| Jun 13, 2014
| 4:50 PM
Vindication can be a powerful motivator, and perhaps no player wants to succeed in Game 5 as badly as New York Rangers center Brad Richards.
The Rangers’ alternate captain, who contributed 20 goals and 31 assists during the regular season with...
| May 25, 2014
| 9:19 PM
NEW YORK —You get the feeling that if they all had broken jaws like Derek Stepan, they'd still be yapping. They'd still find a way to curse each other out and keep skating.
Drama in the NHL playoffs arrives in many ways and in various languages....
| Apr 29, 2014
| 7:53 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Wayne Simmonds scored three goals and Steve Mason stopped 34 shots to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 5-2 win over the New York Rangers on Tuesday night, forcing a decisive Game 7 of their Eastern Conference first-round playoff...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 3:25 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- The disappointment Anze Kopitar felt was immediate and deep after Slovenia’s 5-0 loss to Sweden Wednesday in the quarterfinals of the Sochi Olympic hockey tournament, the end of the road for a gutsy team that won the admiration of...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week:
+ If Sidney Crosby can be said to do anything quietly, he is quietly having a sensational start. Through Sunday he led the NHL in scoring with 17 points,...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Hockey Day in America 2013 Sunday, Feb. 17, on NBC and NBC Sports Network includes nine hours of coverage and a tripleheader of NHL games: Pittsburgh at Buffalo, Los Angeles at Chicago and Washington at New York Rangers. Below is the press release from...
| May 8, 2012
So much of the Washington Capitals' success in the postseason has stemmed from their ability to protect and hang on to even the slimmest of margins regardless of the adversity they faced. At a certain point, though, there was bound to be a break that went...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 9:14 PM
Sidney Crosby was on the ice for three of Pittsburgh's five goals, and defenseman Kris Letang was out there for all of them.
The Penguins are suddenly the picture of health, and the NHL's hottest team is making the Eastern Conference playoff race a fight...