On what is supposed to be a 'moving day,' as in moving up in the standings, the Ducks remain in 13th place.Moving Day, Part I:
Pascal Dupuis converts in the fourth round of shootout in Pittsburgh's 4-3 victory.DALLAS — Pascal Dupuis converted in the fourth round of the shootout and the Pittsburgh Penguins won their fourth straight game, 4-3, over the Dallas Stars on Wednesday night.
Mike Smith stops 39 shots in his 11th consecutive victory, helping Pacific Division leader Phoenix earn a shootout win over Vancouver, the team with the NHL's best record.GLENDALE, Ariz. — Mike Smith stopped 39 shots, Ray Whitney scored in the third period and during the shootout, and the Phoenix Coyotes extended their point streak to 12 games with a 2-1 win over the Vancouver...
Backup goalie Jonathan Bernier makes 25 saves to record his fifth career shutout and four different players score for the Kings.ST. PAUL, Minn. — Backup goaltender Jonathan Bernier stopped 25 shots for his fifth career shutout, while Anze Kopitar scored and added an assist as the Kings rolled to a 4-0 victory Tuesday night at Minnesota.
Colorado breaks a tie 37 seconds into the final period and scores twice more for a 4-1 victory.DENVER -- Ryan O'Reilly broke a tie 37 seconds into the third period and Semyon Varlamov stopped 27 shots, helping the Colorado Avalanche beat the Anaheim Ducks, 4-1, on Monday night in a game between two surging teams trying to climb back into playoff contention.
Henrik Lundqvist earns his league-leading eighth shutout and New York increases its lead in the East to nine points.NEW YORK — Carl Hagelin scored late in the first period and Henrik Lundqvist made the goal stand up as the New York Rangers ended the New Jersey Devils' road winning streak at seven games with a 2-0 victory Monday night at Madison Square Garden.
There are 16 trades made Monday, but none involving Blue Jackets star Rick Nash. The Canucks and Predators appear to improve themselves.The buildup to the trade deadline was more exciting than the final shopping day, which turned into a dud when the Columbus Blue Jackets couldn't find anyone willing to pay their hefty price for unhappy winger Rick Nash .
Pekka Rinne, who leads the NHL with 35 wins, gives up a goal to Dustin Brown but makes 30 saves in a 2-1 victory for the Predators.NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Pekka Rinne made 30 saves in leading the Nashville Predators to a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Monday night.
The Wild traded defenseman Nick Schultz to Edmonton for defenseman Tom Gilbert on Monday before the NHL trade deadline.When: 4:30 PST.
The Coyotes are benefiting from great leadership from forward Radim Vrbata and Coach Dave Tippett. Times are tough for San Jose and its coach, Todd McLellan.Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week:
The Ducks are four points behind the 10th-place Avalanche in the Western Conference and six points out of a playoff spot.When: 6 PST.
With the trade deadline Monday, indications are the Kings are unlikely to make any more major moves.When: 5 p.m. PST.
Teemu Selanne scores to move to 20th on the NHL's all-time scoring list as Ducks continue their second-half surge.Teemu Selanne probably regretted returning to play another year for most of the first three miserable months of the Anaheim Ducks' season.
The Anaheim coach has directed the team to a 20-12-6 run since taking over. The Ducks were once thought to be trade-deadline sellers but have the NHL's best record since Jan. 1.Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau arrived home from an eight-game trip at 3 a.m. Friday, but he had already been at work for a few hours by noon, sharing a conversation about Monday's NHL trade deadline with...
Dallas ties the score in the final minute of regulation and wins it on Loui Eriksson's goal late in overtime.DALLAS — Down a goal with less than a minute left in regulation, the Dallas Stars appeared to have little more than a slim chance against NHL points leader Vancouver.
Brown, the subject of trade rumors the past few weeks, also records an assist in what he hopes won't be his final game for the Kings. The trade deadline is noon PST on Monday.Trade rumors that have swirled madly the past few weeks had bothered Dustin Brown, and the Kings' captain finally decided there was one place he wanted to go.
The Colorado Avalanche defeats the Red Wings, 4-3, at Joe Louis Arena. The Red Wings had their 23-game home winning streak snapped Thursday against Vancouver.— Just like that, the Detroit Red Wings have a losing streak at home.
The surging Ducks look to avenge a disappointing November loss to the Blackhawks at Anaheim's Honda Center on Sunday.When: 4 p.m.
Ducks forward Bobby Ryan says the team is writing off the first half of the season. Just as well because they've been creeping toward playoff eligibility since January.Hockey amnesia, indeed, can be a good thing.
Dallas wins its third game in a row and is eighth in the Western Conference; fading Minnesota is 2-6-2 in its last 10 games.DALLAS — Tom Wandell scored twice, Kari Lehtonen stopped 28 shots, and the Dallas Stars stretched their winning streak to three games with a 4-1 victory against the Minnesota Wild on Friday night.
The Kings take on the Blackhawks at Staples Center.When: 5 p.m.
They have acquired Jeff Carter from Columbus for Jack Johnson and have signed Willie Mitchell to a contract extension. General Manager Dean Lombardi says the Kings are "not peddling" Dustin Brown.You could never quite call it a circus-type atmosphere for the Kings at the Toyota Sports Center, not with the Lakers occupying part of the El Segundo complex.
Detroit loses to the Vancouver Canucks, 4-3 in a shootout.DETROIT — Daniel Sedin scored his second goal of the game with 15.4 seconds left in regulation and Alex Burrows had the only score in a shootout, lifting the Vancouver Canucks to a 4-3 victory that ended the Detroit Red Wings' NHL-record 23-game home winning streak.
Saku Koivu gives Anaheim the 3-2 victory at Carolina, where Corey Perry scores his 30th goal of the season.RALEIGH, N.C. -- Saku Koivu scored the only goal in the shootout and the Anaheim Ducks earned a 3-2 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday night.
The offensively challenged Kings trade for Carter, a center who had a 46-goal season for Philadelphia but struggled in Columbus. L.A. gives up Johnson, one of their young defenseman, and a first-round pick.One disgruntled forward and one desperate team.