| Feb 25, 2015
| 10:50 PM
Between Monday's showdown with the Detroit Red Wings and Friday's rematch with the Kings, the Ducks on Wednesday took a night off.
Well, they played the Ottawa Senators, butwhile getting shut out for the third time this season, a 3-0 loss to a...
| 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 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 17, 2015
| 2:53 PM
It's safe to say that the team the Lehigh Valley Phantoms is putting on the ice for this next four-game homestand bears little resemblance to the team that has lost four straight games at home.
Add center Scott Laughton back from the parent-club...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 6:07 AM
Goodbye, Columbus, and thanks for the well-organized All-Star game festivities. Most events were held within the lively Arena District or the nearby convention center, and players seemed pleased with the enthusiastic atmosphere and attentive crowds....
| Jan 20, 2015
| 9:33 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers' latest victory was hardly a masterpiece, until the final second.
A quick glance between Carl Hagelin and Derek Stepan produced the winning goal on New York's only shot of overtime. Hagelin deflected in Stepan'...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 6:03 PM
The Keeper of the Cup would not budge.
Despite the begging, he would not waver.
Despite the pleading, he stood steadfast.
Despite blatant bribery, he would not allow me to complete a bucket-list item for sports fans around the globe.
| Jan 16, 2015
| 8:06 PM
Kings center Nick Shore was fast-forwarding through the hockey memories, and he could not recall playing against his older brother, Drew Shore.
Not even as little guys growing up in Colorado.
It is increasingly likely that it will be Shore vs. Shore...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 11:40 PM
The Kings and Ducks could have honored Hall of Fame defenseman Rob Blake with a series of unrelenting open-ice hip checks.
What better way to pay homage to Blake, who had his No. 4 Kings jersey retired Saturday night at Staples Center. It was an...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 7:30 AM
There were times in the hard-hitting Saturday night game against the Kings that Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf said it seemed that “some guys didn’t even know there was a puck out there.”
Anaheim absorbed a very good shot from the Kings,...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 8:41 PM
BOSTON -- A couple of fluky goals left the Toronto Maple Leafs in danger of ending 2014 with a terrible loss.
As it turned out, the road-weary Leafs managed to end the calendar year on a high note.
"We needed it. That's for sure," Toronto coach Randy...