| May 5, 2014
| 7:33 PM
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman knew what was coming Monday as soon as the question began.
A little more than 21 years ago, at a news conference in Anaheim to announce the birth of the Ducks franchise — then called the Mighty Ducks — he got...
| May 15, 2014
| 5:31 PM
WILLIAMSBURG — Her laptop glowing in the 3 a.m. darkness of a hotel room Thursday, Danielle Kang flipped through digital images of her late father. Even if she couldn't talk to him anymore, she needed to somehow know he was still close.
| May 21, 2014
| 9:58 PM
Jonathan Toews knows the narrative that will play out around town the rest of the week.
He's not buying it. You shouldn't either.
"If they score a goal to pull within one, it doesn't mean they have to score six unanswered,'' Toews said Wednesday night...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 11:47 PM
SAN JOSE — When there was every reason to give up, the Kings continued to fight.
When they had every excuse to moan about the San Jose Sharks being too fast and too big and too deadly at creating outnumbered rushes — all of which was true in...
| May 24, 2014
| 9:50 PM
You suspect the Kings' thank-you notes to the Columbus Blue Jackets might be getting too long and too wordy right now.
June 2012: The deep gratitude for the Jeff Carter trade. April 2014: Appreciation for sending Marian Gaborik out West to the Kings....
| May 2, 2014
| 6:38 PM
As the captain of the Philadelphia Flyers, a high-profile position in a passionate hockey market, Mike Richards couldn't go anywhere — to a baseball game, a restaurant, a club — without being recognized.
That changed when he was traded to...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Jonathan Toews took a hit from Brooks Orpik, and it set off an avalanche of idiocy that continues.
I didn’t think the debate would go on this long or maintain this volume, but the troglodytes still calling for the Blackhawks to immediately...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 1:13 PM
Both the penalty shot and the ensuing clean look that Anze Kopitar had ended badly in the Stadium Series, as has much in the Los Angeles Kings’ five-game losing streak that trails them to Monday’s game in San Jose.
“When you have...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 10:07 AM
Paulina Gretzky isn't a professional golfer. Her connection to the golf world is as the fiance of PGA player Dustin Johnson.
Apparently that was good enough for Golf Digest magazine to put the scantily clad 25-year-old daughter of NHL legend Wayne...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 7:33 PM
After teeing off at 8:06 a.m. Friday morning, Lexi Thompson spent the next four hours crafting a sizzling eight-under-par 64 at the Kraft Nabisco Championship.
Thompson, a 19-year-old Floridian, then waited to see if anyone could charge past her in...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 11:43 AM
Orlando photographer Cy Cyr decided to poke fun at a controversial Golf Digest cover by recreating model Paulina Gretzky's sexy photo with a group of local men.
Paulina, daughter of former NHL star Wayne Gretzky and fiancée to PGA Tour star Dustin...