| Jan 26, 2015
| 3:55 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the last week:
+ The All-Star break interrupted five-game winning streaks for the Ducks, Detroit and Winnipeg. That success put the Ducks atop the NHL with 68 points, moved...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 2:48 PM
When the Panthers get back to work Saturday they will be reminded that the final three games of this holiday homestand just may be the most critical stretch of the season.
Not only are their next three opponents — Maple Leafs on Sunday,...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 7:39 PM
— Who owns HockeyTown USA?
The Panthers, of course.
It took a hunch by Panthers coach Gerard Gallant - once a high-scoring, brawling forward for the perennial playoff-bound Red Wings – in the shootout to notch a 3-2 victory in venerable...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 12:05 AM
Coach Barry Trotz on Nicklas Backstrom: "When we needed something to happen, he made it happen."
Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.
TV: Comcast SportsNet Plus
Here came the hats, fluttering onto the ice — confetti...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 2:02 PM
When/where: 7:30 p.m., BB&T Center, Sunrise
TV: Fox Sports Florida; Radio: WQAM-560
Scouting report: Washington visits South Florida riding a five-game points streak, including a win over the Atlantic Division-leading Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday....
| Dec 19, 2014
| 9:50 PM
All week long, the Ducks have walked through hotels playing holiday music, visiting Canada's biggest cities festively lighted up for the season.
They shut off the sentiment through four games, stayed locked in on the demands of a rugged trip and won...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 8:00 AM
There were many crutches to lean on in the Ducks’ 6-2 loss to the Ottawa Senators on Friday.
They used a goalie who hadn’t started a game since last season. They were playing the second game on back-to-back nights at the end of a long trip....
| Nov 30, 2014
| 6:00 PM
He's had to yield to the expertise of those who've devoted their lives to medicine during the last rocky month.
But the benefits of being a hockey lifer count for something too, so Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau applied his own knowledge to his team's...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 10:23 PM
The blue-collar, lunch-pail mentality has been part of the Boston Bruins' DNA for decades, since the end of the high-scoring Bobby Orr-Phil Esposito era in the 1970s. The names have changed, but the Bruins' essence — honest effort, toughness and...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 12:25 PM
After a weekend bout with leg tightness, Ducks goalie Frederik Andersen was first off the ice at Wednesday’s morning skate, indicating he’ll start tonight against the visiting New York Islanders.
“I feel way better than yesterday,&...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 8:29 PM
he season hasn't even started yet and we're already talking playoffs.
The Adirondack Phantoms failed to qualify for the AHL playoffs all five seasons they played in Glens Falls, and now known as the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, they are hoping the change...