| Jul 7, 2014
| 10:33 AM
Testing me early, eh?
That's what Ron Hextall must have been thinking on Wednesday morning when the Flyers' general manager found out his captain had just spent a night in an Ottawa jail cell.
Hextall has been on the job less than two months and already...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 7:51 AM
SOCHI, Russia — In a rare instance of a game exceeding its advance billing, Team USA and Team Russia battled hard and evenly through 65 deliciously tense minutes before T.J. Oshie scored the deciding shootout tally in the eighth round of the...
| 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 12, 2014
| 5:42 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Canada has an unequaled group of centers. Sweden, though depleted up front by injuries, has fine goaltending. Finland boasts an unshakable team ethic that clicks in whenever its players reunite. And Russia, blessed with enormous...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 11:23 PM
In goaltender Jonathan Quick's second start for the Kings this season, he was yanked after yielding four goals to Winnipeg on 27 shots. In his third start he gave up a blooper goal to the New York Rangers when he dropped his stick and a dump-in...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 6:35 AM
If you wondered what the end of the Blackhawks' championship hopes might look like, then Jonathan Toews crumpling along the boards after a devastating hit by Brooks Orpik in Pittsburgh on Sunday night qualifies as one depressing example.
Toews had his...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Jonathan Toews took a hit from Brooks Orpik, and it set off an avalanche of idiocy that continues.
I didn’t think the debate would go on this long or maintain this volume, but the troglodytes still calling for the Blackhawks to immediately...
| 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...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 9:06 PM
Intent on building a smart, speedy squad that can transition quickly from offense to defense and back again on wide Olympic ice, Team USA executives decided that statistics mattered less than hockey sense and that a strong body of work outweighed injuries...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 5:56 PM
TORONTO — Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick, who hasn't played since he strained a groin muscle on Nov. 12, remains on pace to play for the U.S. Olympic team at the Sochi Games.
David Poile, Team USA's general manager, said Thursday he had been told...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik is recovering from an apparent concussion after he was dragged to the ice from behind by Boston Bruins winger Shawn Thornton and repeatedly punched while defenseless in the first period Saturday night at TD...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 9:43 AM
TORONTO, Canada — The groin injury suffered by Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick has not ruined his chances of being chosen for the U.S. men's Olympic team for the Sochi Games, Team USA General Manager David Poile said Thursday.
Poile and other...