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  • Kings' Justin Williams praises team for bringing in impact players

    Kings' Justin Williams praises team for bringing in impact players
    The postgame conversation in the Kings dressing room started off about rookie center Nick Shore, but linemate Justin Williams extended it to other aspects of the organization. Shore had an assist in the Kings' 4-0 victory over the Canucks and was a...
  • Kings move back into playoff spot with dominating 4-0 win over Canucks

    Kings move back into playoff spot with dominating 4-0 win over Canucks
    Wild-card madness. The Kings finally got the combination they've been looking for the last little while: help from the out-of-town scoreboard and then not squandering that assistance in a key division game. Done and done. It all came together in a...
  • Healthier Panthers resume playoff chase against Jets

    Healthier Panthers resume playoff chase against Jets
    If the Panthers' top two goalies weren't sidelined by injuries, the would be at full strength after a four-day break between games. That's a huge "'if." However, third-string goalie Dan Ellis has played his best two games since joining the Panthers...
  • What we learned from the Kings' 5-2 victory over the Avalanche

    What we learned from the Kings' 5-2 victory over the Avalanche
    The shifting Western Conference race continues to be close and the Kings pulled within a point of the Winnipeg Jets for the final wild-card playoff spot and they are within one of Calgary for third place in the Pacific Division. A few takeaways from...
  • AHL Lehigh Valley Phantoms about to fight for playoff life on the road

    AHL Lehigh Valley Phantoms about to fight for playoff life on the road
    Gloomy and gloomier. That's the unofficial outlook from the outside looking at the AHL standings and the chances the Lehigh Valley Phantoms have to make the Calder Cup playoffs. The Phantoms, playing their first season in the Lehigh Valley after going...
  • James Wisniewski joins the Ducks for practice, but his gear is delayed

    James Wisniewski joins the Ducks for practice, but his gear is delayed
    James Wisniewski's left foot is feeling "great," but as for the personal equipment he needs to play hockey, it didn't arrive in Anaheim on Sunday before the team left to board a flight to Vancouver for a three-game trip. "All brand new stuff. I don't...
  • Kings have scant margin for error in playoff scramble

    Kings have scant margin for error in playoff scramble
    First, the Kings honored one of their own, Hall of Fame left wing Luc Robitaille, by unveiling a statue of him in Star Plaza outside Staples Center on Saturday. After celebrating one of hockey's most productive scorers, the current team went out to face...
  • Joel Quenneville message to Blackhawks loud and clear: Pick up intensity

    Joel Quenneville message to Blackhawks loud and clear: Pick up intensity
    While setting up a three-on-three battle drill during Saturday's practice, coach Joel Quenneville raised his gravelly voice and implored the Blackhawks to "get pissed off around here." Though the Hawks were coming off a victory over the Oilers on Friday...
  • Lehigh Valley Phantoms bring joy to blind boy from Center Valley

    Lehigh Valley Phantoms bring joy to blind boy from Center Valley
    A.J. Moncman sat excitedly at Lehigh Valley Phantoms practice in Allentown's PPL Center on the penalty box side, right against the glass on Wednesday. When Jason Akeson, who is tied for the AHL team's lead in goals scored with 17, spotted A.J. at the...
  • What we learned from the Ducks' 3-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens

    What we learned from the Ducks' 3-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens
    Elevating themselves back to the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference on Wednesday night, the Ducks beat the top Eastern Conference team. It’s a scenario they’d like to repeat later this year in the Stanley Cup Final, and in a 3-1 victory...
  • Hudler scores in OT to give Flames 3-2 win over Flyers

    Hudler scores in OT to give Flames 3-2 win over Flyers
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jiri Hudler scored 1:23 into overtime to give the Calgary Flames a 3-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night. The Flames won for the second time in six games as they try to make a push in the Western Conference...