| Oct 29, 2014
| 4:14 PM
TV/radio: 6:30 p.m.; CSN, WGN-AM 720.
Storylines: The teams met Sunday night at the United Center and the Hawks skated to a 2-1 victory. It's possible goaltender Corey Crawford will return to action after missing five games with an upper-body injury....
| Oct 31, 2014
| 4:42 PM
TV/radio: 6 p.m.; CSN, WGN-AM 720.
Storylines: The Blackhawks will conclude a brief two-game trip with the first of back-to-back contests. The Leafs will be playing the second of back-to-backs after facing the Blue Jackets in Columbus on Saturday night....
| Nov 2, 2014
| 2:05 PM
There's a category of statistics listed on the NHL.com website known as real-time stats, which basically measure a player's intangibles or the non-sexy chores he does on the ice that every winning team must have.
It's no surprise that unheralded...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 1:32 PM
Corey Perry’s NHL-leading 10 goals in 12 games not only paced the Ducks to a torrid start, it won him league recognition Monday as player of the month.
Named the first of the NHL’s “Three Stars” in October, joining Pittsburgh...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 7:15 AM
What we learned from the Kings’ 2-1 shootout loss to the New York Islanders at Staples Center on Thursday:
The Kings’ offense isn’t clicking on a consistent basis
No great news there, but it’s something to monitor. Coach Darryl...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 4:51 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the past week:
+ The Pittsburgh Penguins, fueled by a power play operating at a 37.5% success rate, have won seven straight games. Sidney Crosby, who had five assists against...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 11:23 PM
Johansson continues roll for Washington in win over Columbus
It should come as no surprise that left wing Alex Ovechkin leads the Washington Capitals with eight goals. But after left wing Marcus Johansson finished last season with eight goals in 80...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 8:36 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Defenseman James Wisniewski scored two power-play goals, left winger Nick Foligno had two goals and an assist and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-3 Friday night to snap a nine-game winless streak.
| Nov 17, 2014
| 9:17 AM
MONTREAL — The Flyers' inability to defend power plays recently has masked the fact that prolific-scoring winger Jake Voracek has become one of the NHL's feel-good stories this season.
There have been many players struggling on the penalty kill,...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 4:25 PM
The Columbus Dispatch has a fascinating piece on former Kings defenseman Jack Johnson and how he has lost nearly all of his considerable earnings — apparently because of his parents’ free spending.
The story, written by Aaron Portzline, is a...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 8:49 PM
8 a.m.: Formula One, Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Practice. NBCSP
Noon: Puerto Rico Tip-Off: Texas A&M vs. Charleston. ESPNU
2:30 p.m.: Puerto Rico Tip-Off: UConn vs. Dayton. ESPN2
2:30 p.m.: Gildan Charleston Classic: Akron vs....