| Mar 15, 2015
| 11:11 AM
A few more takeaways from a game in which the Kings lost a third-period lead and fell out of a playoff spot in the Western Conference, slipping out of the wild-card position.
Beware the Predators
Funny how it all works. The Kings seem to have the...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 8:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Goalie Cam Talbot and the New York Rangers moved atop the Metropolitan Division by beating the Washington Capitals 3-1 Wednesday night, while overcoming Alex Ovechkin's league-leading 45th goal.
Martin St. Louis, Carl Hagelin and...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 9:25 PM
Wayne Gretzky's bronzed likeness stands outside Staples Center, a constant reminder of the tremendous impact hockey's all-time leading scorer has had in making a once-foreign game part of Southern California's sports culture.
Seeing Gretzky in person,...
| Mar 7, 2015
| 10:03 PM
Finally there's a way to see Luc Robitaille when he's not in motion, rare for a man who always seems to be conducting a business meeting, embracing fans or rooting for the team that chose him in the ninth round of the 1984 draft despite warnings his...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 1:52 PM
Monday was a strange day for Ducks defenseman Cam Fowler.
His name had been mentioned in some rumors leading up to the NHL trade deadline, which understandably caused him some concern. Although he wasn’t traded, his defense partner, Ben Lovejoy,...
| Mar 1, 2015
| 7:00 AM
Darin Erstad is back in college. As a coach, as a student.
The former Angels All-Star is a product of the University of Nebraska, where he was an All-American baseball player and punter on an undefeated football team.
He was not a graduate, however....
| Feb 13, 2015
| 8:30 PM
Winning the Stanley Cup might be the most demanding task in professional sports, a glorious and grueling test played out over eight months and more than 100 games.
Only when the ice has melted do teams disclose who was hobbling on a wounded knee or...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 8:54 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the past week:
+ Continuing his remarkable recovery from a stroke, Gordie Howe attended a dinner last week in Saskatoon, Canada, where a rink was named for him. Howe, who will...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 9:30 AM
Old ways to lose. New ways to lose. Three games into a five-game trip is starting to feel more like 13 for the faltering Kings. A few takeaways from a another road loss, this one coming to the Panthers on Thursday night at Sunrise, Fla.
| Jan 27, 2015
| 12:01 PM
Martin Brodeur is finally calling it quits.
Brodeur, one of the greatest goalies in NHL history and a three-time Stanley Cup winner, will retire and join the St. Louis Blues' front office as an assistant general manager, according to multiple reports....
| Jan 25, 2015
| 8:39 PM
COLUMBUS, Ohio — John Tavares of the New York Islanders matched a record with four goals, and Team Toews beat Team Foligno 17-12 on Sunday night in the highest-scoring NHL All-Star game.
The wild, no-defense exhibition even featured a fake fight...