| Jun 25, 2014
| 8:49 PM
'Tis the season for trade rumors in the NHL, and one in particular has the Blackhawks' Patrick Sharp and his agent hopping mad.
Earlier this week, Sportsnet in Canada's Nick Kypreos reported the Hawks had made Sharp available for trade. According to...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 4:27 PM
Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi was sitting in his office the other day, flipping through a guide that listed his counterparts in the NHL.
It was like looking at a high school yearbook without the cheery messages and autographs, one organized by...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 9:18 PM
In the end, the Ducks' decision to trade for center Ryan Kesler was about one thing — helping them reel in their crosstown rivals, the Stanley Cup champion Kings.
Kesler plays with a physical edge that the Ducks desperately need in the playoffs...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 11:27 PM
So what does half a billion dollars buy these days?
For starters, the answer might cover the first day of NHL free agency. It was an unprecedented rush of frenzied spending, soaring past $500 million and 70-plus signings before dinner time Tuesday...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 6:22 AM
The price the Blackhawks paid was cheap enough for a veteran center with good Corsi and Fenwick numbers.
But some of my initial problems with Brad Richards are he’s 34 and I’m not sure he can can keep up in a Western Conference that is...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 6:40 PM
The bold moves by the Blackhawks' Central Division rivals came early on the opening day of free agency.
A short time after the Stars acquired Jason Spezza in a blockbuster trade Tuesday, the Blues opened their pocketbook to sign the coveted Paul...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 5:35 PM
In the NHL's summer season of hard-edged business decisions, for Ducks General Manager Bob Murray none was more difficult than the one involving center Saku Koivu.
Murray did not offer contracts to a trio of Ducks — longtime goaltender Jonas...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week:
+ A 40-save performance Saturday by Colorado goaltender Semyon Varlamov against Washington — his former team — improved the Avalanche's record...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 1:59 PM
OTTAWA, Canada -- The Kings scored three times in the first period and held off a push by the Senators to earn a 5-2 victory on Saturday at the Canadian Tire Center, extending their winning streak to six and sustaining several other noteworthy streaks....
| Oct 9, 2013
| 2:12 PM
The Ottawa Senators will be without their captain Jason Spezza for Wednesday night's game against the Kings at Staples Center.
Spezza, who has been dealing with a sore groin, came to the realization that he needed a few more days before returning to...