| Jan 12, 2015
| 8:43 AM
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Rex Ryan is officially going from Broadway to Buffalo.
The Bills announced in a news release Monday that Ryan has been hired to take over as coach. The news came a day after the former New York Jets coach tentatively accepted the...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 4:14 PM
---When opposing coaches of some of the top teams in the NHL try to explain why they were just beaten by the resurgent Panthers, they usually point to the radically improved defense and two players: goalie Roberto Luongo and rookie defenseman Aaron...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 4:34 PM
As the Hawks reach their season's midway point in one of the NHL's fiercest divisions, they will need production from a few relatively unheralded skaters to stay fresh.
The Hawks hammered home an average of more than three goals per game during their...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 6:20 PM
What do the Buffalo Sabres, Carolina Hurricanes and Edmonton Oilers have in common?
The three teams are in the "Connor McDavid Derby," the right to pick No. 1 in June's entry draft, with the chance to bring a generational-type talent into the...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 1:22 PM
The groundswell to put Buffalo Sabres forward Zemgus Girgensons in the NHL All-Star game appears to be unstoppable.
Girgensons, with heavy support from voters in his native Latvia, continues to lead the fan voting in results released Tuesday by the NHL....
| Jan 10, 2015
| 1:02 PM
Mike Richards played a season-low 9 minutes 7 seconds against the New York Rangers, including a mere two shifts in the third period, on Thursday.
And it appeared that Richards might end up being a healthy scratch for the first time in his career,...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 8:54 PM
Four of the Blackhawks on the ice for the national anthem before Sunday night's game at the United Center are headed to the NHL All-Star Game.
Less than a minute after the opening faceoff against the Stars, a fifth All-Star jumped over the boards during...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 6:10 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the past week:
+ By scoring three times against the Philadelphia Flyers last Saturday, New Jersey forward Jaromir Jagr became the oldest NHL player to record a hat trick, at...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 8:19 PM
Despite a drawn-out breakup that took nearly two years before it ended in a messy divorce, when Roberto Luongo steps on the ice Thursday night in Vancouver's Rogers Arena for the first time since being traded to the Panthers last March, he will most...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 3:06 PM
The return of Patrick Sharp has made the already-potent attack considerably more dangerous, and the Blackhawks entered Tuesday’s game against the struggling Colorado Avalanche ranked fifth in the league in scoring offense.
The Blackhawks went on...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 10:07 AM
The second game of this three-game trip resulted in Todd Nelson’s first win as an NHL coach. There was a clear sense of relief for the struggling Oilers and a feeling of increasing frustration for the Kings. A few more takeaways after yet another...