| Feb 19, 2014
| 6:13 PM
As the Olympic men’s hockey tournament moves on to the semifinal round Friday, six of the seven Ducks who departed for Sochi nine days ago still have visions of gold.
Defenseman Cam Fowler and Team USA play Team Canada and its Ducks’ stars...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 2:38 PM
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"Jingle bell, jingle bells, jingle ... hey guys, I need some backup here," said the frustrated singer.
Hey, creative differences among the band members ... we get that.
But behind the "music"...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 3:23 PM
Thank you, college football, for ceding New Year’s Day to the NHL, and even ceding the Big House in Ann Arbor for Maple Leafs-Red Wings.
Question was, would fans be familiar with the home team playing defense in that stadium?
After the game, the...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 4:48 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week:
+ Patrick Roy, who won the Conn Smythe Trophy as a rookie goaltender after the Montreal Canadiens won the Stanley Cup in 1986, has so far been successful as a...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 8:17 PM
The Philadelphia Flyers were supposed to be Stanley Cup contenders this season. Instead, it looks like they've gone the goon route in trying to resurrect something worthwhile from a season that's quickly spiraling out of control.
In the closing...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 10:56 AM
The countdown to the 2014 Sochi Winter Games has now officially begun with the lighting of the Olympic flame in Greece on Sunday.
Thomas Bach, the newly elected president of the International Olympic Committee, watched as the sun's rays and a...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 8:05 PM
Barely three months ago, the Blackhawks captured their second Stanley Cup in four seasons. Well, it's go time again. The first step on the road to a possible repeat: a home game against the loaded Washington Capitals.
Yep, this ain't gonna be easy....
| Feb 12, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Hockey Day in America 2013 Sunday, Feb. 17, on NBC and NBC Sports Network includes nine hours of coverage and a tripleheader of NHL games: Pittsburgh at Buffalo, Los Angeles at Chicago and Washington at New York Rangers. Below is the press release from...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 4:27 PM
The 2013 Stanley Cup is Pittsburgh’s to lose. Even with stars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin – arguably the best two players in the league – out of the lineup down the stretch, the Penguins continued to win, seemingly with......
| Jan 9, 2013
Bless their dreaming hearts, Virginia Beach city officials and entertainment bigfoot Comcast-Spectacor insisted Tuesday they "remain committed to the concept" of building a sports arena near the oceanfront and luring a major professional franchise....
| May 10, 2013
| 12:11 PM
DETROIT -- David Steckel’s history with Bruce Boudreau goes well beyond their time together in Washington, winding all the way back to tours of duty in Manchester, N.H., and Hershey, Pa.
Steckel, who was a first-round draft pick of the Kings in...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 4:24 AM
It’s here, hockey fans, the greatest time of the year for puck heads: The NHL playoffs. Nothing is more exciting or less predictable, and if you want even more drama, start with the intrastate Pittsburgh Penguins-Philadelphia Flyers series. It...