| Mar 31, 2014
| 4:02 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week:
+ Boston's Jarome Iginla had a big day Saturday. The classy veteran reached the 30-goal level for the 12th time in his career and tied Guy Lafleur for 24th on...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 3:54 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Canadian women's hockey Coach Kevin Dineen has seen his share of rivalries during 18 seasons in the NHL followed by nearly another decade as a coach.
After Canada pulled off an edge-of-your-seat 3-2 victory over the U.S. at...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 7:19 PM
The Kings' rescue squad, armed with goals and assists, isn't going to come from the American Hockey League.
It is going to have to come from within, at least until Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi trades for a top-six forward. Of course, isn't almost...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 7:58 PM
Ducks goalie Jonas Hiller is too sick to start Wednesday night’s game against the Vancouver Canucks, putting his 14-game winning streak on hold before his team ventures to tough road games at Chicago and St. Louis.
Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 5:10 PM
While the St. Louis Blues were remolding themselves in the Kings' image and hoping elite goaltender Ryan Miller will help them conquer their playoff nemeses, the Buffalo Sabres were making more news than they have since they were the victims of Brett...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 2:04 PM
The Panthers and their all-time winningest goalie Roberto Luongo will join forces again as he was acquired from Vancouver Tuesday for the longtime projected "goalie of the future" Jacob Markstrom and forward Shawn Matthias.
Luongo’s 108 wins and...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 6:29 AM
The Florida Panthers have recalled right wing Joey Crabb and defenseman Mike Mottau from their AHL affiliate in San Antonio, the team announced Tuesday.
Both players will be available for the Panthers’ home game Tuesday night against the Coyotes....
| Mar 17, 2014
| 2:30 AM
For a city starving for a sports identity, the arrival of the greatest player in the history of hockey was met with a collective gasp.
Gordie Howe was 49 years old when he brought his two sons to town in 1977. The New England Whalers were a struggling...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 4:10 AM
The news arrived to readers of The Courant on the morning of March 8, 1877, seven weeks before the start of the second National League baseball season.
Hartford, a charter member, was deemed unacceptable as a major league market. The city's "base ball"...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 7:53 AM
Panthers General Manager Dale Tallon takes losses extremely hard and after another third-period collapse in Thursday’s 4-1 loss to the Bruins, he begrudgingly fired coach Kevin Dineen and his assistant coaches following a dismal 3-9-4 start....
| Jan 8, 2014
| 7:24 PM
NASHVILLE — Reward for a statement win over another first-place team?
Hop on a plane for a four-hour flight to Music City, de-board and report to the ice.
That was Wednesday for the Ducks, and for good reason.
"The first four trips we made...