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Anaheim Ducks stay patient, look for chances to beat Quick in h…

Anaheim Ducks stay patient, look for chances to beat Quick in high-stakes Game 3 vs. LA Kings

NHL.com thehockeynews.com Updated May 7
ANAHEIM, Calif. - 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. After the b...
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  • Jarry stops 26 as Edmonton beats Portland 2-0 to tie WHL final …

    Jarry stops 26 as Edmonton beats Portland 2-0 to tie WHL final at two

    NHL.com May 7
    EDMONTON - Tristan Jarry made 26 saves for his third shutout of the playoffs and also picked up an assist as the Edmonton Oil Kings won their second straight game at home to even up the Western Hockey League final, coming away with a 2-0 victory...
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  • Humble Weise gets rock star treatment as Canadiens lead Bruins …

    Humble Weise gets rock star treatment as Canadiens lead Bruins in playoffs

    NHL.com May 7
    BROSSARD, Que. - Dale Weise is finding out what it's like to be a Montreal Canadien when they're winning in the springtime. The city groaned when general manager Marc Bergevin sent defenceman Raphael Diaz to Vancouver Canucks for the little-k...
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  • What would an All-California team look like?

    What would an All-California team look like?

    The Los Angeles Kings and Anaheim Ducks already have a Stanley Cup each under their belts and there’s a decent chance one of those teams will do it again this year. While actual California natives are scarce on those rosters (Emerson Etem being the exce…
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  • Who paid for roasted duck billboard just outside of Orange Coun…

    Who paid for roasted duck billboard just outside of Orange County? (Photo)

    yahoo.com May 7
    The Los Angeles Kings have taken the upper hand in their second-round series with the Anaheim Ducks, winning the first two games. And now, fittingly, for what's been dubbed the "Freeway Series", since the teams are only a short drive apart, th…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Is it time to blow up the San Jose Sharks?

    Rumor Roundup: Is it time to blow up the San Jose Sharks?

    The San Jose Sharks stunning first-round collapse to the Los Angeles Kings has some observers speculating over a roster shakeup. The San Jose Mercury News’ Mark Purdy believes the Sharks lack “anything-to-win” players. He calls upon GM Doug Wilson to be…
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  • Ron Hextall is new Flyers GM as Paul Holmgren gets kicked up to…

    Ron Hextall is new Flyers GM as Paul Holmgren gets kicked up to president

    yahoo.com May 7
    Ron Hextall wasn’t leaving the cushy confines of the Los Angeles Kings front office if not to become a general manager somewhere in the NHL. So immediately upon his arrival back in Philadelphia last July, the speculation began: Hextall would one day rep…
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  • Kulda has winner as Oil Kings top Winterhawks 3-2; Portland lea…

    Kulda has winner as Oil Kings top Winterhawks 3-2; Portland leads series 2-1

    NHL.com May 7
    EDMONTON - The series just got serious. Edgars Kulda's goal with 6:47 remaining in the third period was the winner as the Edmonton Oil Kings rallied from an early 2-0 deficit to remain in the running in the Western Hockey League final, defeat...
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Sports Columnists

  • Daily Dime: OKC's most valuable duo

    May 7
    The Thunder couldn't afford an 0-2 deficit. KD and Westbrook made sure OKC broke even, writes J.A. Adande.
  • Don Banks: Family hoping Johnny Manziel doesn't go to Houston; more draft …

    May 7
    While the NFL parlor game called "Where will Johnny Go?'' rages on, here are the draft rumblings I'm hearing as the wide-open first round looms Thursday night in New York's Radio City Music Hall ...
  • Adande: The highs and lows of NBA life

    May 7
    With Mike D'Antoni out and Kobe Bryant's time fading, the Lakers need more than a new head coach.