| Dec 15, 2013
| 6:45 PM
CHICAGO — While it’s inevitable that all good things must come to an end, the Kings’ long-sustained excellence ended with a thud Sunday against the defending Stanley Cup-champion Blackhawks.
Chicago showed why it’s the NHL’...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 5:25 PM
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman on Tuesday upheld the 15-game suspension of Boston Bruins forward Shawn Thornton that had been imposed by the league on Dec. 14.
Bettman said he found “clear and convincing evidence” to support the ban, which...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
On April 26, Joel Ward scored the winning goal for his Washington Capitals in a National Hockey League playoff game against the Boston Bruins. It was the seventh game of a tied playoff series, so fan passion was at a high. Ward is one of the few black...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:32 PM
NHL TV schedule 2013-14: U.S. national TV schedule for NHL games on NBC Sports Network, NBC and NHL Network. The NHL is making up for lost time after last season’s lockout, with division realignment, Olympic rivalries and expansion of marquee...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 6:56 PM
Add Teemu Selanne to the growing list of injured Ducks.
Selanne, 43, took a stick in the mouth from Philadelphia defenseman Luke Schenn in the third period of the Ducks' 3-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday. He went down in a heap in the...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 2:10 PM
The latest step(s) on the Olympic road to Sochi, Russia, came on Monday when various national hockey federations released their orientation camp rosters.
There was significant Los Angeles-Anaheim representation, and a decided youth movement in terms...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 12:30 PM
To promote its "Thanksgiving Showdown" hockey broadcast between the New York Rangers and the Boston Bruins, NBC Sports Network is making use of a talented movie director who knows a thing or two about slapstick.
Bobby Farrelly, one half of the famous...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 5:49 PM
Gov. Pat Quinn hinted Tuesday that he may summon lawmakers back to Springfield again this summer to take up public employee pension reform, saying next month's State Fair would provide an ideal time for legislators to work on the issue while also having a...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 6:15 PM
The NHL continued to punish players who deliver illegal hits to opponents’ heads when its Department of Player Safety suspended Buffalo Sabres forward John Scott seven games for his blow to the head of Boston Bruins forward Loui Eriksson.
| 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...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:15 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week:
At 11-2-2, the St. Louis Blues have matched their best start in franchise history. They last earned 11 wins in their first 15 games in the 2003-04...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 5:05 PM
BOSTON — In a way, Boston is home to Orlando Magic guard E'Twaun Moore, even though he grew up in East Chicago, Ind.
The Boston Celtics used the 55th overall pick of the 2011 NBA Draft to select Moore out of Purdue, and Monday night's game between...