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  • Rob Blake's path to Hall of Fame started with the Kings

    Rob Blake's path to Hall of Fame started with the Kings
    The Blake family ran a farm machinery business alongside the corn, wheat and soybeans they grew in Simcoe, Canada, about 90 minutes southwest of Toronto, and everyone was expected to pitch in. Robert and Sandra Blake's oldest son, Russ, and youngest son,...
  • It's an emotional night for newest class at Hockey Hall of Fame

    It's an emotional night for newest class at Hockey Hall of Fame
    Their accents and homelands differed, but the six men inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday expressed a common affection for the family and friends who helped them reach the pinnacle of their sport. "Hockey is one language spoken...
  • Blake, Forsberg, Hasek, Modano inducted into Hockey Hall of Fame

    Blake, Forsberg, Hasek, Modano inducted into Hockey Hall of Fame
    TORONTO -- Rob Blake, Peter Forsberg, Dominik Hasek and Mike Modano were among those inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday. Joining the four players in the 2014 class is the late Pat Burns, who was enshrined as a coach in the builder category,...
  • Kings not planning personnel moves despite Alec Martinez's injury

    Greetings from Dallas, where it’s an overcast and rainy Saturday. I asked Times colleague Mike Bresnahan if he had left anything in the American Airlines Center after being here with the Lakers on Friday night, but he said he had he gathered all...
  • Rob Blake's up-and-down journey with Kings winds up at Hall of Fame

    Rob Blake's up-and-down journey with Kings winds up at Hall of Fame
    Some Kings fans still haven't forgiven Rob Blake for relinquishing the captaincy in 2000 during a contract stalemate. Blake, now the team's assistant general manager, knows his election to the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday likely won't appease his most...
  • NHL pluses and minuses: Robert Luongo restarts in Florida

    NHL pluses and minuses: Robert Luongo restarts in Florida
    Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the last week: + In his first start for Florida after being traded by the Vancouver Canucks, goaltender Roberto Luongo stopped 25 shots for the Panthers' first regular-season...
  • Rob Blake heads Hockey Hall of Fame's six-man class

    Former Kings defenseman Rob Blake, now the team’s assistant¬†general manager, was one of six men elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame on¬†Monday. The induction ceremony will take place in Toronto on Nov. 17. In the players’ category, Blake, 44,...
  • Hasek heads to Hall of Fame

    Hasek heads to Hall of Fame
    Among a group of deserved hockey players, goaltender Dominik Hasek will be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame this November. And if not for Blackhawks goaltender Eddie Belfour, Hasek might also be entering with the distinction as one of, if not the...
  • Snubbing some all-time greats

    Snubbing some all-time greats
    Jerry Kramer used to be bitter about being snubbed by the Hall of Fame, the former Green Bay Packers guard who was an integral part of five championship teams in the 1960s vowing to stick it to the pro football shrine in Canton, Ohio, if he had the...
  • Heart of U.S. hockey team have links to boyhood rinks

    Long before they had heard of Sochi, well before they made it to the NHL, the five men who comprise the leadership group of the U.S. Olympic hockey team crossed paths many times on many rinks. Fearless winger Dustin Brown grew up playing on B-level...
  • Sharp shooter

    Sharp shooter
    Chicago Blackhawk Patrick Sharp is a poster boy for good genes. Exceptional athletic talent. Check. Exceptional looks. Check. Exceptional intelligence. Well, his acumen on the ice and cogent comments on WTMX-FM’s "Eric & Kathy Morning Show" (where...