| 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...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 4:27 PM
Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi was sitting in his office the other day, flipping through a guide that listed his counterparts in the NHL.
It was like looking at a high school yearbook without the cheery messages and autographs, one organized by...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 4:56 PM
We may not be a soccer/futbol country, but this World Cup has united the United States.
Amazing. Two Saturdays into the World Cup and the only letters last week were from hockey fans knocking soccer. One poor fellow felt...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 9:18 PM
In the end, the Ducks' decision to trade for center Ryan Kesler was about one thing — helping them reel in their crosstown rivals, the Stanley Cup champion Kings.
Kesler plays with a physical edge that the Ducks desperately need in the playoffs...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 5:35 PM
In the NHL's summer season of hard-edged business decisions, for Ducks General Manager Bob Murray none was more difficult than the one involving center Saku Koivu.
Murray did not offer contracts to a trio of Ducks — longtime goaltender Jonas...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 7:46 AM
Trying to capture the spirit of the thing that was either the Blackhawks’ 2013-14 postmortem or the 2014-15 pregame show, pick one:
1. Maybe Stan Bowman is telling the truth, or maybe he’s lying.
“I don’t think we’re...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 4:21 PM
It appears the Kevin Hayes Era with the Blackhawks will be over before it even begins.
As the deadline looms to sign Hayes, the Hawks are “not likely” to add one of the top young prospects in hockey, his agent said Thursday.
Hayes, who was...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 3:38 PM
The Blackhawks and Kevin Hayes officially have parted ways, making one of the top young prospects in hockey an unrestricted free agent.
Hayes was the Hawks’ first-round pick (24th overall) in the 2010 draft and after spending four seasons with...
| 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 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...