| Feb 15, 2014
| 7:51 AM
SOCHI, Russia — In a rare instance of a game exceeding its advance billing, Team USA and Team Russia battled hard and evenly through 65 deliciously tense minutes before T.J. Oshie scored the deciding shootout tally in the eighth round of the...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 6:32 PM
From mighty Canada with its 11 returning gold medalists to humble hopefuls Latvia and Norway, the remaining entrants in the Sochi Olympic hockey tournament announced their rosters Tuesday, triggering vigorous debate in hockey rinks around the world....
| Feb 19, 2014
| 7:16 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- Before the Olympic hockey tournament began, Russian superstar Alexander Ovechkin joked that if his country were to prevail at the sport it once dominated internationally, “it means gold only costs $50 billion,” the price tag...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 8:58 AM
SOCHI, Russia — Alexander Ovechkin’s face has been all over Sochi on advertisements themed to promote the Winter Olympics. Finally, the Washington Capitals’ stellar winger arrived in person and practiced with Team Russia at the Bolshoy...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 11:33 AM
DETROIT -- Greetings from Detroit, where it’s snowing lightly.
The Kings’ morning skate at Joe Louis Arena was optional, but it appeared that their lineup Saturday against the Red Wings will be the same as it was in their 4-1 victory over...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 8:11 PM
One season under the NHL’s realigned conference setup probably was enough for Eastern teams to veto future additions from the West.
The Detroit Red Wings and Columbus Blue Jackets, who moved from the West to the East before this season, won...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 11:45 AM
YOU'RE NOT EVEN CLOSE, CHICAGO
By Sean Ely
Two Original Six teams. Two storied franchises. Two staples in sports branding. Two organizations you can't forget to mention when talking "hockey" in any context.
But when comparing the Detroit Red Wings...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 8:07 AM
So, what did we learn about the U.S. Olympic men's hockey team?
The short-attention-span answers are the Americans can skate, score and check in what amounted to a one-week regular season.
I think we already knew the Americans had the goaltending to...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 8:38 PM
When: Feb. 12-23.
The field: Host Russia will be under considerable pressure to win gold for the first time since several former Soviet republics competed as the Unified Team in 1992. An explosive offense led by NHL standouts Alex Ovechkin, Pavel...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 1:02 PM
SOCHI, Russia -- Finland’s men’s hockey team had a hard time finding replacements when standout NHL forwards Mikko Koivu of the Minnesota Wild and Valtteri Filppula of the Tampa Bay Lightning had to withdraw because of injuries.
| Feb 10, 2014
| 4:34 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Team USA General Manager David Poile will not travel to Russia for the Olympic men's hockey tournament because of injuries he suffered last week when he was hit in the face by an errant puck.
Poile underwent surgery for facial...