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  • Watch Bruins' Shawn Thornton pummel Penguins' Brooks Orpik [Video]

    Watch Bruins' Shawn Thornton pummel Penguins' Brooks Orpik [Video]
    Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik is recovering from an apparent concussion after he was dragged to the ice from behind by Boston Bruins winger Shawn Thornton and repeatedly punched while defenseless in the first period Saturday night at TD...
  • Penguins' James Neal suspended 5 games for kneeing player in the head

    Penguins' James Neal suspended 5 games for kneeing player in the head
    Pittsburgh forward James Neal was suspended for five games on Monday by the NHL's department of player safety for kneeing Boston's Brad Marchand in the head in the Penguins-Bruins game on Saturday. Neal had a telephone hearing with the league and five...
  • NHL suspends Shawn Thornton 15 games for attack on Brooks Orpik

    NHL suspends Shawn Thornton 15 games for attack on Brooks Orpik
    Bruins enforcer Shawn Thornton has been suspended for 15 games by the NHL for punching and injuring Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik on Dec. 7 in Boston, the longest suspension in the regular season handed down by Brendan Shanahan, the league's chief...
  • Gary Bettman rejects Shawn Thornton's appeal of 15-game suspension

    Gary Bettman rejects Shawn Thornton's appeal of 15-game suspension
    NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman on Tuesday upheld the 15-game suspension of Boston Bruins forward Shawn Thornton that had been imposed by the league on Dec. 14. Bettman said he found “clear and convincing evidence” to support the ban, which...
  • NHL pluses and minuses: Ducks on historic run

    Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week: Plus + Riding a 17-1 surge, the Ducks are only the fifth team in NHL history to win 17 or more games in an 18-game span. A good omen? The first two, the...
  • One more to go for Kings, Ducks before stadium game

    One more to go for Kings, Ducks before stadium game
    Their Dodger Stadium game will certainly be historic, with KISS in concert, beach volleyball to the side and an expected sellout crowd watching hockey in the open (and warm) air. But Thursday night's prequel to Saturday's NHL Stadium Series event,...
  • HVAC problems mean Kecoughtan's gym has been an igloo lately

    HVAC problems mean Kecoughtan's gym has been an igloo lately
    In what has proven to be a huge success, the National Hockey League has been playing outdoor games. Kecoughtan's basketball teams might want to try that — the temperatures can't be much colder than they've been in the Warriors' gym of late....
  • Sherman's postgame rant set the good guy vs. bad guy narrative for Super Bowl

    Sherman's postgame rant set the good guy vs. bad guy narrative for Super Bowl
    If you didn't know Richard Sherman before Sunday, you know him now. Dedicated NFL fans knew all about the Seattle all-pro cornerback before Sunday's NFC Championship Game, but most of America probably didn't know much about him before his postgame...
  • Film Review: 'Enemies Closer'

    Jean-Claude Van Damme hams it up cheerfully in a rare villainous turn in "Enemies Closer," an unremarkable but entirely serviceable action quickie that reunites the Muscles from Brussels with analog action specialist Peter Hyams, who directed Van Damme in...
  • NHL hopes outdoor games grow their financial coffers and fan base

    NHL hopes outdoor games grow their financial coffers and fan base
    High prices and worries about poor sightlines have discouraged some Kings and Ducks fans, but anticipated anomalies, such as eating Dodger Dogs at a hockey game, have inspired more than 47,000 people to buy tickets to Saturday's first-ever hockey game...
  • Brawl, bizarre goal are black marks against NHL

    Saturday won’t be remembered as the NHL’s finest hour. The league absorbed a one-two punch of ridicule for the line brawl that erupted two seconds into the Vancouver-Calgary game, Canucks Coach John Tortorella’s attempt to invade the...
  • NHL pluses and minuses: Pittsburgh on top in the East

    Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week: Plus + Despite being plagued by injuries — they lost four of their top six defensemen at one point — the Pittsburgh Penguins have won 12 of...