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  • NHL pluses and minuses

    Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week: + If Sidney Crosby can be said to do anything quietly, he is quietly having a sensational start. Through Sunday he led the NHL in scoring with 17 points,...
  • NHL pluses and minuses: Canadiens, Flyers rising in the Eastern Conference

    Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week. + Consecutive victories over Minnesota, Washington and Pittsburgh have fueled the Montreal Canadiens' 5-1-1 surge. Tomas Plekanec won 14 of 19 faceoffs he...
  • Kings trade Daniel Carcillo to Rangers for seventh-round draft pick

    The Kings' trade with the New York Rangers was not exactly big news. Kings left wing Daniel Carcillo, who had been used sparingly the last few weeks, was sent to the Rangers for a seventh-round choice in this year's draft. What is more important is...
  • Wayne Gretzky takes his place as outdoor hockey game in L.A. looms

    Wayne Gretzky takes his place as outdoor hockey game in L.A. looms
    When a young Wayne Gretzky skated eight or 10 hours a day on frozen Canadian ponds, his ears would freeze and his toes would become so numb that he'd have tears in his eyes when he came inside and his father rubbed his feet to warm them. "Those are...
  • Freebies and gifts with purchase on Thanksgiving/Black Friday

    Freebies and gifts with purchase on Thanksgiving/Black Friday
    It’s nice to get a doorbuster deal, but it’s twice as nice to get something extra (for yourself) with that holiday bargain. Here are the best offers around South Florida. I'll add more as I find them. Hat trick: Score a buy-one-get-one...
  • NHL Thanksgiving Showdown 2013 on NBC

     
    NHL Thanksgiving Showdown 2013 on NBC: Haven’t seen enough roughing, elbowing and fighting during your Black Friday shopping excursion? The NHL Thanksgiving Showdown is back for a Friday matinee game on Nov. 29 on NBC at 1pm ET between the N.Y....
  • Saturday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Hampden-Sydney takes 18-point lead but can't complete upset

    Colleges: Football playoffs: Hampden-Sydney took an 18-point lead at No. 2-ranked Linfield in the NCAA Division III round of 16, but the hosts came back to win 31-21 Saturday in McMinnville, Ore. H-SC’s Nash Nance passed for 387 yards and two...
  • Watch Bruins' Shawn Thornton pummel Penguins' Brooks Orpik [Video]

    Watch Bruins' Shawn Thornton pummel Penguins' Brooks Orpik [Video]
    Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik is recovering from an apparent concussion after he was dragged to the ice from behind by Boston Bruins winger Shawn Thornton and repeatedly punched while defenseless in the first period Saturday night at TD...
  • Penguins' James Neal suspended 5 games for kneeing player in the head

    Penguins' James Neal suspended 5 games for kneeing player in the head
    Pittsburgh forward James Neal was suspended for five games on Monday by the NHL's department of player safety for kneeing Boston's Brad Marchand in the head in the Penguins-Bruins game on Saturday. Neal had a telephone hearing with the league and five...
  • NHL suspends Shawn Thornton 15 games for attack on Brooks Orpik

    NHL suspends Shawn Thornton 15 games for attack on Brooks Orpik
    Bruins enforcer Shawn Thornton has been suspended for 15 games by the NHL for punching and injuring Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik on Dec. 7 in Boston, the longest suspension in the regular season handed down by Brendan Shanahan, the league's chief...
  • Gary Bettman rejects Shawn Thornton's appeal of 15-game suspension

    Gary Bettman rejects Shawn Thornton's appeal of 15-game suspension
    NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman on Tuesday upheld the 15-game suspension of Boston Bruins forward Shawn Thornton that had been imposed by the league on Dec. 14. Bettman said he found “clear and convincing evidence” to support the ban, which...
  • NHL pluses and minuses: Ducks on historic run

    Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week: Plus + 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...