| Jun 24, 2013
| 3:47 PM
The workload for a goaltender -- or lack of one -- is always going to be a question for the Kings’ No. 2 man.
Kings starter Jonathan Quick, the playoff MVP last year, appeared in 37 of 48 regular-season games in this past lockout-shortened season....
| Jun 22, 2013
| 6:07 PM
CROMWELL — He has a leather-covered Calgary Flames yardage book in his pocket. His caddie has a Whalers cap on his head.
And this weekend, Graham DeLaet has Canada in his heart.
"It's just a shame what's happening up there in Calgary," DeLaet...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 7:56 PM
Wearing a microphone for NHL.com as he celebrated his second-period goal Wednesday night in Game 4, Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane captured the essence of why the Stanley Cup Final returns to Chicago reduced to a best-of-three.
"That's how we play!''...
| Jun 16, 2013
The celebration might have seemed premature, even a tad in bad taste, when upon finishing the 1966-67 season in first place, the Blackhawks wildly sprayed each other with champagne while Coach Billy Reay screamed: "We buried Muldoon!"
It was the era...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 6:16 PM
If anybody in the sports observation business ever tells you he or she doesn't take enormous joy in being right, they're lying.
Everybody with a laptop or a microphone relishes every opportunity to spike the ball after a prediction — be it on a...
| May 20, 2013
| 8:44 PM
SAN JOSE — Neatly framed but almost forgotten, a front page from the San Jose Mercury News sits against the wall in a room above the Sharks' practice rink. The newspaper photograph depicts a coach and two players, and the headline is bold:...
| May 18, 2013
| 2:19 PM
SAN JOSE -- The answer is: the 1942 Toronto Maple Leafs, the 1975 New York Islanders and the 2010 Philadelphia Flyers.
The question is: Which NHL teams have overcome 3-0 deficits to win a best-of-seven Stanley Cup playoff series?
The San Jose Sharks,...
| May 14, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Round 1 of the 2013 NHL playoffs gave fans everything they’ve come to love about hockey’s second season: unpredictability, upsets, hard hitting and spectacular plays. Three of the series went to a Game 7 and lower seeds won five of......
| May 14, 2013
| 6:26 AM
A "go home" Raw (the last episode before a pay-per-view event) is always watched with extra attention, mostly because critics have the same question -- did this particular show do anything to increase my interest in buying the pay-per-view on Sunday?...
| May 13, 2013
| 9:25 PM
Their hockey souls were lost and so was their hockey season. They were gone. They were history.
Their coach had summoned his best Robert Louis Stevenson the previous night, calling them Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. And with only a few minutes remaining in...
| May 11, 2013
| 10:12 PM
|North American Hockey League|
|Robertson Cup Tournament|
|Dr. Pepper Arena|
|At Frisco, Texas|
Amarillo vs. Wenatchee (Wash.)/Fairbanks, 4:30 p.m.
Bismarck vs. Jamestown, 7:30 p.m.