| Nov 9, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Scott Niedermayer glided into the Hockey Hall of Fame as smoothly and surely as he skated around NHL rinks through 1,263 games over parts of 18 seasons.
Niedermayer's skates seemed to be extensions of his feet, so gracefully did he move when he...
| Nov 8, 2013
They are hockey's equivalent of a quick cleaning, a sure-fire way to spiff up the place before getting to the serious stuff later.
Yes, things often look a lot better after a game against the struggling Buffalo Sabres.
The Kings have been struggling...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 7:19 PM
It might have vanished for the final 10 games of last season, but Corey Perry's scoring touch has reappeared to coincide with the Ducks' sprint to the most points in the NHL after 17 games.
"I'm just trying to win, I haven't changed anything," said...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 6:15 PM
The NHL continued to punish players who deliver illegal hits to opponents’ heads when its Department of Player Safety suspended Buffalo Sabres forward John Scott seven games for his blow to the head of Boston Bruins forward Loui Eriksson.
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:42 PM
Of all the changes made by the IceArizona group since it purchased the Phoenix Coyotes from the NHL in August, one seemingly small decision symbolizes the new regime.
The Coyotes traditionally hold a dinner for players and their wives before the season,...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 4:48 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week:
+ Patrick Roy, who won the Conn Smythe Trophy as a rookie goaltender after the Montreal Canadiens won the Stanley Cup in 1986, has so far been successful as a...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 12:53 PM
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman on Thursday upheld the league’s 10-game suspension of Buffalo Sabres forward Patrick Kaleta, who had filed an appeal of the sanction imposed for his illegal check to the head of Columbus defenseman Jack Johnson....
| Oct 16, 2013
| 2:40 PM
A comment from Philadelphia Flyers General Manager Paul Holmgren that former Ducks defenseman Chris Pronger “is never going to play again” was met by a tribute Wednesday from a former teammate who played with Pronger on the Ducks' Stanley Cup-...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 6:37 PM
The NHL levied a heavy penalty on Buffalo Sabres forward Patrick Kaleta, hitting the repeat offender with a 10-game suspension for his illegal check to the head of Columbia Blue Jackets defenseman Jack Johnson. He had an in-person hearing with the...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 4:14 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the past week.
+ Fans in Winnipeg came out to greet Teemu Selanne when the Ducks arrived at their hotel at 1:30 a.m. Sunday and gave him a standing ovation when the...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 5:43 PM
Sick, in this case, was not a bad thing.
The Kings were giving kudos Monday to a former teammate, Toronto goalie Jonathan Bernier, who was the man of the hour after his spirited fight against goalie Ryan Miller of the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday night....