During a 4:02 span of the first period when Tampa Bay looked as lifeless and uninterested in the game of hockey as any club in the league could be,... Read more
SUNRISE, Fla. - The wins keep rolling in, almost in early-'70s fashion, as if Espo and Bobby, Cash and Cheese were brought back as their confident,... Read more
WASHINGTON - One of the Capitals' most significant offseason moves was to sign ex-Montreal goalie Jose Theodore to a two-year, $9 million contract.... Read more
ATLANTA - Yes, the Bruins scored on their first two shots. Yes, they chased Thrashers starting goalie Ondrej Pavelec after they took a 3-0... Read more
Splicing wins together as if stringing popcorn and cranberries into Christmas garland, the Bruins put together another win last night, 4-2 over the... Read more
The bottom line: The Bruins, putting up offensive numbers that belong in an Xbox console, scored an 8-5 blowout over Toronto last night before... Read more
The Bruins continued their winning ways at the Garden yesterday, pinning a 4-2 loss on the Carolina Hurricanes, but they also continued to pay a... Read more
What do Manny Legace, Vesa Toskala, and Ondrej Pavelec have in common?
Within a 10-day span, all three goalies had to be pulled to prevent... Read more
NEWARK, N.J. - Matt Hunwick had gotten caught up ice. Dennis Wideman was backtracking. And the Devils were flying on a two-on-one, seemingly poised... Read more
RALEIGH, N.C. - It was not, by his own admission and that of his boss, the best night for Marc Savard.
Last night before 16,705 at the RBC... Read more
ATLANTA - After last night's 2-1 win, Boston's eighth straight victory, Cam Neely entered the visiting dressing room, spotted Manny Fernandez, and... Read more
PITTSBURGH - Not even halfway through 2008-09, Tim Thomas feels fresher than he did last season.
Thomas can credit the presence of Manny... Read more
For a team to roll off 10 straight wins and 14 consecutive victories at home, it has to make the plays that go unnoticed to be successful.
Last... Read more
For the first time in more than two months, the home dressing room at TD Banknorth Garden featured a most unusual... Read more
At first glance, Marek Zidlicky didn't have much of a play.
The point man had the puck during Minnesota's fourth straight power play, which came... Read more
After a two-goal burst to start the night devolved into giveaways, failed races for pucks, and ragged play, Claude Julien did what comes naturally... Read more
The instant after Matt Hunwick crunched Justin Williams with a questionable open-ice hit late in the second period, the Bruins rookie defenseman... Read more
During the second shift of the night, Tom Kostopoulos, Montreal's third-line grinder, tried to make a statement.
Kostopoulos saw Zdeno Chara... Read more
UNIONDALE, N.Y. - Short on bodies, and their emotions flatter than an IHOP mini-stack after Tuesday night's tussle with the archrival Canadiens,... Read more
WASHINGTON - Hockey can be a cruel game.
On Thursday, Martin St. Pierre and his fourth-line mates executed a breakout and an offensive rush to... Read more
With repeated chops of his right hand, referee Rob Martell pointed to the Boston net and ruled that yes, a last-second swat by David Backes had... Read more
TORONTO - Why Michael Ryder? Claude Julien looked across his bench, scanned the names on the backs of those black sweaters, and tried to pick the... Read more
Not exactly a gem last night, acknowledged the first-place Bruins.
They coughed up pucks. They gave the trigger-happy Capitals six power plays.... Read more
If the NHL All-Star Game leaves something to be desired - and it does - then last night's Bruins-Devils game took that desire and turned it into 61... Read more
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