| Oct 2, 2013
| 1:08 PM
DENVER — It’s rare that Hall of Fame-caliber players become great coaches or managers in any sport. Their greatness was usually so instinctive that they find it difficult to tell other players how to play; they just did what they did without...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 12:27 PM
DENVER — Left wing Dustin Penner, who signed with the Ducks as a free agent over the summer, will be a healthy scratch and won’t play in the team's season opener Wednesday night against the Colorado Avalanche at Pepsi Center.
| Sep 22, 2013
| 9:41 PM
The banged-up Ducks defense was lifted Sunday by the return of veteran Francois Beauchemin, who played about 20 minutes in his first action since May knee surgery.
Beauchemin had labored through the playoffs on a torn anterior cruciate ligament.
| Sep 20, 2013
| 9:18 PM
DENVER — Ryan O'Reilly scored two goals, including a short-handed tally 45 seconds into overtime, and the Avalanche earned a 4-3 NHL preseason victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Friday night for Patrick Roy's first win as Colorado's coach....
| Aug 8, 2013
| 6:05 PM
Leave it to off-center auteur David Gordon Green to put a yellow dividing line right down the middle of his new movie, "Prince Avalanche." You need look no further for his central metaphor.
The broken line is being painted by a crew of two on a road...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 2:19 PM
As it turned out, Joe Sakic and the Colorado Avalanche brain trust were not being coy.
Sakic, the team's executive vice president of hockey operations, had said the team would select dynamic center Nathan MacKinnon with the top pick in Sunday's NHL...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 5:13 PM
A future most valuable player was sitting there when it came time for the Ducks to make their pick, at No. 28, in the 2003 draft.
Now, in the name of Corey Perry, can lightning strike twice?
In two words: Very doubtful.
"That draft was off the...
| May 26, 2013
| 11:15 PM
SAN JOSE — Darryl Sutter wasn't in a philosophical mood Sunday night, and he surely wasn't inclined to appreciate the finer points of the Kings' playoff history after what felt like their 20th 2-1 playoff loss this spring.
Who could blame the...
| Apr 29, 2013
The Stanley Cup playoffs will have a different look this season and not only because the Kings, for the first time in franchise history, are the defending champions.
This condensed season produced a lot of injuries and a lot of dramatic playoff races....
| 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...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 12:54 AM
The March 12, 1928 collapse of St. Francis Dam, in terms of loss of life, is the second-greatest disaster in California history - the first being the San Francisco Earthquake and fires of 1906....