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  • Frederik Andersen shows staying power in goal for Ducks

    Frederik Andersen shows staying power in goal for Ducks
    Of all the things expected of Ducks goalie Frederik Andersen this season, a streak of 20 consecutive games played was a longshot. A second-year player who began the campaign in a fierce competition for playing time, who was knocked from the playoffs...
  • Islanders' Halak, Penguins' Fleury are All-Star replacements

    Goaltenders Jaroslav Halak of the New York Islanders and Marc-Andre Fleury of the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday were designated as injury replacements for the NHL’s All-Star weekend, which will take place Jan. 24-25 in Columbus. They will take...
  • Martin Jones shutout helps Kings snap three-game skid

    Martin Jones shutout helps Kings snap three-game skid
    Fans at Staples Center were just getting settled in their seats Monday night when Kings center Anze Kopitar promptly got them standing again. Less than one minute into the Kings' game against the Toronto Maple Leafs, Kopitar fired at the Toronto goal...
  • Crosby goal helps Penguins win in Montreal, 2-1

    MONTREAL The Penguins played their 100th regular-season game in Montreal Saturday. For much of the evening, it looked as if it would end the way so many of the previous 99 had. With a loss. Not this time. Sidney Crosby, whose scoring touch has...
  • Stanley Cup champion Kings aren't satisfied treading water at midseason

    Only occasionally this season has General Manager Dean Lombardi seen the Kings resemble the group that blended a strong work ethic, forbidding goaltending and staunch defense to win the Stanley Cup twice in three seasons. "There's been pockets where...
  • NHL plus-minus: Jaromir Jagr, 42, oldest NHL player with a hat trick

    NHL plus-minus: Jaromir Jagr, 42, oldest NHL player with a hat trick
    Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the past week: + By scoring three times against the Philadelphia Flyers last Saturday, New Jersey forward Jaromir Jagr became the oldest NHL player to record a hat trick, at...
  • These players should be in halls of fame of four major sports

    The Baseball Hall of Fame's Golden Era committee announced last month that it had elected no one to the Hall. Dick Allen, Ken Boyer, Gil Hodges, Bob Howsam, Jim Kaat, Minnie Minoso, Tony Oliva, Billy Pierce, Luis Tiant and Maury Wills were the candidates,...
  • Recent acquisition Perron scores, but Penguins lose 4-1 to Canadiens

    PITTSBURGH Despite an immediate contribution from new left winger David Perron, the Penguins lost 4-1 to the Montreal Canadiens Saturday at Consol Energy Center. All of 2:30 into the contest, the Canadiens took a 1-0 lead. Montreal defenseman Tom Gilbert...
  • Shot-blocking a valued art form in NHL

    RALEIGH, N.C. Ever wonder what it feels like to block a shot in the National Hockey League? To take the full brunt of a slap shot from, say, Alexander Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals or Evgeni Malkin of the Pittsburgh Penguins? "Imagine taking the...
  • Penguins acquire Perron from Oilers

    The Penguins have acquired right winger David Perron from Edmonton for their first-round draft choice in 2015 and winger Rob Klinkhammer. Perron, 26, is highly skilled and projects onto one of the Penguins' top two lines, although his offensive...
  • Panthers bring in New Year with a 5-2 dud to Rangers

    --- It seemed as if the sluggish Panthers were auditioning for "The Hangover IV,'' for the first 36 minutes of their annual New Year's Eve game Wednesday. After a stirring 2-0-1 start to a critical holiday homestand against four teams ahead of them in...