|April 3, 2015: Ducks' Kesler Back In Friday|
Kesler (elbow) will return to the lineup Friday against the Avalanche, Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register reports.Kesler sat out Wednesday's triumph over the Oilers, but his absence seemed to be rest-related more so than out of concern about the health of his elbow. He'll slide back in as a member of the Ducks' second line, where he's expected to center Tomas Fleischmann and Kyle Palmieri.
|March 31, 2015: Ducks' Kesler Gets Maintenance Day|
Kesler's (elbow) absence from practice Tuesday was described as a maintenance day, according to NHL.com's Curtis Zupke.Kesler was sporting a wrap on his right elbow Tuesday, but at this stage it looks like the forward should be available for Wednesday's game against the Oilers. We'll let you know if that assessment changes, however.
|March 31, 2015: Ducks' Kesler Misses Practice|
Kesler, who was sporting a wrap on his right elbow, did not skate at practice Tuesday, Lance Pugmire of the Los Angeles Times reports.Per the Orange County Register, Kesler's arm absorbed a Francois Beauchemin shot on Sunday, but the forward didn't seem too bothered by the issue afterward, so Tuesday's absence could turn out to be maintenance-related.
|March 29, 2015: Ducks' Kesler Records Another 20-Goal Season|
Kesler tipped home teammate James Wisniewski's point shot past former teammate Cory Schnieder in the first period of Sunday's tilt with the Devils.The goal marks 20 on the season for the American, a feat he has achieved seven times now in his career. While his days of 30-goal and 70-point seasons are likely behind him for good, Kesler still provides a solid fantasy option.
|March 29, 2015: Gibson makes 26 saves, Ducks beat Devils for 3rd in row|
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Nailing down the NHL's best regular-season record isn't the top priority for the Anaheim Ducks. Being ready for the postseason is.