| Dec 26, 2014
| 2:48 PM
When the Panthers get back to work Saturday they will be reminded that the final three games of this holiday homestand just may be the most critical stretch of the season.
Not only are their next three opponents — Maple Leafs on Sunday,...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 7:00 AM
They’ve gotten to this point as the NHL’s points leader by effectively shelving frustration, like those two Andrew Cogliano shots that struck the iron behind Vancouver Canucks goalie Ryan Miller on Sunday night.
Building upon the faith to...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 10:37 PM
Cam Fowler didn't know a backward pass was coming his way and wasn't even immediately aware that he scored the winning goal Sunday.
But the mob rushing him with big smiles told him all he needed to know — that a signature defensive performance...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 8:00 AM
Road struggles are so last year, right?
The Kings started 2015 on the right note, eventually, and there were plenty of takeaways after they rallied from a late 2-1 deficit to win, 3-2, at Vancouver's Rogers Arena, outshooting the Canucks, 40-16....
| Jan 6, 2015
| 8:19 PM
Despite a drawn-out breakup that took nearly two years before it ended in a messy divorce, when Roberto Luongo steps on the ice Thursday night in Vancouver's Rogers Arena for the first time since being traded to the Panthers last March, he will most...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 1:58 PM
When/where: 10 p.m., Rogers Arena, Vancouver
TV: Fox Sports Florida; Radio: WQAM-560
Scouting report: It's being billed as Roberto Luongo's homecoming game against a franchise he took to within one game of its only Stanley Cup title in 2011. The...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 6:00 PM
There's perhaps no other position in sports where you have to pay your dues and wait your turn longer before establishing yourself as a pro than an NHL goalie.
That's certainly true for Sam Brittain, the Panthers' fourth-round pick of the 2010 draft,...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 4:09 PM
— While the hockey world has been abuzz over the return of Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo to Vancouver for the first time since last March's stunning trade, defenseman Willie Mitchell is enjoying a more relaxed homecoming.
Mitchell, who was born...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 2:33 PM
Noon: Towson at Georgetown. FS1
1 p.m.: Wizards at Celtics. CSN
1 p.m.: Women's College, South Carolina at Duke. ESPN2
2 p.m.: Wisconsin-Milwaukee at DePaul. FS1
2:30 p.m.: BB&T Classic: Charlotte at George Washington. NESN, YES
| Dec 3, 2014
| 8:32 PM
Of all the teams in town likely to hurt themselves by skipping a step on the way to a championship, the Blackhawks would be at the bottom of the list.
Yet there the Hawks were Wednesday night at the United Center, in front of a home crowd for the...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 12:33 PM
What we learned from the Ducks 4-3 shootout win against the Vancouver Canucks: Their quick two-game trip to Western Canada ended on a high note, a swing in the proper direction after many disappointments in shootouts this season. A few takeaways from Ryan...