| Apr 24, 2015
| 8:44 PM
Tomas Fleischmann knew there were no guarantees he would play a big role after the Ducks acquired him from the Florida Panthers on Feb. 28 for Dany Heatley and a third-round pick in this year's entry draft.
The Czech-born winger had one goal and one...
| Apr 23, 2015
| 7:28 PM
The Ducks looked to the second round Thursday and couldn't miss who might be awaiting.
Calgary goaltender Jonas Hiller was in Anaheim's net for 326 games before this season, when he left via free agency.
"So far, Hilly's played great, and we've seen...
| Apr 22, 2015
| 11:30 PM
If the first dagger wasn't enough -- and it almost wasn't against the resilient Winnipeg Jets -- the Ducks' Ryan Kesler made certain to apply the finishing touch.
Kesler scored twice in the third period, twice giving the Ducks two-goal leads and some...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 8:23 PM
The NHL will have a new champion and the Stanley Cup playoffs will welcome back some long-absent teams.
The Kings became the first champion to miss the playoffs the following season since Carolina in 2007. They were joined on the sidelines by the Boston...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 11:20 PM
Corey Perry seemed to know it was in before anyone else in the building.
Goal scorers of his skill set have that special sense.
Eventually, Perry's feeling was confirmed. But not before more than a minute ticked off the clock and a lengthy video...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 11:16 PM
Well, it certainly will be easy to determine the cause of the Kings' demise, if they happen to miss the playoffs.
One stat will just about say it all: 3-15.
That would be their combined record in overtime and shootouts this season. Their latest...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 11:10 PM
Jonathan Quick held tight to the dream until almost the very end, no matter that the Kings knew they'd have to beat the Flames on Thursday and get help from other teams to squeeze into the playoffs and continue their quest for a second straight Stanley...
| Apr 17, 2015
| 12:50 PM
It is a ballet. And a kind of speed chess.
It has a basic pattern. But it also has improvisation, created by the coaches' tactical decisions.
It has straightforward movement and seemingly chaotic swirl. Bodies leap over boards or race in and out of...
| Apr 15, 2015
| 3:05 PM
The Boston Bruins fired general manager Peter Chiarelli on Wednesday, days after missing the playoffs for the first time in eight years and just four seasons after the franchise won its first Stanley Cup title since 1972.
The statement from the team said...
| Apr 15, 2015
| 9:26 AM
Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was found guilty of first-degree murder this morning, following a lengthy and highly publicized trial. He now will face a separate double-murder charge for a drive-by shooting that happened before he...
| Apr 15, 2015
| 9:43 AM
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins fired general manager Peter Chiarelli on Wednesday, days after missing the playoffs for the first time in eight years and just four seasons after the franchise won its first Stanley Cup title since 1972.