| Nov 11, 2013
| 5:36 PM
The Western Conference has had a statistical edge over the East for a while, and it has produced the Stanley Cup champion in five of the last seven seasons and 11 of the last 17. The Detroit Red Wings' four titles contributed to that dominance, but...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 10:16 PM
Saku Koivu saw his retiring teammate, friend and Finnish countryman Teemu Selanne skate around the arena bathed in cheers last week in the Ducks' final regular-season home game.
Moved, of course, Koivu quickly set aside the moment that's so close to...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 8:42 PM
Whether it's the opponent's top scorer or the Ducks' mood, defenseman Ben Lovejoy has proven in his breakout season he has a firm handle on it.
A confluence of greater maturity and an appreciation of the disparity between Lovejoy's prior NHL job and the...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 5:47 PM
EDMONTON, Canada — Traded Ducks goalie Viktor Fasth left Anaheim on March 4 in 82-degree weather, arriving at his new team's home with the thermometer at minus-13. That's minus-25 Celsius up here.
"Here we go … ," Fasth said to himself,...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Usually, it's Dustin Penner seeking to provide the creative response to a question.
But when the former Ducks forward was pulled off the Honda Center ice March 4 and told by General Manager Bob Murray he'd been traded to the Washington Capitals,...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 7:23 PM
Bob Murray, general manager of the Ducks, said Wednesday he was “confused” by the unwillingness of teams with which he tried to make a deal.
He then quickly and repeatedly reassured his current players he has full trust in them to still...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 11:28 PM
Kyle Palmieri didn't get the bounce he needed in the Ducks' 4-3 shootout loss to the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday night, but the vote of confidence he and the Ducks received earlier in the afternoon could prove to have more impact.
| Mar 1, 2014
| 3:48 PM
Owning the NHL's best record, the Ducks aren't feeling the pressure of Wednesday's trading deadline like others trying to get in the playoffs, climb toward Anaheim's lofty perch or rid themselves of a pending free agent.
Yet, a final piece that could...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 1:59 PM
The Ducks did not remain satisfied with possessing the NHL’s best record in the first week of March, trading forward Dustin Penner and goalie Viktor Fasth on Tuesday in exchange for veteran Dallas defenseman Stephane Robidas and a pair of draft ...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 7:00 PM
Depth has been a major reason the Ducks have the most points in the NHL, but as the playoffs near the emphasis has shifted to a tighter, tougher, more talented roster.
Ducks General Manager Bob Murray thinned the forward ranks Tuesday by trading...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 1:13 PM
Happiest place on earth, indeed.
Ducks defenseman Mark Fistric was at Disneyland with his son Wednesday when he finalized a $3.8-million, three-year contract extension.
“Pretty special day for my family,” Fistric said. “We really...