Before catching the Ducks, I dropped by Noble Ale Works for a little pre-game drinking. Only a handful of us were seated, but within 30 minutes the line was out the door. Included in that line--Anaheim mayor Tom Tait. Hey, even mayors like a cold brew. While finishing my Papa was a Rollin' Stonefru ... More >>
For professional sports teams, success brings more fan interest, and more fan interest brings more ticket sales, and more ticket sales drive up the prices of those tickets. Fans and ticket brokers are discovering this is true for the Anaheim Ducks, whose 15-0-2 record at the Honda Center in 2013 ma ... More >>
See the update and funny video on Page 2 that Teemu Selänne uses to announce he'll be back with the Anaheim Ducks for what will be the future Hall of Famer's final season. ORIGINAL POST, AUG. 15, 2:12 P.M.: The Anaheim Ducks have let Teemu Selänne know they want him back next season. Now comes w ... More >>
The Anaheim Ducks will face off against the Colorado Avalanche at home tonight as the playoffs loom on the horizon. Honda Center food stand workers will take the occasion to reach out to hockey fans. They're concerned about the fact that Aramark's contract with the venue expires this summer and ... More >>
The Anaheim Ducks have been back on the ice since the NHL lockout ended earlier this year. The Honda Center, where they play their home games, still harbors worries about the future employment of other workers. Those who run the arena's concession stands are on the edge of an expiring contract and d ... More >>
Anaheim Ducks owner Henry Samueli can officially scratch the Sacramento Kings off his list.The billionaire Broadcom co-founder has long sought an NBA team to join the Ducks as a tenant of the Honda Center his company manages, but after years of trying to woo the Kings south (or was it the Maloofs tr ... More >>
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See update at the end of this post on the Anaheim Ducks GM's court victory.ORIGINAL POST, AUG. 15, 9:59 A.M.: Testifying in her federal lawsuit against Bob Murray, Rachel Paris recalled with vivid detail Tuesday how the Anaheim Ducks general manager violently assaulted her with a bar stool in Joe Lo ... More >>
Stuck in standby hell in John Wayne Airport, my prospects of getting to Las Vegas for a conference diminishing with each full flight of chicks in ass shorts and the bros they love, I decided to do something I had never done before at our lil' airport that can: eat lunch. John Wayne's much-ballyhooed ... More >>
You know what restaurant is underrated? The Catch in Anaheim. Oh, it's not lacking in attention, from the crowds that flood the place come Angels and Ducks time to the media obsession over their Brobdingnagian four-pound OMG burger. But lost in all the hubbub is that the Catch makes great food: migh ... More >>
Vain loukkaantuminen tai vastaava muu takaisku estäisi Teemu Selänteen uran jatkon, kirjoittaa asiasta hyvin perillä oleva toimittaja . . . Oops, sorry, forgot to turn on the English translation to Veikkaaja magazine's very Finnish report about 41-year-old right wing Teemu Selänne planning to pl ... More >>
Your indulgence: Whose flavor saver is more right on, Anaheim Ducks forward and "Minister of Moustachery" George Parros' or Newport Beach MMA fighter "Uncle Creepy" Ian McCall's?The nominees are after the jump . . .
Someone renting a Honda Center luxury suite from the Anaheim Ducks got years behind on payments--we're talking more than $100,000 behind--so the NHL franchise sued and won a judgment in Orange County court for the unpaid balance. Next, the Ducks sought to have the defendant pay its attorney fees, ... More >>
Longtime listeners of Jim Rome know of the sports radio host's references to (and encouragement of) octopus being tossed onto the ice at Detroit Red Wings games. While you ponder how one sneaks a cephalopod mollusc into a modern sports arena, know that San Jose fans have come up with their own de ... More >>
Channel4.com via Riverfront TimesA very merry Christmas to you and yours from us here at OC Weekly! Enjoy all of the highlights from Stick A Fork In It this week in this blog entry and we'll see you after the holidays!
Last week was opening day for John Wayne Airport's newest arrival, the Anaheim Ducks Breakaway Bar & Grill. Located in expanded Terminal C, between Southwest Gates 18 and 19, passengers can leisurely await flights with cocktails, sandwiches and flat-screen televisions. We scored a booth overl ... More >>
We had the opportunity to attend the 12th annual Dux In Tux, a fund-raiser benefiting the Anaheim Ducks Foundation, which funds wellness seminars, hockey tutorials and in-school visits to OC's kiddies and beyond. Chefs are paired with a member of the team to assist in executing a custom menu for ... More >>
Photo by Meranda CarterIn our continuing interview, chef Gretchen Beaumarchais discusses her inner Julia Child and what we might expect to find cooking in the massive stainless-steel smoker. Get familiar with her stories of Boston, Beijing and Buttercup in Part One. Oh, and take note of where she ... More >>
UPDATE, SEPT. 12, 1:48 P.M.: Sactown Royalty, a fan site that kicked into high gear when the Kings were dribbling out the notion of moving from Sacramento to Anaheim last season, obviously doesn't share Orange County Register sports columnist Randy Youngman's biting take on Sacramento Mayor Kevin ... More >>
Paul Kariya, the first player ever drafted by the then-Anaheim Mighty Ducks in 1993 and a one-time NHL superstar, has announced his retirement.One too many hits to the head was the cause, as the left wing risks brain injury with another concussion.Kariya, whose jerseys are still worn into the Hon ... More >>
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UPDATE, MAY 2, 1:10 P.M.: We just had a royal wedding. Now comes a Royals funeral.After months of negotiations, seemingly done deals and obviously un-done deals, the NBA's Kings are staying in Sacramento at least one more season, dashing hopes of regular season home games by the renamed Anaheim R ... More >>
UPDATE, APRIL 26, 2:41 P.M.: After a weekend of reports claiming its unlikely the Sacramento Kings will move to Anaheim before next season--if ever--Anaheim officials expressed confidence that their proposal remains the best one on the table for the NBA franchise.ESPN, Sports Illustrated and the ... More >>
UPDATE, MARCH 30, 8:22 A.M.: The Anaheim City Council last night unanimously approved the $75 million bond-lease deal to put the NBA's Kings in the Honda Center. Meanwhile, the Sacramento City Council has moved beyond grief to the anger stage: Cap city leaders last nght discu ... More >>
The always loud and festive Baja Sharkeez Newport Beach is stepping up to help the Japan relief effort by hosting a silent auction and raffle tonight from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. There's some serious loot up for bidding--Lakers and Angels tickets, autographed Anaheim Ducks and Los Angeles Kings equipmen ... More >>
Between the start of our epic Final Pho tournament and news of quizzes that we can actually win, it was quite the week here at your favorite infernal blog. Highlights after the jump!
Flickr User BridgetDSYou might have heard that John Wayne Airport is going to get a Anaheim Ducks-themed restaurant which will feature a floor that resembles an ice-rink and Ducks paraphernalia, which will, no doubt, be sold along with Buffalo wings and other game food standards. But did yo ... More >>
UPDATE, FEB. 25, 3:39 P.M.: Although Phil Jackson is the only one to go public with his opposition to the Sacramento Kings moving to Anaheim (scroll down to last post), there has been a lot of talk about the Los Angeles Lakers franchise working behind the scenes to stop a SoCal relocation to prot ... More >>
Headline: Jewish Player Sues Anaheim Ducks, Saying He Was Mistreated Comment by BARRYBADRINATH69: So the final solution was to sue? Comment by BOWHUNTERDAN: Should have converted to Islam--then the president would have had to intervene.Comment by 19ECV64: All he cares about is money.
Jason Bailey, a right winger who formerly played in the Anaheim Ducks organization, is suing the NHL franchise for religious discrimination, claiming his former coaches with the Bakersfield Condors minor-league team continually harassed him because he is Jewish.A pro sports team in a town settled ... More >>
Myspace.comIt's been a busy week for Mr. Dogg. After deejaying at a bowling alley in Anaheim, he has released his new hometown-praising single "El Lay." In it, he references LA street names, landmarks and local sports teams (including the Angels and the Ducks, who, just for future reference, play ... More >>
When Orange County Register sports columnist Randy Youngman wrote a few days ago about the possibility of the Sacramento Kings moving into the Honda Center in Anaheim, it still read like a pipe dream. Several other cities could also land the NBA franchise, selling the team could send the team any ... More >>
Despite injuries, a horrible pre-season and dire predictions from NHL experts to the likes of "Anaheim Sucks" on yesterday's post ("Ducks outscored 13-2, outshot 100 to 35. From Niedermayer/Pronger to Mara/Brookbank? LOL. On pace for 0-82 this season. If you turn the OC Register upside down the ... More >>
The Anaheim Ducks home opener is tonight at the Honda Center against the Vancouver Canucks. The previews are in and they aren't pretty. "The Ducks top line has been terrible," reports RotoWorld.com. "Anaheim: Early contender for worst in the NHL," claims Kevin in PA on the Hitting the Post blog. ... More >>
The reinvention of Jean-Sebastien Giguere begins tonight.So writes a Canadian columnist about the NHL goaltender who won a Stanley Cup and a Conn Smythe Trophy in two different seasons with the Anaheim Ducks. "Giggy" was traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs in January by the Ducks for Jason Blake ... More >>
The food donations will start after Carole King and James Taylor's concert on July 20After Carole King and James Taylor's concert on July 20, the Honda Center, the Anaheim Ducks and ARAMARK (Honda Center's food and beverage partner) will start donating all unused, leftover food to local Anaheim c ... More >>
You really can't blame Anaheim Ducks captain Scott Niedermayer for hanging up his skates. What is there left to accomplish in hockey? He led Canada to the gold medal in the last Olympics and alongside his brother Rob helped Anaheim win its first Stanley Cup in 2006-07 (the franchise's first so fa ... More >>
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