| Feb 14, 2014
| 3:24 PM
SOCHI, Russia — The mystique that surrounded hockey players from the old Soviet Union and Russia vanished when they began to populate NHL locker rooms and win many of the league's most important trophies. The team ethic prevails whether the guy...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 3:05 PM
SOCHI, Russia — The U.S. hockey team scaled a mountain by defeating Russia in a shootout. Coach Dan Bylsma immediately was concerned his team might fall off a cliff emotionally the next day against a lesser foe, Olympic first-timer Slovenia.
| Feb 14, 2014
| 7:30 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick, who made 22 saves against Slovakia to support Team USA’s Olympic-tournament-opening victory on Thursday, will start again when the U.S. faces Russia on Saturday in a much-anticipated game at the...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 5:42 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Canada has an unequaled group of centers. Sweden, though depleted up front by injuries, has fine goaltending. Finland boasts an unshakable team ethic that clicks in whenever its players reunite. And Russia, blessed with enormous...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:22 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Alexander Ovechkin hasn't arrived yet but his imprint is all over the Winter Olympics.
The Russian forward's smiling face — featuring a gap where one of his front teeth should be — is on menus distributed aboard Sochi-...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:42 PM
Of all the changes made by the IceArizona group since it purchased the Phoenix Coyotes from the NHL in August, one seemingly small decision symbolizes the new regime.
The Coyotes traditionally hold a dinner for players and their wives before the season,...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 6:40 PM
The men who will wear the red, white and blue of Team USA at the Sochi Olympics have been sporting a lot of black and blue this season.
Injuries have clouded the medal prospects for the Americans, who will bring back the core of a team that won the...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 2:56 PM
Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick and forward Dustin Brown, as well as Ducks defenseman Cam Fowler, are among the 25 players on the U.S. roster for the Sochi Olympics, as announced after the Winter Classic game Wednesday.
The biggest surprise was the...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 9:06 PM
Intent on building a smart, speedy squad that can transition quickly from offense to defense and back again on wide Olympic ice, Team USA executives decided that statistics mattered less than hockey sense and that a strong body of work outweighed injuries...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 6:15 AM
Jonathan Bernier didn't hide his enthusiasm when the Kings traded him to the Toronto Maple Leafs in June, telling The Times' Lisa Dillman that he was "very happy to go play for a great club and great organization."
Goalies usually feel that way when...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 4:14 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the past week.
+ Fans in Winnipeg came out to greet Teemu Selanne when the Ducks arrived at their hotel at 1:30 a.m. Sunday and gave him a standing ovation when the...