| Aug 11, 2014
| 6:20 AM
Perhaps you saw the video of Indiana Pacers star Paul George's gruesome leg injury. Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford watched it. Forgive him if he saw Sidney Crosby's face on George's fallen body. Or Evgeni Malkin's face. "We all take risks when...
| 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......
| 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......
| 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...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 8:25 PM
When Corey Perry extended his hand to Stephane Robidas on Thursday, for once it wasn't in anger.
The combative players have gotten under each other's skin frequently over the years, but they put their hostilities aside when the Ducks acquired...
| 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...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 10:51 AM
PITTSBURGH — Greetings from Pittsburgh. The Penguins and Kings held their morning skates at the Consol Energy Center in preparation for their game Thursday, and in talking to players and coaches from both sides afterward, the links between the teams...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 5:06 PM
PITTSBURGH — When the Kings wrap up their three-game, four-day trip Thursday against Pittsburgh, they'll also finish the non-conference portion of their schedule.
They might not want it to end because they've had such success against the East this...
| 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...