| Jan 7, 2014
| 9:42 AM
Kings defenseman Drew Doughty and forward Jeff Carter, and Ducks forwards Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry were named to Team Canada’s roster for the Sochi Olympics on Tuesday, giving both Southern California teams strong representation at next month&...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 10:40 AM
SOCHI, Russia—Team Canada Coach Mike Babcock issued a strong and unusual directive to his players after they arrived in Sochi and held a brisk practice Monday at the Bolshoy Dome:
Don’t go to sleep.
Instead of giving in to jet lag, he told...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 2:10 PM
NASHVILLE -- After he was drafted, defenseman Shea Weber spent two more seasons in junior hockey and played 48 games in Milwaukee, the American Hockey League affiliate of the Nashville Predators.
Similarly, Minnesota defenseman Ryan Suter, a former...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 6:39 AM
SOCHI, Russia — Sidney Crosby again proved that he’s a big-time, big-game scorer.
Crosby, held without a goal in Canada’s first five games at the Sochi Olympics hockey tournament, scored on a breakaway in the second period of Sunday&...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 1:40 PM
SOCHI, Russia -- Drew Doughty went to the Vancouver Olympics four years ago as a spare defenseman and came back a star -- and with a gold medal.
Something about playing under the most intense pressure and scrutiny seems to bring out the best in the...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 1:14 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Based on Jeff Carter’s hat trick and Drew Doughty’s game-opening goal in Canada’s 6-0 Olympic victory over Austria on Friday, you’d never know the Kings are one of the NHL’s lowest-scoring teams....
| Feb 19, 2014
| 6:13 PM
As the Olympic men’s hockey tournament moves on to the semifinal round Friday, six of the seven Ducks who departed for Sochi nine days ago still have visions of gold.
Defenseman Cam Fowler and Team USA play Team Canada and its Ducks’ stars...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 1:31 PM
Raffi Torres got a 25-game suspension for his dirty, despicable, flying hit that knocked out Marian Hossa in the first period of Game 3 of the Blackhawks-Coyotes playoff series.
But you know what? After listening to NHL sheriff Brendan Shanahan, Torres...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 5:55 PM
Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw hit a goalie. It was obvious and potentially concussive. The NHL said it was cracking down on hits involving the head. He deserved a suspension.
Nashville’s Shea Weber rammed a player’s head into the glass...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 10:41 AM
Nashville defenseman Shea Weber rammed Detroit center Henrik Zetterberg’s head into the glass at the end of their playoff opener Wednesday night.
Weber missed the first time, but got the Red Wings center the second. Weber rammed Zetterberg’...
| Apr 18, 2012
It was Brooks Laich who pointed out late Monday night that one never knows when a Stanley Cup playoff series will turn chippy — or worse — but that it is almost inevitable.
"Sometimes it happens right away in the first game, sometimes it...