| Apr 16, 2014
| 12:50 PM
With grand postseason plans, the Ducks are expected to put a rookie in goal tonight when the Stanley Cup playoffs begin against the Dallas Stars at Honda Center.
Rookie Frederik Andersen, who was 20-5 during a season he capped with a shootout win over...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 6:43 PM
Maybe a man who has steered his teams to six regular-season division titles but never gotten one past a second-round playoff series is supposed to keep quiet about his longing to hold the Stanley Cup.
That’ll never be Bruce Boudreau.
| Apr 14, 2014
| 5:07 PM
Among the three goalies the Western Conference top-seeded Ducks can choose to start Wednesday in their Stanley Cup playoff opener against the Dallas Stars, the one with the most wins doesn’t expect to be in net.
Jonas Hiller, who went 29-13-7...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 8:11 PM
One season under the NHL’s realigned conference setup probably was enough for Eastern teams to veto future additions from the West.
The Detroit Red Wings and Columbus Blue Jackets, who moved from the West to the East before this season, won...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 4:48 PM
Desperate Hockey Teams, Part II.
The other entry in the three-way battle between Minnesota, Phoenix and Dallas for two wild-card playoff spots in the Western Conference, the Coyotes, visits the Kings on Wednesday night.
It's no coincidence that...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 11:04 PM
Every team wants to believe it has a no-quit attitude, but on a flat Monday, trailing by four goals, getting outshot, 25-6, the Ducks had reason to believe their night was kaput.
“Miracles happen in this league,” said Ducks Coach Bruce...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 11:32 PM
The Ducks believe their second consecutive Pacific Division title is different from last year's, which was soured by a first-round playoff exit.
That difference is added grit.
Fittingly, on the night Anaheim clinched the division title Wednesday...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 12:37 PM
With an opportunity to clinch a second consecutive Pacific Division championship by beating the San Jose Sharks tonight, Ducks’ 20-year-old rookie John Gibson was first off the ice at today’s morning skate.
Throughout the season, with the...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 5:18 PM
The way the Ducks tell it, their interest in beating the San Jose Sharks on Wednesday is rooted mostly in the perks of what accompanies winning the Pacific Division and not about avoiding a first-round playoff series against the Kings.
| Apr 7, 2014
| 1:51 PM
VANCOUVER, Canada -- In the Ducks’ most significant game of the season so far, they will start a 20-year-old making his NHL debut in goal.
Rookie John Gibson, promoted from minor-league Norfolk on Saturday following a blow to the
head sustained by...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 10:19 PM
EDMONTON, Canada — What the Ducks hoped to rectify Sunday night remained troubling.
After he was stung by three second-period goals, veteran goalie Jonas Hiller's slump worsened to 6-9-3. Vulnerable because of the injury losses of intimidating...