Tuesday, 07.14.2015 / 3:00 AM
that more. Things happen quicker and faster, so it's good. Small rink or big rink, you can play hockey if you are good."
Rantanen started playing hockey at age 4 in Nousiainen, which is in western Finland. He said his parents "were always watching hockey" and had season tickets for TPS Turku.
Fellow countrymen Saku Koivu and Teemu Selanne were his favorite NHL players, but Sidney Crosby turned him...
Friday, 05.29.2015 / 5:00 PM
of his better games, and that's what we're looking for," Perry said.
Getzlaf, Perry and defenseman Francois Beauchemin are the holdovers from the 2007 team; Beauchemin had a brief stint with the Toronto Maple Leafs in between.
Anaheim's makeup has changed since 2007, and the leadership has shifted from Teemu Selanne and Saku Koivu to Getzlaf and Perry, who have led the Ducks statistically...
Tuesday, 05.26.2015 / 2:31 AM
of the playoffs. Kesler has six goals and six assists in the postseason (14 GP).
* Elias notes that Anaheim’s two goals in the opening 5:42 of Game 5 were the second-fastest two goals to begin a playoff game in franchise history. The fastest two goals were on April 20, 2011, when Fowler scored at 4:41 of the first period and Saku Koivu scored 33 seconds later at 5:14 in Game 4 of the Western Conference...
Wednesday, 05.06.2015 / 1:51 PM
CALGARY -- There was a time when Anaheim Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf tried to do too much off the ice.
Looking to fill the leadership void left by defensemen of Scott Niedermayer and Chris Pronger, and forward Saku Koivu, Getzlaf struggled to find the balance between on-ice all-star and off-ice veteran.
No more. He's struck that balance.
"When I got here, he did all the really good things...
Monday, 05.04.2015 / 4:33 PM
-called "twins" Getzlaf and Perry have set the example.
"This year, more than any other year, they've realized that it's their team," Boudreau said. "[Getzlaf's] been the captain for a while, but there was always Teemu [Selanne] and Saku [Koivu] around. They were born leaders in the whole situation, but now that they're not there, I think they understand that, 'Hey, we've got to be the leaders. We've got...
Monday, 04.27.2015 / 7:50 PM
forechecking and defending the opposition's top lines, then comes scoring. It's a niche he began to hone during the 2012-13 season when he played with Saku Koivu and Daniel Winnik.
"Playing with Saku helped a ton," Cogliano said. "Even Winnik. Really they gave me a good base to play with, and a good two guys to learn that game from, because I was never in that situation. I just felt like things took off...
Monday, 03.30.2015 / 10:46 AM
ont remporté le trophée Bill-Masterton: Max Pacioretty (2011-2012), Saku Koivu (2001-2002), Serge Savard (1978-1979), Henri Richard (1973-1974) et Claude Provost (1967-1968).
Wednesday, 02.18.2015 / 2:46 PM
, given to the best player during the regular season. He also received the "Golden Helmet" award as the league's top player as voted by the players, joining the likes of Tim Thomas, Saku Koivu and Brian Rafalski as recipients.
Keranen signed with the Wild on June 5, 2014 and has spent the season in the American Hockey League with Minnesota's AHL affiliate in Iowa, where he has nine goals and 32 points...
Saturday, 02.14.2015 / 3:00 AM
Since the start of his second season with the Canadiens in 2006-07, Plekanec has missed a total of 12 games and failed to score 20 goals in a full season once. He has 16 this season, and the 16th was a special one, putting him past his former captain Saku Koivu into 27th place on the Canadiens' all-time list.
If there is a player who is the polar opposite of Plekanec on the adulation spectrum...
Wednesday, 01.21.2015 / 9:00 AM
in the third period and P.K. Subban (1-1—2) found the back of the net at 4:08 of overtime to rally the Canadiens to their second straight victory, 2-1 against the Nashville Predators. Subban scored his fourth career overtime goal to tie Max Pacioretty for second among Canadiens players since 1983-84, behind only Saku Koivu's seven overtime goals (via Elias). Carey Price made 36 saves for his 24th win...