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  • When Gordie Howe Signed, Hockey Became Relevant In Hartford

    When Gordie Howe Signed, Hockey Became Relevant In Hartford
    For a city starving for a sports identity, the arrival of the greatest player in the history of hockey was met with a collective gasp. Gordie Howe was 49 years old when he brought his two sons to town in 1977. The New England Whalers were a struggling...
  • Phil Jackson's hockey history...and Scotty Bowman's rings

    Phil Jackson's hockey history...and Scotty Bowman's rings
    Former Lakers Coach Phil Jackson is renowned for his NBA success — but did you know that he’s a former hockey player and still a hockey fan? Jeff Moeller of the Kings’ public relations staff did a nice piece on Jackson’s hockey...
  • Hall of Fame goalie Patrick Roy prepared to be rookie coach

    Hall of Fame goalie Patrick Roy prepared to be rookie coach
    DENVER — It’s rare that Hall of Fame-caliber players become great coaches or managers in any sport. Their greatness was usually so instinctive that they find it difficult to tell other players how to play; they just did what they did without...
  • NHL pluses and minuses: Patrick Roy off to fast start in Colorado

    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...
  • Flyers goalie's dash to fight unwilling foe may prompt rule tweak

    Flyers goalie's dash to fight unwilling foe may prompt rule tweak
    It's the equivalent of putting a stop sign at a busy intersection after an accident, but the NHL will consider modifying its rules after it found no specific rule to support further punishing Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Ray Emery for his rink-length...
  • NHL pluses and minuses: Canadiens, Flyers rising in the Eastern Conference

    Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week. + Consecutive victories over Minnesota, Washington and Pittsburgh have fueled the Montreal Canadiens' 5-1-1 surge. Tomas Plekanec won 14 of 19 faceoffs he...
  • NHL pluses and minuses: Patrick Kane challenging for scoring title

    NHL pluses and minuses: Patrick Kane challenging for scoring title
    Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week: + Chicago wing Patrick Kane is giving Pittsburgh's Sidney Crosby a good challenge for the scoring title. Kane's assist Sunday in the Blackhawks' 3-1 victory...
  • Martin Jones makes history in Kings' 6-0 victory at Montreal

    MONTREAL — Still glistening with moisture, the game puck from Martin Jones' second consecutive shutout sat behind him in the Kings' locker room at the Bell Center on Tuesday. Someone had grabbed it as a souvenir after the team's 6-0 rout, a...
  • Kings' Drew Doughty draws attention north of the border

    MONTREAL, Canada -- For a moment, it seemed like a rock star had wandered into the Kings’ locker room at the Bell Center after Tuesday’s morning skate, so many reporters and videographers had clustered around one person. The focus of their...
  • Kings lean on shutdown defense in 3-1 win over Maple Leafs

    TORONTO¬†— After the Kings made the most of their sagging energy by playing a smart, simple game on the second night of a back-to-back sequence, after they won the third period against the Maple Leafs to pull out a 3-1 victory Wednesday that extended...
  • 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...
  • Seven Ducks are going to the Olympics; Saku Koivu withdraws

    Seven Ducks are going to the Olympics; Saku Koivu withdraws
    The Ducks will send seven players to the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, and nearly had an eighth if not for Saku Koivu’s desire to be at his best for probably his final shot at a Stanley Cup. Koivu declined an invitation to return to Finland&...