| Oct 18, 2014
| 7:30 PM
The mettle the Ducks displayed with two late scores against a Minnesota Wild team that hadn't given up a goal through eight-plus periods now transfers to a Sunday test of muscle against the St. Louis Blues.
"Biggest team we've played this season, fun...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 6:00 PM
The Devante Smith-Pelly who created such effective havoc, throwing his weight around in an impressive rookie playoff debut, has returned.
The 22-year-old Ducks forward set the tone in Anaheim's 3-2 victory in Detroit on Saturday night by delivering five...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 10:34 AM
The Ducks have looked at the video, analyzed their effort and made some lineup tweaks. Saturday night at Joe Louis Arena they’ll discover if that’s good enough to beat the Detroit Red Wings.
“We were not quite ready to play,”...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 6:02 PM
One attribute that carried the Ducks to the best regular-season record in the Western Conference last season was their ability to respond emphatically from a crushing loss.
Routed 6-1 in last year's season opener in Colorado, they returned with seven...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 7:00 AM
The Ducks’ 6-4 season-opening loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins was a continued routine of events in which players appeared uncomfortable, uncertain and unsteady.
Part of that is the breaking-in stage for the team. There’s talent, for sure,...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 1:19 PM
Ducks defenseman Cam Fowler returned to skating Monday after a fall at practice last week and said his possible return to playing by Thursday’s regular season opener at Pittsburgh is a “day-by-day thing.”
“Just keep improving...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 7:45 AM
The Ducks’ urgent push to end their preseason losing streak at four and produce an uplifting performance they could carry them into the regular season became reality Saturday thanks to the late heroics of Ryan Kesler and Corey Perry.
| Oct 3, 2014
| 1:44 PM
Two-time U.S. Olympic women’s hockey player Hilary Knight skated with the Ducks at their Friday practice, infusing some enjoyment to a team spending its fourth consecutive day on drills.
“The guys have a game tomorrow. I just wanted to slide...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 4:02 PM
There’s a new voice that booms off the ice at Ducks practices, with more bark than from the sometimes colorful instruction of Coach Bruce Boudreau.
Trent Yawney, a former NHL defenseman who coached the Chicago Blackhawks in 2005-06 and later was...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 10:10 PM
In the way that beefy linemen are sometimes nicknamed "Tiny," center William Karlsson has been dubbed "Wild Bill" by his Ducks teammates.
"I don't know why," line mate Andrew Cogliano said. "He doesn't talk much."
The 21-year-old Swede, a 2011 second-...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 7:41 AM
What we learned from the Ducks’ 4-2 exhibition loss to the Kings on Sunday at the Honda Center:
It was only a preseason game
But the Ducks hate losing to the Kings no matter the circumstances. The Kings’ seven-game victory in the second...