| Jan 21, 2014
| 11:01 PM
The Ducks were on Anaheim ice Tuesday night, but their minds seemed to be on Dodger Stadium.
Goalie Jonas Hiller was beaten by shots that routinely find his glove. The Ducks' offensive pressure was intense, but the aim was off, with 36 shots blocked....
| Jan 21, 2014
| 12:32 PM
Sami Vatanen’s value to the Ducks is seen in the fact he’s scored a goal in two of the past four games he’s played, contributing more than 21 minutes of ice time a week ago.
With the return of defenseman Luca Sbisa from a torn right...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 11:26 PM
Will the Dodger Stadium hangover merely be a 72-hour condition or can the Ducks manage to shake the malaise before it lingers?
The Ducks started slowly, and sloppily, not showing the necessary urgency until falling behind by three goals in the third...
| 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...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 1:32 PM
Pity the student who followed one of Dave Christian's children during show-and-tell.
The unfortunate boy or girl would show up, excited to present some souvenir or trinket probably collecting dust around the house, then out pops Christian's gold medal....
| Jan 27, 2014
| 6:41 AM
I should be worried about the Blackhawks right now, but sorry, I can’t work up the concern or panic.
They’ve lost three straight thanks to some some inept and inert play. On Sunday night at home, they choked away two points in a loss to a...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 9:50 PM
WINNIPEG, Canada -- Excitement and relief were the twin emotions hitting Kings center Mike Richards after he scored a big second-period goal, which turned out to be the game winner in a 3-1 victory against the Winnipeg Jets.
Goals and consistency have...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 6:07 PM
To add the scoring threat he felt the Kings urgently needed and stay under the salary-cap limit, General Manager Dean Lombardi had to persuade the Columbus Blue Jackets to retain half of winger Marian Gaborik’s remaining salary this season, give...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 4:14 PM
WINNIPEG, Canada -- Kings forward Jeff Carter was once the new kid in town, attempting to fit in with a tight group late in the term.
Big transitions, in life and work, aren't always seamless.
And so, Carter fully sympathized with new teammate, winger...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 4:05 AM
Three months after taking a job he figured would last four years, Geno Auriemma, 31 years old, was certainly ready to coach his Huskies for the first time.
After all, like any aspiring professional, he hoped his day would finally come. And here it was,...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 2:40 PM
CALGARY, Canada -- Remember the good old days in which the Kings' potential playoff opponent kept changing on a game-by-game basis, keeping fans and players guessing up until the last minute?
Two years ago, the Kings didn’t even have a playoff...