the 39th pick they acquired from Toronto. Murray seems to believe John...

Draft Day 2 Thread


DANIEL: The Ducks selected Rickard Rellar with the last pick of the first round, and picked up an extra early second round pick in the process. There's still a chance that a Brandon Saad or Boone...

Ducks Pick


Daniel's notes on the Ducks' first round pick

Ducks Trade the 22nd pick


The Ducks trade down in the first round

Draft Day Thread


DANIEL: Welcome Ladies and Gentlemen to the craziness that is draft day. If you missed the wild trades Philadelphia made yesterday, then you missed some of the joy about the draft. The deals are...

I Choose You!


DANIEL: Normally, Arthur and I would make recommendations for the Ducks' selection in a joint post. However, He's been a little detained covering the awards show. There are certainly a few names in...



I know citing Eklund as a source is kind of like citing a Magic 8 ball, but it's the offseason and that's when his blog is, if nothing else, fun.  Well, Eklund has decided to mention Anaheim in...

Armchair GM: Brooks Laich


An argument for why Laich should be the Ducks top goal this offseason.


TSN Offseason Plan

DANIEL: TSN has released its assessment of what the Ducks have going on in the organization and what they need to do moving forward.  It's entirely possible that Scott Cullen wrote this having...


Random Thoughts on Chris Drury

I didn't want to devote a full post to my musings on this topic and elected to go for a short talk on the fanpost section. In case you missed it, the Rangers are strongly considering buying out the...

Armchair GM: Poaching


Daniel talks about poaching from his perspective

Armchair GM: The Ducklings


Daniel looks at whether or not there is room in the organization for any of the prospects Hockey's Future identified as the Ducks' best.

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