| Nov 3, 2014
| 8:04 PM
Marian Gaborik didn't pretend that his 13 minutes, 49 seconds of ice time in his first game with the Kings in three weeks was painless, especially considering he fast-forwarded the injury-recovery process and unexpectedly returned to the lineup Sunday...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 6:27 PM
TV/radio: 7:30 p.m. Thursday; CSN, WGN-AM 720.
Storylines: The Blackhawks, whom many consider the favorites to capture the Stanley Cup, are looking to make a statement against a Central Division opponent. The Stars are counting on a couple of veteran...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 7:27 PM
Scoring champion and MVP Sidney Crosby and goal-scoring champ Alexander Ovechkin have more in common than shiny trophies. Both Crosby’s Pittsburgh Penguins and Ovechkin’s Washington Capitals have a new coach and general manager.
| Jul 2, 2014
| 6:22 AM
The price the Blackhawks paid was cheap enough for a veteran center with good Corsi and Fenwick numbers.
But some of my initial problems with Brad Richards are he’s 34 and I’m not sure he can can keep up in a Western Conference that is...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 8:07 PM
When the Panthers signed goalie Al Montoya on July 1, General Manager Dale Tallon made it crystal clear that he would be Roberto Luongo's backup this season.
That meant that veteran goalie Dan Ellis, 34, who's expecting to begin his 11th NHL season,...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 4:21 AM
The Panthers may have lost their preseason opener 4-3 in a shootout to the Dallas Stars but there was plenty of good to come out of it.
Of the young players who stood out I was impressed with the progress made by speedy wing Quinton Howden, who was...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 4:40 PM
SOCHI, Russia — The U.S. men's hockey team was designed to be fast and hard to play against and it was all of that in the preliminary round of the Sochi Olympic tournament, sandwiching a dramatic shootout victory over Russia between routs of...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 12:01 PM
SOCHI, Russia -- The U.S. men’s hockey team will face the Czech Republic on Wednesday in the quarterfinals of the Sochi Olympics hockey tournament.
The U.S., seeded No. 2, earned a bye into the quarterfinals by winning its preliminary-round group....
| Jan 6, 2014
| 12:07 PM
New Jersey Devils forward Jaromir Jagr, who will be 42 next month, was named to the Czech Republic’s Olympic team for the fifth time.
Jagr played on the Czech team that won the gold medal in 1998, the first tournament in which NHL players were...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 10:18 AM
It might be difficult for NHL general managers to surpass the magnitude of Tuesday’s trade-deadline-eve moves as the clock moves toward Wednesday’s noon PST deadline, but plenty of discussions are believed to be going on and at least one...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 10:15 AM
Expect the Capitals, who trail the Lightning by five points in the Southeast Division, to be players before the NHL's trade deadline on Feb. 28. As it's currently constituted, this team doesn't appear to be capable of going on a deep playoff run (though...