Ducks finish sweep of Jets

Apr 23, 2015

Ducks finish sweep of Jets

The Anaheim Ducks wiped out the Winnipeg Jets in front of another raucous whiteout crowd. Ryan Kesler scored twice in the third period and Anaheim beat Winnipeg 5-2 on Wednesday night to sweep the Western Conference first-round series. “Obviously it’s a building that I ...

Ducks wrap up third straight division crown

Apr 2, 2015

Ducks wrap up third straight division crown

Although the Anaheim Ducks wrapped up another division title and secured another 50-win season, their dressing room was conspicuously free of champagne, plastic sheeting or any type of celebration. Late in another dominant regular season, the Ducks are determined to stay focused on bigger ...

Rangers flex muscle against Ducks

Mar 23, 2015

Rangers flex muscle against Ducks

Cam Talbot finally had a night in which he didn’t have to be nearly perfect to help the New York Rangers win. The Rangers managed only 13 goals in the previous eight games, but went 6-1-1 in that stretch, with Talbot backstopping all but ...

Ducks' Kesler scores in OT to defeat Kings

Mar 19, 2015

Ducks' Kesler scores in OT to defeat Kings

The Anaheim Ducks acquired Ryan Kesler last summer specifically to make them better against the Los Angeles Kings and the other Western Conference powers with dominant centers. About eight months later, Kesler ended the regular-season Freeway Faceoff series with a goal that showed just ...

Ducks survive Wild

Mar 14, 2015

Ducks survive Wild

The Anaheim Ducks moved back into the NHL lead with the kind of gritty game they have been missing lately. Jakob Silfverberg had the go-ahead goal and an assist, and John Gibson stopped 32 shots, helping the Ducks end a three-game losing streak with ...

Pens' Hornqvist strikes twice in second period

Mar 7, 2015

Pens' Hornqvist strikes twice in second period

Ben Lovejoy’s emotion-filled week ended with a satisfying victory by his new team against the club that traded him back to his old stomping grounds four days earlier. Patric Hornqvist scored twice in the second period, and the Pittsburgh Penguins also got goals from ...

Ducks battle past Wings

Feb 24, 2015

Ducks battle past Wings

Until a third-period scoring burst, the Anaheim Ducks had no answers for Pavel Datsyuk’s domination. Datsyuk controlled the stat sheet for the Detroit Red Wings until the Ducks’ line of Ryan Kesler, Jakob Silfverberg and Andrew Cogliano finally got Anaheim going Monday night. The ...

Ducks rough up Predators

Feb 6, 2015

Ducks rough up Predators

The Anaheim Ducks lost their captain Ryan Getzlaf to an injury just before faceoff in the NHL’s toughest building this season. They made sure not to lose the game as well. Jakob Silfverberg scored two goals, and the Ducks took the top of the ...

Sharks thrash rival Ducks

Jan 30, 2015

Sharks thrash rival Ducks

San Jose put the game away with an impressive burst in the second period. When it comes to the Anaheim Ducks, the Sharks rise to the occasion. Patrick Marleau, Barclay Goodrow and James Sheppard each had a goal and an assist, and the Sharks ...

Ducks outlast gritty Bruins

Dec 2, 2014

Ducks outlast gritty Bruins

After the Anaheim Ducks fell out of first place in the NHL during a disappointing holiday weekend, coach Bruce Boudreau thought they would benefit from a grind-it-out game against a formidable defensive team. Thanks to Frederik Andersen’s goaltending, Anaheim barely emerged from that test ...

Stoll lifts Kings to OT win over Ducks

Nov 16, 2014

Stoll lifts Kings to OT win over Ducks

After a bitter seven-game playoff series last spring and two overtime nail-biters in the past four days, the Los Angeles Kings’ rivalry with the Anaheim Ducks has never been more intriguing. Jarret Stoll added more flavor to the Freeway Faceoff with a big game-winner ...

Canucks beat Ducks in shootout

Nov 10, 2014

Canucks beat Ducks in shootout

Ryan Kesler wanted to put on a better show against his former teammates. Instead, one of the guys he was traded for stole the spotlight. Nick Bonino assisted on the tying goal by Alexandre Burrows in the second period and got the only goal ...