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Bieber Takes Hit, Scores in Celeb Hockey

Chris Pronger sent him into the boards, but singer scores an empty-netter

(Newser) - Justin Bieber got a taste of NHL hockey and the Staples Center glass Saturday, courtesy of NHL great Chris Pronger. The pop star responded by showing off skills that would not have looked out of place in his native Canada during a celebrity exhibition game, reports the AP . Bieber was... More »

Flyers Pull On-Ice Stunt to Send NHL a Message

Philly refuses to move to call out Tampa's boring 'trap' strategy

(Newser) - Bizarro moment in an NHL game last night: The Philadelphia Flyers refused to budge with the puck, and Tampa refused to go after them. It actually happened multiple times, with the Flyers trying to send a message about Tampa’s reviled “trap” system. The trap is a defensive scheme... More »

Ducks Avoid 3-0 Deficit with 4-2 Win Over Stars in Game 3

Pronger scores 2 goals in victory

(Newser) - Anaheim finally played like the defending Stanley Cup champion—at least long enough to avoid a nearly insurmountable deficit. Chris Pronger scored two power-play goals after assisting on the Ducks' first goal and they held on for a 4-2 victory Tuesday night over the Dallas Stars, who lost for the... More »

Ducks Rally for Win Over Coyotes

Third period fruitful for Anaheim

(Newser) - Chris Kunitz and Bobby Ryan scored 43 seconds apart in the third period against former teammate Ilya Bryzgalov, while Ryan Getzlaf had the deciding goal in the shootout to lead the Anaheim Ducks to a 3-2 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes Sunday. The Ducks, fourth in the Western Conference, will... More »

Canadiens Blank Sinking Islanders

Oilers gain ground on Coyotes; Ducks cruise to win over Blues

(Newser) - The Islanders' 28th-ranked offense had no chance against Canadiens goalie Jaroslav Halak, coming up empty in a tough 3-0 loss. The fifth straight defeat leaves the depleted New York squad well out of playoff reach, while the win boosts Montreal to the top of the Northeast Division and to second... More »

Anaheim Knocks Off Minnesota

Wild doomed by slow start and Bertuzzi's two goals

(Newser) - It took Minnesota a while to get going tonight and it ended up costing them a 4-2 decision against the defending Stanley Cup champs, writes the Star Tribune. The Wild, outshot 12-5 in the first, spotted Anaheim a 3-0 second period lead before scoring two goals in 14 seconds to... More »

Ducks Fly Past Blue Jackets 2-1

Pronger, Getzlaf each tally goal and assist in win

(Newser) - Chris Pronger scored what proved to be the game-winning goal on a power play with less than 15 seconds remaining in the second period to give Anaheim a 2-1 win over Columbus. Ryan Getzlaf scored the Ducks' other goal in the first period. Jean-Sebastien Giguere had a superb performance for... More »

Stars Leap Over Oilers 5-4 in Overtime

Leafs trounce Tampa 6-1, Ducks best Blue Jackets, also in OT

(Newser) - Brenden Morrow’s 10th goal of the season couldn’t have come at a better time for the Dallas Stars. The winger’s tally happened on a power-play with a minute left in overtime to give the Stars a 5-4 win over the Edmonton Oilers. Sergei Zubov notched three assists... More »

Pronger Is Menace to Others, Self

Another hit to the head, another suspension for Ducks enforcer

(Newser) - Chris Pronger will be suspended for Game 4 of the NHL Finals for administering a blow to the head of Ottawa winger Dean McAmmond, who may also miss Game 4 with lingering wooziness.  It is the second suspension of the playoffs for Pronger, who left Detroit's Tomas Holmstrom bloody... More »

Ducks Clip Wings in Overtime

Detroit demoralized by last-minute equalizer; Anaheim takes 3-2 series lead

(Newser) - Playing six on four during a power play and without a goalie, the Ducks tied the Red Wings with 48 seconds remaining, and Teemu Selanne scored on a steal to win Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals in overtime.  Detroit had outshot Anaheim 34-18 in regulation and kept... More »

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