| Jan 6, 2014
| 4:54 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week:
+ Good to see the late Ruslan Salei elected to the International Ice Hockey Hall of Fame. The former Ducks defenseman played internationally for Belarus; he...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 11:39 AM
Kings center Anze Kopitar was named to Slovenia’s Olympic hockey roster and Ducks goaltender Jonas Hiller was named to the roster for Switzerland on Monday, one day before 25-man rosters for the Sochi Olympic hockey tournament must be submitted....
| Jan 5, 2014
| 3:36 PM
Assured that goaltender Jonathan Quick is fit when he won his first game back after a groin injury, the Kings on Sunday assigned rookie goalie Martin Jones to Manchester (N.H.) of the American Hockey League.
Quick strained a groin muscle Nov. 12. He...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 9:21 PM
Kings defenseman Jake Muzzin and left wing Dwight King were kicking back at team headquarters in El Segundo after a rare light day, talking about Christmas plans and trying to provide insight about a teammate and prodigy.
"Who is Martin Jones?" Muzzin...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 6:45 PM
After taking a big leap by expanding its menu of outdoor games to six — including a nontraditional matchup between the Kings and Ducks at Dodger Stadium — the NHL will go big in promoting its strategy by participating in a seven-part TV series...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week.
+ Consecutive victories over Minnesota, Washington and Pittsburgh have fueled the Montreal Canadiens' 5-1-1 surge. Tomas Plekanec won 14 of 19 faceoffs he...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 6:54 PM
NHL general managers met Tuesday in Toronto to discuss a variety of issues but took no action besides agreeing to revisit several topics at greater length in March, when they are scheduled to convene for three days in Florida.
The assembled general...
| 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 5, 2013
| 5:37 PM
That dreaded trip to the dentist's office turned out to be less unpleasant than anticipated for Teemu Selanne, who flashed new pearly whites Tuesday and declared he's "ready to go" for Wednesday night's Ducks' game against the Phoenix Coyotes.
| Nov 4, 2013
| 6:23 PM
It's the equivalent of putting a stop sign at a busy intersection after an accident, but the NHL will consider modifying its rules after it found no specific rule to support further punishing Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Ray Emery for his rink-length...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 6:21 PM
NHL executives did not suspend or otherwise punish Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Ray Emery for his length-of-the-rink dash Friday and instigation of a fight with unwilling Washington goaltender Braden Holtby, deciding that the league’s rule book...