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Eastern Conference (NHL)

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  • Five must-haves for Panthers' success this season

    — The Panthers finished 29th in the 30-team NHL and were near the bottom in all of the vital categories such as special teams, goals against and goals for last season So as General Manager Dale Tallon said at the start of training camp, the...
  • NHL preview: Eastern Conference capsules

    NHL preview: Eastern Conference capsules
    In predicted order of finish Atlantic Division 1. BRUINS 2013-14: 54-19-9 (117 points), 1st. Salary-cap problems forced the Bruins to let right wing Jarome Iginla (30 goals) and rugged Shawn Thornton leave as free agents. They're counting on...
  • Kelly's Late Goal Lifts Bruins In Opener

    BOSTON An ineffective power play and a stagnant attack ruined the Flyers' season opener Wednesday night at TD Garden. So did Chris Kelly. With 1 minute, 51 seconds left in regulation, Kelly's goal gave the Boston Bruins a 2-1 win before a frenzied...
  • LATEST LINE

    --------------------------------------- --------------------------------------- By J. McCarthy --------------------------------------- Boston is 42-15 its last 57 home games. The Bruins are 52-24 their last 76 games versus an Eastern Conference...
  • Philadelphia Flyers hoping for faster start for 2014

    Despite all the adversity put on the Philadelphia Flyers' plate last season, they still managed to find their way into the playoffs. This time around, with a captain who says he's a 100 percent (he wasn't at the start of last year), stability at the...
  • NHL Eastern Conference team previews and predictions

    Scoring champion and MVP Sidney Crosby and goal-scoring champ Alexander Ovechkin have more in common than shiny trophies. Both Crosby’s Pittsburgh Penguins and Ovechkin’s Washington Capitals have a new coach and general manager. The...
  • NHL preview: Five questions about the Eastern Conference

    1. New coach, general manager in Pittsburgh — new direction? Another early playoff exit cost Coach Dan Bylsma and General Manager Ray Shero their jobs, taken by Mike Johnston and Jim Rutherford, respectively. They must resolve defensive chaos, a...
  • Brad Richards happy to leave New York behind

    Brad Richards happy to leave New York behind
    The stress of awaiting the birth of an overdue baby while settling into a new city and trying to fit in with a Stanley Cup-contending team is welcomed by Brad Richards. It's little pressure compared with what the Blackhawks center felt while playing the...
  • Phantoms ready for exhibition opener against Hershey

    Phantoms ready for exhibition opener against Hershey
    Last Saturday's exhibition intrasquad scrimmage that mixed members of the Philadelphia Flyers with the Lehigh Valley Phantoms may have been the first hockey event to take place at the new PPL Center in downtown Allentown, but tonight's action will be...
  • Panthers' new penalty-kill duo has a past together

    Panthers' new penalty-kill duo has a past together
    — Two major reasons the Panthers' 30th-ranked penalty kill should drastically improve this year have to do with defensive-minded assistant coach Mark Morris and veteran defenseman Willie Mitchell, two offseason additions who specialize in that...
  • Defenseman Ekblad goes No. 1 to Panthers in draft

    Defenseman Ekblad goes No. 1 to Panthers in draft
    The Florida Panthers selected defenseman Aaron Ekblad with the first overall pick of the 2014 NHL Draft on Friday night at the Wells Fargo Center. The Barrie captain was named the Ontario Hockey League Most Outstanding Defenseman in 2013-14, leading all...