| 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,...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 5:42 AM
BOSTON (AP) — A win for the Bruins would have been an uplifting end to the city's emotional return to major sports after the Boston Marathon bombing.
Simply playing the game was good enough.
A moving "Star-Spangled Banner," a touching...
| Apr 22, 2013
The season will end Sunday and so will the voting period for the NHL's major trophies. Members of the Professional Hockey Writers' Assn. vote for most trophies; the Jack Adams (Coach of the Year) is selected by the NHL Broadcasters' Assn., and the...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 8:54 PM
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Geno and the Swedes were hockey's biggest winners in Vegas.
Pittsburgh center Evgeni Malkin won the Hart Trophy on Wednesday night, becoming the NHL's most valuable player for the first time. Three Swedish players also claimed...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 7:31 AM
Eternal hockey question: Do the Canucks’ many moronic acts on the ice spark their fans’ city-wide moronic acts off it, or vice versa?
Either way, you have to feel good that the dirty and stupid hockey team choked away its best chance at the...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 9:50 AM
In the Stanley Cup Finals, the greatest showcase of all playoff rounds, the NHL is stuck with despicable biting and now a frightening blindside hit that resulted in a player being stretchered off the ice to the hospital.
You could say the NHL is...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 9:33 PM
The second period was much like the first: scoreless and with a succession of strange penalties being called. But the Canucks suffered a potentially damaging blow when defenseman Dan Hamhuis suffered an apparent injury while hip-checking Boston's Milan...
| Jun 4, 2011
| 9:34 PM
Alexandre Burrows can be a world-class player when he’s not biting opponents’ fingers or going on head-hunting missions. He proved it Saturday in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup finals by scoring the first and last goals and assisting on......
| Jun 4, 2011
| 9:34 PM
With their opening-night jitters out of the way, both teams were aggressive and were dishing out teeth-rattling hits in the first period Saturday. The Canucks, already drawing on the crowd’s energy, got an additional lift with the return of center.....