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  • Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau 'makes us believe,' Mathieu Perreault says

    Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau 'makes us believe,' Mathieu Perreault says
    With his sixth division champion, Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau is one win from reaching his first conference final. He came close once, as coach of the Washington Capitals, losing Game 7 to the eventual Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2009...
  • Washington Capitals fire coach, decline to renew contract of GM

    The underachieving Washington Capitals began making changes at the top Saturday, firing Adam Oates as coach and not renewing the contract of George McPhee, the general manager and a vice president. The NHL club made the announcements in a statement...
  • Capitals promote MacLellan to GM, name Trotz coach

    Capitals promote MacLellan to GM, name Trotz coach
    ARLINGTON, Va. -- The Washington Capitals promoted Brian MacLellan to senior vice president and general manager, and named Barry Trotz as the new head coach on Monday. MacLellan becomes the sixth general manager in team history, spending the past 13...
  • State's Tight-Knit Hockey Community Focuses On Quick

    State's Tight-Knit Hockey Community Focuses On Quick
    STAMFORD — Mike Backman said he wasn't sure how terrific his son-in-law was Monday night until he got home and saw the replays Tuesday morning. It was then that Backman saw the stick save that Jonathan Quick made on Mats Zuccarello in the first...
  • Kings are denied a Game 4 clincher by Rangers, 2-1

    Kings are denied a Game 4 clincher by Rangers, 2-1
    Symmetry took the night off. It could have been such a tidy completed hockey circle, two Stanley Cups clinched by the Kings exactly two years apart. But the Kings will have to wait two more days to get another shot at winning their second Stanley Cup....
  • Ducks' Hampus Lindholm, at 20, matures into a top NHL rookie

     Ducks' Hampus Lindholm, at 20, matures into a top NHL rookie
    Earlier this month, as the Ducks unpacked in a Calgary dressing room, some players began chiding rookie defenseman Hampus Lindholm about shirking his "duties" as equipment bag unloader. The good-natured Swede smiled and tried in vain to explain he'd...
  • Ducks' Bruce Boudreau not surprised by Washington Capitals moves

    DALLAS — Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau said Saturday he wasn’t surprised that the Washington Capitals — his previous employer — declined to renew the contract of general manager George McPhee and dismissed coach Adam Oates after the...
  • 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...
  • Ducks confident whether they play Kings or Sharks in Round 2

    No matter if it’s the Kings or San Jose Sharks awaiting in the second round of the NHL Western Conference playoffs, the top-seeded Ducks have reasons to feel confident in the match-up. The Kings, trying to pull off a near-miraculous rally from...
  • Bruce Boudreau won't say which goalie will start for Ducks

    Bruce Boudreau won't say which goalie will start for Ducks
    The Ducks' goalie who will start the second-round playoff series at Honda Center this week is known by Bruce Boudreau, but the coach is declining to reveal his identity. Jonas Hiller was the primary regular-season starter for the Western Conference's...
  • The men who will decide Donald Sterling's fate: NBA's other owners

    As part of the NBA's sweeping sanctions against Clippers owner Donald Sterling over his controversial racial remarks, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is urging the league's other owners to push for the Clippers' sale. Silver said that if three-quarters...
  • With Robyn Regehr injured, Jeff Schultz could be in Kings' lineup

    With Robyn Regehr injured, Jeff Schultz could be in Kings' lineup
    Every so often, Kings Coach Darryl Sutter will veer off message and drop a bit of significant injury information. Sunday was not that day. After all, it is the playoffs and the Kings took the opening game against the Ducks in the second round on...