| Mar 17, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Usually, it's Dustin Penner seeking to provide the creative response to a question.
But when the former Ducks forward was pulled off the Honda Center ice March 4 and told by General Manager Bob Murray he'd been traded to the Washington Capitals,...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 2:28 PM
In a sport that prizes crunching hits and rugged players, it’s comforting there’s still room for an award for gentlemanly play.
The Lady Byng trophy, named for the wife of a former governor general of Canada, is given annually “to...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 4:02 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week:
+ Boston's Jarome Iginla had a big day Saturday. The classy veteran reached the 30-goal level for the 12th time in his career and tied Guy Lafleur for 24th on...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Fans knew it was gonna be tough even before the gloves came off.
But the Blackhawks capped a good week with a 4-2 win over Central Division leader St. Louis on Sunday at the United Center. Chicago now has won three straight for the first time since...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 9:30 PM
The regular season will end Sunday, and so will the voting period for the NHL's individual trophies.
Colorado Coach Patrick Roy is too brash to win any popularity contests but he deserves to win the Jack Adams Award as coach of the year, an honor...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 10:23 PM
In a regular season when so much has gone right for the Ducks, Teemu Selanne closed it perfectly Sunday by tugging a fellow Anaheim legend onto the ice for a final skate and embrace in front of an adoring sellout crowd.
The Ducks (54-20-8) produced...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 10:25 PM
The Colorado Avalanche rose from the dregs of a 29th-place finish last season to win the Central Division title, and the St. Louis Blues collapsed late in the regular season and lost their chance to finish atop the Central, Western Conference and the...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 8:11 PM
One season under the NHL’s realigned conference setup probably was enough for Eastern teams to veto future additions from the West.
The Detroit Red Wings and Columbus Blue Jackets, who moved from the West to the East before this season, won...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 5:52 AM
Another beautiful weekend in Charm City means another reasonable excuse to have gotten behind on local sports news. That's why new blogger Jon Meoli is restarting the Coffee Companion — where every morning, Monday through Friday, he’ll run...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 10:53 PM
Evgeni Malkin had a hat trick and the visiting Pittsburgh Penguins almost blew a four-goal lead before beating the Columbus Blue Jackets, 4-3, on Monday night to clinch their first-round playoff series in six games.
The Blue Jackets, closer to making...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 10:03 PM
Daniel Carcillo and Benoit Pouliot scored second-period goals, and the Rangers advanced to the second round with a 2-1 victory in Game 7 over the Flyers.
The Rangers shook off a 5-2 thrashing in Philadelphia on Tuesday and knocked out the Flyers about...