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  • Those are some big 'ifs' the Blackhawks picked up

    Those are some big 'ifs' the Blackhawks picked up
    If a defenseman who’s about to turn 40 can overcome blood clots in both lungs and his right leg ... I have to tell you, I never thought that kind of sentence would reflect a key to winning a Stanley Cup. But that’s what the Blackhawks...
  • Ducks' John Gibson in net again for reunion with Kings

    Ducks' John Gibson in net again for reunion with Kings
    John Gibson will appear in his ninth consecutive game for the Ducks on Friday night as Anaheim reunites with the Kings after three prior regular-season meetings each went to overtime. Gibson, 21, has gone 4-3 in eight straight starts, earning praise...
  • Wild regroups for 4-3 win over Predators

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. If the Wild does make the playoffs and ends up settling for that second wildcard spot, there's a good chance Thursday's game with the Nashville Predators was a first-round preview. If so, buckle up and enjoy. In a fast, back-and-forth,...
  • Wings clip Sharks, 3-2

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Two third-period goals by the Detroit Red Wings ruined the San Jose Sharks' attempt to get their stretch drive off on the right skate Thursday night. Spoiling a strong effort by Sharks goalie Antti Niemi, Detroit got a goal from Pavel...
  • Ducks are fired up about playing the Kings

    Ducks are fired up about playing the Kings
    Needing a nudge out of the malaise that has seen the Ducks flounder through a 6-7-1 stretch since Jan. 29, the rival Kings provide a stimulus Friday when they come to Honda Center. "They certainly know how to play this time of year, so it'll be a good...
  • When will Blackhawks join trade market?

    When will Blackhawks join trade market?
    While the Blackhawks’ Stanley Cup hopes were getting their collarbones surgically repaired, some of the competition for that trophy made the kind of moves the team on West Madison Street needs to make. One of those teams making a move, by the way,...
  • Blackhawks' Kane has surgery for broken left clavicle

    Blackhawks star Patrick Kane had surgery Wednesday to repair a broken left collarbone, likely sidelining the dynamic forward for the rest of the season unless Chicago makes another deep run in the playoffs. Team physician Dr. Michael Terry and Dr....
  • Hayes, Talbot Lift Rangers To 1-0 Win Over Flames

    Hayes, Talbot Lift Rangers To 1-0 Win Over Flames
    NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Hayes replaced injured top scorer Rick Nash in position only when the New York Rangers took on the Calgary Flames. Then he played the role quite well and netted the lone goal in his surging club's latest win. Hayes broke...
  • Ducks trade Devante Smith-Pelly to Montreal Canadiens for Jiri Sekac

    Ducks trade Devante Smith-Pelly to Montreal Canadiens for Jiri Sekac
    It’s a tricky balance for Ducks General Manager Bob Murray. He is trying to maneuver his first-place team toward a Stanley Cup as Monday’s trade deadline approaches but doesn’t want to discard key future players. Murray pulled the...
  • Panthers finally trade Bergenheim, get third-round pick from Wild

    Panthers finally trade Bergenheim, get third-round pick from Wild
    After a few weeks of trying to trade disgruntled veteran forward Sean Bergenheim, the Panthers granted his request and sent him to the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night for a 2016 third-round pick. In addition, the Panthers will give the Wild their 2016...
  • NHL pluses and minuses: Kings and Sharks headed in opposite directions

    NHL pluses and minuses: Kings and Sharks headed in opposite directions
    Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the last week: + Just over two weeks ago, the Kings were in a 1-5-2 slump and had dropped out of the top eight in the Western Conference. They've since won seven consecutive...