| Mar 10, 2014
| 1:06 PM
The reputation that precedes the Ducks is their offense, as the team has the third most goals in the NHL.
But it also ranks fifth in the league in team defense, allowing 2.36 goals a game.
The unit was further lifted by Friday’s performance...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week:
+ The Dallas Stars' medical staff acted quickly and decisively in treating forward Rich Peverley after he collapsed on the bench last week because of an...
| 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 5, 2014
| 8:42 PM
Whether it's the opponent's top scorer or the Ducks' mood, defenseman Ben Lovejoy has proven in his breakout season he has a firm handle on it.
A confluence of greater maturity and an appreciation of the disparity between Lovejoy's prior NHL job and the...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 9:30 PM
The regular season will end Sunday, and so will the voting period for the NHL's individual trophies.
Colorado Coach Patrick Roy is too brash to win any popularity contests but he deserves to win the Jack Adams Award as coach of the year, an honor...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 7:47 PM
Designated hitter Andrew Sharpe hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the sixth inning to break a 4-4 tie Thursday as No. 4 Arundel defeated visiting North County, 7-4, in baseball.
Reliever Ryan Benson came in in the fourth inning to pick up his second...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 10:25 PM
The Colorado Avalanche rose from the dregs of a 29th-place finish last season to win the Central Division title, and the St. Louis Blues collapsed late in the regular season and lost their chance to finish atop the Central, Western Conference and the...
| 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...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 9:12 PM
Dale Weise scored 18 minutes 8 seconds into overtime Wednesday night to give the Montreal Canadiens a 5-4 victory over the host Tampa Bay Lightning in the opening game of their Eastern Conference first-round playoff series.
Daniel Briere passed from...
| 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...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 4:32 PM
It's a 10-game, 19-day sprint to the end of the regular season for the Blackhawks, and their potential playoff pairing remains up for grabs. As they chase St. Louis and fend off Colorado, here's what to expect from the final five-plus-five.