| Dec 15, 2013
| 2:12 AM
The NHL suspended Boston Bruins forward Shawn Thornton for 15 games without pay for punching and injuring unsuspecting Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik in a Dec. 7 game. Orpik hasn’t played since.
“It says volumes about getting...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 10:39 AM
INDIANAPOLIS — Wayne Gretzky doesn't know Peyton Manning well.
Yet he knows Manning better than anyone possibly could.
It was 25 years ago Saturday that Gretzky, as a newly minted member of the Los Angeles Kings, returned to Edmonton to face the...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 9:28 AM
SOCHI, Russia — Of course, it’s way too early to speculate about what will happen once the Olympics ends and the NHL trade freeze lifts.
What likely won’t happen is another story.
The struggling Kings appeared bound and determined to...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 1:59 PM
The Ducks did not remain satisfied with possessing the NHL’s best record in the first week of March, trading forward Dustin Penner and goalie Viktor Fasth on Tuesday in exchange for veteran Dallas defenseman Stephane Robidas and a pair of draft ...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 7:00 PM
Depth has been a major reason the Ducks have the most points in the NHL, but as the playoffs near the emphasis has shifted to a tighter, tougher, more talented roster.
Ducks General Manager Bob Murray thinned the forward ranks Tuesday by trading...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 10:18 AM
It might be difficult for NHL general managers to surpass the magnitude of Tuesday’s trade-deadline-eve moves as the clock moves toward Wednesday’s noon PST deadline, but plenty of discussions are believed to be going on and at least one...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 1:01 PM
UCLA had three players nominated for the College Football Hall of Fame on Thursday -- Ken Norton Jr., John Sciarra and Cade McNown.
Ken Norton Jr.
The record book: Arguably the best linebacker UCLA has ever produced, with Anthony Barr waiting in the...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 2:04 PM
It might seem logical to give Ducks' goalie Jonas Hiller a breather Friday night against the last-place Edmonton Oilers.
But why quit when you’re ahead?
Hiller, riding a team-record nine-game winning streak that makes him one of the NHL’...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 1:06 PM
The Kings on Wednesday traded backup goaltender Ben Scrivens to the Edmonton Oilers for a third-round pick in this year’s entry draft, loosening up their goaltending logjam.
Martin Jones was recalled from the Kings’ Manchester (N.H.)...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 11:43 AM
ST. LOUIS — Greetings from St. Louis, where the Kings were greeted Thursday morning by chilly temperatures and a dusting of snow overnight.
Luckily for them, rookie goaltender Martin Jones made the trip to St. Louis from Manchester, N.H.,...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 3:31 PM
Sometimes, giving away a bobblehead or a banner just isn’t enough for a minor-league team to draw crowds or attention.
The Bakersfield Condors of the ECHL are going to try something different this weekend by staging a promotion Friday that will...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 1:26 PM
Former USC football stars Tony Boselli, Mark Carrier and Keyshawn Johnson are among players on the ballot for the College Football Hall of Fame, it was announced Thursday.
The three are among 75 players and six coaches from major college programs on the...