Helene Elliott

Columnist

Helene Elliott joined the Los Angeles Times’ Sports department in 1989. She became the first female journalist to be honored with a plaque in the Hall of Fame of a major professional sport as the 2005 winner of the Hockey Hall of Fame’s Elmer Ferguson Award, awarded to writers “who have brought honor to journalism and to hockey.” Elliott, a native of Brooklyn, N.Y., and graduate of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, has covered 15 Olympics. She recently crossed covering Wimbledon off her bucket list.

Recent Articles

  • What we learned the past week in the NHL

    What we learned the past week in the NHL

    Lessons learned from the last week of play in the NHL: St. Louis Blues hit tipping point The struggling Blues left goaltender Jake Allen home when they played at Winnipeg on Saturday and gave minor leaguer Pheonix Copley his first NHL start. Copley wasn’t bad but the Blues allowed the Jets to score...

  • The Great One happy to share spotlight with a cast of 99 other all-time greats

    The Great One happy to share spotlight with a cast of 99 other all-time greats

    No. 99 won’t be announced as No. 1 when the NHL completes its introduction of the 100 greatest players of its first century, a marquee event leading up to Sunday’s All-Star game at Staples Center.  Actually, the 67 men who will be honored Friday at the Microsoft Theater — like the 33 recognized...

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