| Jul 1, 2014
| 7:35 PM
PITTSBURGH This was not, Jim Rutherford readily admitted, the plan.
Not until Sunday, anyway.
Not until Buffalo bought out the final seven seasons of Christian Ehrhoff's 10-year, $40 million contract, freeing him to seek employment wherever he wanted....
| Jun 26, 2014
| 1:12 PM
The Sports Xchange
Report: Blackhawks' Kane, Toews seek $12M
Chicago Blackhawks stars Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews are both seeking salaries of $12 million per year, TSN reported Thursday.
Right winger Kane and center Toews are eligible to sign...
| May 1, 2014
Even though it went seven games, the New York Rangers dominated the Philadelphia Flyers for most of their Round 1 series. Even if Flyers goalie Steve Mason played the first two games, the Rangers still would have won the series......
| May 7, 2014
| 8:47 PM
NEW YORK — He barreled in on a 3-on-1 break. The puck stood on its edge and Rick Nash shanked a wrist shot wide of the Pittsburgh net. Ugly.
On a power play that has been 36 shades of destitute, Nash turned the puck over in the neutral zone....
| May 9, 2014
| 5:10 PM
The Kings' Marian Gaborik has had a far more enjoyable playoff experience against the Ducks than in his previous encounter.
Gaborik, a right wing, has three goals and three assists in helping the Kings to a 2-1 Western Conference semifinal series lead....
| Apr 28, 2014
| 10:53 PM
Evgeni Malkin had a hat trick and the visiting Pittsburgh Penguins almost blew a four-goal lead before beating the Columbus Blue Jackets, 4-3, on Monday night to clinch their first-round playoff series in six games.
The Blue Jackets, closer to making...
| Apr 16, 2014
Some things in the NHL playoffs are guarantees. Penguins star Sidney Crosby will again grow a pathetic mustache and make annoying whiny faces when he’s hit. His teammate, goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, will implode at some point and let up seven......
| Feb 10, 2014
| 8:58 AM
SOCHI, Russia — Alexander Ovechkin’s face has been all over Sochi on advertisements themed to promote the Winter Olympics. Finally, the Washington Capitals’ stellar winger arrived in person and practiced with Team Russia at the Bolshoy...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 7:16 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- Before the Olympic hockey tournament began, Russian superstar Alexander Ovechkin joked that if his country were to prevail at the sport it once dominated internationally, “it means gold only costs $50 billion,” the price tag...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 4:34 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Team USA General Manager David Poile will not travel to Russia for the Olympic men's hockey tournament because of injuries he suffered last week when he was hit in the face by an errant puck.
Poile underwent surgery for facial...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 9:47 AM
WASHINGTON — Greetings from the nation’s capital, where winter seems to be firmly entrenched even though spring officially began last week.
It’s snowing here, and accumulations of two to four inches are expected to build until the snow...