| Feb 1, 2015
| 3:56 PM
SAN JOSE, Calif. — The introductory period has ended for Brad Richards.
With the NHL season past the halfway point, the 34-year-old center has fully familiarized himself with Blackhawks teammates and coach Joel Quenneville's system, so all that...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 8:47 AM
The NHL wasn't the only major hockey league that held its All-Star game this past weekend. In Russia, the Kontinental Hockey League held its annual all-star summit along with the compulsory skills competition.
Though the Russians didn't have any pucks...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 3:55 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the last week:
+ The All-Star break interrupted five-game winning streaks for the Ducks, Detroit and Winnipeg. That success put the Ducks atop the NHL with 68 points, moved...
| 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 20, 2015
| 6:03 PM
The Keeper of the Cup would not budge.
Despite the begging, he would not waver.
Despite the pleading, he stood steadfast.
Despite blatant bribery, he would not allow me to complete a bucket-list item for sports fans around the globe.
| Jan 20, 2015
| 1:40 PM
A building full of city planners, code enforcers and permit issuers shouldn't be this much fun.
That's the effect a special visitor had during lunchtime at Orlando City Hall on Tuesday, prompting police officer Wayne Costa to say it was "one of the...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 11:55 AM
Anaheim Ducks defenseman Eric Brewer, acquired from the Tampa Bay Lightning earlier this season, has put his home in Tampa, Fla., on the market at $2.375 million.
The two-story residence, built in 2003, backs up to a canal with a boat dock, a pool and...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 12:08 PM
7:30 p.m.: New Orleans Pelicans at Celtics. CSN, NBA
7:30 p.m.: Rockets at Nets. YES
8 p.m.: Westchester Knicks at Iowa Energy. MSG
8:30 p.m.: National championship, Ohio State vs. Oregon. ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPNC
| Jan 13, 2015
| 8:10 PM
BOSTON (AP) — Rookie David Pastrnak scored twice for the second straight game and Milan Lucic had a goal and an assist as the Boston Bruins beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 Tuesday night for their fourth straight win.
Brad Marchand also scored 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 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...