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  • Ducks' Ryan Getzlaf drops $6.1M on Corona del Mar house with a view

    Ducks' Ryan Getzlaf drops $6.1M on Corona del Mar house with a view
    These days, the view is pretty nice from where Ryan Getzlaf is sitting. The Anaheim Ducks captain and center, whose team enters the playoffs atop the Western Conference standings, has purchased anĀ ocean-view home in Corona del Mar for $6.1 million....
  • FACEOFF: Blues, Red Wings ready to roll with rookie goalies

    The NHL playoffs are usually as unpredictable as they are dramatic, hence that old adage about the hot goaltender determining possession of the Stanley Cup. So what's the rule about rookies in the net during the postseason? Well, the Detroit Red Wings...
  • Keith scores as Blackhawks beat Predators 4-3 in double OT

    The Chicago Blackhawks could not have started worse giving up three goals on the first 12 shots, forcing coach Joel Quenneville to yank goalie Corey Crawford. Scott Darling came off the bench and made his postseason debut a game to remember. Darling...
  • Backup goalie, born in Newport News, sparks Blackhawks to Game 1 comeback victory

    Backup goalie, born in Newport News, sparks Blackhawks to Game 1 comeback victory
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A Newport News native won an NHL playoff game late Wednesday night. Seriously. Chicago Blackhawks backup goaltender Scott Darling, who entered the game with his team trailing Nashville by three goals, made 42 saves without letting...
  • Blues name Allen the Game 1 starter

    The Blues have named Jake Allen as their starting goaltender for Game 1 of their Western Conference playoff series against Minnesota. It will be Allen's first NHL start in the postseason. The decision comes one day before the Blues will face the Wild at...
  • Home or away? It doesn't matter that much to Blackhawks

     Home or away? It doesn't matter that much to Blackhawks
    Coach Q's "A's" left more questions than answers during a recent Q-and-A session that touched on home-ice advantage in the playoffs. Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville on whether it matters: "Only if we don't have it." If you don't? "It's no problem,...
  • FACEOFF: 4 of Canada's teams kick off 1st night of playoffs

    Patrick Kane is back for Chicago. Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals are back in the playoffs after a one-year break. And the Montreal Canadiens feel as if they've been in this position before against Ottawa, and it's not a good memory for the...
  • NHL teams' goalie choices may be make or break for the playoffs

    NHL teams' goalie choices may be make or break for the playoffs
    Red Wings Coach Mike Babcock told reporters Monday he had to "try and take all the emotion out of it" while choosing goaltender Petr Mrazek over an experienced but struggling Jimmy Howard to start Detroit's first-round Eastern Conference playoff series...
  • Predators hoping Peter Laviolette can replicate playoff success

    Predators hoping Peter Laviolette can replicate playoff success
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Peter Laviolette has delivered the first piece of the job the Nashville Predators gave him by hiring him as only their second head coach. Now his task is even bigger: Deliver a deep postseason run, and maybe, just maybe, a...
  • Jaime Penedo, Alan Gordon lead Galaxy to 1-0 win over Seattle Sounders

    Jaime Penedo, Alan Gordon lead Galaxy to 1-0 win over Seattle Sounders
    The Galaxy had just one direction to go heading into Sunday's game with the Seattle Sounders. The team was already in the Western Conference cellar, hadn't won in its last four tries and was missing so many regulars to injury — among them reigning...
  • New faces, big absences and plenty of Canada in NHL playoffs

    The NHL's postseason dominoes tumbled throughout the regular season's wild final week. When the last ones fell Saturday night, they revealed that the league is set up for an extremely interesting spring. This Stanley Cup tournament features seven teams...