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  • Kings notes: Dustin Brown likely to play Monday against Flyers

    Kings notes: Dustin Brown likely to play Monday against Flyers
    PHILADELPHIA — Greetings from the city of brotherly love, where there isn’t much love left for the harsh weather the region has experienced this winter. More snow is forecast for Tuesday, but by then the Kings will have left town for...
  • NHL pluses and minuses: Sharks create a special moment for fan

    NHL pluses and minuses: Sharks create a special moment for fan
    Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week: + The San Jose Sharks touched many hearts by going all-out to grant the wish of 17-year-old Sam Tageson, who has a debilitating heart condition. They signed...
  • Jeff Carter scores in Philadelphia return as Kings beat Flyers, 3-2

    Jeff Carter scores in Philadelphia return as Kings beat Flyers, 3-2
    PHILADELPHIA — Flyers fans booed every time Kings forward Jeff Carter touched the puck Monday, but it was music to his ears. Carter, traded by Philadephia to Columbus and later dealt by the Blue Jackets to the Kings, scored the Kings’...
  • Jeff Carter scores in his return to Philadelphia in Kings' 3-2 win

    Jeff Carter scores in his return to Philadelphia in Kings' 3-2 win
    PHILADELPHIA — If Flyers fans booed every time Jeff Carter touched the puck Monday, it must have sounded like music to his ears. With extra zip in his step if not revenge in his heart for the acrimonious end to his tenure with the Flyers, Carter...
  • Ducks' Hampus Lindholm, at 20, matures into a top NHL rookie

     Ducks' Hampus Lindholm, at 20, matures into a top NHL rookie
    Earlier this month, as the Ducks unpacked in a Calgary dressing room, some players began chiding rookie defenseman Hampus Lindholm about shirking his "duties" as equipment bag unloader. The good-natured Swede smiled and tried in vain to explain he'd...
  • Kings and Capitals to meet (indoors) in snowy Washington

    Kings and Capitals to meet (indoors) in snowy Washington
    WASHINGTON — Greetings from the nation’s capital, where winter seems to be firmly entrenched even though spring officially began last week. It’s snowing here, and accumulations of two to four inches are expected to build until the snow...
  • Kings ready to 'let 'em rip' against Washington Capitals

    WASHINGTON -- At least Kings Coach Darryl Sutter is consistent. His standard response when asked which goaltender will start a particular game is, “Be there for the song,” meaning you’ll see who it is when the starters are on the ice...
  • Kings beat Washington Capitals, 5-4, in shootout

    Kings beat Washington Capitals, 5-4, in shootout
    WASHINGTON -- Conventional wisdom says a team playing the second game of a back-to-back sequence should tire as the second game progresses. So much for conventional wisdom. The Kings scored three times in the third period Tuesday and then converted...
  • NHL pluses and minuses: Jarome Iginla reaches 30-goal mark, again

    NHL pluses and minuses: Jarome Iginla reaches 30-goal mark, again
    Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week: + Boston's Jarome Iginla had a big day Saturday. The classy veteran reached the 30-goal level for the 12th time in his career and tied Guy Lafleur for 24th on...
  • Olympics: Amanda Kessel gets back up to speed for U.S. women's hockey

    Olympics: Amanda Kessel gets back up to speed for U.S. women's hockey
    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...
  • Sighting: Blackhawks celebrate season opening win at Chicago Cut

    Sighting: Blackhawks celebrate season opening win at Chicago Cut
    Welcome back, Blackhawks. After kicking off the regular season with a win over the Washington Capitals Tuesday at the United Center, the Blackhawks' Patrick Kane dined at Chicago Cut Steakhouse with Corey Crawford, Niklas Hjalmarsson, Johnny Oduya and...
  • NHL will have a regular season with an irregular schedule

    Darryl Sutter and Bruce Boudreau have so firmly established themselves on the local hockey scene that it's easy to forget how briefly the two coaches have been here. Sutter, known for his exacting manner and bitter-beer-face expression, succeeded...