| Oct 4, 2014
| 7:27 PM
Scoring champion and MVP Sidney Crosby and goal-scoring champ Alexander Ovechkin have more in common than shiny trophies. Both Crosby’s Pittsburgh Penguins and Ovechkin’s Washington Capitals have a new coach and general manager.
| Oct 4, 2014
| 8:38 PM
1. New coach, general manager in Pittsburgh — new direction?
Another early playoff exit cost Coach Dan Bylsma and General Manager Ray Shero their jobs, taken by Mike Johnston and Jim Rutherford, respectively. They must resolve defensive chaos, a...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 7:10 PM
If the revamped Panthers were looking for a confidence-building win in their final preseason game Saturday night at Amalie Arena, they need to search elsewhere.
Perhaps they'll find some chemistry, cohesiveness and confidence over the next three days at...
| Apr 16, 2014
Some things in the NHL playoffs are guarantees. Penguins star Sidney Crosby will again grow a pathetic mustache and make annoying whiny faces when he’s hit. His teammate, goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, will implode at some point and let up seven......
| 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...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:14 PM
VANCOUVER, Canada — Anyone who saw John Tortorella's testy, 20-second news conferences when he coached the New York Rangers might have been shocked Monday when he conducted a cordial 20-minute session before the Canucks' morning skate at Rogers...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 6:24 PM
The NHL was right to suspend Boston's Shawn Thornton 15 games for his premeditated assault Dec. 7 on Pittsburgh defenseman Brooks Orpik, though it should have suspended Pittsburgh forward James Neal more than five games for kneeing Boston's Brad...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 9:42 AM
Kings defenseman Drew Doughty and forward Jeff Carter, and Ducks forwards Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry were named to Team Canada’s roster for the Sochi Olympics on Tuesday, giving both Southern California teams strong representation at next month&...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 1:11 PM
CORAL SPRINGS – Eleven years ago this month, a promising rookie center drafted in the first round joined the Panthers for the final weeks of the season. In his NHL debut on April 3, 2002, he scored a goal against the Penguins at home.
| Nov 10, 2013
| 5:11 PM
Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf was scratched from Sunday night’s home game against the Vancouver Canucks because of an upper-body injury, with the team announcing the move seconds after the Ducks began warming up on the Honda Center ice.
| Nov 11, 2013
| 1:09 PM
NHL scoring leader Steven Stamkos of the Tampa Bay Lightning, who is one of the league’s top young stars and was expected to play a key role for Canada at the Sochi Winter Olympics in February, was carried off the ice Monday at Boston’s TD...