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  • Nothing special for Ducks in 3-2 loss to Capitals

    Nothing special for Ducks in 3-2 loss to Capitals
    As if leaving NHL goals leader Alex Ovechkin open to unleash the game-winning goal weren't enough Tuesday, even the end of the Ducks' power-play skid wasn't the end. “I'm disappointed in our specialty teams. It's been our Achilles' heel all year,&...
  • Dustin Brown appears ready to rejoin Kings' lineup on Thursday

    Dustin Brown appears ready to rejoin Kings' lineup on Thursday
    Kings captain Dustin Brown looked ready after a full practice Wednesday and a serious "bag skate" for about 50 minutes Tuesday. On top of that, he sounded poised to rejoin the lineup after a two-game absence because of a lower-body injury. The...
  • 10 games, 19 days, a whole lot of Hawks chaos

    10 games, 19 days, a whole lot of Hawks chaos
    It's a 10-game, 19-day sprint to the end of the regular season for the Blackhawks, and their potential playoff pairing remains up for grabs. As they chase St. Louis and fend off Colorado, here's what to expect from the final five-plus-five. TUESDAY...
  • Kings beat Washington Capitals, 5-4, in shootout

    Kings beat Washington Capitals, 5-4, in shootout
    WASHINGTON -- Conventional wisdom says a team playing the second game of a back-to-back sequence should tire as the second game progresses. So much for conventional wisdom. The Kings scored three times in the third period Tuesday and then converted...
  • NHL pluses and minuses: Jarome Iginla reaches 30-goal mark, again

    NHL pluses and minuses: Jarome Iginla reaches 30-goal mark, again
    Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week: + Boston's Jarome Iginla had a big day Saturday. The classy veteran reached the 30-goal level for the 12th time in his career and tied Guy Lafleur for 24th on...
  • NHL pluses and minuses: Jonathan Quick closing in on award

    Los Angeles Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week: + Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick is on the verge of winning the Jennings Trophy, which goes to "the goalkeeper(s) having played a minimum of 25...
  • Ducks' Corey Perry doesn't let up as he comes through in the clutch

    He's scored from his knees and while being pushed into a barrel roll. Ducks forward Corey Perry has eight two-goal games, nine game-winning goals and he's let four games or more pass only twice this season without slapping the puck into the net. "He...
  • Men's hockey

    Men's hockey
    When: Feb. 12-23. The field: Host Russia will be under considerable pressure to win gold for the first time since several former Soviet republics competed as the Unified Team in 1992. An explosive offense led by NHL standouts Alex Ovechkin, Pavel...
  • Six of seven Ducks Olympians remain in contention for gold medal

    Six of seven Ducks Olympians remain in contention for gold medal
    As the Olympic men’s hockey tournament moves on to the semifinal round Friday, six of the seven Ducks who departed for Sochi nine days ago still have visions of gold. Defenseman Cam Fowler and Team USA play Team Canada and its Ducks’ stars...
  • Giroux, Voracek lead Flyers past Capitals

    PHILADELPHIA -- Center Claude Giroux and right winger Jakub Voracek each scored two goals to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 6-4 victory over the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night. Right wingers Adam Hall and Steve Downie also scored goals for...
  • Ducks' Bruce Boudreau looks at the positive after consecutive losses

    The entertainment value of an NHL shootout quickly loses its thrill after consecutive losses. Still, Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau won't get pulled into the debate of whether a skills competition — his sport's equivalent of a free-throw contest,...
  • Defense charged with returning Ducks to Western Conference lead

    The reputation that precedes the Ducks is their offense, as the team has the third most goals in the NHL. But it also ranks fifth in the league in team defense, allowing 2.36 goals a game. The unit was further lifted by Friday’s performance...