| Dec 22, 2014
| 12:22 PM
Better safe than sorry will remain the plan with sidelined Ducks players Corey Perry and Francois Beauchemin.
Anaheim Coach Bruce Boudreau said after the first-place team’s Monday morning skate that he’ll keep Perry and Beauchemin on the...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 1:03 PM
Buffalo Sabres forward Zemgus Girgensons is the top vote-getter, but the Chicago Blackhawks are dominating the NHL All-Star Game fan voting with with a little more than a week remaining.
Girgensons has received a league-high 1.2 million votes, according...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 7:30 PM
Monday night's late free fall against the Calgary Flames at Staples Center pretty much crystallized the Kings' recent problems and what they will put at the top of their wish list coming out of the Christmas break.
Seeking consistency. Or avoiding...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 3:41 PM
Ed Olczyk, like most NHL players, grew up playing hockey outdoors. He has fond memories of endless hours skating in frigid weather around the Chicago area during the 1970s. His father even built an outdoor rink in their backyard.
"I remember my mom...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 6:44 PM
Say what you will about the state of UConn's football program, but here is the reality: Of the 11 programs in the American Athletic Conference only one did not land on a player on the first team, the second team or among the honorable mentions on...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 1:16 PM
When/where: 7 p.m., First Niagara Center, Buffalo
TV: Fox Sports Florida; Radio: WQAM-560
Scouting report: The Panthers, who played the Red Wings on Friday, are 1-0-1 on second games of back-to-backs. The Panthers are 2-0 vs. Buffalo, including a 1-...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 7:49 PM
— In years past the Panthers would've gladly taken a 1-1-1 road trip against quality opponents such as the Blues, Red Wings and suprisingly surging Sabres.
But not this year's version, who currently reside in the eighth and final playoff spot in...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 2:44 PM
When Panthers coach Gerard Gallant told rookie center Vincent Trocheck that he was going to be his leadoff shooter in Friday's shootout against the Detroit Red Wings, memories came rushing back to his youth hockey days.
Not only did Trocheck star for...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 10:22 AM
The arbitrary nature of the road hit the Kings in Toronto as they showed improvement in many categories but still came away with a shootout loss. Again, there are always stand-out moments, a few more takeaways from Sunday.
Carter’s slump deepens...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 3:48 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the last week:
+ The Ducks have won seven straight games despite losing sniper Corey Perry to a sprained left knee. They've won seven straight games five times since the start...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 12:54 PM
Hockey fans in Latvia continue to stuff the NHL All-Star ballot box for their favorite son, Zemgus Girgensons of the Buffalo Sabres.
According to the NHL, Girgensons is the top vote-getter for the 2015 All-Star game for the third straight week, with 1,...