| Jun 15, 2014
| 5:40 PM
Sure, go to the highlight reel.
Watch Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick make that toe save on the New York Rangers' Derick Brassard. See him deny the Chicago Blackhawks' Patrick Kane with a flypaper-like grab. Admire the way he punched the Ducks' Corey...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 5:35 PM
In the NHL's summer season of hard-edged business decisions, for Ducks General Manager Bob Murray none was more difficult than the one involving center Saku Koivu.
Murray did not offer contracts to a trio of Ducks — longtime goaltender Jonas...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:08 PM
A 16-year-old Jonathan Huberdeau would have understood if Gerard Gallant had better things to do.
Huberdeau was new to the Saint John Sea Dogs in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. Getting playing time, along with improving, were Huberdeau's...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 8:44 PM
Despite the disappointment of another playoff flameout by his Pittsburgh Penguins that resulted in his coach and general manager getting fired, center Sidney Crosby put a cap on a successful regular season Tuesday night at the NHL Awards in Las Vegas....
| Jun 4, 2014
| 5:12 PM
New York Rangers star goalie Henrik Lundqvist will be backed up Wednesday in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Kings by a 31-year-old who hasn’t played in the NHL since the 2010-11 season, Rangers Coach Alain Vigneault said.
| Jun 6, 2014
| 8:25 PM
The tipping point in the Stanley Cup Final very well could be which premier defenseman can most effectively continue his inspired postseason run.
Like the Kings' Drew Doughty, the New York Rangers' Ryan McDonagh is listed at 6 feet 1, 213 pounds. Each...
| Jun 8, 2014
As I follow the coverage of the ongoing federal corruption trial of state Rep. Derrick Smith, D-Chicago, one word keeps coming to mind:
With all the venal, ethically greasy pols and bureaucrats slithering through our state and local halls of...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 11:22 AM
Kings Coach Darryl Sutter joined a pretty exclusive club Friday: coaches who have won more than one Stanley Cup.
Only 15 have done it in the history of the NHL, which pre-dates the stock market crash — the 1929 stock market crash.
Sutter has two...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 12:28 PM
Saku Koivu, the veteran NHL center who played the last five years with the Anaheim Ducks, has put his home in Irvine on the market at $6.5999 million.
The listing comes less than a month after Ducks general manager Bob Murray announced that Koivu, along...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 2:03 PM
Corey Crawford and Antti Raanta have a new voice to help guide them through the 2014-15 season.
The Chicago Blackhawks hired Jimmy Waite as their new goaltending coach Monday, replacing the fired Steve Weeks.
Waite is a former Hawks goalie and is the...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 7:50 AM
I don’t know what the Blackhawks are going to do in free agency to fix their blown chance at another Stanley Cup, but because I’m a pleaser, not a teaser, I’m here to help with a list of 10 (mostly) unrestricted free agents: