| May 17, 2013
| 10:34 AM
The Los Angeles Kings being the defense of their 2012 Stanley Cup title. They defeated their first round opponents, the St. Louis Blues, in six games and won the opening game of the second round against the San Jose Sharks. They would face either the...
| May 15, 2013
| 2:54 PM
The San Jose Sharks expressed surprise on Wednesday when NHL officials summoned their rugged left winger Raffi Torres to a hearing in New York to discuss a hit on Kings forward Jarret Stoll.
Torres checked Stoll near the end of the second period in...
| May 13, 2013
| 11:55 AM
The family of former NHL player Derek Boogaard, who died of an accidental overdose of pain medication and alcohol, has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the NHL, blaming it for brain damage he suffered during his playing career and painkiller...
| May 13, 2013
| 7:05 AM
Now this is total fan dedication.
Donna Lebano attended the Chicago Blackhawks-Minnesota Wild first-round NHL playoff game in Chicago on Thursday. No big deal there, although she was eight months' pregnant. That's impressive, but hey, many...
| May 12, 2013
| 2:02 PM
Happy Mother’s Day ... and happy hockey day here in Southern California. The Ducks will face the Red Wings at Honda Center on Sunday night in Game 7 of their first-round playoff series, with the Kings, Chicago Blackhawks and San Jose Sharks awaiting...
| May 4, 2013
| 2:37 PM
In the olden days, NHL teams had quirky rinks that didn’t conform to the standard size of 85 feet wide by 200 feet long.
The ice surfaces at Boston Garden and Chicago Stadium were notorious for being 10 to 15 feet short of the regulation 200-...
| May 2, 2013
| 7:44 AM
Your browser does not support iframes.
Race car driver Danica Patrick went to the Minnesota Wild-Chicago Blackhawks playoff game in Chicago on Wednesday. Being a big star and all, the Blackhawks invited her to play their "Shoot the Puck" game during...
| Apr 22, 2013
The season will end Sunday and so will the voting period for the NHL's major trophies. Members of the Professional Hockey Writers' Assn. vote for most trophies; the Jack Adams (Coach of the Year) is selected by the NHL Broadcasters' Assn., and the...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 10:01 PM
A year ago Monday the Kings took a 3-0 playoff series lead over the top-seeded Vancouver Canucks, as goaltender Jonathan Quick made 41 saves and Dustin Brown scored on a rebound in a 1-0 victory at Staples Center. The Kings lost the next game but finished...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 11:09 PM
Rising above the muck of a lockout-compacted schedule to play gloriously intense hockey in mid-March, the Chicago Blackhawks and Ducks pushed each other to great heights. Their fast-paced, energetic battle Wednesday at Honda Center reinforced their status...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 9:06 PM
Most NHL coaches divide the season into quarters or 10-game segments and set goals for wins or points. Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau takes a shorter-term view, preferring to break things down into digestible, one-week chunks.
"That just comes from when I...