| Dec 22, 2014
| 10:08 PM
San Jose Coach Todd McLellan's job security didn't look so solid a month ago, when the Sharks were a wobbly 10-10-4. He heard speculation that he'd be fired and handled the uncertainty as best he could.
"We just come to work every day. We work hard," he...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 6:43 PM
Panthers sidelined enforcer Shawn Thornton is known for his trademark momentum-shifting hits or fights, but Sean Bergenheim?
Yet there was Bergenheim practically lifting Penguins rookie Bobby Farnham off his feet and into a dazed heap on the ice with...
| Dec 27, 2014
All this talk of Kentucky's possibly going undefeated has seemed ridiculous. It's impossible to expect any team, no matter how talented, to win every game. But then we consider the way Kentucky has made a few solid opponents look completely overmatched...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 9:09 PM
DENVER — Andrew Shaw was the first player to take the ice for the Blackhawks' practice in the Mile High City on Tuesday.
There was no mistaking that the forward is eager to return to action after missing the first three contests of the Hawks' six-...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 7:33 PM
BOSTON — The Sidney Crosby-Evgeni Malkin connection won a game in overtime for the Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday night.
Crosby, who already had a goal and an assist, set up Malkin for his second goal of the game 32 seconds into overtime to give...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 8:37 PM
Home cooking has been lacking spice for the Florida Panthers so far this season.
Few wins. Sparse crowds. Little excitement.
The vagabond team that has made a habit of impressing more the farther it gets from home got a much-needed win 1-0 against...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 11:45 AM
Their sixth loss in seven games served as yet another example of what Ron Hextall views as the Flyers' most prominent issue. Wednesday's 5-2 loss at Detroit featured stretches of good play, but a lack of consistency throughout all 60 minutes — on an...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the past week:
+ Arizona State shook up college hockey last week by announcing it will upgrade its men's club hockey program to full NCAA Division I status over the next three...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 2:07 PM
With three games in three days (and having to face that same scheduled next week), the AHL's Lehigh Valley Phantoms (9-8-2 for 20 points) play four of their next six games on the road, and need to start putting together some road wins.
| Dec 5, 2014
| 7:58 PM
WILKES-BARRE — Brutal.
Even those words don't do justice to the lack of performance the Lehigh Valley Phantoms exhibited in a 5-1 loss to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins on Friday night at Mohegan Sun Arena.
"Terrible," is the way...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 12:22 PM
7 p.m.: Celtics at Wizards. CSN
7 p.m.: IPFW at Purdue. ESPNU
7 p.m.: Kennesaw State at Butler. FS1
7:30 p.m.: Lancaster (Texas) vs. Plano West (Texas). ESPN2
7:30 p.m.: Nuggets at Raptors. NBA
7:30 p.m.: Cavaliers at Brooklyn Nets....