| 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 28, 2014
| 9:26 PM
The Linden Vey era in L.A. ended almost before it began Saturday, the Kings trading the young center to the Vancouver Canucks for a second-round pick in the NHL's entry draft at Philadelphia.
It was a move they knew they had to make sooner or later. The...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 5:26 PM
There might be a magic formula to what Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau does to get his teams off to a fast start, but maintaining that trend will be remarkable if it happens again this season.
While the Ducks are still stacked with a talented roster that won...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 8:56 PM
The Ducks started their seasonlong eight-game trip by giving up a hat trick to Toronto's Phil Kessel and falling behind early en route to a loss at Montreal.
After those two losses, the Ducks' seven-game win streak this month seemed a long-ago memory....
| Sep 22, 2013
| 9:41 PM
The banged-up Ducks defense was lifted Sunday by the return of veteran Francois Beauchemin, who played about 20 minutes in his first action since May knee surgery.
Beauchemin had labored through the playoffs on a torn anterior cruciate ligament.
| Sep 30, 2013
| 5:09 PM
Kings captain Dustin Brown said Monday he was still working to "chip some of the rust off" after playing his first exhibition game Saturday and working hard through a morning practice.
"My conditioning, the physical part is OK," said Brown, who...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 2:40 PM
A comment from Philadelphia Flyers General Manager Paul Holmgren that former Ducks defenseman Chris Pronger “is never going to play again” was met by a tribute Wednesday from a former teammate who played with Pronger on the Ducks' Stanley Cup-...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 8:17 PM
It was a case of good news/bad news for the Kings on the injury front Saturday, when the team activated forward Kyle Clifford from injured reserve, then placed forward Trevor Lewis on the IR list
Clifford, who was eligible to play against Colorado on...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 6:39 PM
The Ducks will be without goalie Viktor Fasth for two to three weeks because of lower body muscle inflammation, and defenseman Luca Sbisa will miss six to eight weeks because of a tendon tear in his right hand, the team announced Saturday.
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:14 PM
Never mind the words of Dustin Penner. His stone-faced expression is what lingers.
Asked following the Ducks' practice Monday what he was thinking about Tuesday's reunion with the Dallas Stars and forward Ryan Garbutt, Penner said, "I haven't even...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 4:20 PM
The Ducks are middle-of-the-pack in allowing goals, tied for seventh in the Western Conference.
Yet, given the losses they’ve suffered among defensemen, the ranking is admirable.
The play of goalie Jonas Hiller and his backup, Frederik Andersen,...