| Feb 8, 2014
| 1:02 PM
SOCHI, Russia -- Finland’s men’s hockey team had a hard time finding replacements when standout NHL forwards Mikko Koivu of the Minnesota Wild and Valtteri Filppula of the Tampa Bay Lightning had to withdraw because of injuries.
| Feb 12, 2014
| 1:21 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Ducks goaltender Jonas Hiller made 21 saves Wednesday as Switzerland opened the Sochi Olympic hockey tournament with a 1-0 victory over gritty Latvia, but he wasn’t even the best goalie on the ice at Shayba Arena.
| Jan 31, 2014
| 11:47 AM
Zach Parise of the Minnesota Wild was appointed captain of the U.S. men’s hockey team for the upcoming Sochi Olympics, with Kings captain Dustin Brown and Minnesota defenseman Ryan Suter appointed the alternate captains.
Parise was an alternate...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 3:36 PM
Assured that goaltender Jonathan Quick is fit when he won his first game back after a groin injury, the Kings on Sunday assigned rookie goalie Martin Jones to Manchester (N.H.) of the American Hockey League.
Quick strained a groin muscle Nov. 12. He...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week:
+ Riding a 17-1 surge, the Ducks are only the fifth team in NHL history to win 17 or more games in an 18-game span. A good omen? The first two, the...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 1:11 PM
NASHVILLE -- Recovering from a weird flu-like illness has occupied Dustin Brown’s time since it hit him ferociously earlier in the week, forcing him to miss Monday’s game against the Stars.
So the Kings captain wasn’t exactly following...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 8:00 PM
Jay Z led the pack in the race for Grammy Awards earning nine nominations including one for Rap Album and two nominations in the Rap/Sung Collaboration category. Kendrick Lamar, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Pharrell and Justin Timberlake also scored big...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 7:49 PM
Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig was arrested on suspicion of reckless driving Saturday morning in Florida after his Mercedes-Benz was clocked traveling 110 mph in a 70-mph zone, police said.
The arrest came less than two months after Puig had speeding-...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 11:46 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- Injuries continue to deplete the field for the Sochi Olympics men’s hockey tournament even before it starts.
Team Finland took a double hit on Friday when it lost forward Valtteri Filppula of the Tampa Bay Lightning to a broken...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 12:28 PM
The Florida Panthers want to play with their gay fans.
The team is hosting its first Equality Night, which invites local lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender folks and their friends to attend a game to help fight homophobia in professional sports....
| Oct 31, 2013
| 4:58 PM
"MasterChef Junior" (Fox, Friday). This small-fry-ification of "MasterChef," hosted as in the grown-up version by Gordon Ramsay, Joe Bastianich and Graham Elliot, ends its first season (of what I hope will be many) this week, with a semifinals-to-finals...