| Dec 6, 2014
| 4:03 AM
The Vancouver Canucks continue to show last's season trainwreck was an aberration as they continue their six-game road trip with a visit to the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night. The Canucks failed to make the playoffs last season, leading to the...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 5:33 PM
In predicted order of finish
2013-14: 46-28-8 (100 points), 3rd.
Coach Darryl Sutter wants more from the kids, and wingers Tyler Toffoli and Tanner Pearson look ready to deliver. Sutter also will have a full season of...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 8:30 PM
There’s a good reason no team has repeated as Stanley Cup champion since the Detroit Red Wings of 1997 and 1998. “It’s hard. Damned hard,” said Kings right wing Justin Williams, who was voted the Most Valuable Player of the...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 7:09 PM
Saturday won’t be remembered as the NHL’s finest hour.
The league absorbed a one-two punch of ridicule for the line brawl that erupted two seconds into the Vancouver-Calgary game, Canucks Coach John Tortorella’s attempt to invade the...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Much has been said of Vancouver Canucks Coach John Tortorella's attitude change since he left New York for the Pacific Northwest.
Though he may be a bit more mild-mannered behind the bench and in news conferences, don't overestimate his ability to...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 12:32 PM
Sami Vatanen’s value to the Ducks is seen in the fact he’s scored a goal in two of the past four games he’s played, contributing more than 21 minutes of ice time a week ago.
With the return of defenseman Luca Sbisa from a torn right...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 2:37 PM
Vancouver Canucks coach John Tortorella is scheduled to have an in-person hearing with the NHL on Monday stemming from Saturday night's brawl, according to Le Journal de Montreal.
Tortorella is expected to be fined and/or suspended for his role in the...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 5:32 PM
Vancouver Canucks coach John Tortorella will miss six games as part of a 15-day suspension handed down by the National Hockey League on Monday for trying to enter an opposing team's locker room.
Tortorella, who is not permitted to have any interaction...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 9:30 PM
The regular season will end Sunday, and so will the voting period for the NHL's individual trophies.
Colorado Coach Patrick Roy is too brash to win any popularity contests but he deserves to win the Jack Adams Award as coach of the year, an honor...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 3:55 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week:
+ The San Jose Sharks touched many hearts by going all-out to grant the wish of 17-year-old Sam Tageson, who has a debilitating heart condition. They signed...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 12:10 PM
VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- The Vancouver Canucks have named Willie Desjardins their new head coach.
Desjardins spent the past two seasons as the head coach for the Dallas Stars' American Hockey League affiliate in Texas. He led the Texas Stars to...