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  • Kings beat Washington Capitals, 5-4, in shootout

    Kings beat Washington Capitals, 5-4, in shootout
    WASHINGTON -- Conventional wisdom says a team playing the second game of a back-to-back sequence should tire as the second game progresses. So much for conventional wisdom. The Kings scored three times in the third period Tuesday and then converted...
  • NHL pluses and minuses: Jarome Iginla reaches 30-goal mark, again

    NHL pluses and minuses: Jarome Iginla reaches 30-goal mark, again
    Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week: + Boston's Jarome Iginla had a big day Saturday. The classy veteran reached the 30-goal level for the 12th time in his career and tied Guy Lafleur for 24th on...
  • NHL pluses and minuses: Jonathan Quick closing in on award

    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...
  • Ducks' Corey Perry doesn't let up as he comes through in the clutch

    He's scored from his knees and while being pushed into a barrel roll. Ducks forward Corey Perry has eight two-goal games, nine game-winning goals and he's let four games or more pass only twice this season without slapping the puck into the net. "He...
  • Sochi Olympics: Russian hockey dream fizzles in loss to Finland

    Sochi Olympics: Russian hockey dream fizzles in loss to Finland
    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...
  • Injuries keep Team USA GM David Poile from traveling to Sochi Olympics

    Injuries keep Team USA GM David Poile from traveling to Sochi Olympics
    SOCHI, Russia -- Team USA General Manager David Poile will not travel to Russia for the Olympic hockey tournament because of injuries he suffered last week when he was hit in the face by an errant puck in a freak accident. Poile underwent surgery to...
  • Sochi Olympics: Jet-lagged Alex Ovechkin joins Russia for practice

    Sochi Olympics: Jet-lagged Alex Ovechkin joins Russia for practice
    SOCHI, Russia — Alexander Ovechkin’s face has been all over Sochi on advertisements themed to promote the Winter Olympics. Finally, the Washington Capitals’ stellar winger arrived in person and practiced with Team Russia at the Bolshoy...
  • Team Canada's Sochi roster features 11 returning gold medalists

    From mighty Canada with its 11 returning gold medalists to humble hopefuls Latvia and Norway, the remaining entrants in the Sochi Olympic hockey tournament announced their rosters Tuesday, triggering vigorous debate in hockey rinks around the world....
  • Men's hockey

    Men's hockey
    When: Feb. 12-23. The field: Host Russia will be under considerable pressure to win gold for the first time since several former Soviet republics competed as the Unified Team in 1992. An explosive offense led by NHL standouts Alex Ovechkin, Pavel...
  • Six of seven Ducks Olympians remain in contention for gold medal

    Six of seven Ducks Olympians remain in contention for gold medal
    As the Olympic men’s hockey tournament moves on to the semifinal round Friday, six of the seven Ducks who departed for Sochi nine days ago still have visions of gold. Defenseman Cam Fowler and Team USA play Team Canada and its Ducks’ stars...
  • Giroux, Voracek lead Flyers past Capitals

    PHILADELPHIA -- Center Claude Giroux and right winger Jakub Voracek each scored two goals to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 6-4 victory over the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night. Right wingers Adam Hall and Steve Downie also scored goals for...
  • Ducks' Bruce Boudreau looks at the positive after consecutive losses

    The entertainment value of an NHL shootout quickly loses its thrill after consecutive losses. Still, Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau won't get pulled into the debate of whether a skills competition — his sport's equivalent of a free-throw contest,...