| Oct 4, 2014
| 8:30 PM
There’s a good reason no team has repeated as Stanley Cup champion since the Detroit Red Wings of 1997 and 1998. “It’s hard. Damned hard,” said Kings right wing Justin Williams, who was voted the Most Valuable Player of the...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 5:40 PM
It's a new home, a new team and a new way of arriving at the rink for the Ducks' Ryan Kesler.
"I'm ready to get going, excited about this new chapter in my life," Kesler said. "Found a place overlooking the ocean, the kids are in school . . . waking...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 11:20 PM
Game action reveals more than practice drills, so as the Ducks transitioned to their preseason opener Monday in a split-squad home game against the Colorado Avalanche, consider the battle for playing time and roster spots officially underway.
| Sep 23, 2014
| 12:37 PM
The Ducks will field a youth-heavy team Tuesday night in their second exhibition game, a home date against the Arizona Coyotes.
Among the youngsters will be goalie John Gibson, the 21-year-old top NHL prospect who won two regular-season games to...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 1:59 PM
The Anaheim Ducks acquired center Ryan Kesler in a trade from the Vancouver Canucks on Friday.
In exchange for Kesler, the Ducks sent the Canucks forward Nick Bonino, defenseman Luca Sbisa and the No. 24 pick in the 2014 draft, which begins with the first...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 1:39 PM
Timed perfectly, new Ducks center Ryan Kesler will make his preseason debut Thursday night at Staples Center against the Kings, the team he was acquired to help topple.
"Been awhile since I played in my last game," Kesler said in reference to a final ...
| 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...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 5:00 PM
In Russia, Teemu Selanne was hockey's hero.
In Anaheim, will he be more than just another player on the NHL team with the most points?
Selanne returned to Honda Center ice for practice Thursday, showing more bounce in his skating than when the 43-...
| 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...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 6:00 PM
It's unfair to expect 22-year-old Jakob Silfverberg to immediately replace four-time 30-goal scorer Bobby Ryan on the Ducks' scoresheet or in the hearts of their fans.
But Silfverberg, who had 10 goals and 19 points in 48 games with Ottawa last season,...