| Apr 11, 2015
| 11:11 PM
Rediscovering the toughness, skill and defensive attention that made them division winners, the Ducks on Saturday earned the Western Conference’s No. 1 seed.
Anaheim imposed its physical strength on last-place Arizona, limiting the Coyotes to 13...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 2:34 PM
These days, the view is pretty nice from where Ryan Getzlaf is sitting.
The Anaheim Ducks captain and center, whose team enters the playoffs atop the Western Conference standings, has purchased an ocean-view home in Corona del Mar for $6.1 million....
| Apr 15, 2015
| 7:20 PM
It has become an unavoidable part of any conversation about Bruce Boudreau, sometime after acknowledging he was voted coach of the year for turning around the Washington Capitals in 2007-08, won the Presidents' Trophy as the NHL's top team with them in...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 4:05 PM
Montreal Canadiens (50-22-10) vs. Ottawa Senators (43-26-13)
Season series: Senators, 3-1.
Coaches: Montreal's Michel Therrien (337-246-23-68); Ottawa's Dave Cameron (32-15-8).
Canadiens: LW Max Pacioretty (37 goals,...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 8:31 PM
Late in the Ducks' practice Friday, center Ryan Getzlaf accepted a pass, saw an opening to the net and rifled a shot that stretched the nylon material behind the goaltender.
Getzlaf raised his stick upward to rejoice, making the shape of the number one....
| Apr 9, 2015
| 3:58 PM
Maybe the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference would be in hand if Ryan Getzlaf had played in each of the last two Ducks’ games.
But what’s more valuable, that seeding, which can still be clinched by Saturday, or a rested, healthy Getzlaf...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 8:32 PM
The regular season will end Saturday, and with it ends the voting period for most major awards. With that in mind, in the final regular-season weekly column, a look at who should win the hardware:
Hart Trophy (MVP)
Carey Price, Montreal Canadiens....
| Apr 3, 2015
| 11:01 PM
There's comfort in the Ducks' position as Pacific Division champions. They're assured of home-ice advantage for at least two rounds of the playoffs and await a wild-card entrant in the first round.
In Friday's 4-2 home loss to the Colorado Avalanche,...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 5:39 PM
Ryan Getzlaf had just completed one of his most forgettable games of the season. He only took two shots, lost the same amount of faceoffs as he had won, and the Ducks were defeated by lowly Columbus.
Yet, instead of making a quick exit to the team bus,...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 7:15 AM
What we learned from the Ducks’ 3-2 overtime victory over the Boston Bruins:
+ Team captain Ryan Getzlaf had proclaimed the Ducks’ performances in their previous two games, a 7-2 loss to the New York Rangers and a 5-3 loss to the Columbus...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 9:46 PM
If Corey Perry hadn't brought the Ducks even with the Boston Bruins with 38.5 seconds left in the third period and goaltender Frederik Andersen gone in favor of an extra skater, and if Ryan Getzlaf hadn't set a franchise career record by scoring his...