| Jan 26, 2015
| 4:18 PM
Kings Coach Darryl Sutter painted a vivid picture when asked last week about his players' struggles to defend their championship.
"They have to keep understanding and listening to what I'm telling them about how tough it is," he said. "The train has got...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 8:39 PM
COLUMBUS, Ohio — John Tavares of the New York Islanders matched a record with four goals, and Team Toews beat Team Foligno 17-12 on Sunday night in the highest-scoring NHL All-Star game.
The wild, no-defense exhibition even featured a fake fight...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 11:09 AM
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The World Cup of Hockey will be making a long-awaited return in 2016.
The tournament will feature eight teams with the games played in Toronto before NHL training camps open in September.
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 7:20 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Jake Voracek was one of five Flyers to score in the second period, leading Philadelphia to a 7-3 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday night.
Voracek, Pierre-Edouard Bellemare, Mark Streit and Brayden Schenn all scored in a 6...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 4:21 PM
The Panthers had no where to go but up when it came to their abysmal 30th-ranked power play last season.
While they have improved slightly from a paltry success rate of 10 percent last season — the lowest since the Wild's 9.6 percent in 2000-01...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 12:05 AM
Coach Barry Trotz on Nicklas Backstrom: "When we needed something to happen, he made it happen."
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Here came the hats, fluttering onto the ice — confetti...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 10:33 PM
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PHILADELPHIA — Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy played like a veteran in his NHL debut.
Vasilevskiy stopped 23 of 24 shots, centers Steven Stamkos, Tyler Johnson and Valtteri Filppula scored goals and the...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 7:10 PM
NEW YORK — Ryan Callahan scored twice in his return to Madison Square Garden as the Tampa Bay Lightning improved to 8-1-1 with a 5-1 win over the Rangers.
Steven Stamkos netted his 12th goal to pull into a three-way tie with New York's Rick Nash...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 7:41 PM
TAMPA, Fla. -- The spotlight was all on New York Rangers right-winger Martin St. Louis' return to his old arena, but the Tampa Bay Lightning saw the player acquired for St. Louis -- right-winger Ryan Callahan-- score two goals to steal the show in a 4-3...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 2:13 PM
— With much of the preseason conversation revolving around the Panthers' baby-faced corps of talented defensemen throughout their organization such as teenage rookie Aaron Ekblad, it's easy to forget that six-year NHL veteran Dmitry Kulikov is still...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Statistics in professional sports can often help coaches and players figure out how, why and when they won or lost the game.
Statistical trends could be a players' best friend or worst enemy, causing them to press when slumping or be ridiculed for the...