Category Archives: Anaheim Ducks
It was almost like yesterday. All of my friends were ready to break out their balloons and make fun of me as the Red Wings were going to miss the playoffs for the first time in about, well, ever. However, the home stretch came and they won their last four games of the regular season, catapulting them into the seventh seed and playing the team I knew they could beat from day one: the Anaheim Ducks.
Even though this past regular season was a short one, it was still an exciting one, featuring a 38 year old winning the Art Ross Trophy and the resurgence of Alex Ovechkin as the league’s most lethal goal scorer. These 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs feature some new teams that have been accustomed to playing golf this time of year, like the Maple Leafs and Islanders.
Here are my first round playoff predictions on who will win and in how many games.
As the season winds down I feel it is a perfect opportunity to take a look and see who the Top Three candidates are for the NHL Awards.
Report via: NHL.com
The Ducks announced Friday they have re-signed Getzlaf to an eight-year contract extension that will carry him through the 2020-21 season. The team did not disclose the terms of the contract, but multiple sources have reported it’s for $66 million, or an annual average value of $8.25 million. (more…)