| Dec 8, 2014
| 6:45 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the past week:
+ It was fitting that the family of Montreal Canadiens legend Jean Beliveau, who died last week at 83, allowed fans to share the final public celebration of his...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 9:17 AM
MONTREAL — The Flyers' inability to defend power plays recently has masked the fact that prolific-scoring winger Jake Voracek has become one of the NHL's feel-good stories this season.
There have been many players struggling on the penalty kill,...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 10:23 PM
The blue-collar, lunch-pail mentality has been part of the Boston Bruins' DNA for decades, since the end of the high-scoring Bobby Orr-Phil Esposito era in the 1970s. The names have changed, but the Bruins' essence — honest effort, toughness and...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 6:49 PM
The most famous Scott Darling, based on a Google search, is a photographer from California whose work displays, according to his website, "an energizing sense of drama."
The other Scott Darling, a Chicago kid who starred in net for the Blackhawks on...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 7:02 PM
How can the Ducks' 10-3 record be the same as it was through 13 games last season yet be dramatically different?
The answer is their willingness to embrace the concept that defense wins championships in the NHL. For inspiration, all they had to do was...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 7:06 PM
BOSTON -- The Boston Bruins roared to their fifth straight victory as rookie right winger Seth Griffith scored a spectacular goal and center Patrice Bergeron had a goal and two assists in a 4-2 win over the New Jersey Devils on Monday night.
| Oct 9, 2014
| 7:35 PM
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PHILADELPHIA — Left winger Dainius Zubrus scored the go-ahead goal 7:13 into the third period to lift the New Jersey Devils to a 6-4 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers in their season opener on Thursday night.
| Oct 8, 2014
| 5:32 PM
In predicted order of finish
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...
| 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.
| Mar 3, 2014
| 3:44 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the last week:
+ Jaromir Jagr on Saturday became the seventh NHL player to score 700 goals. The New Jersey Devils' enduring right wing joins Wayne Gretzky (894), Gordie Howe...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 4:40 PM
SOCHI, Russia — The U.S. men's hockey team was designed to be fast and hard to play against and it was all of that in the preliminary round of the Sochi Olympic tournament, sandwiching a dramatic shootout victory over Russia between routs of...