Player Profile: William Karlsson

William Karlsson was drafted by the Anaheim Ducks with the 53rd overall pick in the 2011 NHL Draft. Karlsson was drafted out of Sweden in the J20 SuperElit league. He would split time between the J20 SuperElit league and Hockey Allsvenskan, another minor league in Sweden, until 2012. For the 2012-2013 season, Karlsson was a […]

Player Profile: Frederik Andersen

Late in the 2010 NHL Draft, the Carolina Hurricanes selected Frederik Andersen of the Frederikshavn White Hawks in Denmark. Two years later, Andersen re-entered the draft and was selected by the Anaheim Ducks with 87th overall pick. After playing one season in the SHL, Andersen was called up to the Norfolk Admirals where he took […]

Anaheim Ducks Draft Grade

The 2017 NHL Draft has come and gone with teams stockpiling future talent that could potentially end up playing in the NHL. This year’s draft was considered to be somewhat weak as the number of elite prospects were few and far between.  Therefore, difficult decisions had to be made for all 31 teams.  Here are […]

Who Will Win the Frank J. Selke Trophy?

The Frank J. Selke trophy is awarded to one forward in the NHL each season who demonstrates the most skill in the defensive component of the game. Bob Gainey holds the record for most Selke trophies, winning it four times. Currently, Kings forward Anze Kopitar is the holder of the trophy, winning in 2016. This […]