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  • What we learned from the Ducks' 5-2 win at Nashville

    What we learned from the Ducks' 5-2 win at Nashville
    Embarrassment is a mighty motivator. The Ducks absorbed two tremendous blows to their ego last week in getting outscored by a combined 10-4 in consecutive losses to San Jose and Chicago. Thursday, it didn’t matter that captain and points...
  • Kings' dispirited 4-0 loss to Capitals leaves them far from repeat hopes

    Kings' dispirited 4-0 loss to Capitals leaves them far from repeat hopes
    Just to get it out of the way, the last team that won the Stanley Cup and missed the playoffs the following season was the Carolina Hurricanes, who triumphed in 2006 but couldn't crash the postseason party in 2007. That bit of NHL history is becoming...
  • What we learned from the Kings' 1-0 victory over Arizona

    What we learned from the Kings' 1-0 victory over Arizona
    A few more takeaways from a grind-it-out, often dull contest against the Coyotes on Monday night: The stretch run isn’t always pretty Tennis player turned television commentator Brad Gilbert once wrote a well-regarded book, “Winning Ugly.&...
  • Panthers dominate Rangers but lose 2-1 heartbreaker

    Panthers dominate Rangers but lose 2-1 heartbreaker
    Frustrating…deflating…unjust…heartbreaking. Pick an adjective after the Panthers thoroughly outplayed the NHL-best New York Rangers in Madison Square Garden only to come away with an undeserved 2-1 loss early Sunday evening...
  • Having NHL's best mark is low on Ducks' Bruce Boudreau's priority list

    Having NHL's best mark is low on Ducks' Bruce Boudreau's priority list
    Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau wants his team to play with more desperation as the playoffs loom in less than a month, but Anaheim is in a comfortable place. Not only do the Ducks occupy first place in the Pacific Division by a wide margin, they possess the...
  • Dan Ellis shines in Panthers' 2-0 victory over Hurricanes

    Dan Ellis shines in Panthers' 2-0 victory over Hurricanes
    During the lockout shortened 2012-13 season, Dan Ellis was brought in to be the Carolina Hurricanes backup goalie behind Cam Ward. Ellis, who started in the AHL that season, only got into 16 games before a self-inflicted gash on this thigh ended his...
  • Talbot, Rangers Move Into 1st By Beating Ovechkin, Caps 3-1

    Talbot, Rangers Move Into 1st By Beating Ovechkin, Caps 3-1
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Goalie Cam Talbot and the New York Rangers moved atop the Metropolitan Division by beating the Washington Capitals 3-1 Wednesday night, while overcoming Alex Ovechkin's league-leading 45th goal. Martin St. Louis, Carl Hagelin and...
  • Panthers content to chase playoff berth with current roster

    Panthers content to chase playoff berth with current roster
    A couple of players on the Panthers breathed a sigh of relief as the clock reached 3 p.m. on Monday, signalling the end of trading between teams. Panthers veteran forwards Tomas Kopecky and Scottie Upshall, who will be free agents on July 1, were...
  • What we learned from the Kings' 4-0 loss at Washington

    What we learned from the Kings' 4-0 loss at Washington
    What we learned about the Kings’ 4-0 loss to the Capitals at Verizon Center: We learned that this season is teetering at the point of no return—as in no return to the playoffs for the defending Stanley Cup champion Kings. It’s a...
  • Brouwer's two goals lift Capitals past Kings, 4-0

    Brouwer's two goals lift Capitals past Kings, 4-0
    No matter what happened in his 500th NHL game, Troy Brouwer was going to mark the occasion by having dinner with his wife and teammates. As it turned out, the real celebration took place long before they got to the restaurant. Brouwer scored two...
  • Ducks' Bruce Boudreau says he might wait to play Tomas Fleischmann

    Ducks' Bruce Boudreau says he might wait to play Tomas Fleischmann
    Greetings from Dallas, where it’s raining and just warm enough to not freeze. Icy rain and cold temperatures snarled air traffic the past few days and canceled the flight that was supposed to bring newly acquired left wing Tomas Fleischmann to...