| May 16, 2014
| 8:55 PM
Maybe the Kings should start every playoff series one game from elimination. It has certainly worked through two series thus far.
The Kings have reached the Western Conference finals for the third consecutive season, burying the Ducks early in a 6-2...
| May 16, 2014
| 11:15 PM
When it comes to winning a big game, the Kings' knowledge in how to do so was a mismatch over the Ducks.
That strength more than any other defined the Kings' 6-2 victory in Game 7 of the Western Conference semifinal at Honda Center.
From an early goal...
| May 19, 2014
| 7:18 PM
There were opportunities Monday during exit interviews for the Ducks to define their season as progress.
Ownership awarded General Manager Bob Murray a four-year contract extension and praised him for "meticulously [adding] youth, skill and depth" to...
| May 12, 2014
| 11:27 PM
John Gibson made it sound so simple.
"We knew they were capable of coming back. We just had to get the job done and find a way," the Ducks' rookie goalie said after his team stood up to a final, furious Kings rally Monday night at Honda Center.
| May 10, 2014
| 10:21 PM
The Ducks and Kings continue to make hay in each other's barn.
There may be no rhyme or reason, but the Ducks' 2-0 victory Saturday at Staples Center in Game 4 left the visiting teams undefeated in the Western Conference semifinals.
The Kings got away...
| May 10, 2014
| 12:49 PM
The coach’s words steered attention one way. The goalies’ post-skate expressions conveyed something else.
Whether 20-year-old rookie John Gibson or veteran Jonas Hiller will start in goal Saturday night for the Ducks in Game 4 of the Western...
| May 9, 2014
| 7:54 PM
In response to Ducks goalie Frederik Andersen's lower-body injury suffered in the third period of Anaheim's Game 3 victory over the Kings, rookie goalie John Gibson is expected to be called up from minor-league Norfolk, Va., on Friday.
| May 3, 2014
| 10:56 PM
Marian Gaborik and the Kings stole the Ducks' magic, then made their own Saturday night in a captivating Game 1 of the first freeway series of hockey.
Gaborik scored with seven seconds remaining in regulation, and again, 12:07 into overtime to lift...
| May 4, 2014
| 9:28 PM
No one felt the sting of the Ducks' Game 1 overtime loss to the Kings more painfully than Teemu Selanne.
Anaheim's retiring No. 8 scored his team's go-ahead third-period goal precisely 8 minutes 8 seconds into the final frame of regulation. It was his...
| May 5, 2014
| 11:22 PM
The Ducks dedicated their regular-season meetings against the Kings to getting their rivals out of their heads.
Time to start anew.
The Kings, in a 3-1 victory at Honda Center, extended their Western Conference semifinal series lead to 2-0 on Monday...
| May 6, 2014
| 9:21 PM
If it was good enough to win the Pacific Division and gain the top seed in the Western Conference playoffs, then why aren't the Ducks using their shutdown line of Andrew Cogliano, Saku Koivu and Daniel Winnik in that role against the Kings?