| Jan 26, 2014
| 8:22 PM
Lessons learned Saturday from the Ducks' 3-0 victory over the Kings at Dodger Stadium:
-- It's possible to play an NHL game outdoors in Southern California without the ice turning into a swimming pool.
-- The Kings, who have struggled to score goals...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:22 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Alexander Ovechkin hasn't arrived yet but his imprint is all over the Winter Olympics.
The Russian forward's smiling face — featuring a gap where one of his front teeth should be — is on menus distributed aboard Sochi-...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 5:26 PM
SOCHI, Russia — The Sochi Olympics will continue without the Russian hockey team, which was stifled by Finland in a 3-1 quarterfinal loss Wednesday at the Bolshoy Ice Dome. Russia's elimination probably will dampen the Olympic passion of fans who...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 7:52 PM
The NHL's Wheel of Justice got several vigorous spins Monday, all dealing with infractions that caused head injuries.
Colorado forward Cody McLeod was suspended five games for a boarding incident against Detroit defenseman Niklas Kronwall, New York...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 8:45 PM
When Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf invited his teammates, the club's owners and top executives to his home for a barbecue during training camp, they probably expected burgers and corn on the cob. What they got was insight into Getzlaf's keen desire to rebound...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 10:04 PM
Despite winning three straight games and five of their last six, the Kings aren't the NHL's hottest team. They're not even the hottest team in Southern California.
The Ducks, who will face the Kings on Monday at Staples Center, have the league's...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 6:55 PM
The NHL put the "no" in November and continued its determined march toward irrelevance by canceling games through Nov. 30, an announcement that was expected following the silent expiration of its Thursday deadline for a labor agreement with the players'...
| Sep 25, 2012
Representatives of the NHL and the players' union met twice in Toronto on Monday, once to review last season's revenue figures and again at an NHL Alumni dinner, but they appeared no closer to resolving the labor dispute that led the league to lock out...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 11:09 PM
Rising above the muck of a lockout-compacted schedule to play gloriously intense hockey in mid-March, the Chicago Blackhawks and Ducks pushed each other to great heights. Their fast-paced, energetic battle Wednesday at Honda Center reinforced their status...
| Feb 11, 2013
The countdown to the Sochi Olympics slipped beneath the one-year mark last week with a huge question looming: Will NHL players participate in Russia's first-ever Winter Games?
The answer should be clearer after executives of the NHL, NHL Players' Assn....
| 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.