| Feb 8, 2014
| 1:02 PM
SOCHI, Russia -- Finland’s men’s hockey team had a hard time finding replacements when standout NHL forwards Mikko Koivu of the Minnesota Wild and Valtteri Filppula of the Tampa Bay Lightning had to withdraw because of injuries.
| 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 7, 2014
| 11:46 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- Injuries continue to deplete the field for the Sochi Olympics men’s hockey tournament even before it starts.
Team Finland took a double hit on Friday when it lost forward Valtteri Filppula of the Tampa Bay Lightning to a broken...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 6:51 AM
SOCHI, Russia—Twenty years ago, in Slovakia’s first Winter Olympics appearance as an independent nation, Peter Stastny was given the honor of carrying the country’s flag into the opening ceremony of the Lillehammer Games.
In an odd...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 12:31 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Teemu Selanne continued to rack up honors after he and his Finnish teammates won bronze medals at the Sochi Olympic hockey tournament.
Selanne, who scored two goals Saturday to lead Finland past the U.S., 5-0, in the semifinals and...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 1:21 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Ducks goaltender Jonas Hiller made 21 saves Wednesday as Switzerland opened the Sochi Olympic hockey tournament with a 1-0 victory over gritty Latvia, but he wasn’t even the best goalie on the ice at Shayba Arena.
| Feb 14, 2014
| 1:14 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Based on Jeff Carter’s hat trick and Drew Doughty’s game-opening goal in Canada’s 6-0 Olympic victory over Austria on Friday, you’d never know the Kings are one of the NHL’s lowest-scoring teams....
| Feb 21, 2014
| 8:40 AM
SOCHI, Russia—Teemu Selanne’s dream of winning an Olympic gold medal will not come true.
The Ducks’ right wing, a six-time Olympian at 43 and the oldest player ever to score a goal in the men’s Olympic hockey tournament, lost his...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 11:42 AM
SOCHI, Russia — Teemu Selanne scored the first of three goals in the opening period, his teammates scored twice more in the second, and Finland coasted to a 6-1 win Friday over Norway at the Olympics.
The Finns (2-0) have beaten a pair of...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 10:40 AM
SOCHI, Russia—Team Canada Coach Mike Babcock issued a strong and unusual directive to his players after they arrived in Sochi and held a brisk practice Monday at the Bolshoy Dome:
Don’t go to sleep.
Instead of giving in to jet lag, he told...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 5:00 PM
In Russia, Teemu Selanne was hockey's hero.
In Anaheim, will he be more than just another player on the NHL team with the most points?
Selanne returned to Honda Center ice for practice Thursday, showing more bounce in his skating than when the 43-...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 10:40 PM
The bizarre mingled with the familiar Saturday night, when the sensory overload of seeing beach volleyball, street hockey and Frisbee tossing taking place amid Dodger Stadium's greenery was balanced by seven concise words that set a sellout crowd to...