| Mar 16, 2015
| 6:15 AM
It starts with a stern talking-to by Coach Bruce Boudreau in the second intermission. A third-period goal follows, and usually the home crowd’s roaring captures the on-ice energy.
The Ducks almost have their comeback knack down to a formula, the...
| Mar 15, 2015
| 11:11 AM
A few more takeaways from a game in which the Kings lost a third-period lead and fell out of a playoff spot in the Western Conference, slipping out of the wild-card position.
Beware the Predators
Funny how it all works. The Kings seem to have the...
| Mar 14, 2015
| 7:47 PM
Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau wants his team to play with more desperation as the playoffs loom in less than a month, but Anaheim is in a comfortable place.
Not only do the Ducks occupy first place in the Pacific Division by a wide margin, they possess the...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 9:38 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the past week:
+ After the Calgary Flames lost workhorse defenseman Mark Giordano to biceps surgery, it seemed time to count them out of the West playoff race. No one told them....
| Feb 4, 2015
| 5:24 PM
Corey Perry responded to a five-game goal-less skid by getting two in the net.
Thursday, the Ducks' high-scoring right wing will co-star with goaltender Pekka Rinne and the Western Conference's fellow division-leading Nashville Predators in a high-...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 7:44 PM
ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Blackhawks' traveling road show pulled into Minnesota on Monday with little fanfare.
When it comes to the Central Division this season, teams other than the Hawks have demanded the lion's share of attention, most notably...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 5:58 PM
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Stocked with talent and experience, the Blackhawks appear poised to make a run at their third Stanley Cup in six seasons. There are, however, obstacles that could make them stumble in that quest. Here are five of them:...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 6:07 AM
Goodbye, Columbus, and thanks for the well-organized All-Star game festivities. Most events were held within the lively Arena District or the nearby convention center, and players seemed pleased with the enthusiastic atmosphere and attentive crowds....
| Feb 26, 2015
| 6:17 AM
While the Blackhawks’ Stanley Cup hopes were getting their collarbones surgically repaired, some of the competition for that trophy made the kind of moves the team on West Madison Street needs to make.
One of those teams making a move, by the way,...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 7:30 PM
PHILADELPHIA – Lose to the worst team in hockey, then beat the best.
Two days after falling to the lowly Buffalo Sabres, the Flyers bounced back with a 3-2 shootout win over the NHL-leading Nashville Predators on Saturday afternoon at...
| Feb 22, 2015
| 2:47 PM
While the Lehigh Valley braced for a snow and ice storm outside, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms and Hartford Wolf Pack unleashed a storm of goals inside the PPL Center on Saturday night.
Unfortunately, once again home ice tipped for the visitors.