| Jun 9, 2014
| 11:30 PM
Jonathan Quick has been on hockey's biggest stage before and, as it turns out, he has played in one of its classic arenas before, too.
Quick grew up in Hamden, Conn., and among his fondest childhood memories is playing at Madison Square Garden with...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 3:00 AM
His hands gripped the hockey stick a little tighter as he glided into the faceoff circle.
Jarret Stoll spread his skates wide, crouching low to the ice, positioning himself nose-to-nose with his opponent.
It was early in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 6:31 PM
Grumpy and sullen? For sure.
Beaten? Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final will reveal that.
The New York Rangers practiced Tuesday at Madison Square Garden, but their activity couldn't hide the fact that they trail the Kings, 3-0, with elimination...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 5:52 PM
The Kings and New York Rangers met two times during the regular season, each winning games on the road:
RANGERS 3, KINGS 1
Oct. 7, 2013 at Staples Center
New York's Brad Richards scored twice and Ryan McDonagh got a fluke 180-foot short-handed goal....
| May 16, 2014
| 10:10 PM
A look at how the two teams in the Eastern Conference final matchup.
Def. Tampa Bay, 4-0; Def. Boston, 4-3.
Def. Philadelphia, 4-3; Def. Pittsburgh, 4-3
Playoff power play: Canadiens 26.3% (fourth); Rangers 10.9% (13th)....
| Apr 14, 2014
| 8:11 PM
One season under the NHL’s realigned conference setup probably was enough for Eastern teams to veto future additions from the West.
The Detroit Red Wings and Columbus Blue Jackets, who moved from the West to the East before this season, won...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 4:02 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week:
+ Boston's Jarome Iginla had a big day Saturday. The classy veteran reached the 30-goal level for the 12th time in his career and tied Guy Lafleur for 24th on...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 11:15 PM
This one evoked shades of his blunder in St. Louis last season and an earlier miscue against the Phoenix Coyotes.
But Kings goalie Jonathan Quick's epic gaffe and own-goal against the visiting New York Rangers in the home opener at Staples Center was...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 10:03 PM
Feeling a little blue
Gary R. Blockus
The Morning Call
In a severely shortened season, health will be more important than ever in the quest to hoist Lord Stanley's Cup. Look for the Blueshirts and Blue Notes to tangle in the final games for hockey's...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 10:18 PM
The The New York Rangers arrived in Washington a road-weary and wayward bunch, allowing an NHL-high five goals per game and unable to establish any consistency under their new head coach. But some habits, like rendering the Capitals ineffective, appear as...
| May 30, 2013
The disparity in parity between the Eastern and Western conferences was on full display in Round 2 of the NHL playoffs. The Western Conference gave us two great series while the Eastern Conference matchups were like watching a baby seal......