| Feb 8, 2014
NASHVILLE, Tenn. In six days, Ryan Getzlaf will begin his quest for a second Olympic gold medal when Canada faces Norway in its opening men's hockey contest at the Sochi Games.
His family won't be there to watch.
Players generally want their families to...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 6:10 PM
What might otherwise appear as a nondescript event — road game No. 31 and game No. 60 of 82 — is much more to the Ducks.
When they meet the Nashville Predators (25-23-10) on Saturday night at Bridgestone Arena, the difference between a win...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 1:08 PM
Corey Perry has made himself a target of opponents by scoring 27 goals with 28 assists through 52 games, and defensemen and those who specialize in forechecking have predictably taken to taking aim at the Ducks' star forward.
Perry was hit hard three...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 8:30 PM
The injury absence of Nick Bonino last season coincided with the Ducks' slip from elite to average.
So after Bonino suffered what appeared to be a right wrist injury Thursday night in a first-period collision with Philadelphia's Zac Rinaldo, the Ducks...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 8:32 PM
The rotation of Ducks forwards who sit out a game includes nearly every player other than stars Corey Perry and Ryan Getzlaf, and ironman Andrew Cogliano, who has played in 515 games in a row.
But 39-year-old center Saku Koivu is also among the...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:42 PM
Adversity has struck the Ducks, who still have the NHL’s best record, but are a mortal 4-4 in their last eight games and 1-3 in their past four at Honda Center.
Before Monday night’s home game against the Columbus Blue Jackets, Ducks veteran...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 11:22 PM
The Ducks continued to stagger toward the Olympic break Monday night at Honda Center, where their recent flaws again were on display in a 4-2 loss to Columbus.
In the same place where they started the season 20-0-2, the Ducks lost for the fourth...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 4:26 PM
TV/radio: 9 p.m. Wednesday; WGN-Ch. 9, WGN-AM 720.
Series: Hawks 1-0-1.
Last meeting: Hawks won 4-2 on Jan. 17 in Chicago.
Probable goalies rec, gaa
Chi, Corey Crawford 21-8-10, 2.42
Ana, Jonas Hiller 24-8-4, 2.35
| Feb 4, 2014
| 6:58 PM
If focus is the problem, maybe the defending Stanley Cup champions will get the Ducks' minds on winning a hockey game again.
"Does it help? I don't think it ever helps to play Chicago," Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf said. "That's going to be a big test...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 11:26 PM
Will the Dodger Stadium hangover merely be a 72-hour condition or can the Ducks manage to shake the malaise before it lingers?
The Ducks started slowly, and sloppily, not showing the necessary urgency until falling behind by three goals in the third...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 8:38 PM
When: Feb. 12-23.
The field: Host Russia will be under considerable pressure to win gold for the first time since several former Soviet republics competed as the Unified Team in 1992. An explosive offense led by NHL standouts Alex Ovechkin, Pavel...