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  • Kings hang on to force Game 7 with 2-1 victory over Ducks

    Kings hang on to force Game 7 with 2-1 victory over Ducks
    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...
  • Ducks' Teemu Selanne reflective after abrupt end to NHL career

    Ducks' Teemu Selanne reflective after abrupt end to NHL career
    Teemu Selanne's devoted followers wanted a perfect ending. He, and they, were denied that — by the Kings' emphatic 6-2 victory over the Ducks in Game 7 of the Western Conference semifinals on Friday night — and so began the next phase for...
  • Seventh heaven for Kings with 6-2 rout of Ducks

    Seventh heaven for Kings with 6-2 rout of Ducks
    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...
  • Game 7 loss to Kings hangs over Ducks as they enter off-season

    Game 7 loss to Kings hangs over Ducks as they enter off-season
    There were opportunities Monday during exit interviews for the Ducks to define their season as progress. Ownership awarded General Manager Bob Murray a four-year contract extension and praised him for "meticulously [adding] youth, skill and depth" to...
  • Ducks know they have to step up their game against Flames

    CALGARY, Canada — Two weeks removed from a lopsided beat-down against a team all but out of the playoff running, the Ducks returned to the Saddledome on Tuesday and practiced for more than an hour in anticipation of the rematch. "We practice...
  • Saku Koivu's defense could make difference in Ducks' bid for the Cup

    Saku Koivu's defense could make difference in Ducks' bid for the Cup
    Saku Koivu saw his retiring teammate, friend and Finnish countryman Teemu Selanne skate around the arena bathed in cheers last week in the Ducks' final regular-season home game. Moved, of course, Koivu quickly set aside the moment that's so close to...
  • Ducks go back to basics to beat Canucks, 5-1

    Ducks go back to basics to beat Canucks, 5-1
    VANCOUVER, Canada — First place in the Pacific Division became the Ducks' again Saturday night, when they returned to the brand of play that put them there in the first place. "It's a goal" to win the division, said center Saku Koivu, one of...
  • Mathieu Perreault thinks Ducks let up against teams out of contention

    In an agonizing overtime loss to the last-place Edmonton Oilers, Ducks star forward Corey Perry took seven shots, was around the net routinely and couldn't score a goal. "We've got to put those in … don't look for the easy outs," said Ducks Coach...
  • Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau happy to avoid Game 7

    Minutes from revisiting a script that has so often ended in heartbreak, Coach Bruce Boudreau and his Ducks flipped it. With two goals Sunday in the final 130 seconds of regulation to tie the score, the Ducks proceeded to eliminate the Dallas Stars in...
  • Teemu Selanne won't face Kings; regular-season farewell set for Sunday

    Right wing Teemu Selanne will not be in the Ducks’ lineup when they face the Kings on Saturday at Staples Center but will play in his final NHL regular-season game Sunday, when the Ducks host the surging Colorado Avalanche. The 43-year-old Finn,...
  • The ice is greener in Southern California hockey

    The ice is greener in Southern California hockey
    As the captain of the Philadelphia Flyers, a high-profile position in a passionate hockey market, Mike Richards couldn't go anywhere — to a baseball game, a restaurant, a club — without being recognized. That changed when he was traded to...
  • Ducks put overtime loss behind them, look forward to Game 2

    Ducks put overtime loss behind them, look forward to Game 2
    No one felt the sting of the Ducks' Game 1 overtime loss to the Kings more painfully than Teemu Selanne. Anaheim's retiring No. 8 scored his team's go-ahead third-period goal precisely 8 minutes 8 seconds into the final frame of regulation. It was his...