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  • Kings use emergency-roster exemption before facing Penguins

    Kings use emergency-roster exemption before facing Penguins
    Hockey limbo could have been the best description for the Kings' situation the last few days. Because the Kings played short-handed in a 3-2 overtime loss to the Flyers, they were able to use an emergency-roster exemption. They will recall winger...
  • Ducks' new focus on defense is paying off

    Ducks' new focus on defense is paying off
    Greetings from Denver, where the Ducks practiced Saturday at Pepsi Center to prepare for their game against the Avalanche on Sunday. In an odd bit of scheduling, the Avalanche was in St. Louis on Saturday to face the Blues, so the Ducks had the arena...
  • John Gibson to start in goal, Dany Heatley out for Ducks vs. Avalanche

    John Gibson to start in goal, Dany Heatley out for Ducks vs. Avalanche
    Greetings from Denver, where the Ducks held an optional morning skate as they prepared to face the Colorado Avalanche Sunday night in the finale of a four-game trip. The Ducks are 2-1 so far, with wins at Chicago and Dallas and a loss at St. Louis. The...
  • Panthers center Derek MacKenzie isn't pretty but he's effective

    Panthers center Derek MacKenzie isn't pretty but he's effective
    There's a category of statistics listed on the NHL.com website known as real-time stats, which basically measure a player's intangibles or the non-sexy chores he does on the ice that every winning team must have. It's no surprise that unheralded...
  • 'Plan C' goalie Jason LaBarbera gets an 'A' for effort in Ducks' win

    'Plan C' goalie Jason LaBarbera gets an 'A' for effort in Ducks' win
    On Saturday night Jason LaBarbera was planning to join his American Hockey League teammates for a Halloween party in Norfolk, Va. Twenty-four hours later he was sitting in the visitors' locker room at the Pepsi Center marveling at the twists of fate...
  • What we learned from the Ducks' 3-2 victory at Colorado

    What we learned from the Ducks' 3-2 victory at Colorado
    What we learned from the Ducks’ 3-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Sunday: They’re a plucky bunch, these Ducks  They won at Denver on Sunday by solidly protecting their third-string goaltender, Jason LaBarbera, who had to start...
  • Ducks are embracing a focus on defense this season, and it's working

    Ducks are embracing a focus on defense this season, and it's working
    How can the Ducks' 10-3 record be the same as it was through 13 games last season yet be dramatically different? The answer is their willingness to embrace the concept that defense wins championships in the NHL. For inspiration, all they had to do was...
  • Frederik Andersen expected back in net for Ducks tonight

    Frederik Andersen expected back in net for Ducks tonight
    After a weekend bout with leg tightness, Ducks goalie Frederik Andersen was first off the ice at Wednesday’s morning skate, indicating he’ll start tonight against the visiting New York Islanders. “I feel way better than yesterday,&...
  • Ducks' Ryan Getzlaf expected to play against Coyotes on Friday

    Ducks' Ryan Getzlaf expected to play against Coyotes on Friday
    Ryan Getzlaf returned to practice Thursday, the Ducks center expecting to play Friday against the Arizona Coyotes after he and first-line mate Corey Perry surprisingly missed Wednesday's overtime loss because of flu symptoms. The recovery schedule for...
  • Rangers Rebound With Shutout Win Over Penguins

    NEW YORK -- Coming off back-to-back losses over the weekend that included a closed-door meeting following an unimpressive home defeat Sunday night, things didn't figure to improve for the New York Rangers when the NHL's hottest team came to town Tuesday...
  • Islanders Shut Out Avalanche For Fourth Straight Win

    UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- The New York Islanders aren't talking about their recent history. But they sure are re-writing it. Six different players scored goals for the Islanders, and goalie Jaroslav Halak notched his second straight shutout as New York...