| Jul 19, 2013
| 1:18 PM
The NHL and its players announced Friday that they have struck an agreement allowing the players to participate in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
The men’s hockey competition, won in 2010 by Canada on a goal by Pittsburgh Penguins star...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 6:02 PM
In an agreement followed quickly by the release of the NHL regular-season schedule, the league announced Friday its players will participate in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
The Olympic men's hockey tournament — won in 2010 by...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 11:33 AM
The Kings will start their 82-game regular season Oct. 3 at Minnesota and return to Staples Center for their home opener Oct. 7 against the New York Rangers, the team announced in releasing its 2013-14 schedule Friday.
The Kings’ anticipated...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 11:04 AM
In 2010, it was Brian Burke leading the way in assembling Team USA for the Olympics in Vancouver and then-Maple Leafs coach Ron Wilson behind the bench.
This time, the tandem at the top for Sochi, Russia, in 2014 will be Nashville President and GM David...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Writers from around the Tribune Co. will predict which team -- the Chicago Blackhawks or Boston Bruins -- will win the NHL's Stanley Cup final. Join the conversation by voting in the poll and leaving a comment of your own.
Matt Vensel, Baltimore Sun...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 6:33 PM
Alexander Ovechkin has won his third Hart Trophy, given to the NHL's most valuable player.
The Washington Capitals right wing beat out Pittsburgh's Sidney Crosby and John Tavares of the New York Islanders for the award on Saturday night. Ovechkin also...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 1:07 AM
The Chicago Blackhawks were the big story as the NHL reached the halfway point of its lockout-shortened schedule, but many other excellent performances deserve recognition. Here are some.
Halfway coach of the year: Joel Quenneville, Chicago. 21-0-3 isn't...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 5:00 PM
An outdoor game between the Kings and the Ducks, to be played amid the palm trees and history of Dodger Stadium, is moving closer to reality.
Details are still being negotiated, but plans call for the teams to face off in a regular-season game on Jan....
| May 10, 2013
| 12:11 PM
DETROIT -- David Steckel’s history with Bruce Boudreau goes well beyond their time together in Washington, winding all the way back to tours of duty in Manchester, N.H., and Hershey, Pa.
Steckel, who was a first-round draft pick of the Kings in...
| Apr 22, 2013
The season will end Sunday and so will the voting period for the NHL's major trophies. Members of the Professional Hockey Writers' Assn. vote for most trophies; the Jack Adams (Coach of the Year) is selected by the NHL Broadcasters' Assn., and the...
| Apr 4, 2013
Like the NHL season, the annual deadline-day trading frenzy was late in starting. But a flurry of deals in the hour before Wednesday's noon Pacific time cutoff changed the complexion of several teams and added depth to others hoping for long playoff runs....