| Jun 21, 2012
| 5:48 AM
The speculation and apocrypha surrounding "cover curses" in sports go back at least as far as the "Sports Illustrated cover jinx." In the age of video games, the "Madden Curse" has taken up the mantle as the most hotly-debated superstition in sports...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 6:54 PM
The Ducks reached into the free-agent pool Wednesday and acquired much-traveled winger Dany Heatley, attempting to add some experience after losing Teemu Selanne and Saku Koivu.
Selanne retired after this past season and the Ducks parted ways with...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 10:03 PM
Daniel Carcillo and Benoit Pouliot scored second-period goals, and the Rangers advanced to the second round with a 2-1 victory in Game 7 over the Flyers.
The Rangers shook off a 5-2 thrashing in Philadelphia on Tuesday and knocked out the Flyers about...
| May 1, 2014
| 10:21 PM
The Kings, Wild and New York Rangers needed a Game 7 to win their respective first-round series, and Minnesota had to go to overtime.
Will the drama continue in the conference semifinals?
(Round 1: defeated Dallas, 4-2)...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Upon further review . . .
Teammates were more than impressed with Kings goalie Jonathan Quick's incredible kick save on Blake Wheeler with just under a minute remaining in their 4-2 win over Winnipeg on Saturday night.
Quick was on his stomach and...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week:
+ Riding a 17-1 surge, the Ducks are only the fifth team in NHL history to win 17 or more games in an 18-game span. A good omen? The first two, the...
| Apr 26, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Did Kings Coach Terry Murray commit a grievous sin by not shaking the hands of San Jose players after the Sharks eliminated the Kings from the playoffs Monday? Murray’s assistants joined the traditional on-ice handshake line after San Jose’s...
| May 13, 2011
| 6:43 AM
The Detroit Red Wings went on a historic run: only eight NHL teams have come back from a 3-0 deficit to play a game seven in the playoffs. With more than a dozen guys who played for the Grand Rapids Griffins, Thursday night was a big night in...
| May 12, 2011
| 9:33 PM
The San Jose Sharks can breathe a little easier.
Devin Setoguchi, Logan Couture and Patrick Marleau scored goals and the Sharks avoided an historic collapse by beating the Detroit Red Wings, 3-2, in Game 7 of the Western Conference semifinals on...
| May 15, 2011
| 10:12 PM
The San Jose Sharks have a third period problem, and it cost them Game 1 against the Vancouver Canucks.
They've given up 15 final frame goals, most in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, while scoring 11. If coffee is for closers, they've gone thirsty in 2011....