| May 15, 2014
| 6:32 AM
Corey Crawford is getting hosed.
It might not bother him, but it bugs me. Crawford is proving he’s an elite goalie, and people need to wake up, especially national people.
The Blackhawks just reached the Western Conference finals because of a...
| May 16, 2014
| 11:20 PM
All season, the Ducks wore T-shirts imprinted with the slogan "Unfinished Business," the motto they adopted after their first-round, Game 7 loss to the Detroit Red Wings last spring.
They can now wash those shirts and wear them again for another season....
| May 19, 2014
| 7:48 PM
Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi knew his team needed a productive left wing in order to go far this season and he knew Columbus winger Marian Gaborik might be available, but Lombardi had season-long salary cap problems and Gaborik's salary was $7.5...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 5:00 PM
DALLAS -- The Ducks established their franchise record for road victories this season (25), winning at hostile dens like San Jose, Staples Center, St. Louis (twice) and Chicago.
Monday night at Dallas is a different animal.
The Stars, trailing...
| May 20, 2014
| 8:41 AM
The reason behind the surge by the New York Rangers is now clear.
They have received the John C. McGinley bump.
No wonder the Rangers have skated all over the Montreal Canadiens during the first two games of the Eastern Conference final … in...
| May 16, 2014
| 11:15 PM
When it comes to winning a big game, the Kings' knowledge in how to do so was a mismatch over the Ducks.
That strength more than any other defined the Kings' 6-2 victory in Game 7 of the Western Conference semifinal at Honda Center.
From an early goal...
| May 5, 2014
| 11:45 PM
Corey Perry, opportunistic and crafty, saw the opening, took advantage and pulled off the trick against the Kings.
Unfortunately, it had nothing to do with scoring.
The Kings, by virtue of their 3-1 win against the Ducks on Monday night in Game 2 in...
| May 6, 2014
| 7:54 PM
Is this the year that Kings center Anze Kopitar solidifies his lofty position in the NHL in the view of people … outside of L.A.?
That might sound a bit odd when talking about someone who led the NHL in playoff scoring in 2012 when the Kings...
| May 7, 2014
| 8:30 AM
NBC led the field Tuesday with six wins at the 35th annual Sports Emmy Awards, presented at Frederick P. Rose Hall in Gotham.
The Peacock's "Sunday Night Football" (pictured) extended its streak in the live sports series category to a sixth consecutive...
| May 20, 2014
| 4:57 PM
When Kings center Anze Kopitar lines up against Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews, Kopitar is keenly aware he's facing one of the most accomplished players in the world, an Olympian, winner of the Selke Trophy as the top defensive forward in the...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 9:14 AM
The underachieving Washington Capitals began making changes at the top Saturday, firing Adam Oates as coach and not renewing the contract of George McPhee, the general manager and a vice president.
The NHL club made the announcements in a statement...