| May 16, 2014
| 10:10 PM
A look at how the two teams in the Eastern Conference final matchup.
Def. Tampa Bay, 4-0; Def. Boston, 4-3.
Def. Philadelphia, 4-3; Def. Pittsburgh, 4-3
Playoff power play: Canadiens 26.3% (fourth); Rangers 10.9% (13th)....
| May 19, 2014
| 6:12 PM
MONTREAL — Rangers center Chris Kreider didn’t make much room for regret.
On Monday when Kreider addressed reporters, the news that Canadiens goaltender Carey Price would miss the rest of the series was still sinking in in the Rangers locker...
| May 21, 2014
| 10:43 PM
Barry Trotz met with Capitals owner Ted Leonsis and president Dick Patrick in Washington on Tuesday about the team's vacant coaching job, another indication in the mutual interest between the organization and the veteran bench boss.
Trotz, 51, is widely...
| May 25, 2014
| 12:48 AM
Reports Saturday night indicated that the Washington Capitals are close to landing Barry Trotz to be the 17th coach in franchise history.
Trotz, 51, the most coveted coaching candidate available, was in Washington on Tuesday to meet with Capitals...
| May 29, 2014
| 8:55 PM
NEW YORK — He wasn't going to let in a goal. Not on this glorious night. No way. No how.
After what happened in Montreal two nights earlier, after Henrik Lundqvist was pulled in the second period by coach Alain Vigneault, the last guy the...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 3:44 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the last week:
+ Jaromir Jagr on Saturday became the seventh NHL player to score 700 goals. The New Jersey Devils' enduring right wing joins Wayne Gretzky (894), Gordie Howe...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 4:38 PM
When I was getting ready for my Chicago sports weekend in Pittsburgh, I made a list of famous Chicago things I might see there: deep dish pizza, potholes, athlete statues, etc.
I should have added "disappointment" to the list.
The Blackhawks fell to...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 7:40 PM
Aberdeen 5, Edgewood 0: Jake Roberts pitched a complete game, gave up six hits, two walks and struck out two as the visiting Eagles (1-3) shut out the Rams (1-2).
Aberdeen's Owen Smith went 2-for-2 with a homer and four RBI.
Bel Air 13, Patterson Mill...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 5:52 AM
Another beautiful weekend in Charm City means another reasonable excuse to have gotten behind on local sports news. That's why new blogger Jon Meoli is restarting the Coffee Companion — where every morning, Monday through Friday, he’ll run...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 10:53 PM
Evgeni Malkin had a hat trick and the visiting Pittsburgh Penguins almost blew a four-goal lead before beating the Columbus Blue Jackets, 4-3, on Monday night to clinch their first-round playoff series in six games.
The Blue Jackets, closer to making...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 6:07 AM
The Orioles' scheduled day off and the evening rain was a good opportunity to catch up on chores, spend quality time with your family, or do other things that don't involve watching sports. That's why blogger Jon Meoli restarted the Coffee Companion...