| Oct 8, 2014
| 5:33 PM
In predicted order of finish
2013-14: 46-28-8 (100 points), 3rd.
Coach Darryl Sutter wants more from the kids, and wingers Tyler Toffoli and Tanner Pearson look ready to deliver. Sutter also will have a full season of...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 8:30 PM
There’s a good reason no team has repeated as Stanley Cup champion since the Detroit Red Wings of 1997 and 1998. “It’s hard. Damned hard,” said Kings right wing Justin Williams, who was voted the Most Valuable Player of the...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week.
+ Consecutive victories over Minnesota, Washington and Pittsburgh have fueled the Montreal Canadiens' 5-1-1 surge. Tomas Plekanec won 14 of 19 faceoffs he...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 5:46 PM
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Coach Bruce Boudreau is an astute watcher of the NHL, and that's why even in the face of the astounding production by the Ducks' first line he...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 4:20 PM
The Ducks are middle-of-the-pack in allowing goals, tied for seventh in the Western Conference.
Yet, given the losses they’ve suffered among defensemen, the ranking is admirable.
The play of goalie Jonas Hiller and his backup, Frederik Andersen,...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 5:04 PM
The NHL's awards gala — based in Las Vegas the last few years — was a casualty of the lockout, so the league is handing out its awards over two days during the Stanley Cup Final.
Still, there was a major emotional component to the first...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 12:17 PM
Kings goaltender Ben Scrivens was honored Monday as the NHL first star of the week in recognition of his outstanding performances in replacing injured goalie Jonathan Quick.
Scrivens, acquired by the Kings from Toronto last summer with Matt Frattin as...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 3:15 PM
The Ducks don’t have any more room to move atop the Pacific Division standings and now their health is returning.
Wednesday, the 22-7-5 team riding a 13-game home unbeaten-in-regulation start and seven-game unbeaten-in-regulation streak moved...
| 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 4, 2014
| 11:05 PM
NHL trade deadline day was widely expected to be busy. The day before might prove to be even wilder.
Several big-name hockey players were on the move Tuesday, 24 hours before time for dealing runs out, including star goalie Roberto Luongo, who was...