| Apr 19, 2014
| 10:16 PM
Saku Koivu saw his retiring teammate, friend and Finnish countryman Teemu Selanne skate around the arena bathed in cheers last week in the Ducks' final regular-season home game.
Moved, of course, Koivu quickly set aside the moment that's so close to...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 1:29 PM
The Panthers have officially been eliminated from playoff contention now, a realization they’d known was coming for quite some time.
So what’s the motivation the final eight games, starting with Saturday’s home contest against the...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 11:41 AM
SUNRISE – The Panthers have tallied 72 shots in their past two games, more than both opponents, but have just one goal to show for it in consecutive losses.
As they prepare to play on the road for the final times this season – Monday at...
| 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...
| 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...