| Jun 29, 2013
| 5:13 PM
A future most valuable player was sitting there when it came time for the Ducks to make their pick, at No. 28, in the 2003 draft.
Now, in the name of Corey Perry, can lightning strike twice?
In two words: Very doubtful.
"That draft was off the...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 5:42 PM
All those draft picks so painstakingly hoarded by Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi came in quite handy Sunday.
The Kings were able to trade the 57th, 88th and 96th selections to the Edmonton Oilers to move up to the 37th spot in the draft, which...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 5:04 PM
The NHL's awards gala — based in Las Vegas the last few years — was a casualty of the lockout, so the league is handing out its awards over two days during the Stanley Cup Final.
Still, there was a major emotional component to the first...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 10:04 PM
Despite winning three straight games and five of their last six, the Kings aren't the NHL's hottest team. They're not even the hottest team in Southern California.
The Ducks, who will face the Kings on Monday at Staples Center, have the league's...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 8:17 PM
While the Ducks were missing the playoffs last spring for the second time in three seasons, the Kings were winning the Stanley Cup and captivating the modest but passionate local hockey audience.
The Ducks were pushed to the brink of oblivion and they...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Francois Beauchemin has agreed to a contract extension with the Anaheim Ducks The move takes Francois Beauchemin off the market; he would have been an unrestricted free agent at the end of the season....
| Jan 9, 2012
| 9:15 AM
The best time to make a big trade in the NHL is when you don’t have to. You’re negotiating with leverage. If you have a weakness you’re trying to fill, it’s either not obvious or not urgent.
And so, it makes sense that the worst...