Central Division

Ducks Fall Way Back

If nothing-nothing can be interesting, then period one in Anaheim on Tuesday night with the Wild in town was fascinating. The Ducks have said they want to start faster. They said that Friday. They did it Sun...

Getzlaf Hits 1,000!

The Anaheim Ducks have played 2,000 games as a franchise. Ryan Getzlaf has appeared in exactly half of those, a record he achieved on Sunday night at home against Chicago. Memorable moments: raising the Stan...

More of the Dead

As a misread metaphor, Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) might have been better used for the LA Kings than the Anaheim Ducks  as each team used the motif to promote its weekend games. The festival honors and...

Rask, Bruins Shutout Blues 3-0

Boston, MA -- The last time St. Louis visited Boston the Stanley Cup was on hand for the victor. Tonight the only thing waiting for either team was a flight to tomorrow's game destination. Despite the lack of t...

Wild Determined in Comeback Win

It could be a tough year for the State of Hockey's Wild, but Sunday afternoon's come-from-behind victory over the Canadiens seemed to be the kind of spirit-lifting game the team's psyche desperately needed. ...

The Way Too Early NHL Power Rankings 2019-2020

Year in and year out the NHL can fluctuate tremendously. The teams that should have been good are irrelevant, and teams that have a so-so roster end up making cup runs. It’s sports, and it happens; but it happe...

Wilkins’ Returns to Raleigh as Professional

Josh Wilkins' dreams may have come true Friday Night at PNC Arena in Raleigh, NC. The 22-year old forward for the Nashville Predators, born and raised in Raleigh, NC, returned to home for the first time in his ...

Ready for Camp

Ultimately, it doesn’t matter who wins these NHL rookie tournaments. Heck, it doesn’t even matter who wins the individual games. The Ducks, for instance, went 2-0-1 in the three games of the nine-game set they ...