| Apr 4, 2015
| 8:32 PM
NEW YORK — Rick Nash scored his career-best 42nd goal of the season, Henrik Lundqvist made 35 saves, and the New York Rangers moved closer to securing home-ice advantage for the playoffs with a 6-1 victory Saturday night over the New Jersey Devils....
| Apr 4, 2015
| 7:44 PM
A slumping Steven Stamkos snuffed out Florida's flickering playoff hopes on Saturday night.
Stamkos, Tampa Bay's veteran center who hadn't scored since March 20, scored twice and notched an assist as the Lightning ended the Panthers' playoff hopes and...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 12:49 PM
When Jaromir Jagr arrived for this debut with the Panthers in late February, coach Gerard Gallant wanted Jagr to play next to two of the youngest players on the roster. Gallant believed Jagr, a future Hall of Famer, would be a calming influence for...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 12:19 PM
When/Where: 7 p.m.; BB&T Center, Sunrise
TV: FSF; Radio: 740 AM-WSBR
Scouting report: The next challenge for Panthers, who are fighting for their playoff lives, is a must-win game against the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Lightning has beaten the...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 10:56 AM
The players somberly tossed out the company line about how the Panthers were still mathematically alive for a playoff berth, but for the first time this season, their hollow eyes showed little belief after Tuesday's devastating 3-2 loss to the Bruins that...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 9:21 PM
The playoff picture became clearer in the East on Monday when the Tampa Bay Lightning clinched a postseason berth, but it grew more muddled in the West when the Kings lost to the Chicago Blackhawks and Calgary and Vancouver won their respective games....
| Mar 27, 2015
| 1:47 PM
The old confidence was already starting to come back. Then the old master arrived to show the path to prosperity and longevity in the NHL.
The combination has Jonathan Huberdeau back on the career arc foretold by his Calder Trophy winning debut in the...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 7:59 PM
Panthers General Manager Dale Tallon sat dejectedly with his head down on an exercise bicycle in the hallway outside a somber locker room.
The pedals weren't move; the bicycle was stationary, similar to the Panthers' status in the standings after a...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 2:48 PM
If the Panthers could only bottle the sense of urgency that they experience in second periods and pour those contents out into the other two periods, they most likely wouldn't be in this improbable pursuit of the final wild-card playoff berth.
| Mar 23, 2015
| 5:00 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the last week:
+ The Ottawa Senators moved into a playoff spot Monday for the first time since late November on the strength of their seventh straight win and ninth in their...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 8:41 PM
3 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Auto Club 400, practice. FS1
4:30 p.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series: Fontana, practice. FS1
6 p.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series: Fontana, final practice. FS1
7:30 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Auto Club 400...