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 in the NHL: It seems the slashing crackdown has resulted in more goals

    What we learned in the NHL: It seems the slashing crackdown has resulted in more goals

    Good sense occasionally prevails General managers met last week in Montreal and reaffirmed their support for this season’s crackdown on slashes to players’ hands. There has been an adjustment period and there have been some seemingly petty calls but as with previous changes, players will adjust....

  • What we learned from the Kings' 4-2 loss at Las Vegas

    What we learned from the Kings' 4-2 loss at Las Vegas

    What we learned from the Kings’ 4-2 loss to the Las Vegas Golden Knights on Sunday: The Golden Knights aren’t the usual hapless expansion team They’re pretty well balanced, led by James Neal’s 10 goals and William Karlsson’s nine; Reilly Smith has contributed 16 points, and David Perron has 17....

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