| Apr 21, 2014
| 11:04 PM
DALLAS — If there's a line of sportsmanship that shouldn't be crossed, Ryan Getzlaf's judgment is that you shouldn't throw a left hook at a guy whose face is severely stitched up.
Yet, that and other unwritten rules were fudged Monday night by the...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 5:19 PM
DALLAS — It’s not just about getting under the Ducks’ skin with the Dallas Stars, it’s about penetrating their minds.
The evidence includes Antoine Roussel’s Game 3 punch directed at Ryan Getzlaf’s cut-up face, Ryan...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 11:47 AM
DALLAS -- The Dallas Stars’ confrontational style certainly isn’t going to be altered after the reward of a 3-0 Game 3 victory.
“We’re guys who like to play with that aggressive mentality; that’s got us where we are, and we...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 7:35 PM
A top seed vs. a No. 8 seed usually is a formality — there was a notable exception involving the Kings two years ago — but Dallas has won two of three games against the Ducks this season. The Oct. 20 opener was the Ducks' lone victory, as they...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 9:47 AM
WASHINGTON — Greetings from the nation’s capital, where winter seems to be firmly entrenched even though spring officially began last week.
It’s snowing here, and accumulations of two to four inches are expected to build until the snow...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 3:36 PM
WASHINGTON -- At least Kings Coach Darryl Sutter is consistent.
His standard response when asked which goaltender will start a particular game is, “Be there for the song,” meaning you’ll see who it is when the starters are on the ice...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 7:06 PM
WASHINGTON -- Conventional wisdom says a team playing the second game of a back-to-back sequence should tire as the second game progresses.
So much for conventional wisdom.
The Kings scored three times in the third period Tuesday and then converted...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 12:31 PM
EDMONTON, Canada -- Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau added another player into the first-line rotation Friday morning, moving center Nick Bonino to left wing alongside stars Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry before Friday night’s game against the Edmonton...
| 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 18, 2014
| 1:05 PM
Stephane Robidas, the veteran defenseman the Ducks acquired from the Dallas Stars on March
4, said he'll make his debut with the team Tuesday night against the Washington Capitals.
Robidas, 37, has been sidelined since Nov. 29, when he broke his right...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Kings captain Dustin Brown looked ready after a full practice Wednesday and a serious "bag skate" for about 50 minutes Tuesday. On top of that, he sounded poised to rejoin the lineup after a two-game absence because of a lower-body injury.