| Mar 17, 2014
| 2:30 AM
For a city starving for a sports identity, the arrival of the greatest player in the history of hockey was met with a collective gasp.
Gordie Howe was 49 years old when he brought his two sons to town in 1977. The New England Whalers were a struggling...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 5:26 PM
He's scored from his knees and while being pushed into a barrel roll.
Ducks forward Corey Perry has eight two-goal games, nine game-winning goals and he's let four games or more pass only twice this season without slapping the puck into the net.
| Apr 14, 2014
| 11:44 AM
Halfway through the season -- heck, as late as a month ago -- the St. Louis Blues were the team you wanted to avoid in the playoffs. You wanted to avoid them for as long as possible.
They were good and getting better with the addition of a big-name...
| 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 15, 2014
| 6:43 PM
Maybe a man who has steered his teams to six regular-season division titles but never gotten one past a second-round playoff series is supposed to keep quiet about his longing to hold the Stanley Cup.
That’ll never be Bruce Boudreau.
| Apr 16, 2014
| 11:22 PM
The Ducks uncorked the nearly yearlong energy that had been bottled up in their bid to atone for last year’s first-round playoff elimination.
And when they needed one last surge to stave off a furious Dallas Stars rally Wednesday at Honda Center,...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 5:56 AM
Who doesn't want to relive a night when, after a painfully tense stretch of Orioles games, fans could relax a bit while watching the home team? That's why blogger/reporter Jon Meoli writes the Coffee Companion -- where every morning, Monday through...
| 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...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 10:12 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Reminders of the Flyers' past are inescapable in and around the Wells Fargo Center.
Photographs from the Broad Street Bullies era hang in the locker room, and a photo montage of Bobby Clarke, Bernie Parent, Bob Kelly, Joe Watson and...
| 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...