| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:42 PM
Of all the changes made by the IceArizona group since it purchased the Phoenix Coyotes from the NHL in August, one seemingly small decision symbolizes the new regime.
The Coyotes traditionally hold a dinner for players and their wives before the season,...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:11 PM
They've played 12 games, and the Kings' season doesn't even hit the one-month mark until Sunday.
One early theme has emerged: A five-minute overtime, followed by a shootout, if necessary. Of the Kings' eight victories, one came in overtime and four more...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week:
+ If Sidney Crosby can be said to do anything quietly, he is quietly having a sensational start. Through Sunday he led the NHL in scoring with 17 points,...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 4:31 PM
+ A key to the early success of the Phoenix Coyotes (10-3-2) is the production they are getting from their defense. Oliver Ekman-Larsson (three goals, 11 points), Keith Yandle (1-10—11) and Derek Morris (4-6—10) ranked 4-5-6 in defensemen...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 5:58 PM
The Ducks are riding a five-game winning streak as the NHL's worst power-play team.
They spent time working on their weakness at Thursday's practice, with star wing Corey Perry and Coach Bruce Boudreau providing the same answer when asked what the fix...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 1:06 PM
A sick Jonas Hiller missed Wednesday’s morning skate and is a game-time decision to play goalie for the Ducks against the Vancouver Canucks, meaning his 14-game winning streak may be next put to the test Friday against defending Stanley Cup-champion...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 1:34 PM
NASHVILLE -- Jonas Hiller will take Thursday night off from the winning streak that has taken him into stratospheric levels.
Ducks rookie goalie Frederik Andersen was first off the ice at Thursday’s morning skate in Bridgestone Arena, a strong...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 4:03 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- A day after he beat the Nashville Predators, Ducks rookie goalie Frederik Andersen was sent down Friday to minor-league Norfolk (Va.), with rookie John Gibson pulled up for possibly his first NHL start.
Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 11:15 AM
The five stages of franchise-directed emotion: Glee, anger, exasperation, indifference and, finally, pity.
It appears as though the Florida Panthers have arrived at the last station.
Things are going so poorly for the hockey franchise —...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 12:32 PM
Ice hockey great Wayne Gretzky has listed a town house in Thousand Oaks for sale at $1.899 million.
Yes, 99 does happen to be his jersey number, which was retired throughout the National Hockey League when the center retired in 1999. Coincidence -- or a...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 10:25 PM
The Norfolk Admirals (9-6-0-3) beat Portland 3-2 Friday night before 4,859 at Scope in the first of a two-game series as Rickard Rakell scored on a power play 4:24 into overtime.
Rakell, recently returned to Norfolk by the parent Anaheim Ducks,...