| Mar 23, 2015
| 5:03 PM
The Kings should have shed Mike Richards' contract during last summer's final compliance-buyout period, but General Manager Dean Lombardi wanted to keep his core group together and willingly believed Richards' promises to improve his fitness.
| Mar 17, 2015
| 10:37 AM
A few more takeaways from a grind-it-out, often dull contest against the Coyotes on Monday night:
The stretch run isn’t always pretty
Tennis player turned television commentator Brad Gilbert once wrote a well-regarded book, “Winning Ugly.&...
| Mar 15, 2015
| 6:14 PM
Pick an adjective after the Panthers thoroughly outplayed the NHL-best New York Rangers in Madison Square Garden only to come away with an undeserved 2-1 loss early Sunday evening...
| Mar 14, 2015
| 7:47 PM
Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau wants his team to play with more desperation as the playoffs loom in less than a month, but Anaheim is in a comfortable place.
Not only do the Ducks occupy first place in the Pacific Division by a wide margin, they possess the...
| Mar 14, 2015
| 7:19 PM
During the lockout shortened 2012-13 season, Dan Ellis was brought in to be the Carolina Hurricanes backup goalie behind Cam Ward.
Ellis, who started in the AHL that season, only got into 16 games before a self-inflicted gash on this thigh ended his...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 8:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Goalie Cam Talbot and the New York Rangers moved atop the Metropolitan Division by beating the Washington Capitals 3-1 Wednesday night, while overcoming Alex Ovechkin's league-leading 45th goal.
Martin St. Louis, Carl Hagelin and...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 12:38 PM
A couple of players on the Panthers breathed a sigh of relief as the clock reached 3 p.m. on Monday, signalling the end of trading between teams.
Panthers veteran forwards Tomas Kopecky and Scottie Upshall, who will be free agents on July 1, were...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 12:13 PM
Hockey has been part of Lake Forest graduate Cody Murphy's life from his earliest memories, and the sport is a full family affair.
Right after Murphy helped his Miami (Ohio) teammates edge Western Michigan 4-3 at Soldier Field in Chicago on Feb. 7,...
| 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
| 4:35 PM
VOORHEES — Whew! That was a scary few hours the Flyers endured on Wednesday, but the story had a happy ending.
The glow of Tuesday night's 2-1 shootout win over Ottawa had turned to trepidation on Wednesday when the team's starting goaltender had...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 1:05 PM
PHILADELPHIA — For the Philadelphia Flyers to do anything in their hoped-for second-half comeback, they need their top goalie in top shape.
That's why there was a collective sigh of relief, both late Wednesday and early Thursday, when netminder...