| Sep 29, 2014
| 7:41 AM
What we learned from the Ducks’ 4-2 exhibition loss to the Kings on Sunday at the Honda Center:
It was only a preseason game
But the Ducks hate losing to the Kings no matter the circumstances. The Kings’ seven-game victory in the second...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 11:00 PM
So much wisdom, desire and leadership skated out of Honda Center the night the Ducks were eliminated from the playoffs in May.
The retirements of forward Teemu Selanne, 43, and Saku Koivu, 39, lessened Anaheim of more than 40 years of NHL experience....
| Apr 27, 2014
| 11:03 PM
DALLAS — Nick Bonino has been a part of 28 comeback wins with the Ducks this season. Sunday night was the steepest — and most significant — yet.
Bonino lifted the Ducks to a 5-4 overtime victory over the Dallas Stars as top-seeded...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 11:08 PM
DALLAS — Goaltender Jonas Hiller tried to make the best of the bad situation he had helped create through his shaky play in the last weeks of the regular season, but there were times uncertainty overtook him and despair crept in.
He lost his...
| May 2, 2014
| 7:35 PM
The great unknown of the first Kings-Ducks playoff series is which potential tipping point will matter most.
Is it Jonathan Quick, the Kings' Stanley Cup champion goalie of two years ago who returned to his old stingy tricks against San Jose in the...
| 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 15, 2014
| 6:42 PM
The nerves, uncertainty and inconsistent play that caused the Ducks' Game 7 defeat to the Detroit Red Wings last May were used as motivation — by personnel men, coaches and players alike — to ensure this year would be different.
| 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 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...