| Feb 28, 2015
| 7:32 AM
The odds of the Ducks and Kings meeting again in the playoffs this season appears high, their latest high-energy showdown on Friday serving as a possible appetizer for more of the action that last season took Southland hockey fans on a seven-game ride....
| Feb 26, 2015
| 11:08 PM
Goaltending duels you can realistically envision …
The Kings' Jonathan Quick vs. Corey Crawford of the Chicago Blackhawks. Quick vs. Carey Price of the Montreal Canadiens. Or Quick vs. Pekka Rinne of the Nashville Predators.
| Feb 27, 2015
| 9:04 AM
TAMPA, Fla. -- Former Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Sopel, a member of the 2010 Stanley Cup championship team, announced his retirement from professional hockey Friday.
Sopel spent 18 years playing hockey in the NHL, KHL and AHL and played in more...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 6:45 AM
The Ducks’ somber tones after Wednesday’s 3-0 loss to the average Ottawa Senators have to transform quickly into enthusiasm.
The Kings, who vanquished Anaheim in last season’s playoffs, arrive at Honda Center on Friday riding an eight-...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 12:09 PM
Jiri Sekac, the Ducks’ newly acquired forward, was waiting for immigration paperwork to be completed Wednesday before he can be cleared to play in Anaheim’s home game Wednesday night against the Ottawa Senators.
Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 5:08 PM
It’s a tricky balance for Ducks General Manager Bob Murray. He is trying to maneuver his first-place team toward a Stanley Cup as Monday’s trade deadline approaches but doesn’t want to discard key future players.
Murray pulled the...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 5:12 PM
Could Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick play in 70 or more games during this regular season?
The reason behind the answer is simple: Darryl Sutter is his coach.
So, barring any strange occurrence, the answer is: "Yes."
Quick, who already has...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 12:06 PM
While speculation swirls around Chris Bosh’s future with the Miami Heat star forward out for the season due to blood clots in his lungs, Tomas Fleischmann is another South Florida athlete who understands what it is like in that predicament.
| Feb 20, 2015
| 1:23 PM
When two-time Stanley Cup-winning defenseman Willie Mitchell went on injured reserve, the Florida Panthers were able to reach into their farm system for a fill-in with a championship ring of his own.
Steven Kampfer, who scored the tying goal that...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 8:02 PM
The time has arrived for the Florida Panthers to show if there is genuine tread on their snowshoes.
Beginning a stretch of three games in four days amid a five-game trip vital to their playoff aspirations, the Panthers found positive traction Thursday...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 10:35 AM
Panthers at Senators
When/where: 7:30 p.m., Canadian Tire Center, Ottawa
TV: FSF; Radio: 560-AM.
Scouting report: The Panthers go for the Eastern Canada trifecta following wins at Toronto and Montreal. They moved within one point of the last wild-...