| Feb 28, 2015
| 5:03 PM
Future Hall of Fame right wing Jaromir Jagr was acquired to put some teeth into the Panthers' comatose power play, but perhaps it was Brandon Pirri and the lowly Buffalo Sabres they were truly waiting for.
Pirri scored two power-play goals in the...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 7:18 PM
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Ryan Spooner scored his first NHL goal with 2:14 left in overtime and the Boston Bruins defeated the New Jersey Devils 3-2 on Friday night after blowing a two-goal third-period lead.
Daniel Paille and David Pastrnak scored...
| Feb 22, 2015
| 6:56 AM
On the Instagram account of Blackhawks forward Daniel Carcillo, a smiling photo of late NHL defenseman Steve Montador with friends accompanies a caption that summed up sentiments around the league.
"The time we shared made me wiser, stronger, more...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 11:09 AM
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The World Cup of Hockey will be making a long-awaited return in 2016.
The tournament will feature eight teams with the games played in Toronto before NHL training camps open in September.
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 4:38 PM
There are times, apparently, when Bill Belichick cracks a smile. The man has a sense of humor. That became clear Saturday afternoon when, during an impromptu press conference, he referenced one of the great comedy films of the last 25 years, "My Cousin...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 5:04 PM
Panthers rookie blue-liner Aaron Ekblad grew up in Windsor, Ontario, about an icing call away from Joe Louis Arena, where he would study Detroit Red Wings 11-time All-Star defenseman Niklas Lidstrom.
At 13, Ekblad had dinner with his father and...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 9:33 PM
DALLAS (AP) — Tuukka Rask made 36 saves, and Dougie Hamilton had a goal and an assist to lead the Boston Bruins past the Dallas Stars 3-1 on Tuesday night.
Hamilton assisted on Gregory Campbell's second-period goal that broke a 1-all tie, then...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 6:47 PM
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The "A" on Patrick Kane's sweater shined brightly under the spotlight when the Blackhawks winger skated to center ice and raised his stick to salute the crowd during introductions for the NHL All-Star Game.
Kane served as an...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 4:18 PM
After years of selling off their top players before the trade deadline, Panthers General Manager Dale Tallon sent a strong message to the fans and his young team that he is committed to making the playoffs this season when he acquired nine-time All-Star...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 12:30 PM
The Panthers' playoff push could be buoyed by a seasonlong seven-game homestand, which begins Thursday night against the Chicago Blackhawks.
They began Thursday two points behind the idle Bruins for the final wild-card playoff berth in the Eastern...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 12:18 PM
Never has a shootout loss felt so good.
Panthers General Manager Dale Tallon, who treats every loss as if someone had just kicked his dog, was absolutely beaming after the Panthers came from behind only to lose in a 3-2 shootout to the Blackhawks on...