Sports columnist for the LA Times. 2005 Elmer Ferguson Hockey Hall of Fame honoree.

Kings and Ducks' TV ratings on the rise

latimes.com — The on-ice success of the Kings and the Ducks has translated into increased Nielsen TV ratings for both teams this season. Household ratings in the Los Angeles market for the Kings, the defending Stanley Cup champions, are up 46% compared to the same number of games last season.

What we learned from the Kings' 6-4 victory over the St. Louis Blues

latimes.com — What we learned from the Kings' 6-4 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Thursday: 1. There's life in this team yet Yes, there are nights the defense seems held together by hope, prayer and training tape, and Anze Kopitar's scoring decline has been worrisome, his five-point performance Thursday aside.

Slumping Kings rally for win over Blues in high-scoring game

latimes.com — Asked Thursday morning to explain why the Kings had lost five of their previous six games, defenseman Drew Doughty couldn't quite come up with an explanation. But he was sure of one thing: that no matter their problems, they still had the character and resolve to correct what was wrong.

Assistant coach Mark Madsen brings a positive charge to Lakers

latimes.com — In a Lakers season measured mostly by the number of tedious losses, while players sulked over losing their starting jobs and Kobe Bryant reamed out teammates for being softer than the cushiest of toilet tissue, one ray of sunshine has pierced the gloom.

The legacy of Landon Donovan

latimes.com — If Magic Johnson and Larry Bird came along at the right time to save the NBA with their skills and transcendent personalities, if Wayne Gretzky appeared to become the relatable face the NHL lacked and trigger a warm-weather hockey boom, Landon Donovan has earned a place on that short and special list, coming along at a time Major League Soccer needed a marketable American superstar to push the growth of the sport.

Helene Elliott: Fans on board as Winnipeg Jets rocket toward possible playoff spot

miamiherald.com — The Winnipeg Jets' departure from Winnipeg in 1996 inflicted a deep wound. The team was a source of civic pride from its World Hockey Association beginnings through its entry into the NHL, bringing major league status to a small prairie city.

Helene Elliott: Fans on board as Winnipeg Jets rocket toward possible playoff spot

sacbee.com — The Winnipeg Jets' departure from Winnipeg in 1996 inflicted a deep wound. The team was a source of civic pride from its World Hockey Association beginnings through its entry into the NHL, bringing major league status to a small prairie city.

Fans on board as Winnipeg Jets rocket toward possible playoff spot

latimes.com — The Jets' departure from Winnipeg in 1996 inflicted a deep wound. The team was a source of civic pride from its World Hockey Assn. beginnings through its entry into the NHL, bringing major league status to a small prairie city. All was forgiven when the Atlanta Thrashers were sold to Winnipeg-based owners and moved north in 2011.

NHL pluses and minuses: Fans pay tribute to Jean Beliveau

latimes.com — Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the past week: + It was fitting that the family of Montreal Canadiens legend Jean Beliveau, who died last week at 83, allowed fans to share the final public celebration of his life.

What we learned from the Ducks' 4-3 overtime victory at Winnipeg

latimes.com — What we learned from the Ducks' 4-3 overtime victory at Winnipeg on Sunday: Frederik Andersen probably needs a game off The young goaltender has started 15 consecutive games, but the Ducks' precarious goaltending situation dictates that he probably won't get a break for a while.
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Dec 21, 2014

@ChrisKuc too late to make him Sportsman of the Year for his courage in playing despite--gasp--a sniffy cold?

Dec 21, 2014

RT @latimessports: What we learned from the Kings' 4-2 victory over Coyotes lat.ms/1Ck0Hc1

Dec 20, 2014

From colleague @reallisa latimessports: Kings make it two wins in a row with 4-2 victory over Coyotes lat.ms/1CfzrLL

Dec 20, 2014

Gaborik really looked dazed after hit that preceded Lewis goal...

Dec 20, 2014

RT @reallisa: Assists to the unstoppable Kopitar and McBain, the facilitator

Dec 20, 2014

Snowflake graphic still there but falling flakes are gone. Much better.

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