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  • NHL suspends Shawn Thornton 15 games for attack on Brooks Orpik

    NHL suspends Shawn Thornton 15 games for attack on Brooks Orpik
    Bruins enforcer Shawn Thornton has been suspended for 15 games by the NHL for punching and injuring Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik on Dec. 7 in Boston, the longest suspension in the regular season handed down by Brendan Shanahan, the league's chief...
  • Gary Bettman rejects Shawn Thornton's appeal of 15-game suspension

    Gary Bettman rejects Shawn Thornton's appeal of 15-game suspension
    NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman on Tuesday upheld the 15-game suspension of Boston Bruins forward Shawn Thornton that had been imposed by the league on Dec. 14. Bettman said he found “clear and convincing evidence” to support the ban, which...
  • Kings peel away at their to-do list while keeping core intact

    Kings peel away at their to-do list while keeping core intact
    Remember those wobbly, unfocused off-seasons the Kings once stumbled through? Indeed, they have become a thing of the past. Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi and his staff have been as efficient off the ice as the team has been proficient on it....
  • Kings' Willie Mitchell ready for some new images in his career

    Kings' Willie Mitchell ready for some new images in his career
    Kings defenseman Willie Mitchell took the piece of treasure from teammate and captain Dustin Brown and hoisted the Stanley Cup above his head, skated away, hollered and kicked up his right leg in celebration. For Mitchell, it has been almost frozen in...
  • Kings' Dwight King gets a goal and a boost

    Kings' Dwight King gets a goal and a boost
    SUNRISE, Fla. — Kings left wing Dwight King had his own definition of what was politely called a rough start on the season-opening trip to Minnesota and Winnipeg. "I had two below-mediocre games on the road," King said. "And had a talk with the...
  • NHL pluses and minuses

    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,...
  • NHL pluses and minuses: Canadiens, Flyers rising in the Eastern Conference

    Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week. + Consecutive victories over Minnesota, Washington and Pittsburgh have fueled the Montreal Canadiens' 5-1-1 surge. Tomas Plekanec won 14 of 19 faceoffs he...
  • Sidney Crosby arrives for only his third game at Staples Center

    Sidney Crosby arrives for only his third game at Staples Center
    At least Sidney Crosby didn't have to field questions Wednesday about never having scored against the Kings. He did just that on March 20, 2009, against goalie Jonathan Quick at Pittsburgh. The "new" story angles about the Pittsburgh Penguins star and...
  • Kings trade Daniel Carcillo to Rangers for seventh-round draft pick

    The Kings' trade with the New York Rangers was not exactly big news. Kings left wing Daniel Carcillo, who had been used sparingly the last few weeks, was sent to the Rangers for a seventh-round choice in this year's draft. What is more important is...
  • Wayne Gretzky takes his place as outdoor hockey game in L.A. looms

    Wayne Gretzky takes his place as outdoor hockey game in L.A. looms
    When a young Wayne Gretzky skated eight or 10 hours a day on frozen Canadian ponds, his ears would freeze and his toes would become so numb that he'd have tears in his eyes when he came inside and his father rubbed his feet to warm them. "Those are...
  • NHL pluses and minuses: Ducks on historic run

    Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week: Plus + Riding a 17-1 surge, the Ducks are only the fifth team in NHL history to win 17 or more games in an 18-game span. A good omen? The first two, the...