NHL

Who Are These Ducks?

You look at the Ducks lineup, and the first thing you notice is who’s not there. That’s obvious. Selanne. Koivu. No, Finland isn’t on the naughty list. These guys just got old, and they faded into a happy sunse...

Vigneault’s Changes Send Rangers to First Home Win

NEW YORK – It’s not that things were getting stagnant, it’s that there were a few guys not pulling their weight. Sometimes, change is needed. So in the second period, with the Rangers floundering in both zon...

The Kekalainen Way

Last spring, I met and interviewed Columbus Blue Jackets General Manager (GM) Jarmo Kekalainen as part of a two-part story on one of the most brilliant talent evaluators and development gurus in the history of ...

Bigger, Better, But Blue(s)

So the Ryan Miller thing didn’t work out for them. The St. Louis Blues aren’t looking back. They’ve played three games this year, letting in just four goals in regulation and OT. On Thursday night against th...

Defensive Miscues Send Rangers to Another Defeat

NEW YORK – First the Rangers lost the lead. Then they lost their confidence. Then they lost the game. A third-period meltdown did them in; just two nights after the Maple Leafs scored five goals in a span of...

Photo Gallery: Ducks vs Flyers (10/14/2014)

The visiting Anaheim Ducks defeated the Philadelphia Flyers by a score of 4-3, in a shootout victory. The Flyers continue searching for their first win of the season while the Ducks extend their winning streak ...

The Kids Are Alright

Just when, for the first time, hope didn’t just appear to spring eternal, it appeared justified, the Columbus Blue Jackets were beset with a rash of injuries as well as a contract holdout from its first-line ce...

Jets Not Yet Good Enough

At what point is it not enough simply to have a hockey team in your town? That’s a question that many in Winnipeg might be asking right about now. This is the fourth season since the team’s move, and man, was t...