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The Anaheim Ducks celebrate Ryan Getzlaf's game winning goal in overtime against the Tampa Bay Lightning at Honda Center on November 22, 2013 in Anaheim, California. The Ducks defeated the Lightning 1-0 in overtime. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Ducks Seek Elusive Playoff Success Vs Stars Amidst Drought

From the moment Stephane Robidas was traded from the Dallas Stars to the Anaheim Ducks last month, he realized he might end up facing his former teammates in the first round of the playoffs.

04/15/2014

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Kings Renew Rivalry With Sharks For 1st Round Of Playoffs

The rivalry between the Los Angeles Kings and San Jose Sharks has grown so intense in recent years that even newcomers take little time to acclimate themselves to the animosity.

04/14/2014

Jonas Hiller #1 of the Anaheim Ducks tries to make a save on a goal shot by Bryan Bickell #29 of the Chicago Blackhawks at the United Center on January 17, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Ducks 4-2. (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Ducks Goalie Hiller Dismayed By Pre-Playoff Benching

Jonas Hiller is disappointed he probably won’t be in the Anaheim Ducks’ net when they begin their Stanley Cup chase.

04/14/2014

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Bonino Lifts Ducks Over Avalanche 3-2 In Selanne’s Regular Season Finale

Nick Bonino scored 1:33 into overtime, and the Anaheim Ducks finished the regular season with a 3-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Sunday night.

04/13/2014

Trevor Lewis #22 of the Los Angeles Kings skates against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on November 17, 2013 in New York City. The Kings shutout the Rangers 1-0. (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Kings Sign F Trevor Lewis To 2-Year Extension

Forward Trevor Lewis has agreed to a two-year, $3.05 million contract extension with the Los Angeles Kings.

04/08/2014

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Gibson Makes 18 Saves In Debut, Ducks Blank Canucks, 3-0

John Gibson made 18 saves to record a shutout in his NHL debut and the Anaheim Ducks eliminated the Vancouver Canucks from playoff contention with a 3-0 victory Monday night.

04/07/2014

Dustin Brown #23 of the Los Angeles Kings attempts to skate around the defense of Kevin Bieksa #3 of the Vancouver Canucks during the second period at Staples Center on January 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Canucks Score Twice In 3rd Period To Beat Kings 2-1

The Kings allowed 2 late goals to give the Canucks the 2-1 win Saturday night in Vancouver.

04/05/2014

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Robidas’ Early OT Goal Lifts Ducks Over Jets, 5-4

Stephane Robidas scored 16 seconds into overtime, and the Anaheim Ducks staged the biggest comeback in team history by rallying from four goals down to beat the Winnipeg Jets 5-4 on Monday night.

03/31/2014

Slava Voynov #26 of the Los Angeles Kings and Jason Pominville #29 of the Minnesota Wild battle for position during the third period at Staples Center on March 31, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. The Minnesota Wild won 3-2. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Wild Snaps Kings’ 6-Game Winning Streak, 3-2

Matt Moulson and Mikko Koivu scored 62 seconds apart in the third period, and Zach Parise connected on a power play for the Minnesota Wild, who rallied for a 3-2 victory Monday night that snapped the Los Angeles Kings’ six-game winning streak.

03/31/2014

Jeff Carter #77 of the Los Angeles Kings and Joel Ward #42 of the Washington Capitals go after the puck during the second period at Verizon Center on March 25, 2014 in Washington, DC. (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Kings Rally To Beat Capitals In Shootout, 5-4

Anze Kopitar and Jeff Carter scored in the shootout, and the Los Angeles Kings came back after allowing Alex Ovechkin’s two early power-play goals to beat the Washington Capitals 5-4 on Tuesday night.

03/25/2014

Dwight King #74 of the Los Angeles Kings takes the puck in the first period against the Philadelphia Flyers at Wells Fargo Center on March 24, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Dwight King Lifts Kings Over Flyers, 3-2

Dwight King scored a tiebreaking goal midway through the third period, leading the Los Angeles Kings to a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Monday night.

03/24/2014

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Anaheim Ducks End Home Skid, Drill Panthers 6-2

Corey Perry and captain Ryan Getzlaf each had a goal and two assists, and the Anaheim Ducks snapped their four-game home skid with a 6-2 victory over the Florida Panthers on Sunday night.

03/23/2014

Saku Koivu #11 of the Anaheim Ducks battles with Eric Fehr #16 of the Washington Capitals during the second period at the Honda Center on March 18, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Capitals Slip Past Ducks, 3-2

Alex Ovechkin scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period, and the Washington Capitals kept up their playoff push with a 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday night.

03/18/2014

Michael Stone #26 of the Phoenix Coyotes and Jarret Stoll #28 of the Los Angeles Kings get tangled up during the second period at the Staples Center on March 17, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Yandle, Halpern Lift Coyotes Over Kings, 4-3

Keith Yandle scored the tying goal midway through the third period and Jeff Halpern netted the winner with 3:05 left, leading the Phoenix Coyotes to a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Monday night.

03/17/2014

Matt Beleskey #39 of the Anaheim Ducks attempts a pass to Ryan Getzlaf #15 in front of Tyler Bozak #42 of the Toronto Maple Leafs during a 3-1 Maple Leaf win at Honda Center on March 10, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Leafs Top Ducks 3-1 In Carlyle’s Return To Anaheim

Phil Kessel and Tyler Bozak each had a goal and two assists, and the Toronto Maple Leafs celebrated coach Randy Carlyle’s return to Anaheim with a 3-1 victory over the Ducks on Monday night.

03/10/2014

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