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Anaheim Ducks center Ryan Kesler (17) and Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews (19)

Blackhawks beat Ducks 5-4 in Game 4 of Western final

Antoine Vermette turned a huge disappointment into a moment of pure joy. That is how it goes for the Chicago Blackhawks when the playoffs go to overtime. Vermette scored at 5:37 of the second extra […]

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Anaheim Ducks goalie Frederik Andersen (31) denies Chicago Blackhawks left wing Bryan Bickell

Battle in front of nets is the key to reaching the Stanley Cup final

The NHL’s hottest real estate in May is about 30 square feet in front of each goal. You have to fight to get there, and it is quite difficult to stay in place after you […]


Chicago Blackhawks left wing Brandon Saad (20) gains control of the puck against the Anaheim Ducks during the second period of Game 3 of the Western Conference finals of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Thursday, May 21, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

John Alhers breaks down Ducks-Blackhawks Game 3

John Alhers is the Anaheim Ducks Play-By-Play broadcaster and he joined The Home Team to talk about how the Ducks game went last night against the Chicago Blackhawks. It was a battle win for Anaheim.  LISTEN TO THE ENTIRE CONVERSATION: […]


Chicago Blackhawks center Marcus Kruger, left, scores past Anaheim Ducks goalie Frederik Andersen.

Kenny Albert: Ducks have speed, skill and size

Kenny Albert, NBC NHL Play By Play broadcaster Kenny Albert joined The Home Team to talk about various aspects of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs from home ice advantage to regulating the ice rink to recent goalie surprises in the […]


Simon Despres

Ducks bounce back after tough OT loss for 2-1 series lead

Anaheim coach Bruce Boudreau knew the answer without having to ask the question. Any doubts he had about fatigue and his squad’s ability to bounce back after a disheartening loss in triple overtime less than […]


Chicago Blackhawks center Marcus Kruger, left, scores past Anaheim Ducks goalie Frederik Andersen.

Goalies take center stage in Western Conference finals

The top four defensemen for the Chicago Blackhawks carried a heavy load in the first two games of the Western Conference finals. A couple of Chicago’s biggest stars were shut out in Anaheim, and the […]



Ducks-Blackhawks play-by-play on The Beast 980

The Beast 980 will broadcast the entire series of the NHL Western Conference Finals between the Anaheim Ducks and the Chicago Blackhawks. The Ducks took Game 1 on Sunday with a 4-1 win over the Blackhawks, […]


Frederik Andersen

Ducks lose marathon when Kruger’s tip wins Game 2 in 3 OTs

The Anaheim Ducks wished they hadn’t allowed Game 2 of the Western Conference finals to become the longest game in Honda Center history even before Marcus Kruger won it for the Chicago Blackhawks. Corey Perry […]


Anaheim Ducks defenseman Hampus Lindholm (47) celebrates with teammates.

Ducks’ depth, Hawks’ limits in spotlight heading to Game 2

Kyle Palmieri hadn’t scored a goal in the Anaheim Ducks’ entire playoff run until he beat Corey Crawford in the Western Conference finals opener, sliding on his back in celebration of what turned out to […]


Frederik Andersen

Andersen’s Ducks knock off Blackhawks 4-1 in WCF opener

Hampus Lindholm, Nate Thompson and Jakob Silfverberg each had a goal and an assist, and the Anaheim Ducks opened the Western Conference finals with a 4-1 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday. Frederik Andersen […]