| 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.
| Jan 14, 2014
| 4:20 PM
The Vancouver Canucks nearly ended the Ducks’ home points streak -- now at 19-0-2 -- on Jan. 5.
The Canucks jumped to a two-goal first-period lead, slowing the game down and moving to the verge of an upset, falling in overtime only after a tying...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:42 PM
Of all the changes made by the IceArizona group since it purchased the Phoenix Coyotes from the NHL in August, one seemingly small decision symbolizes the new regime.
The Coyotes traditionally hold a dinner for players and their wives before the season,...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:11 PM
They've played 12 games, and the Kings' season doesn't even hit the one-month mark until Sunday.
One early theme has emerged: A five-minute overtime, followed by a shootout, if necessary. Of the Kings' eight victories, one came in overtime and four more...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week:
+ If Sidney Crosby can be said to do anything quietly, he is quietly having a sensational start. Through Sunday he led the NHL in scoring with 17 points,...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 4:31 PM
+ A key to the early success of the Phoenix Coyotes (10-3-2) is the production they are getting from their defense. Oliver Ekman-Larsson (three goals, 11 points), Keith Yandle (1-10—11) and Derek Morris (4-6—10) ranked 4-5-6 in defensemen...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 5:58 PM
The Ducks are riding a five-game winning streak as the NHL's worst power-play team.
They spent time working on their weakness at Thursday's practice, with star wing Corey Perry and Coach Bruce Boudreau providing the same answer when asked what the fix...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 8:33 PM
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Dustin Penner scored two goals as the Ducks handed...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 6:24 PM
The NHL was right to suspend Boston's Shawn Thornton 15 games for his premeditated assault Dec. 7 on Pittsburgh defenseman Brooks Orpik, though it should have suspended Pittsburgh forward James Neal more than five games for kneeing Boston's Brad...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 8:44 PM
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GLENDALE, Ariz. — The combination of an exhausting trip, a dubious call and the pressure of a road deficit left the Kings yearning to...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 5:49 PM
Ducks scoring leader Ryan Getzlaf skated throughout practice Tuesday and said afterward his sore right foot that was struck by a puck Saturday held up fine.
"Things have moved properly in the last couple of days, and I feel good" about playing Wednesday...