| Mar 25, 2014
| 9:01 PM
Avs grind out shootout win vs. Predators
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- If the Colorado Avalanche gain home ice for the first round of the NHL playoffs, they might look back on Tuesday night as the difference.
Completely dominated for the first 25 minutes,...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 2:05 PM
DENVER Eric Decker is gone. So, too, are his dreamy locks and GQ stubble.
But wipe those tears, ladies. The title of Colorado heartthrob is in able hands.
"Is that right?" Gabriel Landeskog said with a laugh Tuesday.
It's right, all right. And that's...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 8:09 PM
Not that he would let it show, but Kings Coach Darryl Sutter was quietly amused on the bench last week in Colorado.
He was trying to carefully manage minutes in the Kings' first game after the Olympic break, particularly in the case of defenseman Drew...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 1:00 PM
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...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 9:27 PM
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...
| 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
| 3:32 PM
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...
| 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 5, 2014
| 11:33 AM
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:...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 4:48 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week:
+ Patrick Roy, who won the Conn Smythe Trophy as a rookie goaltender after the Montreal Canadiens won the Stanley Cup in 1986, has so far been successful as a...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 4:20 PM
On a busy day for the NHL’s Player Safety Department, Colorado Avalanche forward Cody McLeod was suspended five games for a boarding infraction against Detroit’s Niklas Kronwall last week.
Brendan Shanahan, head of the department that...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 4:31 PM
+ A key to the early success of the Phoenix Coyotes (10-3-2) is the production they are getting from their defense. Oliver Ekman-Larsson (three goals, 11 points), Keith Yandle (1-10—11) and Derek Morris (4-6—10) ranked 4-5-6 in defensemen...