| Apr 30, 2013
| 4:27 PM
The 2013 Stanley Cup is Pittsburgh’s to lose. Even with stars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin – arguably the best two players in the league – out of the lineup down the stretch, the Penguins continued to win, seemingly with......
| Apr 6, 2013
| 8:24 PM
Vin Scully is luring us back to the Dodgers with wonderful old stories and the promise of a new season, and the Angels will introduce new acquisition Josh Hamilton to their home fans Tuesday, but winter sports haven’t relaxed their hold on us just...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 11:09 PM
Rising above the muck of a lockout-compacted schedule to play gloriously intense hockey in mid-March, the Chicago Blackhawks and Ducks pushed each other to great heights. Their fast-paced, energetic battle Wednesday at Honda Center reinforced their status...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 1:07 AM
The Chicago Blackhawks were the big story as the NHL reached the halfway point of its lockout-shortened schedule, but many other excellent performances deserve recognition. Here are some.
Halfway coach of the year: Joel Quenneville, Chicago. 21-0-3 isn't...
| Feb 11, 2013
The countdown to the Sochi Olympics slipped beneath the one-year mark last week with a huge question looming: Will NHL players participate in Russia's first-ever Winter Games?
The answer should be clearer after executives of the NHL, NHL Players' Assn....
| Feb 2, 2013
| 11:15 PM
The Kings’ superb goaltending and team defensive play were crucial to their Stanley Cup triumph last season. Their mental and physical toughness and attention to defense became their identity as they rolled out one cohesive performance after...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 8:17 PM
While the Ducks were missing the playoffs last spring for the second time in three seasons, the Kings were winning the Stanley Cup and captivating the modest but passionate local hockey audience.
The Ducks were pushed to the brink of oblivion and they...
| May 10, 2013
| 12:11 PM
DETROIT -- David Steckel’s history with Bruce Boudreau goes well beyond their time together in Washington, winding all the way back to tours of duty in Manchester, N.H., and Hershey, Pa.
Steckel, who was a first-round draft pick of the Kings in...
| May 4, 2013
| 11:04 AM
DETROIT -- The chess game of lineup changes continued with the Ducks making a significant move on the back end and the Red Wings opting for a small change up front before Saturday’s Game 3 of their first-round NHL playoff series.
| May 5, 2013
| 9:48 AM
DETROIT — As expected, the Detroit Red Wings’ Justin Abdelkader will have a hearing with the league later Sunday, according to the NHL’s department of player safety.
The hearing, scheduled for 4 p.m. EST, comes after Abdelkader’s...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 10:01 PM
A year ago Monday the Kings took a 3-0 playoff series lead over the top-seeded Vancouver Canucks, as goaltender Jonathan Quick made 41 saves and Dustin Brown scored on a rebound in a 1-0 victory at Staples Center. The Kings lost the next game but finished...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 8:19 PM
Organizers called it "Center Ice White Out," as the mighty Anaheim Ducks held their annual casino night raising needed funds for the Orangewood Children's Foundation and for Court Appointed Special Advocates of Orange County, better known as CASA.