| Mar 3, 2014
| 5:10 PM
While the St. Louis Blues were remolding themselves in the Kings' image and hoping elite goaltender Ryan Miller will help them conquer their playoff nemeses, the Buffalo Sabres were making more news than they have since they were the victims of Brett...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 2:04 PM
The Panthers and their all-time winningest goalie Roberto Luongo will join forces again as he was acquired from Vancouver Tuesday for the longtime projected "goalie of the future" Jacob Markstrom and forward Shawn Matthias.
Luongo’s 108 wins and...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 6:29 AM
The Florida Panthers have recalled right wing Joey Crabb and defenseman Mike Mottau from their AHL affiliate in San Antonio, the team announced Tuesday.
Both players will be available for the Panthers’ home game Tuesday night against the Coyotes....
| 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...
| 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"...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The Philadelphia Phillies begin a West Coast road trip tonight with a game against the Colorado Rockies (8:40 p.m., CSN). They can pull back to .500 with a win tonight after salvaging the finale of a three-game series against Atlanta with a 1-0 win on...
| 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...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 11:45 PM
Justin Williams reached back and delivered some of his Game 7 playoff magic for the Kings in Game 4.
For the Kings, it might as well have been Game 7.
Justin Time. Or should that be Just In Time?
With the Kings facing playoff elimination against the...
| 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 26, 2014
| 6:26 PM
BOSTON — Each Stanley Cup playoff game has a pulse of its own. First round to last, each of its games pounds to its own heartbeat. Regular, irregular and sometimes, well, sometimes it races like a mad dog after a cheap cut of beef.