| 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 20, 2014
| 5:41 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the past week:
+ There's some terrific goaltending going on in Southern California. Jonathan Quick of the Kings stopped 114 of 116 shots in defeating Edmonton, St. Louis (by...
| 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 9, 2014
| 7:35 PM
The Sports Xchange
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 10, 2014
| 4:19 PM
Panthers vs. Devils
When/where: 7 p.m., BB&T Center, Sunrise
TV: Fox Sports Florida Radio: WQAM-560
Scouting report: The Panthers hope to earn their first victory of the season in this home opener. The team had a solid performance to earn a point in...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 7:51 PM
It didn't take long for Panthers' fans chants of "Lou'' to turn to boos as normally reliable goaltender Roberto Luongo struggled in a home-opening clunker.
Luongo, making his first start at the BB&T Center since 2005, gave up five goals on 14 shots as...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 6:30 AM
By the end of Wednesday’s 3-2 overtime loss to the New York Islanders, three of the Ducks’ four lines consisted of players who hadn’t been matched together this season.
The flu-caused absences of NHL goals leader Corey Perry and team...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 6:12 PM
Ryan Getzlaf returned to practice Thursday, the Ducks center expecting to play Friday against the Arizona Coyotes after he and first-line mate Corey Perry surprisingly missed Wednesday's overtime loss because of flu symptoms.
The recovery schedule for...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 8:07 PM
The NHL's baffling mumps outbreak added a high-profile patient over the weekend in Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby, who practiced and spoke to the media Friday before tests confirmed the diagnosis.
Although the outbreak so far has been confined...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 8:01 PM
Kings captain Dustin Brown took the decidedly captain-like view of the team's upcoming rematch with the St. Louis Blues.
The Kings face St. Louis at Staples Center on Thursday, two nights after suffering a third-period collapse in which...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 1:52 PM
The Kings went through slumps during the 2011-12 season and last season too and still went on to win the Stanley Cup.
So merely looking at their recent slide — they had won just one of six games before facing the St. Louis Blues Thursday at...