| 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 16, 2014
Some things in the NHL playoffs are guarantees. Penguins star Sidney Crosby will again grow a pathetic mustache and make annoying whiny faces when he’s hit. His teammate, goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, will implode at some point and let up seven......
| Feb 20, 2014
| 7:05 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- Drew Doughty threw down the gauntlet as far as who wins bragging rights should he and Team Canada defeat his Kings teammates Jonathan Quick and Dustin Brown of Team USA in Friday’s Olympic tournament semifinal, but Quick wasn’...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 6:51 AM
SOCHI, Russia—Twenty years ago, in Slovakia’s first Winter Olympics appearance as an independent nation, Peter Stastny was given the honor of carrying the country’s flag into the opening ceremony of the Lillehammer Games.
In an odd...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 8:09 PM
Not that he would let it show, but Kings Coach Darryl Sutter was quietly amused on the bench last week in Colorado.
He was trying to carefully manage minutes in the Kings' first game after the Olympic break, particularly in the case of defenseman Drew...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 9:27 PM
DENVER — The Kings welcomed back their final four Olympians — Drew Doughty and Jeff Carter from the gold medal-winning Canadian team and Jonathan Quick and Dustin Brown from the U.S. — in snowy Denver, where they practiced Tuesday at a...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 3:55 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week:
+ The San Jose Sharks touched many hearts by going all-out to grant the wish of 17-year-old Sam Tageson, who has a debilitating heart condition. They signed...
| 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...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 10:38 PM
Teuvo Teravainen didn't know quite what to make of the cheers from the crowd as he stepped on the ice for his first NHL shift.
"I was thinking, 'It's for me or what?'" Teravainen said after helping the Blackhawks to a 4-2 victory over the Stars on...