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TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have acquired a third-round pick in 2015 from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for defenseman Eric Brewer, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today.
The 2015 third round pick the Lightning received from the Ducks was previously acquired from the Edmonton Oilers.
The video explains it all and the Ducks won 2-1.
Bruce Boudreau when asked about Sami Vatanen’s Corsi rating...
“I don’t know, I’ve never looked at a Corsi number so that tells you my answer. I don’t pay any attention to any of that.
“I can tell by my eyes whether he is playing good or bad.”
More on the Ducks from Lisa Dillman of the LA Times as Ryan Kesler returns to Vancouver tonight.
MONTREAL – Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced Thursday the acquisition of defenseman Bryan Allen from the Anaheim Ducks, in return for forward Rene Bourque.
Allen, 34, recorded one assist in six games thus far with the Ducks in 2014-15, averaging 18:12 of ice time per game. He recorded four shots on goal, 11 hits, 10 blocked shots and served four penalty minutes. He missed 14 games due to a lower-body injury.
Since he first joined the NHL back in 2000-01, Allen has recorded a total of 135 points (29 goals, 106 assists) in 716 regular season games. He scored five game winning goals. The 6'05'' and 223 lbs forward also served 837 penalty minutes and displays a +28 plus/minus differential.
from Kyle Shohara of AnaheimDucks.com,
“I had the swollen jaw and the swelling in my face that led to headaches,” said Perry. “I had the body aches and fever, too. Those things weren’t fun.”
Perry admits he didn’t really know what the mumps were when the doctor told him the news, but knew he had to let the virus run its course. “I’ve learned more in the last week about it, but there’s really no medicine for it,” he said. “Sometimes the booster helps and sometimes it doesn’t, and vaccinations don’t always work. I had my shots as a kid.”
Along with swelling in the face and headaches, Perry says he ran a fever north of 100 degrees (102 at its highest) and experienced hot and cold sweats, but never experienced a loss of appetite. But during his stint in the hospital (three days and two nights), Perry says he didn’t do much.
“I had no energy to do anything,” he said. “My day consisted of the doctor coming in at seven o’clock in the morning, looking at me and then taking off, me going back to sleep, and then the doctor coming back in to draw blood.”
Although he didn’t rule out the weekend games on Saturday at Los Angeles and Sunday at Honda Center against Florida, Perry says he’ll need to regain strength before he returns to the lineup. “It’s going to take some time,” he said. “The body is a little weak. Hopefully I can do all the right steps to get ready. It’s mostly the lungs. Being weak is the most noticeable thing.”
added 5:13pm, Eric Stephens of the OC Regster talked with Perrry post-practice, watch below...
Not what I would call a great game, but it was very entertaining to watch.
Here are the highlights of the Ducks 6-5 shootout win over the Kings and below, Darryl Sutter post-game.
Sutter's post-game comments are below...
via Curtis Zupke at NHL.com,
Anaheim Ducks right wing Corey Perry has been cleared from a case of mumps but defenseman Francois Beauchemin still has the infection, Dr. Craig Milhouse, the Ducks' physician, said Wednesday.
Both players have been quarantined while their cases were diagnosed. Perry is no longer contagious and is expected to rejoin the Ducks soon. Beauchemin remains in a hospital getting intravenous fluids, a Ducks official said.
"He's better today, and we anticipate that he'll be even more improved [Thursday], after he gets IV fluids," Milhouse said.
The Ducks will have the rest of the players vaccinated, Milhouse said.
Milhouse said it is not known how the two got the infection but there have been cases of mumps in the Anaheim area and that the health department is involved.
from Pierre LeBrun of ESPN,
Kesler looks around him and sees a team that’s going to contend for years to come.
"The most exciting part about it is just how young the team is, we've got a lot of cap room to use, I like the way our team is set up," he said. "We've got guys with experience who settle down the younger guys. I just like the makeup of our team."
The 30-year-old Michigan native has another year left on his deal after this season, and in a perfect world his stay in Anaheim with his wife and three young kids will last much longer than that. An extension would probably appeal to him when the time is right.
"The way the team is made up, how young and how good a contender this team is, yeah, I love it here," Kesler said. "That would be the perfect situation, yes."
more on Kesler as the Ducks prepare to play the Kings tonight.
Darryl Sutter mentioned post-practice today that some of the Kings are now ill but no excuses.
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