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  • Galaxy snaps five-game losing streak with 1-0 win over Houston Dynamo

    Galaxy snaps five-game losing streak with 1-0 win over Houston Dynamo
    Alan Gordon insists he is merely a reserve player and his role is to provide a spark off the bench. He did more than that for the Galaxy on Friday night — he started a postgame fireworks show. It took more than 90 minutes for the Galaxy to break...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 5/23 log (updated Saturday AM with many matchups)

    7:30 a.m.    Golf: BMW PGA Championship third round (in Surrey, England).--Golf 8 a.m.    Motorsports: Formula One qualifying (in Monaco).--NBCSN 9 a.m.    Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; on Cox cable channel 47 and Verizon FiOs 17 in Newport News and...
  • Ducks count on a rare three pair to give them best hand on defense

    Ducks count on a rare three pair to give them best hand on defense
    Defenseman Francois Beauchemin, the veteran of 673 regular-season NHL games and member of the Ducks' Stanley Cup championship team in 2007, reached high to describe his brothers on the blue line. "I've never been on a team that deep on D," he said of...
  • Battle in front of nets key to reaching Stanley Cup final

    The NHL's hottest real estate in May is about 30 square feet in front of each goal. You have to fight to get there, and it is quite difficult to stay in place after you arrive. Anaheim got another scoring tip in a 2-1 victory over Chicago in Game 3 of...
  • Ducks' penalty killers leave Chicago Blackhawks reeling

    Ducks' penalty killers leave Chicago Blackhawks reeling
    It requires adjustments to win a series, and the Ducks’ penalty-killing success in Game 3 was a testament to their ability to address failure. In Game 2, Anaheim surrendered two power-play goals to the Chicago Blackhawks in the game's first 6...
  • 5 things: Did Quenneville's lineup stink worse than the power play?

    5 things: Did Quenneville's lineup stink worse than the power play?
    The short version of the Blackhawks’ 2-1 loss in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals at home? The power play stunk, and so did the coach’s personnel decisions. The long version? Read the rest of the “5 things’’...
  • Ducks take control of series with 2-1 win over Chicago Blackhawks

    Ducks take control of series with 2-1 win over Chicago Blackhawks
    Bruce Boudreau has never lived the feelings the Ducks bring him with each new victory, but he is intimately familiar with what makes his team tick. So when his players ventured to the United Center on Thursday and emerged with a 2-1 victory over the...
  • Patrick Kane on Game 4: 'We'll make some adjustments'

    Patrick Kane on Game 4: 'We'll make some adjustments'
    Corey Crawford spoke softly late Thursday night. This after carrying a big stick during the Blackhawks’ 2-1 loss in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals. Crawford stopped 25 shots, which turned out to be two short of victory, during his team&...
  • Chicago's Joel Quenneville makes questionable changes for Game 3

    Chicago's Joel Quenneville makes questionable changes for Game 3
    Any chance that momentum made the trip home from California with the Blackhawks disappeared Thursday night when Coach Joel Quenneville tried to fix what wasn't broken. Perhaps other technical explanations exist for why the Ducks beat the Blackhawks, 2-...
  • Simon Despres is a surprising gain in Ducks' win over Chicago in Game 3

    Simon Despres is a surprising gain in Ducks' win over Chicago in Game 3
    It was easy to overlook the Ducks' acquisition of defenseman Simon Despres in the flurry of moves they made shortly before the trade deadline. It wasn't immediately clear what General Manager Bob Murray had gained by sending Ben Lovejoy to Pittsburgh...
  • Ducks recover from marathon loss to Blackhawks with victory in Chicago

    Ducks recover from marathon loss to Blackhawks with victory in Chicago
    They were aware of the physical hurdles awaiting them and less sure of the mental battles looming in Game 3 on Thursday night at the United Center. But the Ducks handled both more than well enough, emerging with a 2-1 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks...