24-6-2005 Options to be confirmed tomorrow
The following players' contract options need to be confirmed tomorrow:


22-6-2005 Gordie Roberts frustrated
Anaheim Mighty Ducks defenseman Gordie Roberts feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Gordie Roberts was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 2nd round of the 1992 entry draft. He has appeared in 317 NHL games during his career, notching 12 goals and adding 50 assists along with 191 penalty minutes. The 31 year old defenseman is expecting a good season for the team.


23-6-2005 Contracts expiring !
The following players' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Gregg Naumenko (Cincinnati Mighty Ducks) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Dan Bylsma (Cincinnati Mighty Ducks) UFA
-Fred Brathwaite (Cincinnati Mighty Ducks) UFA
-Antti Tormanen (Cincinnati Mighty Ducks) UFA
-Jan Vopat (Cincinnati Mighty Ducks) UFA


23-6-2005 Contracts expiring !
The following staff members' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Jan-Ake Danielson(pro)
-Etienne Levert(farm)


21-6-2005 Mike Eaves frustrated
Anaheim Mighty Ducks center Mike Eaves feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mike Eaves, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 164 NHL games during his career, notching 39 goals and adding 72 assists along with 12 penalty minutes. The 29 year old center is waiting for a good start this season.


21-6-2005 Tom Lawson agrees on a contract.
Tom Lawson has signed a $300 000 per year, 4 year deal with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

21-6-2005 Jarrett Smith agrees on a contract.
Jarrett Smith has signed a $380 000 per year, 4 year deal with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

21-6-2005 Tony Martensson agrees on a contract.
Tony Martensson has signed a $420 000 per year, 2 year deal with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of Sweden, Tony Martensson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 7th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 5 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 8 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center is waiting for a good start this season.


21-6-2005 Alex Katzev agrees on a contract.
Alex Katzev has signed a $325 000 per year, 3 year deal with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of Russia, Alex Katzev was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 3rd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 20 year old center is getting ready for the upcoming season.


20-6-2005 Board loans money
The board of owners has loaned $21 373 803$ for the team to balance the team funds.

20-6-2005 Simon Lemieux retires
Cincinnati Mighty Ducks staff member Simon Lemieux has announced his retirement due to personal reasons.

20-6-2005 Maxim Rybin agrees on a contract.
Maxim Rybin has signed a $285 000 per year, 1 year deal with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

20-6-2005 Ulf Sundstrom agrees on a contract.
Ulf Sundstrom has signed a $370 000 per year, 3 year deal with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

Eastside Hockey Manager