| Jul 10, 2014
| 3:22 PM
While several future Panthers defensemen took over the second on-ice session of this week's development camp on Thursday, General Manager Dale Tallon focused on firming up the current state of his blue line by re-signing restricted free agent Erik...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 7:47 PM
After becoming the first team to reach the Stanley Cup Final by winning three series in Game 7, all on the road, the Kings' five-game series victory over the New York Rangers to win the Stanley Cup almost seemed abrupt — except that all three...
| May 19, 2014
| 9:23 PM
Even though it went seven games, the New York Rangers dominated the Philadelphia Flyers for most of their Round 1 series. Even if Flyers goalie Steve Mason played the first two games, the Rangers still would have won the series......
| May 19, 2014
| 9:23 PM
Some things in the NHL playoffs are guarantees. Penguins star Sidney Crosby will again grow a pathetic mustache and make annoying whiny faces when he’s hit. His teammate, goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, will implode at some point and let up seven......
| May 7, 2014
| 6:05 PM
The last time Ben Lovejoy made such a glaring miscue, he and the Ducks regrouped for a 21-1-2 roll.
Now on the heels of another rare lapse, the defenseman and his teammates skated through one of their most determined practices Wednesday, emerging,...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 6:43 PM
Maybe a man who has steered his teams to six regular-season division titles but never gotten one past a second-round playoff series is supposed to keep quiet about his longing to hold the Stanley Cup.
That’ll never be Bruce Boudreau.
| May 16, 2014
| 11:15 PM
When it comes to winning a big game, the Kings' knowledge in how to do so was a mismatch over the Ducks.
That strength more than any other defined the Kings' 6-2 victory in Game 7 of the Western Conference semifinal at Honda Center.
From an early goal...
| May 10, 2014
| 11:19 PM
Bold decision, brave play.
Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau put 20-year-old goalie John Gibson in net for his NHL playoff debut Saturday night, an ultimate test of the elite prospect's poise with his team on the road, trailing the Kings in the Western...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 11:04 PM
DALLAS — If there's a line of sportsmanship that shouldn't be crossed, Ryan Getzlaf's judgment is that you shouldn't throw a left hook at a guy whose face is severely stitched up.
Yet, that and other unwritten rules were fudged Monday night by the...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:19 PM
DALLAS — The captain is hurt, the goalie is shaken, old demons are at the door.
The top-seeded Ducks are now in a three-game fight for survival against an energetic, upset-minded Dallas Stars team that roared back Wednesday for a 4-2 victory to...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 10:18 PM
DALLAS — The Ducks have been here before, and not just in the physical sense.
Of course they've been to American Airlines Center, where they lost the third and fourth games of their playoff series against the Dallas Stars and surrendered the...
| May 14, 2014
| 11:11 PM
Call it a self-fulfilling prophecy, missed opportunities or just another dramatic turn, but the Ducks couldn't finish off the Kings on Wednesday night, and hockey's freeway series is now going the distance.
Riding a signature 21-save performance by...