| May 8, 2014
| 6:11 AM
The Ravens likely won't pick until late this evening in the NFL draft. Given the team's penchant for trading back, it could be an even later night. So maybe it's best to wait until the evening to brew up something strong and read this Coffee Companion,...
| May 7, 2014
| 8:47 PM
NEW YORK — He barreled in on a 3-on-1 break. The puck stood on its edge and Rick Nash shanked a wrist shot wide of the Pittsburgh net. Ugly.
On a power play that has been 36 shades of destitute, Nash turned the puck over in the neutral zone....
| 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
| 11:23 PM
In goaltender Jonathan Quick's second start for the Kings this season, he was yanked after yielding four goals to Winnipeg on 27 shots. In his third start he gave up a blooper goal to the New York Rangers when he dropped his stick and a dump-in...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 5:06 PM
PITTSBURGH — When the Kings wrap up their three-game, four-day trip Thursday against Pittsburgh, they'll also finish the non-conference portion of their schedule.
They might not want it to end because they've had such success against the East this...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 6:43 PM
Call this the month of the one-goal game.
Four of the Kings' last five games have been won by one goal. They beat Washington in a shootout at home last week and swept their three-game trip by one goal each, winning the second one, at Washington, again...
| 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...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 9:11 PM
NEW YORK — They weren't going to win Game 7 without a goal from Rick Nash. They weren't going to win without a goal from Martin St. Louis. They weren't going to win if they didn't finally, finally, finally score a power-play goal.
Well, it didn't...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 10:03 PM
Daniel Carcillo and Benoit Pouliot scored second-period goals, and the Rangers advanced to the second round with a 2-1 victory in Game 7 over the Flyers.
The Rangers shook off a 5-2 thrashing in Philadelphia on Tuesday and knocked out the Flyers about...