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Western Conference (NHL)

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  • Ducks' deep bench to seat Cam Fowler, Frederik Andersen

    Ducks' deep bench to seat Cam Fowler, Frederik Andersen
    The wealth of talent on the Ducks’ roster is a key reason they lead the Western Conference in points before Tuesday night’s game against the Columbus Blue Jackets. But it also creates tough playing-time issues for Anaheim Coach Bruce...
  • Takeaways from Kings' 3-1 win over Devils

    Takeaways from Kings' 3-1 win over Devils
    What we learned about the Kings’ 3-1 win against the New Jersey Devils on Monday night   A few more takeaways from their first win in three games, and their 13th win in 34 road games. Stopped the momentum from slipping away They’ve...
  • Ducks' James Wisniewski is back in a familiar place

    Ducks' James Wisniewski is back in a familiar place
    James Wisniewski strode Monday through the same arena hallway that he had walked for more than three seasons, then changed course and entered the visitors' dressing room. "Just weird, but it's part of hockey, I guess," Wisniewski said. The Ducks...
  • Ducks get embarrassed by Rangers, 7-2, on national TV

    Ducks get embarrassed by Rangers, 7-2, on national TV
    Playing the defending Eastern Conference champion in a nationally televised game, the Ducks' showcase night deteriorated into embarrassment Sunday. The New York Rangers, riding two goals from Derek Stepan and three assists from Keith Yandle, torched...
  • Stepan, Rangers Break Out Of Slumps In 7-2 Rout Of Ducks

    Stepan, Rangers Break Out Of Slumps In 7-2 Rout Of Ducks
    NEW YORK (AP) — Derek Stepan broke out of a long slump with two goals and an assist, and the New York Rangers caught the Western Conference-leading Anaheim Ducks atop the NHL standings with a 7-2 rout Sunday night. Stepan, who had no points in his...
  • Mike Richards, recalled by Kings, practices ahead of Devils game

     Mike Richards, recalled by Kings, practices ahead of Devils game
    For center Mike Richards, the most difficult part was the uncertainty when the Kings put him on waivers in late January. How long would he be gone? Or would he come back? Those questions were eventually answered when he received a phone call...
  • Canucks storm past Kings in third period, 4-1

    Canucks storm past Kings in third period, 4-1
    Their loss of discipline was swift as the Kings unraveled in the third period against the Vancouver Canucks and just as quickly they lost ground in the Western Conference playoff race. Two potential points vanished at Staples Center on Saturday...
  • Ducks get NHL-best 15th overtime win, 3-2 over Avalanche

    Ducks get NHL-best 15th overtime win, 3-2 over Avalanche
    Sami Vatanen kept insisting he was ready to return from the unspecified lower-body injury that sidelined him since Feb. 15 and help the Ducks. A third-period miscue cast doubt on the claim, but then Vatanen forced an overtime turnover Friday that...
  • Frederik Andersen, Sami Vatanen return for Ducks tonight

    Frederik Andersen, Sami Vatanen return for Ducks tonight
    Four games or 15 games … it’s seemed like too long of an absence for both Ducks goalie Frederik Andersen and defenseman Sami Vatanen. They’re scheduled to make their returns Friday night at Honda Center when Western Conference-leading...
  • Flames' Gaudreau has 3 points in 4-1 win over Flyers

    Flames' Gaudreau has 3 points in 4-1 win over Flyers
    CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Johnny Gaudreau scored his 20th goal and added two assists to lead the Calgary Flames to a 4-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night. After Philadelphia cut Calgary's 2-0 lead in half with 9 seconds left in...
  • Ducks put away Kings quickly in overtime, 3-2

    Ducks put away Kings quickly in overtime, 3-2
    The anointed difference maker between the Ducks who lost to the eventual-champion Kings in the playoffs last season and this year's version is Anaheim center Ryan Kesler. As the postseason awaits in less than a month, Kesler reminded the Kings again...