| May 13, 2014
| 6:29 PM
With his sixth division champion, Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau is one win from reaching his first conference final.
He came close once, as coach of the Washington Capitals, losing Game 7 to the eventual Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2009...
| May 14, 2014
| 9:11 PM
BOSTON — The Bruins scored 16 goals and hit 13 goal posts in a seven-game series that ultimately ended in stinging season elimination.
Some would call the Bruins unlucky.
Hockey, like all great competitive endeavors, is a game of inches....
| Mar 31, 2014
| 4:02 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week:
+ Boston's Jarome Iginla had a big day Saturday. The classy veteran reached the 30-goal level for the 12th time in his career and tied Guy Lafleur for 24th on...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 10:19 PM
EDMONTON, Canada — What the Ducks hoped to rectify Sunday night remained troubling.
After he was stung by three second-period goals, veteran goalie Jonas Hiller's slump worsened to 6-9-3. Vulnerable because of the injury losses of intimidating...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 11:45 PM
(Round 1: def. Detroit, 4-1)
vs. 3. MONTREAL
(Round 1: def. Tampa Bay, 4-0)
Matchup: The NHL’s new alignment has produced a traditional one, these teams meeting for the 34th time.
Playoff power play: Bruins 37.5% (first);...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 6:26 PM
BOSTON — Each Stanley Cup playoff game has a pulse of its own. First round to last, each of its games pounds to its own heartbeat. Regular, irregular and sometimes, well, sometimes it races like a mad dog after a cheap cut of beef.
| May 1, 2014
| 9:30 PM
BOSTON — P.K. Subban scored his second goal of the game at 4 minutes 17 seconds of the second overtime to give the Montreal Canadiens a 4-3 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.
| May 3, 2014
| 1:37 PM
The Boston Bruins, facing going two games down to the Montreal Canadiens, staged a stunning late rally and evened their Eastern Conference semifinal series at 1-1 with a 5-3 victory on Saturday.
Trailing, 3-1, after right winger/Bruins killer Tomas...
| May 3, 2014
| 4:56 PM
BOSTON — The puck is black, the ice is white and, by the grace of all that is good, both are color-blind.
The game and its players are not to be blamed for what happened to P.K. Subban in a world in which 140 characters can unleash such a lack...
| May 2, 2014
| 6:38 PM
As the captain of the Philadelphia Flyers, a high-profile position in a passionate hockey market, Mike Richards couldn't go anywhere — to a baseball game, a restaurant, a club — without being recognized.
That changed when he was traded to...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 9:31 PM
Los Angeles Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week:
+ Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick is on the verge of winning the Jennings Trophy, which goes to "the goalkeeper(s) having played a minimum of 25...