| Feb 18, 2014
| 4:40 PM
SOCHI, Russia — The U.S. men's hockey team was designed to be fast and hard to play against and it was all of that in the preliminary round of the Sochi Olympic tournament, sandwiching a dramatic shootout victory over Russia between routs of...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 4:00 PM
Suppose Pocono Raceway announced it had found a way to positively guarantee that no one would crash in any future race. All the speed, noise, skillful driving and colorful cars would be the same next year, except that no crashes could possibly occur and...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 1:21 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Ducks goaltender Jonas Hiller made 21 saves Wednesday as Switzerland opened the Sochi Olympic hockey tournament with a 1-0 victory over gritty Latvia, but he wasn’t even the best goalie on the ice at Shayba Arena.
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
I am a fervent March Madness viewer but am dreading this year's NCAA basketball tournament for I fear the spectacle will be stained with controversy. I'm making my prediction based on the fact that the first two months of this year saw major scandals...
| 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...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 6:32 PM
From mighty Canada with its 11 returning gold medalists to humble hopefuls Latvia and Norway, the remaining entrants in the Sochi Olympic hockey tournament announced their rosters Tuesday, triggering vigorous debate in hockey rinks around the world....
| Jan 27, 2014
| 7:26 PM
As a child, Minnesota Wild defenseman Ryan Suter didn't hear many stories about his father, Bob, winning a gold medal as a member of the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team.
"Every teacher that I had, they were telling me all about it and wanted me to bring...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Coach Bruce Boudreau is fond of reminding the NHL-leading Ducks that they won't win games by throwing their jerseys on the ice and pronouncing "the Ducks are here."
The proof is fresh in the players' minds — Tuesday's 4-2 home loss to Minnesota...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 3:44 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the last week:
+ Jaromir Jagr on Saturday became the seventh NHL player to score 700 goals. The New Jersey Devils' enduring right wing joins Wayne Gretzky (894), Gordie Howe...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 7:41 PM
Kings center Mike Richards trends toward thinking and acting like a captain.
His voice is a quiet but effective one with his Kings teammates and he sent former Philadelphia Flyers teammate Claude Giroux a supportive text in November, according to NHL....
| Feb 1, 2014
| 3:46 PM
Goals by Wayne Simmonds and Claude Giroux gave the Philadelphia Flyers a 2-0 victory over the struggling Kings on Saturday at Staples Center.
It was the eighth loss in the last nine games for the Kings, whose ability to score has all but disappeared....