| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:31 PM
The Kings are the only team in the Western Conference to be mired in a 3-0 playoff hole, which is why there was more talk Wednesday about 2010 than their 2012 Stanley Cup championship resume.
There is something special about rallying from an 3-0...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 12:24 PM
It might be considered an overdue nod in some quarters, but Kings center Anze Kopitar's defensive abilities were recognized on Thursday morning when the NHL announced he is a finalist for the Selke Trophy.
The other finalists are Chicago Blackhawks...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 4:32 PM
It's a 10-game, 19-day sprint to the end of the regular season for the Blackhawks, and their potential playoff pairing remains up for grabs. As they chase St. Louis and fend off Colorado, here's what to expect from the final five-plus-five.
| Mar 24, 2014
| 10:12 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Reminders of the Flyers' past are inescapable in and around the Wells Fargo Center.
Photographs from the Broad Street Bullies era hang in the locker room, and a photo montage of Bobby Clarke, Bernie Parent, Bob Kelly, Joe Watson and...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Whether you think of it as HP Pavilion, the Shark Tank, its current corporate name, SAP Center, or "the cage" as Kings Coach Darryl Sutter colorfully offered, one thing is evident:
The cage has become just that for the Kings in the playoffs, living...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 11:45 PM
(Round 1: def. Detroit, 4-1)
vs. 3. MONTREAL
(Round 1: def. Tampa Bay, 4-0)
Matchup: The NHL’s new alignment has produced a traditional one, these teams meeting for the 34th time.
Playoff power play: Bruins 37.5% (first);...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 4:10 AM
The news arrived to readers of The Courant on the morning of March 8, 1877, seven weeks before the start of the second National League baseball season.
Hartford, a charter member, was deemed unacceptable as a major league market. The city's "base ball"...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 2:30 AM
For a city starving for a sports identity, the arrival of the greatest player in the history of hockey was met with a collective gasp.
Gordie Howe was 49 years old when he brought his two sons to town in 1977. The New England Whalers were a struggling...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 3:59 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- Finland got a bit more of a challenge than it expected in its Olympic hockey opener against Austria on Thursday, giving up a goal 36 seconds into the game and trailing twice in the first period before pulling away to an 8-4 victory at the...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 7:16 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- Before the Olympic hockey tournament began, Russian superstar Alexander Ovechkin joked that if his country were to prevail at the sport it once dominated internationally, “it means gold only costs $50 billion,” the price tag...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 12:01 PM
SOCHI, Russia -- The U.S. men’s hockey team will face the Czech Republic on Wednesday in the quarterfinals of the Sochi Olympics hockey tournament.
The U.S., seeded No. 2, earned a bye into the quarterfinals by winning its preliminary-round group....