| Feb 27, 2014
| 4:03 AM
The Columbus Blue Jackets have reached the postseason only once in franchise history, but they are in the mix for a playoff slot as they open the post-Olympic break with a visit to the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night. Columbus and the Devils are among...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 4:50 PM
Canada is the defending Olympic men's hockey champion and will feature at the 2014 Sochi Games the most imposing collection of forwards and defensemen in the tournament.
The United States came within a goal of earning a gold medal four years ago and...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 8:38 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Discussing his role with the Czech Republic's national hockey team wasn't where 42-year-old Petr Nedved might have expected to find himself.
But that is exactly where he was Friday, gray beard and all, moments after stepping off...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 5:20 PM
It's easy to be dissatisfied with the Wild. The Generic Varmints haven't won a playoff series since 2003. They haven't drafted and developed a star or pure scorer other than Marian Gaborik.
Their style of play, like that of many NHL teams, can be...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 6:07 PM
The Sports Xchange
Injured Sedin, Gaborik out of Olympics
Vancouver Canucks center Henrik Sedin and Columbus Blue Jackets forward Marian Gaborik will miss the Olympic hockey tournament in Russia because of injuries.
Sedin told Canada's Sportsnet on...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 1:20 AM
Preview: Blue Jackets at Sharks
The San Jose Sharks wrap up their four-game homestand Friday as they host the Columbus Blue Jackets in their final game before the Olympic break. San Jose won two of the first three games of the...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:22 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Alexander Ovechkin hasn't arrived yet but his imprint is all over the Winter Olympics.
The Russian forward's smiling face — featuring a gap where one of his front teeth should be — is on menus distributed aboard Sochi-...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 6:30 PM
For decades the Kings simply couldn't draft and develop an elite goaltender.
Their two best goalies were established players acquired through trades: Rogie Vachon was a three-time Stanley Cup champion when the Kings got him from Montreal in November...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 5:00 PM
An outdoor game between the Kings and the Ducks, to be played amid the palm trees and history of Dodger Stadium, is moving closer to reality.
Details are still being negotiated, but plans call for the teams to face off in a regular-season game on Jan....
| May 19, 2013
| 6:55 PM
— The Rangers have been down two games to none before. Heck, the last time it happened was only two weeks ago.
Before Game 3 of the opening series against the Washington Capitals, coach John Tortorella jabbed reporters for having their heads buried...
| May 12, 2013
| 8:57 PM
Henrik Lundqvist slammed his stick in disgust when an overtime loss in Washington put the New York Rangers on the brink of elimination.
Two days later, the star goalie pumped his arm and let out an emphatic yell when his shutout kept the Rangers alive...
| Apr 22, 2013
The season will end Sunday and so will the voting period for the NHL's major trophies. Members of the Professional Hockey Writers' Assn. vote for most trophies; the Jack Adams (Coach of the Year) is selected by the NHL Broadcasters' Assn., and the...