| Jan 11, 2015
| 10:40 PM
It was the perfect touch in a ceremony illuminated by many poignant moments, an afternoon of joy and laughter and more than a few suspiciously moist eyes.
Teemu Selanne arrived for his jersey retirement festivities Sunday at the Honda Center by...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 4:55 PM
Retiring Teemu Selanne’s jersey before any other member of the Ducks was not only the right thing to do but the only thing, according to several of his former teammates who returned to Anaheim for Sunday’s retirement of Selanne’s...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 5:45 PM
It won't be as emotional of a homecoming as it was when Panthers forward Shawn Thornton returned to the TD Garden recently after playing seven seasons for the Bruins, including their Stanley Cup title run in 2011.
But when Thornton steps on the ice at...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 12:47 PM
Enforcers are becoming a very rare breed in the NHL these days, and one of the most notable from the last decade has decided to call it a career.
George Parros announced his retirement Friday, capping a nine-season career that started with the Kings and...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 1:39 PM
Like a lot of hockey fans, Daniel Carcillo owned tapes of hockey fights when he was a kid.
"I'd fake headaches just to stay home to line up my rock 'em, sock 'em [videos] and just watch 'em," said Carcillo, who's again filling the Blackhawks' enforcer...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 6:16 PM
To paint a fair picture of Shawn Thornton, the Panthers' newest enforcer-type forward, an artist would need a wide brush.
Thornton will be the first to admit that his hands are most effective when balled into fists, and that he has molded a solid, 11-...
| 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......
| Oct 7, 2013
| 10:52 PM
The new video and song fell painfully flat, but the light show was nifty and the introductions brimmed with rah-rah enthusiasm before the Kings' first game at Staples Center this season.
The festivities — mercifully — were brief, but that...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 4:14 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week:
+ Chicago wing Patrick Kane is giving Pittsburgh's Sidney Crosby a good challenge for the scoring title. Kane's assist Sunday in the Blackhawks' 3-1 victory...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Panthers defenseman Erik Gudbranson, who has sat out the past two games because of the flu, didn't look or feel any better Monday.
What's worse, several of his teammates were also feeling under the weather, Coach Kevin Dineen said. For that reason,...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 10:29 AM
MONTREAL, Canada — Bonjour from windy Montreal. It’s usually a big shock to leave Los Angeles and experience winter weather here, but the chilly temperatures back home made the transition a little easier this time.
Martin Jones, coming off a...