| Mar 17, 2013
| 4:45 PM
The reigning NHL MVP is out indefinitely with an upper body injury. The league's top-scoring defenseman is out, too, apparently because of a lower body issue.
Still, it hardly matters for the streaking Pittsburgh Penguins.
Sidney Crosby scored his...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 5:04 PM
Where are the Blackhawks' stars?
In Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final, the Hawks grabbed a win with goals from four unlikely sources: Brandon Saad, Johnny Oduya, Andrew Shaw and Dave Bolland. Since then, the offense has been hauntingly quiet, especially...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 10:34 PM
Suppressing the childlike grin that now identifies him as easily as his red No. 88 sweater, Patrick Kane was talking about offensive hockey.
He could have been referring to Blackhawks history, too.
"Sometimes you catch some breaks and I think I was in...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 9:37 PM
The T-shirt in support of one of Boston's great role players is as clever as it is profane.
"Yippee Paille … !"
There's another word following Paille, of course, but this is a family newspaper and you'll either need to locate one of those T-...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 7:40 AM
The Bruins are pounding the Blackhawks physically.
They are killing the Hawks at the faceoff circle.
They are beating them on the scoreboard.
Hat trick. In fact, that’s the dead-bang hat trick that guarantees losing a Stanley Cup Final....
| Jun 5, 2013
| 9:16 PM
BOSTON (AP) — Patrice Bergeron scored 15:19 into the second overtime to lead the Boston Bruins to a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins and a 3-0 series lead in the Eastern Conference finals on Wednesday night.
The victory gave Boston...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 7:42 PM
BOSTON (AP) — The Penguins are improving at putting more shots on net. They just need to put more into the net.
And they're running out of time.
Pittsburgh forced Boston goalie Tuukka Rask to make 53 saves, but the Bruins won 2-1 in...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 8:14 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Boston strong indeed.
Brad Marchand scored twice during a four-goal first period and the Boston Bruins routed the Pittsburgh Penguins 6-1 in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals on Monday night.
| May 19, 2013
| 6:55 PM
— The Rangers have been down two games to none before. Heck, the last time it happened was only two weeks ago.
Before Game 3 of the opening series against the Washington Capitals, coach John Tortorella jabbed reporters for having their heads buried...
| May 21, 2013
| 8:37 PM
NEW YORK — Sometimes the King wins. And sometimes the serfs win.
The Yankees' Andy Pettitte might be the king of Game 2 in New York postseason lore, but Henrik Lundqvist had developed into the lord of Game 3. Entering this third game of the...
| May 13, 2013
| 9:25 PM
Their hockey souls were lost and so was their hockey season. They were gone. They were history.
Their coach had summoned his best Robert Louis Stevenson the previous night, calling them Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. And with only a few minutes remaining in...
| May 17, 2013
BOSTON — As each Bruins defenseman goes down, he seems to grow taller and taller.
The program lists Zdeno Chara at 6-9. Yet when Claude Julien was forced to start the Eastern Conference semifinals with three rookie defensemen because of injury,...