| Nov 23, 2013
| 11:50 PM
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...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 6:46 PM
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...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:14 PM
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...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 9:46 PM
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....
| Oct 30, 2013
| 8:08 PM
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...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 9:41 PM
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.
| Oct 3, 2013
| 8:14 AM
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...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 10:52 PM
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...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 11:09 PM
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...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 1:08 PM
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...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 3:54 PM
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...