| Nov 29, 2014
| 8:10 AM
The Ducks tried and failed Friday to beat the Chicago Blackhawks with a defense consisting of three rookies, two second-year players and no one older than 24.
The results were predictable, a 4-1 loss with 38 shots fired at goalie Frederik Andersen....
| Nov 11, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Coming back to Chicago as a player, Chris Chelios was a hated man. Once saying he would never play for Detroit, he did the unthinkable and put on a Red Wings sweater late in his career. He also currently works in the Wings' front office. Now Chelios has...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 8:11 AM
Saku Koivu, the longtime Montreal Canadiens and Anaheim Ducks center who retired in September, has sold his home in Irvine for $6 million.
The Tuscan-style residence, built in 2008, features a fossilized stone and reclaimed brick exterior with...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 11:25 PM
If you didn't think to look for it or didn't happen to glance up at the green-girdered roof Friday while the Ducks were opening their home schedule with a 2-1 come-from-behind victory over the Minnesota Wild, it would have been easy to miss the new banner...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 11:07 AM
As talented as the Blackhawks are, picking a favorite to win the Stanley Cup this season is like predicting who will start for the Bears secondary week to week. If the Hawks are going to win the title, they'll likely have to go through more than one of...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 5:40 PM
It's a new home, a new team and a new way of arriving at the rink for the Ducks' Ryan Kesler.
"I'm ready to get going, excited about this new chapter in my life," Kesler said. "Found a place overlooking the ocean, the kids are in school . . . waking...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 11:20 PM
Game action reveals more than practice drills, so as the Ducks transitioned to their preseason opener Monday in a split-squad home game against the Colorado Avalanche, consider the battle for playing time and roster spots officially underway.
| Sep 24, 2014
| 7:00 PM
All their hockey lives, goaltenders Frederik Andersen and John Gibson have been competing to be "the guy."
Those instincts have brought them here, sitting next to each other in the Ducks' dressing room, second-year players in position to ascend to a...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 5:53 PM
With good timing, a hunch and a mutual gamble, the Ducks hope they have found a productive first-line wing.
Anaheim's off-season decision to sign veteran forward Dany Heatley was low-risk — a $1-million, one-year wager on a 33-year-old coming to...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Branded as a sixth or seventh defenseman by the Pittsburgh Penguins and unsure if he could rise above that ceiling, Ben Lovejoy wondered if his hockey career had stalled before it had really begun.
"I would have gone to Antarctica for a fresh start," he...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 4:31 PM
The serenity of nature, the magnificence of untouched land and the peaceful quiet lure Clayton Stoner and Nate Thompson to the mountains of British Columbia and streams of Minnesota each summer.
"It's about self-confidence, being out in the wilderness,...