| Jun 1, 2013
| 4:55 PM
The Chicago Blackhawks scored two second-period goals as part of a repeated shot-taking effort on gifted Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick, producing a 2-1 victory over visiting Los Angeles in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals on Saturday at United...
| May 5, 2013
| 5:51 PM
DETROIT -- The Ducks will be facing an altered Red Wings team at a most critical time, in Game 4 on Monday night.
What has been the Red Wings' top line, the one carrying them into the playoffs, was dismantled when the NHL suspended Detroit forward...
| May 11, 2013
| 6:50 PM
Making history has become routine for the Kings.
Last spring they became the first No. 8 seed to win the Stanley Cup, upsetting the 1-2-3 teams in the West before defeating the New Jersey Devils in the final. After opening their title defense by...
| May 10, 2013
| 10:16 PM
The crowd yelled for Dustin Penner to shoot as the final seconds of the second period ticked off the clock Friday at Staples Center. His teammates yelled for Penner to shoot and the coaches joined the chaotic chorus.
Penner, not known for always...
| Jun 1, 2013
CHICAGO — It was only a theory, but the thoughts Dean Lombardi expressed a few years ago on how a losing team evolves from pretender to contender made a lot of sense.
First, a team hopes it can win — hope being the key word because it lacks...
| May 12, 2013
| 11:10 PM
A great beginning turned into a sorry end for the Ducks, who burned up the NHL in the early weeks of this lockout-shortened season but were too burned out Sunday to put up much of a consistent challenge to the inspired Detroit Red Wings.
| May 21, 2013
| 11:17 PM
SAN JOSE — If any doubts remained that the Kings' playoff journey this spring will be tougher than last year's relatively smooth path to the Stanley Cup, those doubts were shredded Tuesday in the jaws of a bunch of fast-moving, hungry Sharks....
| May 20, 2013
| 8:44 PM
SAN JOSE — Neatly framed but almost forgotten, a front page from the San Jose Mercury News sits against the wall in a room above the Sharks' practice rink. The newspaper photograph depicts a coach and two players, and the headline is bold:...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 1:42 PM
Emerson Etem returned to skating with his Ducks teammates Tuesday morning and is prepared to be activated for the team’s regular-season home opener Thursday against the New York Rangers at Honda Center.
“I’m feeling good, I’m...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 6:01 PM
Even a sure-fire Hockey Hall of Fame nominee is not immune to a nervous moment or two.
After all, Brendan Shanahan was considered a near lock a year ago, and did not get the phone call from the 416 area code, which would signify word from the Hall of...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 2:10 PM
The latest step(s) on the Olympic road to Sochi, Russia, came on Monday when various national hockey federations released their orientation camp rosters.
There was significant Los Angeles-Anaheim representation, and a decided youth movement in terms...