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  • Chris Pronger good fit for NHL safety group, Francois Beauchemin says

    Chris Pronger good fit for NHL safety group, Francois Beauchemin says
    As a player, former Ducks defenseman Chris Pronger once stepped on the leg of current Duck and then-Vancouver Canuck Ryan Kesler, drawing a lengthy suspension. Thursday came news that Pronger, still being paid by the Philadelphia Flyers after being...
  • NHL preview: Western Conference capsules

    NHL preview: Western Conference capsules
    In predicted order of finish Pacific Division 1. KINGS 2013-14: 46-28-8 (100 points), 3rd. Coach Darryl Sutter wants more from the kids, and wingers Tyler Toffoli and Tanner Pearson look ready to deliver. Sutter also will have a full season of...
  • NHL Western Conference team previews and predictions

    NHL Western Conference team previews and predictions
    There’s a good reason no team has repeated as Stanley Cup champion since the Detroit Red Wings of 1997 and 1998. “It’s hard. Damned hard,” said Kings right wing Justin Williams, who was voted the Most Valuable Player of the...
  • What we learned from Ducks' 4-2 exhibition loss to the Kings

    What we learned from the Ducks’ 4-2 exhibition loss to the Kings on Sunday at the Honda Center: It was only a preseason game But the Ducks hate losing to the Kings no matter the circumstances. The Kings’ seven-game victory in the second...
  • Ducks begin battle for spots on roster as preseason gets underway

    Game action reveals more than practice drills, so as the Ducks transitioned to their preseason opener Monday in a split-squad home game against the Colorado Avalanche, consider the battle for playing time and roster spots officially underway. "We've got...
  • Ducks hope youthful exuberance can overcome loss of retired veterans

    Ducks hope youthful exuberance can overcome loss of retired veterans
    So much wisdom, desire and leadership skated out of Honda Center the night the Ducks were eliminated from the playoffs in May. The retirements of forward Teemu Selanne, 43, and Saku Koivu, 39, lessened Anaheim of more than 40 years of NHL experience....
  • Hawks' Stan Bowman won't tip hand on free agency

    Hawks' Stan Bowman won't tip hand on free agency
    The NHL's biggest shopping day of the year arrives Tuesday and Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman is set to browse without much money in his pockets. With the Hawks perilously close to the upper limit of the $69 million salary cap with some work yet...
  • Ex-Duck Saku Koivu asks $6.6 million for Irvine home

    Ex-Duck Saku Koivu asks $6.6 million for Irvine home
    Saku Koivu, the veteran NHL center who played the last five years with the Anaheim Ducks, has put his home in Irvine on the market at $6.5999 million. The listing comes less than a month after Ducks general manager Bob Murray announced that Koivu, along...
  • NHL's new general managers cause shift in dynamic ahead of draft

    NHL's new general managers cause shift in dynamic ahead of draft
    Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi was sitting in his office the other day, flipping through a guide that listed his counterparts in the NHL. It was like looking at a high school yearbook without the cheery messages and autographs, one organized by...
  • Ducks trade for center Ryan Kesler

    In the end, the Ducks' decision to trade for center Ryan Kesler was about one thing — helping them reel in their crosstown rivals, the Stanley Cup champion Kings. Kesler plays with a physical edge that the Ducks desperately need in the playoffs...
  • Saku Koivu retires after 18 NHL seasons

    Classy center Saku Koivu, who was the first European-born player to serve as captain of the Montreal Canadiens and also courageously overcame cancer during his career, announced his retirement Wednesday after 18 NHL seasons, the last five with the Ducks....