| Mar 29, 2015
| 10:25 PM
The Ducks' trip east appeared to be going south after they were routed by the New York Rangers and Columbus Blue Jackets. "It could only have gotten better after the first two, though," goaltender John Gibson said. "Hopefully."
Instead of passively...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 9:24 PM
Just seven games away from a time when defensive command and competitive fire are at a premium, the Ducks have given up 12 goals in the last two games.
“Mind-boggling in a lot of senses,” Ducks forward Andrew Cogliano said Tuesday...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 7:00 AM
It’s best not to make rash decisions at the worst moments.
Sunday night’s 7-2 loss by the Ducks to the defending Eastern Conference champions certainly was fodder for those outside the visitors’ dressing room to make brash...
| Mar 22, 2015
| 11:01 AM
Ducks goalie Frederik Andersen left the Madison Square Garden ice first Sunday, indicating he’ll make his second consecutive start Sunday night in a game where goals are expected to be at a premium.
The New York Rangers (45-18-7) lead the...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 11:55 PM
This was why the Ducks were so eager to acquire Ryan Kesler from Vancouver last season and pursued him again in June: to win games like their 3-2 overtime decision over the Kings on Wednesday and the other four games they won from the Kings in the rivals'...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 7:00 AM
It started in November, when new Ducks’ addition Ryan Kesler entered the Kings’ rivalry with two goals and the deciding shootout goal to beat L.A. after Anaheim couldn’t do so in last season’s playoffs.
It continued Wednesday,...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 7:29 AM
This was at the other end of the spectrum from Monday’s often-boring contest against Arizona. A few takeaways from a game on Wednesday night at Honda Center, one certainly with the playoff vibe going from the start.
Overtime seems to be the...
| Mar 14, 2015
MINNEAPOLIS The old saying goes, "If you want to be the best, you've got to beat the best," and the Minnesota Wild will have to do its share of that this final month of the season.
Friday the 13th began a hellacious schedule for the Wild initiated by...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 10:30 PM
ST. PAUL, Minn. — It happened so quickly, with so many bodies converging on the net, Ducks goaltender John Gibson wasn't sure what occurred after Minnesota's Nino Niederreiter shot the puck near the left post in a frantic attempt to erase a one-goal...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 7:05 AM
What we learned from the Ducks’ 6-3 loss to the Flames on Wednesday:
-- When they’re good they’re very, very good and when they’re bad, they’re horrid.
There’s a huge disconnect between the powerful team that was...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 2:18 PM
First, the easy stuff.
According to Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau, defenseman Sami Vatanen -- almost ready to return from a knee injury -- won’t play against the Canucks Monday night at Rogers Arena. Nor will left wing Matt Beleskey, who is still...