Hockey / Sports

Blake heads Hockey Hall of Fame's six-man class

LOS ANGELES -- Former Los Angeles Kings defenseman Rob Blake, now the team's assistant general manager, was one of six men elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday. The induction ceremony will take place in Toronto on Nov. 17.

In the players'...

Kings keep faith with Richards

LOS ANGELES--As it turned out, there was a center named Richards bought out in the NHL on Friday -- only it was Brad Richards of the New York Rangers.

Not Mike Richards of the Los Angeles Kings.

The Kings decided against buying out the contract ...

Hurricanes name Detroit's Bill Peters as new coach

RALEIGH, N.C. -- After a 45-day search, Carolina Hurricanes general manager Ron Francis Thursday named Bill Peters, a relatively unknown assistant for the Detroit Red Wings, the team's new head coach.

Peters, 49, will be introduced Friday in a ...