| Jul 1, 2014
| 11:27 PM
So what does half a billion dollars buy these days?
For starters, the answer might cover the first day of NHL free agency. It was an unprecedented rush of frenzied spending, soaring past $500 million and 70-plus signings before dinner time Tuesday...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 5:35 PM
In the NHL's summer season of hard-edged business decisions, for Ducks General Manager Bob Murray none was more difficult than the one involving center Saku Koivu.
Murray did not offer contracts to a trio of Ducks — longtime goaltender Jonas...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 7:18 AM
The Panthers and Fox Sports Florida have brought back Hall of Fame defenseman Denis Potvin as their television color analyst.
Potvin served in the same role for the first 16 seasons of the franchise before performing the same duties for his hometown...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 12:07 PM
Forward Jakob Silfverberg and the Ducks struck a deal on a one-year contract valued at $850,000 Friday, the team announced.
Financial terms were given by a hockey official not authorized to discuss the subject publicly.
| Aug 2, 2014
| 11:48 AM
The Ducks and rugged left wing Patrick Maroon agreed to a three-year contract extension through 2017-18 on Saturday and the team also signed its first-round draft pick, left wing Nick Ritchie, to a three-year, entry-level contract.
Ritchie, 18, was...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 2:24 PM
The cost of the average ticket to an NHL game this season is up 2.3%over last season, to $61.62, and the cost for a group of four to attend a game and also buy soft drinks, beers, hot dogs and souvenir caps rose 3.1% to $359.17, according to Team...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 8:30 PM
When a young Wayne Gretzky skated eight or 10 hours a day on frozen Canadian ponds, his ears would freeze and his toes would become so numb that he'd have tears in his eyes when he came inside and his father rubbed his feet to warm them.
| Dec 22, 2013
| 9:21 PM
Kings defenseman Jake Muzzin and left wing Dwight King were kicking back at team headquarters in El Segundo after a rare light day, talking about Christmas plans and trying to provide insight about a teammate and prodigy.
"Who is Martin Jones?" Muzzin...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week:
+ A 40-save performance Saturday by Colorado goaltender Semyon Varlamov against Washington — his former team — improved the Avalanche's record...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 6:25 PM
Stefan Noesen, a Ducks wing prospect, suffered two torn knee ligaments in practice with minor league Norfolk last week and was declared out for the season Monday after medical tests in Anaheim.
Noesen, 20, was acquired along with Ducks forward Jakob...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 5:11 AM
Before we wrap up the 2012-13 NHL season, every hockey fan owes a word of thanks to Scot Beckenbaugh.
Beckenbaugh is the federal mediator who helped negotiate an end to the labor dispute that threatened to wipe out the 2012-13 NHL season....