| Oct 4, 2014
| 1:47 PM
1. Can the Kings repeat as Stanley Cup champions?
No one has done it since the Detroit Red Wings in 1997 and '98. The Kings stayed intact, minus free-agent defenseman Willie Mitchell, while many West rivals improved. But with a full season from...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 7:16 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- Before the Olympic hockey tournament began, Russian superstar Alexander Ovechkin joked that if his country were to prevail at the sport it once dominated internationally, “it means gold only costs $50 billion,” the price tag...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 8:44 PM
Despite the disappointment of another playoff flameout by his Pittsburgh Penguins that resulted in his coach and general manager getting fired, center Sidney Crosby put a cap on a successful regular season Tuesday night at the NHL Awards in Las Vegas....
| Jun 1, 2014
| 8:51 PM
This Blackhawks season just became a failure. There’s no other way to look at it.
The franchise’s motto is “One Goal.’’ This isn’t that goal. This is failure.
Some franchises might be happy to reach the conference...
| 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...
| May 1, 2014
| 7:19 AM
While you were sleeping, the Wild were putting the Avalanche to bed for the season by completing a seven-game upset in overtime.
And so, the Blackhawks get as lucky with their second-round opponent as they did with their first when they fell into a...
| 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 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 13, 2014
| 10:23 PM
In a regular season when so much has gone right for the Ducks, Teemu Selanne closed it perfectly Sunday by tugging a fellow Anaheim legend onto the ice for a final skate and embrace in front of an adoring sellout crowd.
The Ducks (54-20-8) produced...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 5:04 PM
DENVER — The worst game the Ducks played this season before Wednesday was here in their opener, a 6-1 loss capped by Colorado Avalanche rookie Coach Patrick Roy threatening to break through a glass partition to fight Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau....
| Mar 14, 2014
| 10:48 PM
DENVER -- Five months ago, the Ducks used their bitterness over a one-sided loss here to ignite a 15-2-1 streak.
Friday night, their future clouded again, they unleashed a team-record six-goal second period — three coming in one minute 53...