| Mar 8, 2015
| 5:15 PM
James Wisniewski's left foot is feeling "great," but as for the personal equipment he needs to play hockey, it didn't arrive in Anaheim on Sunday before the team left to board a flight to Vancouver for a three-game trip.
"All brand new stuff. I don't...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 9:38 PM
Happy and reassuring playoff memories for the Kings can provide only so much comfort to a faltering hockey team in search of solutions.
The calendar is quickly becoming the Kings’ adversary. They are three points out of a playoff spot, with Dallas...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 6:56 AM
With just six goals allowed in the last five games, the Ducks are suddenly in defensive mode.
In winning their sixth consecutive game Tuesday, 4-0 in Vancouver, Anaheim let just 17 shots reach goalie Frederik Andersen.
Andersen stopped each of them to...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 1:42 PM
Nick Bonino has provided important intel to the Vancouver Canucks this season, contributing to scouting reports that have helped his new team get four points in three games against his ex-team, NHL points leader Anaheim.
“The first game,...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 7:30 AM
Embarrassment is a mighty motivator.
The Ducks absorbed two tremendous blows to their ego last week in getting outscored by a combined 10-4 in consecutive losses to San Jose and Chicago.
Thursday, it didn’t matter that captain and points...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 8:41 PM
Playing in the NHL All-Star game is something to value but, considering how unfriendly the 17-12 game was to goaltenders, perhaps just the invite was best for Frederik Andersen.
"The only fun part would've been the skills part, when you get to shoot...
| Mar 1, 2015
| 10:42 PM
If the Ducks' fortunes depended on Clayton Stoner's scoring, they'd be in trouble. The rugged defenseman scored his fifth career goal Sunday and first since last March 18, an unassisted, long-range shot at 4:19 of the third period that put the Ducks ahead...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 6:30 PM
Left wing Tomas Fleischmann is next in line to audition for that curiously difficult-to-fill left wing spot on the Ducks' top line alongside Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry.
Continuing a flurry of trades around the NHL leading up to Monday's trade...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 7:32 AM
The odds of the Ducks and Kings meeting again in the playoffs this season appears high, their latest high-energy showdown on Friday serving as a possible appetizer for more of the action that last season took Southland hockey fans on a seven-game ride....
| Feb 26, 2015
| 4:50 PM
Needing a nudge out of the malaise that has seen the Ducks flounder through a 6-7-1 stretch since Jan. 29, the rival Kings provide a stimulus Friday when they come to Honda Center.
"They certainly know how to play this time of year, so it'll be a good...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 8:56 PM
After a good start carried them to the top of the Pacific Division, the Ducks understandably slipped into cruise control in early February.
"It's a tough time of year whether you're at the bottom or the top. When you're at the top it's almost tougher,"...