| Apr 25, 2014
| 9:55 PM
ST. LOUIS — Andrew Shaw still loves shin pads.
The forward's equipment played a huge role in a thrilling Blackhawks overtime victory Friday night and the defending Stanley Cup champions are one victory from dispatching the Blues in their first...
| May 2, 2014
| 10:36 PM
If you struggled to explain Patrick Kane's did-you-see-that, one-on-four goal Friday night against the Wild in the Blackhawks' 5-2 victory in Game 1 at the United Center, don't feel badly.
Kane couldn't either.
"Sometimes you make some lucky plays and...
| May 25, 2014
| 9:19 PM
NEW YORK —You get the feeling that if they all had broken jaws like Derek Stepan, they'd still be yapping. They'd still find a way to curse each other out and keep skating.
Drama in the NHL playoffs arrives in many ways and in various languages....
| Feb 20, 2014
| 7:05 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- Drew Doughty threw down the gauntlet as far as who wins bragging rights should he and Team Canada defeat his Kings teammates Jonathan Quick and Dustin Brown of Team USA in Friday’s Olympic tournament semifinal, but Quick wasn’...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 3:59 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- Finland got a bit more of a challenge than it expected in its Olympic hockey opener against Austria on Thursday, giving up a goal 36 seconds into the game and trailing twice in the first period before pulling away to an 8-4 victory at the...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 12:01 PM
SOCHI, Russia -- The U.S. men’s hockey team will face the Czech Republic on Wednesday in the quarterfinals of the Sochi Olympics hockey tournament.
The U.S., seeded No. 2, earned a bye into the quarterfinals by winning its preliminary-round group....
| 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...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 10:57 PM
CALGARY, Canada — After 80 regular-season games, it is official: The Kings will be making their way to San Jose.
That's where they will open the first round of the playoffs with many signs pointing to a Game 1 possibly Wednesday at San Jose.
| Apr 7, 2014
| 9:31 PM
Los Angeles Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week:
+ Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick is on the verge of winning the Jennings Trophy, which goes to "the goalkeeper(s) having played a minimum of 25...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 7:16 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- Before the Olympic hockey tournament began, Russian superstar Alexander Ovechkin joked that if his country were to prevail at the sport it once dominated internationally, “it means gold only costs $50 billion,” the price tag...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 9:48 PM
We’re all desperate to find the next MJ. LeBron James gets it, and so does Justin Timberlake. One night before he performs in the room where James pursues the legend of Michael Jordan, Timberlake was not shy about invoking the memory of pop deity...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 4:32 PM
It's a 10-game, 19-day sprint to the end of the regular season for the Blackhawks, and their potential playoff pairing remains up for grabs. As they chase St. Louis and fend off Colorado, here's what to expect from the final five-plus-five.