| Mar 5, 2014
| 8:49 PM
The prevailing winds shifted within the NHL when the high-spending, short-term-thinking New York Rangers declined to overpay winger Ryan Callahan or give him the leverage of a no-trade clause and traded him to Tampa Bay for 38-year-old Martin St. Louis....
| Mar 5, 2014
| 11:28 PM
Kyle Palmieri didn't get the bounce he needed in the Ducks' 4-3 shootout loss to the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday night, but the vote of confidence he and the Ducks received earlier in the afternoon could prove to have more impact.
| Mar 10, 2014
| 4:29 PM
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...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 2:30 AM
For a city starving for a sports identity, the arrival of the greatest player in the history of hockey was met with a collective gasp.
Gordie Howe was 49 years old when he brought his two sons to town in 1977. The New England Whalers were a struggling...
| 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...
| 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 16, 2014
| 9:12 PM
Dale Weise scored 18 minutes 8 seconds into overtime Wednesday night to give the Montreal Canadiens a 5-4 victory over the host Tampa Bay Lightning in the opening game of their Eastern Conference first-round playoff series.
Daniel Briere passed from...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The Philadelphia Phillies begin a West Coast road trip tonight with a game against the Colorado Rockies (8:40 p.m., CSN). They can pull back to .500 with a win tonight after salvaging the finale of a three-game series against Atlanta with a 1-0 win on...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 10:16 PM
Saku Koivu saw his retiring teammate, friend and Finnish countryman Teemu Selanne skate around the arena bathed in cheers last week in the Ducks' final regular-season home game.
Moved, of course, Koivu quickly set aside the moment that's so close to...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 7:05 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- Drew Doughty threw down the gauntlet as far as who wins bragging rights should he and Team Canada defeat his Kings teammates Jonathan Quick and Dustin Brown of Team USA in Friday’s Olympic tournament semifinal, but Quick wasn’...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week:
+ Kudos to the St. Louis Blues for detouring during an East Coast trip to practice at Yale on Friday and attend a women's hockey game in honor of Mandi...