Pacific Division

Shifting To and Fro

Can the LA Kings score goals? Not exactly. In their last six games, they’ve notched totals of 2-0-2-2-3-1. Can they score goals with Marian Gaborik in their lineup? Better question. But still, the answer’s no. ...

Photo Gallery: Oilers vs Bruins (11/6/14)

The Boston Bruins beat the Edmonton Oilers 5-2 in regular time. Defenseman Dougie Hamilton a goal and two assists. Tonight’s Three Stars: 1st Patrice Bergeron 2nd Dougie Hamilton 3rd Carl Soderberg ...

Willie Desjardins: His Time Has Come

One of the best things that happened during the past off-season this past summer was the hiring of Willie Desjardins as head coach of the Vancouver Canucks. After a long apprenticeship in junior and the minors,...

Vrbata: Radim-ing the Sedins

On Saturday the Canucks played one of their best and most thrilling games so far, an overtime win which they almost gave up (and which they could have won 2-0) when the Montreal Canadiens scored two goals to ti...

Photo Gallery: Kings vs Flyers (10/28/2014)

The Philadelphia Flyers won their third game in a row after defeating the visiting Los Angeles Kings by a score of 3-2 in overtime. Initially Brayden Schenn's game winning goal, his second in as many games, was...
Arizona Coyoters Mikkel Boedker.(Brandon Titus/Inside Hockey)

Important Start To Try And Bury Past

Excitement filled the new Gila River Arena when the Arizona Coyotes took to the ice for the first time in their 2014-2015 season. Removed from what was a dismal offseason of what could have been and falling jus...

Balance, Speed, and Two Goals

Generally speaking, you don’t go to an Anaheim Ducks game to admire the defensive corps. Not that they’re not good. But the team has, for as long as they’ve been successful (say since about 2003) been focused o...

How (Not) to Win a Hockey Game

The Minnesota Wild are frustrated. They have to be. They went to Anaheim Friday night having had a five-day layoff and lost a close 2-1 game, a game in which only a turnover in the late going gave the Ducks, in...