| Oct 31, 2013
| 6:15 PM
The NHL continued to punish players who deliver illegal hits to opponents’ heads when its Department of Player Safety suspended Buffalo Sabres forward John Scott seven games for his blow to the head of Boston Bruins forward Loui Eriksson.
| Nov 7, 2013
| 7:19 PM
It might have vanished for the final 10 games of last season, but Corey Perry's scoring touch has reappeared to coincide with the Ducks' sprint to the most points in the NHL after 17 games.
"I'm just trying to win, I haven't changed anything," said...
| Nov 8, 2013
They are hockey's equivalent of a quick cleaning, a sure-fire way to spiff up the place before getting to the serious stuff later.
Yes, things often look a lot better after a game against the struggling Buffalo Sabres.
The Kings have been struggling...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Scott Niedermayer glided into the Hockey Hall of Fame as smoothly and surely as he skated around NHL rinks through 1,263 games over parts of 18 seasons.
Niedermayer's skates seemed to be extensions of his feet, so gracefully did he move when he...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:15 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week:
At 11-2-2, the St. Louis Blues have matched their best start in franchise history. They last earned 11 wins in their first 15 games in the 2003-04...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 1:30 PM
The Buffalo Sabres shook up their front office and looked to their past to improve their prospects for the future.
Team owner Terry Pegula fired Darcy Regier, who had been the Sabres’ general manager since 1997, and Coach Ron Rolston and hired Pat...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 3:31 PM
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VANCOUVER, Canada -- Greetings from Vancouver, where it’s chilly but sunny.
The big news from the Kings’ morning skate at Rogers Arena was that they planned to activate forward Jeff Carter...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 6:54 PM
MONTREAL — The Kings exorcised decades’ worth of demons Tuesday with a 6-0 victory over the Canadiens at the Bell Center, turning what was supposed to be a defensive battle between two of the NHL’s top defensive teams into their first...
| May 30, 2013
| 2:35 PM
Defenseman Robyn Regehr, who has given the Kings the physical presence and stability they were searching for this season, has signed a two-year contract extension. He would have become an unrestricted free agent on July 6.
The deal, announced Thursday...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 6:15 AM
Jonathan Bernier didn't hide his enthusiasm when the Kings traded him to the Toronto Maple Leafs in June, telling The Times' Lisa Dillman that he was "very happy to go play for a great club and great organization."
Goalies usually feel that way when...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 4:14 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the past week.
+ Fans in Winnipeg came out to greet Teemu Selanne when the Ducks arrived at their hotel at 1:30 a.m. Sunday and gave him a standing ovation when the...