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  • U.S. hockey team avoids Olympic letdown, lets loose on Slovenia

    U.S. hockey team avoids Olympic letdown, lets loose on Slovenia
    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. He...
  • Olympics: Amanda Kessel gets back up to speed for U.S. women's hockey

    Olympics: Amanda Kessel gets back up to speed for U.S. women's hockey
    SOCHI, Russia — It wasn’t an official game, just a spirited and quick-paced scrimmage Tuesday for the U.S. women’s hockey team against Germany on the Olympic practice rink. But it was as close as Amanda Kessel has come to playing a...
  • Kyle Palmieri hangs in balance, remains a Duck

    Kyle Palmieri hangs in balance, remains a Duck
    The fortune of Kyle Palmieri teetered before the noon hour Wednesday. Earlier in the day, he practiced with the Ducks’ first line, which Wednesday night will include stars Corey Perry and Ryan Getzlaf. But he was also believed to be a leading...
  • One more to go for Kings, Ducks before stadium game

    One more to go for Kings, Ducks before stadium game
    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,...
  • NHL pluses and minuses: Blackhawks return to dominant ways

    NHL pluses and minuses: Blackhawks return to dominant ways
    Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week: Plus + The Blackhawks started this month 2-1-4 before they pulled together for a 4-2 victory over the Ducks on Friday, ending the Ducks' eight-game...
  • Ducks wonder about weather for Kings game at Dodger Stadium

    Ducks wonder about weather for Kings game at Dodger Stadium
    They missed the Polar Vortex over the weekend in Chicago and St. Louis, but the Ducks looked at the weather forecast upon arriving home and saw possible trouble — an expected high of 79 degrees in Los Angeles on Saturday. That night at 6:30, the...
  • NHL pluses and minuses: Blues honor Jaden Schwartz's late sister

    NHL pluses and minuses: Blues honor Jaden Schwartz's late sister
    Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week: Plus + Kudos to the St. Louis Blues for detouring during an East Coast trip to practice at Yale on Friday and attend a women's hockey game in honor of Mandi...
  • Ducks get Stephane Robidas, trade Dustin Penner and Viktor Fasth

    Ducks get Stephane Robidas, trade Dustin Penner and Viktor Fasth
    Depth has been a major reason the Ducks have the most points in the NHL, but as the playoffs near the emphasis has shifted to a tighter, tougher, more talented roster. Ducks General Manager Bob Murray thinned the forward ranks Tuesday by trading...
  • Injury to keep U.S. hockey team's GM away from Sochi Olympics

    Injury to keep U.S. hockey team's GM away from Sochi Olympics
    SOCHI, Russia¬†— Team USA General Manager David Poile will not travel to Russia for the Olympic men's hockey tournament because of injuries he suffered last week when he was hit in the face by an errant puck. Poile underwent surgery for facial...
  • Ducks will try to maintain momentum after Olympic break

    Ducks will try to maintain momentum after Olympic break
    NASHVILLE — By making their final impression before the Winter Olympics break another case of imposing their will at crunch time, the Ducks have nearly three weeks to savor their labor. "That was us," Ducks forward Corey Perry said of the three-...
  • Russia's men's hockey team will feel the heat on home ice

    Russia's men's hockey team will feel the heat on home ice
    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-...