| Apr 26, 2014
| 6:26 PM
BOSTON — Each Stanley Cup playoff game has a pulse of its own. First round to last, each of its games pounds to its own heartbeat. Regular, irregular and sometimes, well, sometimes it races like a mad dog after a cheap cut of beef.
| Apr 26, 2014
| 10:18 PM
DALLAS — The Ducks have been here before, and not just in the physical sense.
Of course they've been to American Airlines Center, where they lost the third and fourth games of their playoff series against the Dallas Stars and surrendered the...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 11:03 PM
DALLAS — Nick Bonino has been a part of 28 comeback wins with the Ducks this season. Sunday night was the steepest — and most significant — yet.
Bonino lifted the Ducks to a 5-4 overtime victory over the Dallas Stars as top-seeded...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 10:32 AM
Chris Chelios played on some of the most electrifying Blackhawks teams ever, teaming with the likes of Jeremy Roenick and Ed Belfour on a memorable Stanley Cup Final run in the early '90s.
So how would his squad fare against the current bunch?
| Feb 2, 2014
| 10:31 PM
The Detroit Red Wings made their intentions clear from the start Sunday at Verizon Center. If the Washington Capitals were on the power play, Detroit would dedicate one player solely to shadowing Alex Ovechkin to take the NHL's leading scorer out of the...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 6:51 AM
The NHL has done this before, but somehow this seems worse.
The NHL has shut down business at one of the best times for exposure before, but somehow going to the Olympics in Sochi this year seems worse.
The NHL has sent players to the Games since 1998...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 3:07 PM
CORAL SPRINGS — Panthers forward Jimmy Hayes is a big guy.
At 6-foot-6 and 220 pounds, Hayes is a presence every time he takes to the ice, and Panthers coach Peter Horachek wants to put that presence to good use in the final stretch of the season....
| Mar 3, 2014
| 5:10 PM
While the St. Louis Blues were remolding themselves in the Kings' image and hoping elite goaltender Ryan Miller will help them conquer their playoff nemeses, the Buffalo Sabres were making more news than they have since they were the victims of Brett...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 7:23 PM
Bob Murray, general manager of the Ducks, said Wednesday he was “confused” by the unwillingness of teams with which he tried to make a deal.
He then quickly and repeatedly reassured his current players he has full trust in them to still...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 4:05 PM
AUSTIN, Texas It's been 11 days since the Blackhawks invaded Soldier Field as a snowstorm hammered Chicago. That seemed more distant this weekend, when reps from the team and the NHL headed to South by Southwest to discuss the Stadium Series.
| Mar 13, 2014
| 11:45 AM
YOU'RE NOT EVEN CLOSE, CHICAGO
By Sean Ely
Two Original Six teams. Two storied franchises. Two staples in sports branding. Two organizations you can't forget to mention when talking "hockey" in any context.
But when comparing the Detroit Red Wings...