| Feb 11, 2013
The countdown to the Sochi Olympics slipped beneath the one-year mark last week with a huge question looming: Will NHL players participate in Russia's first-ever Winter Games?
The answer should be clearer after executives of the NHL, NHL Players' Assn....
| Feb 2, 2013
| 11:15 PM
The Kings’ superb goaltending and team defensive play were crucial to their Stanley Cup triumph last season. Their mental and physical toughness and attention to defense became their identity as they rolled out one cohesive performance after...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 8:17 PM
While the Ducks were missing the playoffs last spring for the second time in three seasons, the Kings were winning the Stanley Cup and captivating the modest but passionate local hockey audience.
The Ducks were pushed to the brink of oblivion and they...
| May 10, 2013
| 12:11 PM
DETROIT -- David Steckel’s history with Bruce Boudreau goes well beyond their time together in Washington, winding all the way back to tours of duty in Manchester, N.H., and Hershey, Pa.
Steckel, who was a first-round draft pick of the Kings in...
| May 4, 2013
| 11:04 AM
DETROIT -- The chess game of lineup changes continued with the Ducks making a significant move on the back end and the Red Wings opting for a small change up front before Saturday’s Game 3 of their first-round NHL playoff series.
| May 5, 2013
| 9:48 AM
DETROIT — As expected, the Detroit Red Wings’ Justin Abdelkader will have a hearing with the league later Sunday, according to the NHL’s department of player safety.
The hearing, scheduled for 4 p.m. EST, comes after Abdelkader’s...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 10:01 PM
A year ago Monday the Kings took a 3-0 playoff series lead over the top-seeded Vancouver Canucks, as goaltender Jonathan Quick made 41 saves and Dustin Brown scored on a rebound in a 1-0 victory at Staples Center. The Kings lost the next game but finished...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 8:19 PM
Organizers called it "Center Ice White Out," as the mighty Anaheim Ducks held their annual casino night raising needed funds for the Orangewood Children's Foundation and for Court Appointed Special Advocates of Orange County, better known as CASA.
| Sep 7, 2010
| 9:33 PM
The Ducks and restricted free agent winger Bobby Ryan have not agreed on a new deal but the resumption of talks Tuesday -- and the likelihood that negotiations will continue this week -- have cast new optimism on a situation......
| Sep 13, 2010
| 9:33 PM
Devante Smith-Pelly knew the Ducks were interested in him after they interviewed him twice before the June entry draft. So the 18-year-old left wing did his homework, analyzing their roster to see what his prospects might be in their organization.......
| Sep 14, 2010
| 4:33 PM
With only three days left before players were due to report for their training-camp physicals, restricted free agent Bobby Ryan and the Ducks agreed on a five-year, $25.5-million deal that ended a long and tedious negotiating process. [Updated at 10:57......
| Oct 4, 2010
| 4:33 AM
Ryan Getzlaf didnât need to have the captainâs C sewn on his uniform to be considered a leader on the Ducks. His voice has been audible for a while in their locker room and he wore the âAâ of an......