The Anaheim Ducks traded defenseman Bryan Allen to the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday for forward Rene Bourque in a swap of NHL veterans getting fresh starts.
The Los Angeles Kings are on the brink of heading to their second trip to the Stanley Cup in the last three seasons. The Kings are ahead of the Chicago Blackhawks three games to one in the Western Conference Finals with game five set to play Wednesday in Chicago.
Jeff Carter scored his 250th career NHL goal on a power play, Quick made 17 saves to remain unbeaten since the Olympic break, and the Kings beat the Montreal Canadiens 2-1 Monday night for their fifth straight victory.
Rookie Martin Jones made 30 saves for his second shutout in as many games, and six Los Angeles players scored in the Kings’ 6-0 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday.
The Montreal Canadiens obtained defenseman Davis Drewiske from the Los Angeles Kings for a fifth-round draft pick Tuesday.
Somewhere in Marty McSorley’s home in Hermosa Beach is a hockey stick with a blade that’s curved at least a quarter-inch more than the legal limit.
Carey Price made 26 saves, Tomas Plekanec and Andrei Kostitsyn scored, and the Montreal Canadiens beat the short-handed Los Angeles Kings 2-1 on Saturday, ending a four-game losing streak.
The Montreal Canadiens acquired Mark Mitera from the Anaheim Ducks for fellow defenseman Mathieu Carle on Friday.