NHL Hockey

Ducks' Confidence Is "Pretty High" In Coming Back 2-0 On Kings Although the Anaheim Ducks are running short on chances to prove they're more than just a regular-season power, they didn't seem daunted before they headed out on a 30-mile road trip that could define their year.
Welcome To New York! Rangers Announce Alain Vigneault As New Head CoachOne week after Alain Vigneault emerged as the leading coaching candidate, the New York Rangers hired him on Friday to replace the fired John Tortorella. Vigneault agreed to a five-year contract.
Pens, Malkin Agree On 8-Year, $76 Million ExtensionThe Pittsburgh Penguins and Evgeni Malkin have agreed to term on a contract extension with superstar Evgeni Malkin.
Kings Prepare For Another Playoff Round With BluesCoach Ken Hitchcock likes his team's chances of making a deep playoff run, but scoffed away a suggestion that the Blues and Kings have a lot of similarities. After sweeping the Blues in the second round last spring en route to the franchise's first Stanley Cup, Los Angeles won all three games this season, too, and have taken eight in a row overall.
Ducks Clinch Pacific Title With 3-0 Victory Over EdmontonViktor Fasth made 24 saves for his fourth shutout of the season as the Anaheim Ducks clinched the Pacific Division title with a 3-0 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Monday night.
Kings Beat Flames For Second Time In Three Days 3-1Dustin Brown scored two goals, Jonathan Quick made 23 saves and the surging Kings beat Calgary 3-1 on Monday night for their second win over the Flames in three days.
Carter's Hat Trick On Hat Night Leads Kings Over Predators 5-1Jeff Carter completed his fifth career hat trick with two goals in a 19-second span of the third period, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Nashville Predators 5-1 on Monday night despite taking only 16 shots on net.
Ducks Lose To Coyotes In Shootout For Second Time In SeriesFor Oliver Ekman-Larsson and the Phoenix Coyotes, the encore was as productive as the original.
Kings Beat Ducks 5-2 For Fourth Straight WinSlava Voynov scored the go-ahead goal in the third period and the Los Angeles Kings defeated the Anaheim Ducks 5-2 Monday night for their fourth consecutive victory while snapping the Ducks' six-game winning streak.
Kings Fall To Wings In Final Seconds Detroit defeated the Los Angeles Kings 3-2 Sunday on a game-winning goal from Jonathan Ericsson with 5 seconds left -- less than a minute after the defending Stanley Cup champions tied the game.
NHL Cancels Regular Season Through November 1
Kings Come Home To Another 2-0 Series LeadDavid Backes was grateful the St. Louis Blues were out of their homes and comfort zones Wednesday, practicing in an opponent's practice rink just a few slap shots from the Pacific Ocean.