| 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...
| 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 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 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 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 19, 2014
| 6:50 PM
Ducks General Manager Bob Murray watched how the Kings cruised through the regular season, then gassed the accelerator to the floor once the Stanley Cup was in sight.
"Our first job is to get to the playoffs. I don't care where we finish," Murray said....
| Sep 18, 2014
| 8:51 PM
As the Ducks prepared for their future on the first day of training camp, Coach Bruce Boudreau had to address the past.
Retired right wing Teemu Selanne torched Boudreau in a 320-page book released in Selanne's native Finland on Thursday, but the...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Teemu Selanne confronted Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau during the team’s playoff series against Dallas last spring to ask why Boudreau “was not appreciative of me one iota” and had humiliated him by making him a healthy scratch for the...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 4:17 PM
Where better to spend one of the hottest days of the year than in a cold hockey rink? Where better to spend any day, really?
The Ducks opened their rookie camp Friday at Anaheim Ice, where some of their recent draft picks, a few free agents and...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 12:42 PM
The Ducks sent a message of support to Coach Bruce Boudreau in the form of a two-year contract extension Wednesday, signing him through the 2016-17 season.
Boudreau, who joined the organization in November 2011, had one year remaining on his current...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 6:48 PM
Before Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau said one word about the contract extension he received Wednesday through the 2016-17 season, he took a moment to thank Saku Koivu.
"Tremendous career, great attribute to us … great human being … everything...