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  • Kings are denied a Game 4 clincher by Rangers, 2-1

    Kings are denied a Game 4 clincher by Rangers, 2-1
    Symmetry took the night off. It could have been such a tidy completed hockey circle, two Stanley Cups clinched by the Kings exactly two years apart. But the Kings will have to wait two more days to get another shot at winning their second Stanley Cup....
  • Dustin Penner thinks game against Ducks will be a 'big step' for him

    Dustin Penner thinks game against Ducks will be a 'big step' for him
    Usually, it's Dustin Penner seeking to provide the creative response to a question. But when the former Ducks forward was pulled off the Honda Center ice March 4 and told by General Manager Bob Murray he'd been traded to the Washington Capitals,...
  • Admirals qualify for AHL playoffs by eliminating Hershey

    Veteran Dave Steckel scored the go-ahead goal late in the second period Friday as Norfolk ensured an AHL playoff berth with a 3-1 win over Hershey on Fan Appreciation Night at Scope Arena, eliminating the Bears. Max Friberg clinched the win on an empty-...
  • Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau happy to avoid Game 7

    Minutes from revisiting a script that has so often ended in heartbreak, Coach Bruce Boudreau and his Ducks flipped it. With two goals Sunday in the final 130 seconds of regulation to tie the score, the Ducks proceeded to eliminate the Dallas Stars in...
  • Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau 'makes us believe,' Mathieu Perreault says

    Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau 'makes us believe,' Mathieu Perreault says
    With his sixth division champion, Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau is one win from reaching his first conference final. He came close once, as coach of the Washington Capitals, losing Game 7 to the eventual Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2009...
  • Washington Capitals fire coach, decline to renew contract of GM

    The underachieving Washington Capitals began making changes at the top Saturday, firing Adam Oates as coach and not renewing the contract of George McPhee, the general manager and a vice president. The NHL club made the announcements in a statement...
  • Capitals, Trotz talk about coaching job

    Capitals, Trotz talk about coaching job
    Barry Trotz met with Capitals owner Ted Leonsis and president Dick Patrick in Washington on Tuesday about the team's vacant coaching job, another indication in the mutual interest between the organization and the veteran bench boss. Trotz, 51, is widely...
  • NHL pluses and minuses: Sharks create a special moment for fan

    NHL pluses and minuses: Sharks create a special moment for fan
    Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week: + The San Jose Sharks touched many hearts by going all-out to grant the wish of 17-year-old Sam Tageson, who has a debilitating heart condition. They signed...
  • Jeff Carter scores in Philadelphia return as Kings beat Flyers, 3-2

    Jeff Carter scores in Philadelphia return as Kings beat Flyers, 3-2
    PHILADELPHIA — Flyers fans booed every time Kings forward Jeff Carter touched the puck Monday, but it was music to his ears. Carter, traded by Philadephia to Columbus and later dealt by the Blue Jackets to the Kings, scored the Kings’...
  • Jeff Carter scores in his return to Philadelphia in Kings' 3-2 win

    Jeff Carter scores in his return to Philadelphia in Kings' 3-2 win
    PHILADELPHIA — If Flyers fans booed every time Jeff Carter touched the puck Monday, it must have sounded like music to his ears. With extra zip in his step if not revenge in his heart for the acrimonious end to his tenure with the Flyers, Carter...
  • Ducks' Hampus Lindholm, at 20, matures into a top NHL rookie

     Ducks' Hampus Lindholm, at 20, matures into a top NHL rookie
    Earlier this month, as the Ducks unpacked in a Calgary dressing room, some players began chiding rookie defenseman Hampus Lindholm about shirking his "duties" as equipment bag unloader. The good-natured Swede smiled and tried in vain to explain he'd...