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  • Another loss for Kings' Ben Scrivens

    Another loss for Kings' Ben Scrivens
      Pity poor Ben Scrivens. In the span of three nights the Kings goaltender has played six periods and two overtimes, more than 125 minutes of hockey, and given up three goals. And all he has to show for it is two overtimes losses, the latest...
  • Backlash is startling after NHL is sued over repetitive brain injuries

    Backlash is startling after NHL is sued over repetitive brain injuries
    Ask any former NHL player who's about 45 or older if he ever had a concussion and he's likely to say he got his bell rung once or twice but went back out and played. It was unthinkable not to. Stoicism was — and is — as much a part of the game...
  • Canucks Coach John Tortorella has dropped the rude 'tude

    Canucks Coach John Tortorella has dropped the rude 'tude
    VANCOUVER, Canada — Anyone who saw John Tortorella's testy, 20-second news conferences when he coached the New York Rangers might have been shocked Monday when he conducted a cordial 20-minute session before the Canucks' morning skate at Rogers...
  • Baltimore Orioles nix deal for closer Grant Balfour

    Baltimore Orioles nix deal for closer Grant Balfour
    The Baltimore Orioles won't be closing a deal for All-Star closer Grant Balfour. Days after reaching a preliminary agreement with the free agent pending a physical, the Orioles said Friday that they weren't satisfied with the results of Balfour's exam....
  • Colorado goalie Semyon Varlamov arrested on domestic violence charges

    Colorado goalie Semyon Varlamov arrested on domestic violence charges
    Colorado Avalanche goaltender Semyon Varlamov was arrested Wednesday in Denver on second-degree kidnapping and third-degree assault charges, the Denver Post reported on its website. According to the newspaper, the kidnapping charge is a Class 4 felony...
  • Ducks glad to have Francois Beauchemin back

    Ducks glad to have Francois Beauchemin back
    The banged-up Ducks defense was lifted Sunday by the return of veteran Francois Beauchemin, who played about 20 minutes in his first action since May knee surgery. Beauchemin had labored through the playoffs on a torn anterior cruciate ligament. "It's...
  • Watch Patrick Roy go crazy at end of Ducks-Avalanche game

    Watch Patrick Roy go crazy at end of Ducks-Avalanche game
    Wow, if new Colorado Avalanche Coach Patrick Roy gets this fired up this early in the season, imagine what he will be like in the playoffs. Roy shoved at the glass partition separating the Avalanche bench from the Ducks bench as he and Ducks Coach Bruce...
  • Kings see Cup as part of their future, not just their past

    Kings see Cup as part of their future, not just their past
    The new video and song fell painfully flat, but the light show was nifty and the introductions brimmed with rah-rah enthusiasm before the Kings' first game at Staples Center this season. The festivities — mercifully — were brief, but that...
  • Class is out as Ducks lose opener

    Class is out as Ducks lose opener
    DENVER — Patrick Roy's Hall of Fame goaltending career was built on athleticism and unceasing passion. He appears to have carried that fire over to his coaching career, which began Wednesday with a 6-1 rout of the Ducks and a confrontation with...
  • Hall of Fame goalie Patrick Roy prepared to be rookie coach

    Hall of Fame goalie Patrick Roy prepared to be rookie coach
    DENVER — It’s rare that Hall of Fame-caliber players become great coaches or managers in any sport. Their greatness was usually so instinctive that they find it difficult to tell other players how to play; they just did what they did without...
  • Semyon Varlamov, Tomas Hertl off to quick starts

    Semyon Varlamov, Tomas Hertl off to quick starts
    Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week: + A 40-save performance Saturday by Colorado goaltender Semyon Varlamov against Washington — his former team — improved the Avalanche's record...