| Feb 20, 2014
| 2:52 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- Back home in Los Angeles, Drew Doughty, Jonathan Quick and Dustin Brown are the best of friends, a bond that was strengthened during the Kings' 2012 Stanley Cup run.
Here in Sochi, their friendship will be temporarily suspended Friday...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 2:25 PM
SOCHI, Russia — With four goals to his credit in the Sochi Olympic hockey tournament, Kings defenseman Drew Doughty has single-handedly outscored Team Slovakia (2), Team Norway (3) and Team Switzerland (2).
As he did at Vancouver in 2010,...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 7:05 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- Drew Doughty threw down the gauntlet as far as who wins bragging rights should he and Team Canada defeat his Kings teammates Jonathan Quick and Dustin Brown of Team USA in Friday’s Olympic tournament semifinal, but Quick wasn’...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 5:43 PM
SOCHI, Russia — This is what Team USA wanted: another crack at Canada, a chance to avenge an overtime loss in the 2010 Vancouver Olympic final, and a chance to make this journey and story uniquely its own.
The U.S. men continued their strong...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 10:40 AM
SOCHI, Russia—Team Canada Coach Mike Babcock issued a strong and unusual directive to his players after they arrived in Sochi and held a brisk practice Monday at the Bolshoy Dome:
Don’t go to sleep.
Instead of giving in to jet lag, he told...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 10:20 PM
A capsulized look at each of the 15 disciplines, including best of the U.S., best of the rest and American medal chances.
Where: Rosa Khutor Alpine Center
When: Feb. 9
Best of U.S.: Bode Miller, Travis Ganong,...
| Jan 26, 2014
The Sid and Scud show was practically hijacked at Staples Center by a man put on waivers by the Carolina Hurricanes last March.
It was a lively performance from forward Jussi Jokinen, who had a hand in the first three Pittsburgh goals — one goal...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 2:04 PM
It might seem logical to give Ducks' goalie Jonas Hiller a breather Friday night against the last-place Edmonton Oilers.
But why quit when you’re ahead?
Hiller, riding a team-record nine-game winning streak that makes him one of the NHL’...
| 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...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Little by little, the Kings are starting to adopt some of the speech patterns of a certain Canadian.
Some, but not all of Coach Darryl Sutter's favorite sayings.
"Park it and move on, right? As Darryl says," Kings defenseman Willie Mitchell said...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 4:14 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week:
+ Chicago wing Patrick Kane is giving Pittsburgh's Sidney Crosby a good challenge for the scoring title. Kane's assist Sunday in the Blackhawks' 3-1 victory...