Doan returns, Flyers beat Coyotes and Tippett not happy

Coyotes captain Shane Doan made a return to the line-up Saturday night in Phoenix after a prolonged absence due to Rocky Mountain Fever. Out since December 4, Doan played over 18 minutes, but didn’t record a shot or point in his team’s 5-3 loss to the visiting Philadelphia Flyers.
Back in their respective locker rooms, here’s [...]

Ducks continue to roll, can’t be touched at home

Another home game, another home win for the Anaheim Ducks.
If it sounds like you’ve heard this story before, you probably have. With their 5-2 victory over the visiting Edmonton Oilers on Friday night, Anaheim pushed their record to 16-0-2 at Honda Center this season.
Ben Lovejoy was a big part of the offense, scoring twice in [...]

San Jose Sharks 32-year-old rookie does it again

From college hockey in Calgary to the ECHL to the AHL, forward Bracken Kearns just kept plugging away. Brought up to the NHL for just one game last season, he knew he wanted to get back there. So, perhaps he was trying to prove a point with the Sharks’ AHL affiliate in Worcester, where he [...]

Coyotes lose Ekman-Larsson, then drop game to Blue Jackets

Post-game comments from both locker rooms following the Phoenix Coyotes 2-0 loss to the visiting Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday night…
Coyotes Head Coach Dave Tippett on tonight’s game:
“Well, we just didn’t play well enough, we didn’t execute well enough, we didn’t compete hard enough, and we made some mistakes… The two goals they got were on [...]

Locker Room Quotes after Stars 5-2 Win in LA

Quotes from both locker rooms following the Dallas Stars 5-2 over the LA Kings on Monday night…
Darryl Sutter on tonight’s game:
“Every scoring chance they got, they scored on us, so that’s a tough challenge.”
Sutter on the Kings not playing until Saturday:
“We come back from the break and start with a tough six week run right [...]

Patrick Roy not really a fan of the shootout, LA def Avs 3-2

Following the Kings 3-2 win over the visiting Colorado Avalanche on Saturday afternoon at Staples Center, here’s what was being said in both locker rooms…
- Darryl Sutter on the Kings’ first period goal:
“The last two shifts of the first period were really good. They took an icing so we were able to get Kopi’s [Kopitar] [...]

Locker Room Quotes: Kings def Sharks 4-1

Kings captain Dustin Brown received a five-minute major penalty for kneeing and was tossed from LA’s game vs. San Jose on Tuesday night, but that didn’t stop Darryl Sutter’s team from another dominate performance against the Sharks on home ice. Goals from snipers Jeff Carter and Tyler Toffoli helped fuel a 4-1 victory. [...]

Kings and Oilers talking up Martin Jones after 3-0 LA win

On the back of rookie goalie Martin Jones, the LA Kings just keep rolling along. With a 3-0 shutout on home ice, he became the first netminder in franchise history to start his NHL career 6-0-0. That stretch also includes three shutouts.
Overall, Darryl Sutter’s club is 14-2-4 in their last 20 games, which is a [...]

VIDEO: Full Brian Burke presser, changes underway in Calgary

If you know anything about NHL managers, you’re already hip to the fact Brian Burke is one of the most polarizing figures in the game, as well as one of the most entertaining. When he was hired by the Calgary Flames several months back, the writing should have been on the wall that major [...]

Postgame Chatter: Minnesota Wild latest victim for Anaheim Ducks

With a 2-1 win over the visiting Minnesota Wild on Wednesday, the Anaheim Ducks now sport a 12-0-2 home record – and they’re perfect in regulation. They’ve also won four straight overall and picked up points in seven consecutive games.
While Corey Perry and Ryan Getzlaf extended their points streaks (Perry with a career-high seven-game goal [...]