| Mar 10, 2014
| 5:06 PM
The Ducks’ future is as encouraging as its present, according to a ranking of NHL prospects.
Anaheim was ranked No. 1 in The Hockey News’ Future Watch 2014, a grading of prospects and player development.
The Ducks are currently in second...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 1:06 PM
The reputation that precedes the Ducks is their offense, as the team has the third most goals in the NHL.
But it also ranks fifth in the league in team defense, allowing 2.36 goals a game.
The unit was further lifted by Friday’s performance...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 4:20 PM
The entertainment value of an NHL shootout quickly loses its thrill after consecutive losses.
Still, Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau won't get pulled into the debate of whether a skills competition — his sport's equivalent of a free-throw contest,...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 4:14 PM
WINNIPEG, Canada -- Kings forward Jeff Carter was once the new kid in town, attempting to fit in with a tight group late in the term.
Big transitions, in life and work, aren't always seamless.
And so, Carter fully sympathized with new teammate, winger...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 10:18 PM
NEW ORLEANS — It was hard to tell what shocked fans more, the NBA's new dunk contest rules or a performance by Vanilla Ice.
Maybe contest organizers should think twice, twice baby.
Washington's John Wall was declared the winner in fan voting...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 7:51 PM
At least Sidney Crosby didn't have to field questions Wednesday about never having scored against the Kings.
He did just that on March 20, 2009, against goalie Jonathan Quick at Pittsburgh.
The "new" story angles about the Pittsburgh Penguins star and...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 1:13 PM
Both the penalty shot and the ensuing clean look that Anze Kopitar had ended badly in the Stadium Series, as has much in the Los Angeles Kings’ five-game losing streak that trails them to Monday’s game in San Jose.
“When you have...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 11:07 PM
SAN JOSE — From a game-opening backhand he gloved while sprawling to the game-ending threat he denied with his left leg pad, goalie Jonathan Quick gave the Kings the best response possible to their recent slump.
A shutout. In San Jose.
| Feb 14, 2014
| 7:30 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick, who made 22 saves against Slovakia to support Team USA’s Olympic-tournament-opening victory on Thursday, will start again when the U.S. faces Russia on Saturday in a much-anticipated game at the...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 6:00 PM
NASHVILLE — By making their final impression before the Winter Olympics break another case of imposing their will at crunch time, the Ducks have nearly three weeks to savor their labor.
"That was us," Ducks forward Corey Perry said of the three-...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 9:31 PM
NASHVILLE — Corey Perry days earlier said one of the factors bedeviling the Ducks during their 10-game rut was that the puck wasn't bouncing the team's way.
That changed Saturday night, as two Ducks' passes were deflected off Nashville players...