| 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...
| 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,...
| 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 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.
| Jun 24, 2014
| 8:44 PM
Despite the disappointment of another playoff flameout by his Pittsburgh Penguins that resulted in his coach and general manager getting fired, center Sidney Crosby put a cap on a successful regular season Tuesday night at the NHL Awards in Las Vegas....
| 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...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 12:28 PM
Saku Koivu, the veteran NHL center who played the last five years with the Anaheim Ducks, has put his home in Irvine on the market at $6.5999 million.
The listing comes less than a month after Ducks general manager Bob Murray announced that Koivu, along...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 6:54 PM
The Ducks reached into the free-agent pool Wednesday and acquired much-traveled winger Dany Heatley, attempting to add some experience after losing Teemu Selanne and Saku Koivu.
Selanne retired after this past season and the Ducks parted ways with...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 10:45 PM
Ducks front-office executive Bob Murray, not relishing the spotlight, survived the moment and his speech after being named the NHL’s general manager of the year.
Soon after, he received kudos from a crosstown rival and peer, Kings General...