| Jan 22, 2014
| 5:59 PM
Their Dodger Stadium game will certainly be historic, with KISS in concert, beach volleyball to the side and an expected sellout crowd watching hockey in the open (and warm) air.
But Thursday night's prequel to Saturday's NHL Stadium Series event,...
| 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...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 2:50 PM
SUNRISE, Fla. -- Kings Coach Darryl Sutter said that backup goalie Ben Scrivens would get his first start this season at some point on this four-game trip.
Some point arrived Sunday afternoon.
And it made total sense. Scrivens has excellent career...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 7:05 PM
SUNRISE, Fla. — Even though Kings goalie Ben Scrivens was surrounded by the media in the hallway after recording a shutout, teammate Willie Mitchell managed to penetrate the scrum with a pertinent observation.
"The Professor," the defenseman said,...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 4:11 PM
Now that the Ducks have matched their franchise record with seven consecutive victories, their reward is an eight-game trip, their longest of the season, that starts Tuesday in Toronto.
"This will prove our mettle," Coach Bruce Boudreau said after the...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 9:44 AM
On Nov. 27, 2011, the Ducks lost a seventh consecutive game, to the visiting Toronto Maple Leafs, and Anaheim’s coach then, Randy Carlyle assessed, “We just seem to be dead between the ears.”
Three days later, after the team won for...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 8:04 PM
The Ducks' club record-tying seven-game winning streak ended Tuesday in Toronto when they couldn't stop Phil Kessel's streaks to the net.
The Maple Leafs wing had a hat trick and the Maple Leafs won, 4-2, in the opener of the Ducks' eight-game trip at...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 2:24 PM
The cost of the average ticket to an NHL game this season is up 2.3%over last season, to $61.62, and the cost for a group of four to attend a game and also buy soft drinks, beers, hot dogs and souvenir caps rose 3.1% to $359.17, according to Team...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 8:51 AM
VANCOUVER, Canada — A few NHL-related financial notes before I leave the Great White North for San Jose, where the Kings are scheduled for a 1 p.m. practice Tuesday afternoon in advance of their game against the Sharks on Wednesday.
First, the NHL...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 2:39 PM
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has stolen your seat. What do you do?
It's a packed football stadium. He's eating wings. He's famous for his foul mouth, his ability to move quickly despite his large frame, and his admitted use of crack.
Would you be a little...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 10:29 AM
MONTREAL, Canada — Bonjour from windy Montreal. It’s usually a big shock to leave Los Angeles and experience winter weather here, but the chilly temperatures back home made the transition a little easier this time.
Martin Jones, coming off a...