Video: Los Angeles Kings pay respects to retiring Teemu Selanne

Saturday, May 17th, 2014

The Los Angeles Kings were spectacular in Game 7 of their Western Conference playoff series against the crosstown rival Anaheim Ducks. The Kings jumped on the Ducks early and didn't let up on the way to a 6-2 win. But even more impressive was the sportsmanship the Kings displayed after ...

Video: Kings and Ducks have amazing shootout

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

The Los Angeles Kings apparently have a habit of getting into long shootouts. Last week they lost an eight-round shootout to the San Jose Sharks 4-3, and they were at it again Tuesday night. The Kings and Anaheim Ducks tied 2-2 after three periods and a five-minute overtime, so the two ...

Video: Colorado Avalanche coach Patrick Roy is still quite insane

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

Anyone wondering if becoming an NHL head coach added a modicum of sanity to Patrick Roy got a pretty resounding answer in the legendary former goaltender's first game behind the Colorado Avalanche bench. At the conclusion of Colorado's season-opening 6-1 win over the Anaheim Ducks, Roy got into a shouting/pointing match ...

Video: Corey Perry lays vicious, dirty hit on Jason Zucker

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

Let's go ahead and start this out by saying Anaheim Ducks forward Corey Perry is almost certainly going to get suspended for the hit in the video above. During Tuesday night's contest, Minnesota Wild forward Jason Zucker was chasing the puck into his own zone and moved to pass the puck ...

Ducks-Wings Game 2: That. Was. Epic.

Monday, May 4th, 2009

There's a lot of interesting stuff going on in the NHL playoffs (Blackhawks and Hurricanes have both tied their series with road wins, etc.), but it's hard to imagine a game more epically long and grindy than the three overtime, 4-3 win the Anaheim Ducks snatched up in Detroit on ...

The Morning Skate: Let’s Catch Up With the Stanley Cup Playoffs

Sunday, April 19th, 2009

Well, we have three games down in some of the Stanley Cup playoff quarterfinal series after Sunday's games, so it seems like a good time to see what we missed over the weekend and to take stock of where our predictions stand. Early returns aren't nearly as embarrassing as they could ...

Random Thoughts with Hick Flick

Friday, April 17th, 2009

In one of those rare weeks where it seems like everything is going on at once in the sports world, I have determined that it is better to say a little bit about everything on my mind rather than go in-depth about any of it. - It looks like that Boston ...

The Tremendous, Important, Sometimes Informative Stanley Cup Playoff Quarterfinal Preview

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

The Stanley Cup playoffs have at long last arrived, starting with several games tonight. There are some who say these playoffs are the best in all of sport (we'll take March Madness, thanks) with its rich tradition and, of course, Lord Stanley's Cup, from which the winning team can drink whatever ...