| Apr 20, 2012
| 12:25 PM
A funny thing happened in one of the most high-scoring playoff series in NHL history on Wednesday night.
A goalie showed up.
Unfortunately for the Philadelphia Flyers, it wasn't one of theirs. And they need one of theirs, any one of theirs, to show up...
| Apr 24, 2012
At some point, Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma must have exhibited some sort of class, but for the last two weeks, he has been anything but a role model for taking the high road.
"I want to congratulate the Flyers organization on the series win, but...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 5:53 PM
After Claude Giroux was called the greatest player in the world by Philadelphia coach Peter Laviolette following the Flyers' opening-round Stanley Cup playoff win over Pittsburgh, it sounded as though Giroux would be elevated to team captain by the...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 6:43 AM
Tip to Blackhawks fans awaiting the start of the Stanley Cup Final:
It’s never too early to start hating Brad Marchand.
If you wait, however, don’t worry. You won’t fall behind the class much because it will take about one shift...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 4:15 PM
A lineup including arguably the two best hockey players on earth are not enough for the Pittsburgh Penguins.
The high-powered tandem of Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin — whose regular season performances have garnered much praise —...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 6:54 PM
LOS ANGELES — No audience enjoyed "Hockey Night in Canada" on Saturday on CBC more than the Bickell family and every other resident of Orono, Ontario, an hour northeast of Toronto — all 1,547 of them.
All season, popular host Don Cherry...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 1:07 AM
The Chicago Blackhawks were the big story as the NHL reached the halfway point of its lockout-shortened schedule, but many other excellent performances deserve recognition. Here are some.
Halfway coach of the year: Joel Quenneville, Chicago. 21-0-3 isn't...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 5:00 PM
An outdoor game between the Kings and the Ducks, to be played amid the palm trees and history of Dodger Stadium, is moving closer to reality.
Details are still being negotiated, but plans call for the teams to face off in a regular-season game on Jan....
| Apr 22, 2013
The season will end Sunday and so will the voting period for the NHL's major trophies. Members of the Professional Hockey Writers' Assn. vote for most trophies; the Jack Adams (Coach of the Year) is selected by the NHL Broadcasters' Assn., and the...
| Apr 4, 2013
Like the NHL season, the annual deadline-day trading frenzy was late in starting. But a flurry of deals in the hour before Wednesday's noon Pacific time cutoff changed the complexion of several teams and added depth to others hoping for long playoff runs....
| Jun 4, 2013
| 4:29 PM
You’d think the Pittsburgh Penguins would have learned from their first-round implosion last season against the Philadelphia Flyers, but here they go again trying to act like pitbulls when they’re really show dogs. Note to Pens: Trying to play...