| Feb 10, 2014
| 10:40 AM
SOCHI, Russia—Team Canada Coach Mike Babcock issued a strong and unusual directive to his players after they arrived in Sochi and held a brisk practice Monday at the Bolshoy Dome:
Don’t go to sleep.
Instead of giving in to jet lag, he told...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 9:42 AM
Kings defenseman Drew Doughty and forward Jeff Carter, and Ducks forwards Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry were named to Team Canada’s roster for the Sochi Olympics on Tuesday, giving both Southern California teams strong representation at next month&...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 6:13 PM
As the Olympic men’s hockey tournament moves on to the semifinal round Friday, six of the seven Ducks who departed for Sochi nine days ago still have visions of gold.
Defenseman Cam Fowler and Team USA play Team Canada and its Ducks’ stars...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 10:51 PM
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NASHVILLE — To even reach the highlight package known as the shootout — in which Anze Kopitar won it for the Kings in the third...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 7:09 PM
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...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 2:10 PM
NASHVILLE -- After he was drafted, defenseman Shea Weber spent two more seasons in junior hockey and played 48 games in Milwaukee, the American Hockey League affiliate of the Nashville Predators.
Similarly, Minnesota defenseman Ryan Suter, a former...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 1:31 PM
Raffi Torres got a 25-game suspension for his dirty, despicable, flying hit that knocked out Marian Hossa in the first period of Game 3 of the Blackhawks-Coyotes playoff series.
But you know what? After listening to NHL sheriff Brendan Shanahan, Torres...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 5:55 PM
Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw hit a goalie. It was obvious and potentially concussive. The NHL said it was cracking down on hits involving the head. He deserved a suspension.
Nashville’s Shea Weber rammed a player’s head into the glass...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 10:41 AM
Nashville defenseman Shea Weber rammed Detroit center Henrik Zetterberg’s head into the glass at the end of their playoff opener Wednesday night.
Weber missed the first time, but got the Red Wings center the second. Weber rammed Zetterberg’...
| Jan 29, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Here's the lineup for the six events in the NHL's Super Skills contest Saturday at the RBC Center. Bridgestone NHL Fastest Skater -- Order determined on the ice Team Staal Team Lidstrom *Michael Grabner â New York Islanders Duncan Keith......
| Mar 14, 2011
| 9:33 PM
Noteworthy achievements by California hockey players just keep on coming. In 2007, Jonathon Blum of Rancho Santa Margarita became the first California-born-and-trained player to be chosen in the first round of the NHL entry draft when the Nashville...
| Apr 12, 2011
| 4:24 PM
Ho, ho, ho. It’s Christmas Eve in April for hockey fans. NHL playoff hockey will begin Wednesday and players will be more revved up than Tiger Woods at a Miss USA contest. No other sport has such an exciting first......