| Feb 16, 2014
| 3:00 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- The International Ice Hockey Federation has issued a statement clarifying the ruling on Russia's disallowed goal in the third period of a preliminary-round game against the U.S. on Saturday.
Russian officials and players disputed the...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 3:25 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- The disappointment Anze Kopitar felt was immediate and deep after Slovenia’s 5-0 loss to Sweden Wednesday in the quarterfinals of the Sochi Olympic hockey tournament, the end of the road for a gutsy team that won the admiration of...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 5:27 AM
SOCHI, Russia — Slovenia’s hockey team traveled a long and difficult road to qualify for the Olympics for the first time, a journey it had to make without help from its only NHL player, standout Kings center Anze Kopitar.
But Team Slovenia...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 5:11 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- Host Russia, forced to play an extra game because it didn’t finish in the top four in preliminary-round play and didn’t get a bye into the hockey playoff quarterfinals, will face Norway at 4:30 p.m. (local time) Tuesday in one...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 5:24 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- It was Slovenia’s version of the 1980 U.S. “Miracle on Ice,” a historic moment for a team whose country, with a population of about 2 million, has only seven indoor hockey rinks and only 148 senior-level players....
| Feb 18, 2014
| 4:40 PM
SOCHI, Russia — The U.S. men's hockey team was designed to be fast and hard to play against and it was all of that in the preliminary round of the Sochi Olympic tournament, sandwiching a dramatic shootout victory over Russia between routs of...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 4:08 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Drew Doughty took a pass from Jeff Carter and was gone, dashing up the left side to score a spectacular goal that ended a tight, defense-dominated game.
But not for the Kings.
Given the green light by Team Canada Coach Mike...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 11:14 PM
SAN JOSE — Why should the series that has made such little sense start doing so now?
The Kings managed Saturday night to stave off playoff elimination for the second time in three days, this time in a forbidding place, an arena where they had...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 4:28 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- Every team in the Olympic men’s hockey tournament has played its first game, and players sent here by the Kings and Ducks had a big impact on several of the contests.
Here’s a look at what the Southern California...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 8:39 AM
SOCHI, Russia—Matjaz Kopitar is a familiar sight around the Kings’ practice rink in El Segundo, usually watching proudly from upstairs while his son, Anze, hones the skills that have made the younger Kopitar one of the NHL’s top centers....
| Feb 11, 2014
| 6:41 AM
The great part of watching the Olympics -- be it the Summer Games or Winter Games -- is that I find myself enjoying every event that is on at that exact time. Whether it's bobsledding, team ice dancing or the biathlon, I can't help but get hooked into...