NHL Central

  • News

    April 3, 2014

    Fifteen Things You Didn't Know About Ryan Getzlaf

    The Anaheim Ducks center is the greatest, least-known sports star Orange County has ever seen—and he likes it like that

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2013

    Hip-Hop's Greatest Hockey Moments

    Despite a long-lasting lockout that vivisected this season, hockey is hotter than ever as this year's Stanley Cup Finals have become the highest rated games in history. In anticipation of tonight's game six between the Boston Bruins and the Chicago Blackhawks, we've assembled the five most memorable ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2013

    Group Therapy Pub Is Where the Boyos Are

    [Editor's Note: We all know local music and dive bars go hand-in-hand. So in the interest of merging the two together on Heard Mentality, we bring you our newest nightlife column Dive, Dive, My Darling. Read as our bold web editor, Taylor "Hellcat" Hamby, stumbles into the dive bar scene every week ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2012

    [UPDATED with Anaheim Ducks Win One!] Is GM Bob Murray Getting Jobbed in Detroit?

    See update at the end of this post on the Anaheim Ducks GM's court victory.ORIGINAL POST, AUG. 15, 9:59 A.M.: Testifying in her federal lawsuit against Bob Murray, Rachel Paris recalled with vivid detail Tuesday how the Anaheim Ducks general manager violently assaulted her with a bar stool in Joe Lo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2012

    Jonathan Karrant Knows His Goddamn Jazz Singers, Talks About His Biggest Influences

    See Also:***Jazz vocalist Jonathan Karrant moved to the West Coast a little over five years ago from the Ozarks. He's become a fixture in San Diego ever since, crooning his lanky tunes, missing only a martini and a cigarette for the ultimate ring-a-ding-ding feel. He is a straight-forward, unadorned ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2011

    Duck! It's Not a Puck! It's a Dead Duck Coming at Your Anaheim Ducks

    ​Longtime listeners of Jim Rome know of the sports radio host's references to (and encouragement of) octopus being tossed onto the ice at Detroit Red Wings games. While you ponder how one sneaks a cephalopod mollusc into a modern sports arena, know that San Jose fans have come up with their own de ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2011

    Hockey Chefs = Charity, A Dux In Tux Recap

    ​We had the opportunity to attend the 12th annual Dux In Tux, a fund-raiser benefiting the Anaheim Ducks Foundation, which funds wellness seminars, hockey tutorials and in-school visits to OC's kiddies and beyond. Chefs are paired with a member of the team to assist in executing a custom menu for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2011

    Paul Kariya, Former Anaheim Ducks Star, and Todd Marchant, Current Center, Retire

    ​Paul Kariya, the first player ever drafted by the then-Anaheim Mighty Ducks in 1993 and a one-time NHL superstar, has announced his retirement.One too many hits to the head was the cause, as the left wing risks brain injury with another concussion.Kariya, whose jerseys are still worn into the Hon ... More >>

  • Music

    June 30, 2011

    Dropkick Murphys Climb Up the Topsails

    The Boston group reflects on their latest release and the Bruins' Stanley Cup Victory

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2011

    Ducks And Angels Two-Fer Tonight: Anaheim Cops Issue Warning

    ​Unless you live in Anaheim or happen to have tickets to either Ducks-Predators or the Angels-Red Sox games in Anaheim tonight, you might want to avoid the city like the plague. In anticipation of major traffic snarls around both Anaheim Stadium and Honda Center, the Anaheim Police issued a media ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2009

    To Do Tonight - 3/18

    NBA D-League: Anaheim Arsenal vs. Sioux Falls Skyforce, 7 p.m.Come check out the Anaheim Arsenal of the NBA Development League. Head Coach Sam Vincent & Assistant Coach Paul Mokeski, both formerly of the Charlotte Bobcats, hope to lead their team to a victory tonight! The closest thing to the NB ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 27, 2008

    Cold Comfort

    Ducks vs. Blackhawks

  • Calendar

    October 9, 2008

    Stick It

    Ducks vs. Coyotes

  • Calendar

    January 10, 2008

    Avian Feuds

    Ducks vs. Wings

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2008

    To Do Tonight - 01/02

    ELVIS AT THE CONTINENTAL ROOM, 9 pm The holidays are gone, but the King and his impersonators are forever. The Continental Room, 115 W. Santa Fe. Ave., Fullerton SOCIAL DISTORTION WITH ANGEL CITY OUTCASTS, 7:30 pm If you didn't catch 'em last night, try this evening before Mike Ness and the gang he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2007

    And the Ducks Winner Is...

    Gracias to the many people who submitted entries to our "Win Gustavo's Anaheim Ducks Season Tickets" contest. All of them were great 25-words-or-less arguments on why a hockey team should be named after ducks; some examples included bawdy limericks, testaments to a duck's loyalty, even a case where ... More >>