| May 14, 2014
| 6:48 AM
Baseball Reference lists Tommy Hunter's Twitter account (incorrectly) as @TommyGoesBoom. He did just that on Tuesday, but that's not all that happened around here. Here's the Coffee Companion, which compiles the local sports headlines every weekday...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 11:15 PM
While the Kings' leading scorers continued their personal race to finish as the NHL's playoffs points leader Monday, center Mike Richards pulled out of an extended drought.
Richards sent a puck toward teammate Trevor Lewis early in the third period only...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 7:50 AM
I don’t know what the Blackhawks are going to do in free agency to fix their blown chance at another Stanley Cup, but because I’m a pleaser, not a teaser, I’m here to help with a list of 10 (mostly) unrestricted free agents:
| Jun 10, 2014
| 6:51 PM
STAMFORD — Mike Backman said he wasn't sure how terrific his son-in-law was Monday night until he got home and saw the replays Tuesday morning. It was then that Backman saw the stick save that Jonathan Quick made on Mats Zuccarello in the first...
| 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 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...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 12:30 PM
NBC Sports Network's coverage of the Game 7 overtime thriller on Sunday night between the Los Angeles Kings and Chicago Blackhawks has set a U.S. record for a non-Cup Final game in the National Hockey League.
Nielsen estimates that NBCSN averaged 4.137...
| May 1, 2014
| 10:21 PM
The Kings, Wild and New York Rangers needed a Game 7 to win their respective first-round series, and Minnesota had to go to overtime.
Will the drama continue in the conference semifinals?
(Round 1: defeated Dallas, 4-2)...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 5:53 AM
Day baseball is great, but once Tommy Hunter shut the door on Boston and you were able to get back to work, you probably didn’t do much further reading. That’s why blogger/reporter Jon Meoli writes the Coffee Companion — where every...