| Apr 16, 2014
Some things in the NHL playoffs are guarantees. Penguins star Sidney Crosby will again grow a pathetic mustache and make annoying whiny faces when he’s hit. His teammate, goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, will implode at some point and let up seven......
| 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&...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 9:30 PM
The regular season will end Sunday, and so will the voting period for the NHL's individual trophies.
Colorado Coach Patrick Roy is too brash to win any popularity contests but he deserves to win the Jack Adams Award as coach of the year, an honor...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:58 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- The Canadian men’s hockey team is expected to announce a replacement for injured center Steven Stamkos within the next 48 hours, Hockey Canada spokesman Brad Pascall said Thursday.
Stamkos, of the Tampa Bay Lightning, underwent...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 10:41 AM
SOCHI, Russia — Canada’s Olympic hockey selection committee snubbed speedy Tampa Bay Lightning forward Martin St. Louis when it submitted its Sochi roster a month ago. The committee didn’t make that mistake again Thursday, when it had to...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 11:46 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- Injuries continue to deplete the field for the Sochi Olympics men’s hockey tournament even before it starts.
Team Finland took a double hit on Friday when it lost forward Valtteri Filppula of the Tampa Bay Lightning to a broken...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:14 PM
VANCOUVER, Canada — Anyone who saw John Tortorella's testy, 20-second news conferences when he coached the New York Rangers might have been shocked Monday when he conducted a cordial 20-minute session before the Canucks' morning skate at Rogers...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 6:24 PM
The NHL was right to suspend Boston's Shawn Thornton 15 games for his premeditated assault Dec. 7 on Pittsburgh defenseman Brooks Orpik, though it should have suspended Pittsburgh forward James Neal more than five games for kneeing Boston's Brad...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 5:11 PM
Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf was scratched from Sunday night’s home game against the Vancouver Canucks because of an upper-body injury, with the team announcing the move seconds after the Ducks began warming up on the Honda Center ice.
| Nov 11, 2013
| 1:09 PM
NHL scoring leader Steven Stamkos of the Tampa Bay Lightning, who is one of the league’s top young stars and was expected to play a key role for Canada at the Sochi Winter Olympics in February, was carried off the ice Monday at Boston’s TD...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 5:36 PM
The Western Conference has had a statistical edge over the East for a while, and it has produced the Stanley Cup champion in five of the last seven seasons and 11 of the last 17. The Detroit Red Wings' four titles contributed to that dominance, but...