| Nov 27, 2011
| 7:49 PM
Panthers on the prowl
Give Panthers general manager Dale Tallon props. The architect of the Blackhawks' 2010 Stanley Cup championship team brought in 11 new players and rookie coach Kevin Dineen to transform last year's...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 7:39 AM
SOCHI, Russia — In a rare instance of a game exceeding its advance billing, Team USA and Team Russia battled hard and evenly through 65 deliciously tense minutes before T.J. Oshie scored the deciding shootout tally in the eighth round of the...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 10:41 AM
SOCHI, Russia — It wasn’t an official game, just a spirited and quick-paced scrimmage Tuesday for the U.S. women’s hockey team against Germany on the Olympic practice rink.
But it was as close as Amanda Kessel has come to playing a...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 2:25 PM
SOCHI, Russia — With four goals to his credit in the Sochi Olympic hockey tournament, Kings defenseman Drew Doughty has single-handedly outscored Team Slovakia (2), Team Norway (3) and Team Switzerland (2).
As he did at Vancouver in 2010,...
| 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 16, 2014
| 1:05 PM
SOCHI, Russia -- The six Kings and seven Ducks who are representing their respective homelands have had a big impact on the Sochi Olympics hockey tournament.
Here’s a look at how they did in games played Sunday:
Austria 3, Norway 1: No Kings...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 12:31 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Teemu Selanne continued to rack up honors after he and his Finnish teammates won bronze medals at the Sochi Olympic hockey tournament.
Selanne, who scored two goals Saturday to lead Finland past the U.S., 5-0, in the semifinals and...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 5:42 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Canada has an unequaled group of centers. Sweden, though depleted up front by injuries, has fine goaltending. Finland boasts an unshakable team ethic that clicks in whenever its players reunite. And Russia, blessed with enormous...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 8:07 AM
So, what did we learn about the U.S. Olympic men's hockey team?
The short-attention-span answers are the Americans can skate, score and check in what amounted to a one-week regular season.
I think we already knew the Americans had the goaltending to...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 4:20 PM
The entertainment value of an NHL shootout quickly loses its thrill after consecutive losses.
Still, Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau won't get pulled into the debate of whether a skills competition — his sport's equivalent of a free-throw contest,...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 1:06 PM
The reputation that precedes the Ducks is their offense, as the team has the third most goals in the NHL.
But it also ranks fifth in the league in team defense, allowing 2.36 goals a game.
The unit was further lifted by Friday’s performance...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 10:56 PM
Shots aren't going in. There's great frustration with the power-play failures. The Western Conference lead has slipped away.
And their old coach beat them.
The Ducks are sitting squarely in what Coach Bruce Boudreau classified Monday as a funk after...