| May 12, 2013
| 11:10 PM
A great beginning turned into a sorry end for the Ducks, who burned up the NHL in the early weeks of this lockout-shortened season but were too burned out Sunday to put up much of a consistent challenge to the inspired Detroit Red Wings.
| May 9, 2013
| 9:54 AM
Join Times Kings writer Lisa Dillman and hockey Hall of Famer Helene Elliott at 1 p.m. today for a live video chat about the Kings and the Ducks.
Both teams are coming off overtime victories over their opponents in Game 5 of the first-round of the...
| 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 10, 2013
| 10:16 PM
The crowd yelled for Dustin Penner to shoot as the final seconds of the second period ticked off the clock Friday at Staples Center. His teammates yelled for Penner to shoot and the coaches joined the chaotic chorus.
Penner, not known for always...
| May 11, 2013
| 10:46 AM
Sometimes it's better to be lucky than good. The Los Angeles Kings, though, were enough of both Friday night in a series-clinching victory over the St. Louis Blues at Staples Center.
Dustin Penner's long slap shot in the final second of the second...
| May 11, 2013
| 6:50 PM
Making history has become routine for the Kings.
Last spring they became the first No. 8 seed to win the Stanley Cup, upsetting the 1-2-3 teams in the West before defeating the New Jersey Devils in the final. After opening their title defense by...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 7:45 PM
If it is the Stanley Cup playoffs and the Ducks have qualified, well then, it almost seems automatic that they will face the Detroit Red Wings. They will meet in the opening round of the playoffs with the first game possibly on Tuesday at...
| May 1, 2013
| 4:55 PM
If Wayne Gretzky once had his "office," then so does the Ducks' Teemu Selanne.
Gretzky, in his day, often set up shop behind the net to create offense. Selanne's power-play "office" frequently has been the left-wing circle. Again, he delivered from...
| May 2, 2013
| 9:07 AM
Join Times Kings writer Lisa Dillman and hockey Hall of Famer Lisa Dillman at 1 p.m. today for a live discussion of the Kings and the Ducks.
The Kings are down 1-0 in their first-round playoff series with St. Louis. As Elliott wrote Wednesday,...
| 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...