| Jan 8, 2014
| 7:24 PM
NASHVILLE — Reward for a statement win over another first-place team?
Hop on a plane for a four-hour flight to Music City, de-board and report to the ice.
That was Wednesday for the Ducks, and for good reason.
"The first four trips we made...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 11:08 PM
Maybe the Boston Bruins thought they had Jonas Hiller out of position and vulnerable Tuesday night.
Actually, he had them right where he wanted them.
Hiller, en route to his 12th consecutive win in the Ducks' 5-2 victory over the Atlantic Division-...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 2:04 PM
It might seem logical to give Ducks' goalie Jonas Hiller a breather Friday night against the last-place Edmonton Oilers.
But why quit when you’re ahead?
Hiller, riding a team-record nine-game winning streak that makes him one of the NHL’...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 6:40 PM
The men who will wear the red, white and blue of Team USA at the Sochi Olympics have been sporting a lot of black and blue this season.
Injuries have clouded the medal prospects for the Americans, who will bring back the core of a team that won the...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 7:49 PM
Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig was arrested on suspicion of reckless driving Saturday morning in Florida after his Mercedes-Benz was clocked traveling 110 mph in a 70-mph zone, police said.
The arrest came less than two months after Puig had speeding-...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 5:25 PM
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman on Tuesday upheld the 15-game suspension of Boston Bruins forward Shawn Thornton that had been imposed by the league on Dec. 14.
Bettman said he found “clear and convincing evidence” to support the ban, which...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 6:45 PM
CHICAGO — While it’s inevitable that all good things must come to an end, the Kings’ long-sustained excellence ended with a thud Sunday against the defending Stanley Cup-champion Blackhawks.
Chicago showed why it’s the NHL’...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 2:44 PM
CHICAGO -- Defenseman Willie Mitchell won’t play for the Kings on Sunday against the defending Stanley Cup champion Blackhawks.
Coach Darryl Sutter said Mitchell is sick and stayed at the team’s hotel here instead of coming to the rink for...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 2:12 AM
The NHL suspended Boston Bruins forward Shawn Thornton for 15 games without pay for punching and injuring unsuspecting Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik in a Dec. 7 game. Orpik hasn’t played since.
“It says volumes about getting...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 2:23 PM
Bruins enforcer Shawn Thornton has been suspended for 15 games by the NHL for punching and injuring Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik on Dec. 7 in Boston, the longest suspension in the regular season handed down by Brendan Shanahan, the league's chief...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:20 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week.
+ Kings goaltender Martin Jones had quite a week. He made his NHL debut Tuesday by winning a nine-round shootout at Anaheim and followed that...