| Jun 17, 2013
| 9:37 PM
The T-shirt in support of one of Boston's great role players is as clever as it is profane.
"Yippee Paille … !"
There's another word following Paille, of course, but this is a family newspaper and you'll either need to locate one of those T-...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 7:40 AM
The Bruins are pounding the Blackhawks physically.
They are killing the Hawks at the faceoff circle.
They are beating them on the scoreboard.
Hat trick. In fact, that’s the dead-bang hat trick that guarantees losing a Stanley Cup Final....
| May 19, 2013
| 6:55 PM
— The Rangers have been down two games to none before. Heck, the last time it happened was only two weeks ago.
Before Game 3 of the opening series against the Washington Capitals, coach John Tortorella jabbed reporters for having their heads buried...
| May 21, 2013
| 8:37 PM
NEW YORK — Sometimes the King wins. And sometimes the serfs win.
The Yankees' Andy Pettitte might be the king of Game 2 in New York postseason lore, but Henrik Lundqvist had developed into the lord of Game 3. Entering this third game of the...
| May 13, 2013
| 9:25 PM
Their hockey souls were lost and so was their hockey season. They were gone. They were history.
Their coach had summoned his best Robert Louis Stevenson the previous night, calling them Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. And with only a few minutes remaining in...
| May 17, 2013
BOSTON — As each Bruins defenseman goes down, he seems to grow taller and taller.
The program lists Zdeno Chara at 6-9. Yet when Claude Julien was forced to start the Eastern Conference semifinals with three rookie defensemen because of injury,...
| Apr 22, 2013
The season will end Sunday and so will the voting period for the NHL's major trophies. Members of the Professional Hockey Writers' Assn. vote for most trophies; the Jack Adams (Coach of the Year) is selected by the NHL Broadcasters' Assn., and the...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 9:50 AM
In the Stanley Cup Finals, the greatest showcase of all playoff rounds, the NHL is stuck with despicable biting and now a frightening blindside hit that resulted in a player being stretchered off the ice to the hospital.
You could say the NHL is...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 7:31 AM
Eternal hockey question: Do the Canucks’ many moronic acts on the ice spark their fans’ city-wide moronic acts off it, or vice versa?
Either way, you have to feel good that the dirty and stupid hockey team choked away its best chance at the...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 9:33 PM
The second period was much like the first: scoreless and with a succession of strange penalties being called. But the Canucks suffered a potentially damaging blow when defenseman Dan Hamhuis suffered an apparent injury while hip-checking Boston's Milan...
| Jun 4, 2011
| 9:34 PM
Alexandre Burrows can be a world-class player when he’s not biting opponents’ fingers or going on head-hunting missions. He proved it Saturday in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup finals by scoring the first and last goals and assisting on......