| Oct 4, 2014
| 7:27 PM
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.
| Oct 4, 2014
| 8:38 PM
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...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 6:42 PM
NEW YORK -- On to the regular season.
The Chicago Blackhawks concluded their six-game exhibition schedule with a 3-2 defeat in a shootout to the New York Rangers on Friday night at Madison Square Garden.
Here's what happened:
| Sep 26, 2014
| 11:24 AM
Mostly veterans took the ice for the Chicago Blackhawks morning skate at the United Center on Friday. The lineup for the exhibition game against the New York Rangers, scheduled for 7:30 pm in Chicago, is comparable to Tuesday night's roster.
| Sep 14, 2014
| 2:07 PM
He could have pulled out the heavy artillery on this toasty Sunday morning in the parking lot outside of the Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo.
But Kings GM Dean Lombardi left the age-distribution charts behind, apparently sparing the assembled...
| 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 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......
| Feb 23, 2014
| 3:03 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Team Canada's journey to its second straight Olympic hockey title began six months ago not with intense strategizing, but with a game of ball hockey.
Seeking a way to get players to bond when insurance costs prevented them from...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 3:25 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- The disappointment Anze Kopitar felt was immediate and deep after Slovenia’s 5-0 loss to Sweden Wednesday in the quarterfinals of the Sochi Olympic hockey tournament, the end of the road for a gutsy team that won the admiration of...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 11:32 PM
It took the Kings 45 years to win their first Stanley Cup.
Then how come it felt like 45 years to win No. 2?
Maybe this was simply cosmic and blood pressure-soaring payback for their Cup run of 2012 being far too smooth and so relatively unruffled....
| May 29, 2014
| 5:58 PM
NEW YORK — After Canadiens winger Dale Weise took a hit to the head from Rangers defenseman John Moore in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals on Tuesday, he staggered to his feet and nearly fell over while yelling in Moore's direction.