| Jan 15, 2014
| 1:06 PM
A sick Jonas Hiller missed Wednesday’s morning skate and is a game-time decision to play goalie for the Ducks against the Vancouver Canucks, meaning his 14-game winning streak may be next put to the test Friday against defending Stanley Cup-champion...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 4:20 PM
The Vancouver Canucks nearly ended the Ducks’ home points streak -- now at 19-0-2 -- on Jan. 5.
The Canucks jumped to a two-goal first-period lead, slowing the game down and moving to the verge of an upset, falling in overtime only after a tying...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The doctor holds up a hand and says, "Wait." She turns away to rummage through a drawer, explaining: "I want to show you something."
It takes a moment to push aside the syringes and packets of gauze before she locates a small, white shard and cups it in...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 8:30 PM
When a young Wayne Gretzky skated eight or 10 hours a day on frozen Canadian ponds, his ears would freeze and his toes would become so numb that he'd have tears in his eyes when he came inside and his father rubbed his feet to warm them.
| Jan 12, 2014
| 4:47 PM
If Wayne Gretzky hadn't been traded to the Kings in 1988, hockey in Southern California would still be the pursuit of a passionate few.
The Ducks wouldn't exist if not for the enthusiasm generated by Gretzky's unprecedented scoring feats and knack for...
| Jan 12, 2014
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Jonas Hiller needed 28 saves to win his 13th consecutive game Saturday, but his night was decided by watching his team strike for three goals in a 5-minute 10-second span during the second period.
"When the guys score four,...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 11:41 AM
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Ducks’ goalie Jonas Hiller will seek his 13th consecutive victory Saturday night against the Phoenix Coyotes, and should he win, Hiller said he’s capable of playing the next two games as well.
The Ducks (33-8-5), having...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 4:03 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- A day after he beat the Nashville Predators, Ducks rookie goalie Frederik Andersen was sent down Friday to minor-league Norfolk (Va.), with rookie John Gibson pulled up for possibly his first NHL start.
Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 1:34 PM
NASHVILLE -- Jonas Hiller will take Thursday night off from the winning streak that has taken him into stratospheric levels.
Ducks rookie goalie Frederik Andersen was first off the ice at Thursday’s morning skate in Bridgestone Arena, a strong...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 6:24 PM
The NHL was right to suspend Boston's Shawn Thornton 15 games for his premeditated assault Dec. 7 on Pittsburgh defenseman Brooks Orpik, though it should have suspended Pittsburgh forward James Neal more than five games for kneeing Boston's Brad...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 4:54 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week:
+ Good to see the late Ruslan Salei elected to the International Ice Hockey Hall of Fame. The former Ducks defenseman played internationally for Belarus; he...