| Mar 20, 2014
| 11:19 PM
Let's pause for a moment of appreciation for Rogie Vachon and Toe Blake.
And Marian Gaborik.
First, the present-day man of the moment: Gaborik. The recently acquired Gaborik set up the first goal and later scored the decisive goal in a three-round...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 9:47 AM
WASHINGTON — Greetings from the nation’s capital, where winter seems to be firmly entrenched even though spring officially began last week.
It’s snowing here, and accumulations of two to four inches are expected to build until the snow...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 3:36 PM
WASHINGTON -- At least Kings Coach Darryl Sutter is consistent.
His standard response when asked which goaltender will start a particular game is, “Be there for the song,” meaning you’ll see who it is when the starters are on the ice...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 7:06 PM
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...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 4:14 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the past week.
+ Fans in Winnipeg came out to greet Teemu Selanne when the Ducks arrived at their hotel at 1:30 a.m. Sunday and gave him a standing ovation when the...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 7:49 PM
ST. LOUIS -- On a night when the Kings and St. Louis Blues between them showcased more than a dozen players who were chosen to participate in the Sochi Olympics hockey tournament, a player who was invited to the U.S. Olympic orientation camp but didn&...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 4:24 AM
It’s here, hockey fans, the greatest time of the year for puck heads: The NHL playoffs. Nothing is more exciting or less predictable, and if you want even more drama, start with the intrastate Pittsburgh Penguins-Philadelphia Flyers series. It...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 4:25 PM
Before we look forward to Round Two of the NHL playoffs, let’s reflect on what was a thrilling yet sometimes disturbing Round One. It had it all, didn’t it? Savage hits – including Nashville Captain Shea Weber slamming the head......
| Mar 30, 2011
The St. Louis Blues took full advantage of a backup goalie and another netminder making his NHL debut.
Cam Janssen and Chris Porter scored for the first time this season, helping St. Louis beat the Detroit Red Wings 10-3 on Wednesday night.
| Jan 23, 2012
Detroit's home fans are certainly getting their money's worth this year.
Pavel Datsyuk had a goal and an assist and Jimmy Howard stopped 21 shots as the Red Wings ran their home-winning streak to 17 games with a 3-1 win over theSt. Louis Blues.
| Dec 26, 2011
| 7:18 PM
Chris Stewart netted a pair of goals, leading the St. Louis Blues to a 5-3 victory over the Dallas Stars at Scottrade Center.
Adam Cracknell, Jason Arnott and Evgeny Grachev each found the back of the net, while David Perron and Patrik Berglund added a...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 1:01 PM
ST. LOUIS -- Defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson will miss his fifth consecutive game when the Chicago Blackhawks face the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday night.
Hjalmarsson hasn't played since Feb. 23 due to a suspected concussion and has been on the Hawks' three-...