| Dec 30, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week:
+ Despite being plagued by injuries — they lost four of their top six defensemen at one point — the Pittsburgh Penguins have won 12 of...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 1:13 PM
Both the penalty shot and the ensuing clean look that Anze Kopitar had ended badly in the Stadium Series, as has much in the Los Angeles Kings’ five-game losing streak that trails them to Monday’s game in San Jose.
“When you have...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The American Cinematheque gala invariably turns into a roast of the honoree and Thursday's ceremony gently ribbed producer Jerry Bruckheimer at the Beverly Hilton.
There was a lot of talk of seeing Bruckheimer naked from those who played hockey with...
| 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...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 4:50 PM
The NHL on Friday suspended St. Louis Blues forward Maxim Lapierre five games for a boarding infraction against San Jose Sharks defenseman Dan Boyle on Tuesday.
The hit sent Boyle into the dasher boards and knocked him unconscious. He was carried off...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:23 PM
The United States Olympic Committee, saying the Games "bring people together," was pleased to hear that President Barack Obama said there should be no boycott of the 2014 Sochi Games despite differences with the host nation.
U.S. disputes with Russia...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 2:10 PM
The one-time home of ex-New York Mets star Lenny Dykstra is back on the market in Thousand Oaks, reduced to $14.995 million from the $18.75 million it was listed for in June.
Hockey great Wayne Gretzky sold the 6.5-acre compound to the former World...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 3:36 PM
Let’s take a skate down memory lane and into the Los Angeles Times’ archives in honor of Friday being the 25th anniversary of the Kings’ acquisition of Wayne Gretzky, a trade that changed the fortunes of the Kings and the NHL.
| Dec 4, 2012
| 3:32 AM
Former New York Mets star Lenny Dykstra was sentenced to an additional 61/2 months on Monday for federal bankruptcy fraud, officials revealed he assaulted two workers at the L.A. County Jail. Dykstra, who helped the Mets win the 1986 World......
| Jan 8, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Paulina Gretzky, daughter of hockey great Wayne Gretzky, is looking to make a name for herself with a new magazine cover story and TV special....
| Apr 30, 2013
| 4:27 PM
The 2013 Stanley Cup is Pittsburgh’s to lose. Even with stars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin – arguably the best two players in the league – out of the lineup down the stretch, the Penguins continued to win, seemingly with......
| Aug 19, 2013
| 11:58 AM
Paulina Gretzky, daughter of NHL legend Wayne Gretzky, is engaged to PGA golfer Dustin Johnson.
Yes, she of racy selfie fame shared the news Saturday on Instagram with a sweet pic that echoed several of the lovey-dovey pics her photo-sharing account has...