Jan Hejda #8 and Tyson Barrie #4 of the Colorado Avalanche crash into the goal as they defend an empty net against Jeff Carter #77 of the Los Angeles Kings at Pepsi Center on March 10, 2015 in Denver, Colorado. (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

McNabb, Quick Lift Kings To 5-2 Win Over Avalanche

Brayden McNabb had a goal and two assists, Jonathan Quick stopped 21 shots and the Los Angeles Kings beat Colorado 5-2 on Tuesday night to end the Avalanche’s three-game win streak.

03/10/2015

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Kassian’s 3rd-Period Goal Lifts Canucks Over Ducks, 2-1

Zack Kassian’s third-period goal lifted the Vancouver Canucks to a 2-1 win over the Anaheim Ducks on Monday night.

03/09/2015

John Gibson #36 of the Anaheim Ducks reacts to a shot as Lars Eller #81 of the Montreal Canadiens looks for a rebound with Hampus Lindholm #47 during the second period at Honda Center on March 4, 2015 in Anaheim, California. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Gibson’s Ducks Shut Down Canadiens, 3-1, To Take Overall NHL Lead

John Gibson made 37 saves, and the Anaheim Ducks moved back atop the overall NHL standings with a 3-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday night in a meeting of conference leaders.

03/04/2015

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Kopitar, Lewis Lead Kings Past Oilers, 5-2, To Break Skid

Anze Kopitar and Trevor Lewis each had a goal and two assists as the Los Angeles Kings defeated the Edmonton Oilers 5-2 on Tuesday night.

03/03/2015

Corey Perry #10 of the Anaheim Ducks skates with the puck past Kyle Chipchura #24 of the Arizona Coyotes during the third period of the NHL game at Gila River Arena on March 3, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. The Ducks defeated the Coyotes 4-1. (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Cogliano Scores 2, Lifts Ducks Over Coyotes, 4-1

Andrew Cogliano scored twice, Frederik Andersen stopped 29 shots in his return from injury, and the Anaheim Ducks got a point from one of their newcomers in a 4-1 victory over the reeling Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday night.

03/03/2015

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Busy Anaheim Ducks Bolster Blue Line In 4 Deadline Trades

Although the Anaheim Ducks have been near the top of the NHL standings for most of the past three seasons, general manager Bob Murray still didn’t believe they could consistently beat hockey’s top teams.

03/02/2015

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Stoner Scores 1st Goal Of Season, Ducks Top Stars 3-1

Clayton Stoner scored the go-ahead goal in the third period with his first of the season, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Dallas Stars 3-1 on Sunday night.

03/01/2015

Dustin Brown #23 of the Los Angeles Kings looks on against the Colorado Avalanche at Pepsi Center on February 18, 2015 in Denver, Colorado. The Kings defeated the Avlanche 4-1. (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Ladd Lifts Jets To 5-2 Win Over Kings

Andrew Ladd scored twice and the Winnipeg Jets boosted their playoff hopes in 5-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Sunday.

03/01/2015

Jiri Sekac #46 of the Anaheim Ducks in action against the Ottawa Senators at Honda Center on February 25, 2015 in Anaheim, California. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Senators’ Hammond Earns 1st NHL Shutout In Win Over Ducks

Andrew Hammond’s road to the NHL was longer than for most goalies. Now that he has arrived, he is determined to stay for a while.

02/25/2015

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LA Kings Extend Forward Kyle Clifford For 5 Years

The Los Angeles Kings have signed forward Kyle Clifford to a five-year contract extension.

02/25/2015

Andrej Sekera #4 of the Carolina Hurricanes wraps around the net as Tuomo Ruutu #15 of the New Jersey Devils defends on February 21, 2015 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

LA Kings Acquire Defenseman Andrej Sekera From Hurricanes

The Los Angeles Kings have acquired defenseman Andrej Sekera from the Carolina Hurricanes in a trade for prospect Ronald McKeown and a first-round draft pick.

02/25/2015

Jarret Stoll #28 of the Los Angeles Kings turns from Joakim Andersson #18 of the Detroit Red Wings during the third period at Staples Center on February 24, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. The Kings won 1-0. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Kings Beat Red Wings, 1-0, For 8th Straight Win

Jonathan Quick posted his fourth shutout of the season, Justin Williams scored a power-play goal early, and the surging Los Angeles Kings beat the Detroit Red Wings 1-0 Tuesday night for their eighth straight victory.

02/24/2015

Devante Smith-Pelly of the Ducks, right, celebrates his third-period short-handed goal with teammate Cam Fowler as Anaheim took a 1-0 victory over the Blackhawks in Chicago on Tuesday night. (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Canadiens Deal Sekac To Anaheim For Smith-Pelly

Devante Smith-Pelly knows what he’s getting into with the Montreal Canadiens.

02/24/2015

Corey Perry #10 of the Anaheim Ducks shoots and scores in the shootout against goalie Jimmy Howard #35 of the Detroit Red Wings at Honda Center on February 23, 2015 in Anaheim, California. The Ducks won 4-3 in a shootout. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Perry, Silfverberg Lift Ducks Over Wings, 4-3

Corey Perry and Jakob Silfverberg scored in the shootout as the Anaheim Ducks rallied past the Detroit Red Wings for a 4-3 win Monday night.

02/23/2015

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Getzlaf’s Goal In 3rd Period Lifts Ducks Over Oilers, 2-1

Ryan Getzlaf scored the go-ahead goal with 7:13 remaining in the third period, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Edmonton Oilers 2-1 on Saturday.

02/21/2015