| Jun 16, 2011
| 7:15 AM
If you watched Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals on Wednesday night, you witnessed the end of one of the greatest wire-to-wire seasons in recent sports history. Tim Thomas, the former journeyman turned unlikely All-Star goalie, capped off his superlative...
| Apr 18, 2012
It was Brooks Laich who pointed out late Monday night that one never knows when a Stanley Cup playoff series will turn chippy — or worse — but that it is almost inevitable.
"Sometimes it happens right away in the first game, sometimes it...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 7:49 PM
The defending Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins captured the Northeast Division by a comfortable 10-point margin, capped the regular season on an impressive 9-2-1 run and finished tied for second in goals scored with 3.17 per game.
They're led by the...
| Dec 26, 2011
| 8:51 PM
As the Washington Capitals stepped onto the ice in Buffalo on Monday evening, they did so with a much-too-familiar vacancy on their defense. The game against the Sabres was the 20th consecutive and 26th of the season without Mike Green in the lineup....
| Jul 1, 2014
| 6:19 PM
Just as he did three years ago, Panthers General Manager Dale Tallon turned to his familiar Chicago roots, as he signed Blackhawks Stanley Cup hero center Dave Bolland on the first day of free agency Tuesday.
Tallon, who said after the draft Saturday...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 8:44 AM
SOCHI, Russia — When Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick was named to the U.S. Olympic team for the 2010 Vancouver Games, he knew he wouldn’t see much action behind Ryan Miller and Tim Thomas. And he didn’t, dressing as the backup for only...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 7:35 PM
A top seed vs. a No. 8 seed usually is a formality — there was a notable exception involving the Kings two years ago — but Dallas has won two of three games against the Ducks this season. The Oct. 20 opener was the Ducks' lone victory, as they...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 11:55 PM
The Ducks knew they could count on home-ice advantage, not necessarily their power-play prowess.
However, in a moment-of-truth Game 5 played before another standing-room-only crowd at Honda Center, they beat the Dallas Stars, 6-2, by setting a team...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 3:07 PM
CORAL SPRINGS — Panthers forward Jimmy Hayes is a big guy.
At 6-foot-6 and 220 pounds, Hayes is a presence every time he takes to the ice, and Panthers coach Peter Horachek wants to put that presence to good use in the final stretch of the season....
| Mar 4, 2014
| 11:05 PM
NHL trade deadline day was widely expected to be busy. The day before might prove to be even wilder.
Several big-name hockey players were on the move Tuesday, 24 hours before time for dealing runs out, including star goalie Roberto Luongo, who was...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 2:04 PM
The Panthers and their all-time winningest goalie Roberto Luongo will join forces again as he was acquired from Vancouver Tuesday for the longtime projected "goalie of the future" Jacob Markstrom and forward Shawn Matthias.
Luongo’s 108 wins and...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 8:49 PM
The prevailing winds shifted within the NHL when the high-spending, short-term-thinking New York Rangers declined to overpay winger Ryan Callahan or give him the leverage of a no-trade clause and traded him to Tampa Bay for 38-year-old Martin St. Louis....