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  • Kings' toughest foe may be the schedule

    DENVER -- The NHL's Olympic break may be over but its effects are lingering for the players who made the long trip home from Sochi last weekend. Kings defenseman Drew Doughty, who joined the team Monday in Denver after helping Canada win a gold medal...
  • Olympics are over, but memories linger for Kings' Anze Kopitar

    DENVER — The Kings welcomed back their final four Olympians — Drew Doughty and Jeff Carter from the gold medal-winning Canadian team and Jonathan Quick and Dustin Brown from the U.S. — in snowy Denver, where they practiced Tuesday at a...
  • Sochi Games: Hockey semifinalists ready to put NHL friendships on hold

    Sochi Games: Hockey semifinalists ready to put NHL friendships on hold
    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’...
  • Sochi Olympics: Paul Stastny keys U.S. over Slovakia in men's hockey

    Sochi Olympics: Paul Stastny keys U.S. over Slovakia in men's hockey
    SOCHI, Russia — It would be unreasonable to expect Paul Stastny to be as good a hockey player as his father, Peter, was on the international stage and in the NHL. Peter was so highly regarded as an athlete and person that he was chosen to carry...
  • Paul Stastny leads U.S. past Slovakia, 7-1, in Olympic men's hockey

    Paul Stastny leads U.S. past Slovakia, 7-1, in Olympic men's hockey
    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...
  • Connecticut's Olympic Hopefuls

    Connecticut's Olympic Hopefuls
    This month all eyes are on Sochi — the Russian resort city on the Black Sea that is hosting the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. As exciting as it is to cheer on the world’s elite athletes competing in this quadrennial event, let’s be honest:...
  • Magic will face obstacles when they play the Nuggets in Denver

    Magic will face obstacles when they play the Nuggets in Denver
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Visiting teams about to play at Denver's Pepsi Center use the same entrance each time. Their buses drive into a loading dock, and when players exit their buses, they walk into the arena through a door that has a sign above the...
  • NHL pluses and minuses: Ben Scrivens steps up for Kings

    NHL pluses and minuses: Ben Scrivens steps up for Kings
    Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week: Plus + Ben Scrivens might have saved the Kings' season after Jonathan Quick sustained a groin injury last week. Scrivens took over in goal with 1:20 left in...
  • Another loss for Kings' Ben Scrivens

    Another loss for Kings' Ben Scrivens
      Pity poor Ben Scrivens. In the span of three nights the Kings goaltender has played six periods and two overtimes, more than 125 minutes of hockey, and given up three goals. And all he has to show for it is two overtimes losses, the latest...
  • Canucks Coach John Tortorella has dropped the rude 'tude

    VANCOUVER, Canada — Anyone who saw John Tortorella's testy, 20-second news conferences when he coached the New York Rangers might have been shocked Monday when he conducted a cordial 20-minute session before the Canucks' morning skate at Rogers...
  • Backlash is startling after NHL is sued over repetitive brain injuries

    Backlash is startling after NHL is sued over repetitive brain injuries
    Ask any former NHL player who's about 45 or older if he ever had a concussion and he's likely to say he got his bell rung once or twice but went back out and played. It was unthinkable not to. Stoicism was — and is — as much a part of the game...
  • Baltimore Orioles nix deal for closer Grant Balfour

    The Baltimore Orioles won't be closing a deal for All-Star closer Grant Balfour. Days after reaching a preliminary agreement with the free agent pending a physical, the Orioles said Friday that they weren't satisfied with the results of Balfour's exam....