Found April 12, 2013 on Fox Sports West:
While the Anaheim Ducks appear to have a stranglehold on the second seed in the Western Conference playoff chase, the Los Angeles Kings are in a dogfight to secure the fourth seed and home ice advantage in the opening round of the playoffs. When the two teams meet again on Saturday night at 8 p.m. PT on Prime Ticket, it marks the fourth and final regular season meeting and the players will tell you the rivalry is at an all-time high. There is always hatred when you play the Kings. You have too. Weve been playing them for years. They are one of the teams you have to go through if you want to win a championship, said Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf. Its a huge game every time we play them. The fans really get up for it. Its a big two points for us, said the Kings' Mike Richard. Enemies on the ice, the Ducks' Bobby Ryan and the Kings' Anze Kopitar, have become close friends off the ice. The two developed a friendship during the recent NHL lockout when they played for Mora I...

Lady drops kid trying to catch hockey stick

We did not want to rip on Los Angeles, but when this mom dropped her own kid to grab a hockey stick at an LA Kings game, we had no choice.

Motivated Avs Bury Ducks 4-1

They only needed one point to clinch a playoff berth.  Considering that the Ducks missed the postseason altogether last year, you would think they would be motivated to get that little x by their name and move on.   Trying to clinch that playoff berth against the Colorado Avalanche, the last place team in the NHL?  Not nearly as easy as it looked on paper.  Helps when...

Andy Roddick, Bobby Ryan Among Athletes Stunned by Guan Tianlang’s One-Stroke Penalty

Guan Tianlang may be the youngest golfer ever to compete in The Masters, but that doesn’t mean the officials at Augusta are going to take it easy on the youngster. The 14-year-old was given a one-stroke penalty for slow play at the 17th hole — a penalty that hasn’t been handed out on a PGA Tour since 1995 — and is now dangerously close to the cut line. Tianlang’s impressive...


We are winding down the regular season, and Brigitte from One Girl, One Puck is back with an all-Anaheim Ducks edition of her demented look at the LA Kings opponent for tonight's game... something we like to call "Know Your Opponent." Don't worry, LA Kings fans... Brigitte loves it when you boo her. So go for it! Click Here to Read the Know Your Opponent...

Manchester Monarchs 3, Connecticut Whale 1

Manchester, NH, April 12, 2013 – Tanner Pearson had the game-winning goal and an assist, and Brandon Kozun added a goal and an assist, to lead the Manchester Monarchs to a 3-1 victory over the Connecticut Whale Friday night at the Verizon Wireless Arena. Cam Talbot made 42 saves for the Whale, who were outshot 45-20 in the game, and Chris Kreider had the only Connecticut goal...

Ducks surprised by NHL-worst Colorado in loss

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Matt Duchene had a goal and an assist, and the NHL-worst Colorado Avalanche prevented Anaheim from clinching a playoff spot with a 4-1 victory over the Ducks on Wednesday night. Two days after ripping his teammates' work ethic and focus, Jean-Sebastien Giguere made 21 saves in his first win in nearly two months for Colorado, which snapped a five-game...

Ducks-Kings Preview

Anaheim Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau expects nothing less than a deep playoff run. That's made it more difficult for him to look past a rough performance as the regular season winds down. With his team on the brink of clinching a postseason berth, Boudreau canceled a planned day off and put Anaheim to work in preparation for Saturday night's road contest with the Los Angeles...

Kings 3, Avalanche 2, SO

Jeff Carter scored his 24th goal and scored again in the shootout, and the Los Angeles Kings moved back into fourth place in the Western Conference with a 3-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday night. Mike Richards scored in the first period and Jonathan Quick made 26 saves for the defending Stanley Cup champions, who ended a two-game losing streak. Captain Dustin Brown...

Video: Mom drops kid to catch hockey stick at NHL game

Here is an example of what not to do when taking your child to a sporting event.The Los Angeles Kings defeated the Colorado Avalanche in a shootout Thursday night. Afterward, Kings star Mike Richard skated back onto the ice so he could throw his hockey stick into the crowd. It was meant to be a nice gesture in order for one lucky fan to score a souvenir.However, the lady who snags...

Avalanche-Kings Preview

The Los Angeles Kings haven't lost three straight since their 0-2-1 start, but coach Darryl Sutter doesn't seem overly concerned. His Kings ended a five-game losing streak to the NHL-worst Colorado Avalanche the last time these teams met heading into Thursday night's meeting at Staples Center. Los Angeles (22-14-4) fell 4-3 in a shootout at Anaheim on Sunday and 5-1...
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