| Oct 21, 2014
| 9:46 PM
A day after Panthers forward Tomas Fleischmann credited Matt Duchene for the most productive stretch of his career, the young Avs center returned the favor.
Fleischmann, who was traded from the Capitals in November 2010 to the Avs, went on a tear,...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 12:25 PM
Berra in net vs. Luongo
The Avalance will start backup goalie Reto Berra, who injured his neck last week against the Senators. Starting goalie Seymon Varlymov (groin) is expected back Friday.
The Panthers held an optional morning skate so the...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 2:36 PM
—During a one-hour practice session at Pepsi Center Monday afternoon, Panthers left wing Tomas Fleischmann finished off an odd-man rush with a goal.
That prompted a high-five from teammate Brad Boyes and a wide smile from Fleischmann.
| 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...
| Apr 16, 2014
Some things in the NHL playoffs are guarantees. Penguins star Sidney Crosby will again grow a pathetic mustache and make annoying whiny faces when he’s hit. His teammate, goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, will implode at some point and let up seven......
| Feb 10, 2014
| 10:40 AM
SOCHI, Russia—Team Canada Coach Mike Babcock issued a strong and unusual directive to his players after they arrived in Sochi and held a brisk practice Monday at the Bolshoy Dome:
Don’t go to sleep.
Instead of giving in to jet lag, he told...
| 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...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 9:31 PM
Los Angeles Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week:
+ Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick is on the verge of winning the Jennings Trophy, which goes to "the goalkeeper(s) having played a minimum of 25...
| 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...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 5:04 PM
DENVER — The worst game the Ducks played this season before Wednesday was here in their opener, a 6-1 loss capped by Colorado Avalanche rookie Coach Patrick Roy threatening to break through a glass partition to fight Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau....