NHL

Rookies Rule Roosts

A revitalized Los Angeles Kings team under new coach John Stevens took on a Philadelphia Flyers squad that had played in San Jose the night before and started off the season with a win. For the Kings, it was a ...

Stars Thinking Cup After Successful Summer

The Stars missed the playoffs and bid adieu to coach Lindy Ruff last season after failing to live up to their advance billing. But after a busy summer of retooling with a new coach and adding several key pieces...

Is Canada’s Cup Drought Coming to an End?

Not since 1993 has a Canadian-based team won the Stanley Cup, the NHL's most coveted prize. Calgary, Edmonton and Ottawa all tried from 2004 to 2006, going down in order to the American sunbelt of Tampa, Caroli...

Blues Crash Penguins’ Party

The Penguins' 2017 Stanley Cup championship banner begins its ascent to the PPG Paints Arena rafters. There were lights. So many twinkling, multicolored lights, as every one of the 18,652 fans in attendance...

Blue Jackets: Cusp of Greatness or a Step Back?

As the Columbus Blue Jackets embark on their 17th season in the National Hockey League (NHL), the expectations for this team, coming off of a record-setting season of 108 points and countless other franchise la...

‘First Step Out of the Way’ for Letang

"Finally back in this sweater!!" Letang posted on his Instagram (@kletang_58) after his first preseason game action. The Penguins lost a handful of key players from their back-to-back Stanley Cup runs this ...

Kings Getting their Legs Back

The Los Angeles Kings are looking for more scoring this year, hoping to better last season’s points total and erase the memories of not making the playoffs in 2017. They got hopeful signs via a pair of goals fr...

Photo Gallery: Bruins vs Flyers (09/28/2017)

The Philadelphia Flyers defeated the visiting Boston Bruins by a score of 5-1 during regulation. Three Star Selections: 1st Jakub Voracek (#93 PHI) 2nd Travis Konecny (#11 PHI) 3rd Claude Giroux (#28 ...

Photo Gallery: Rangers vs Flyers (09/26/2017)

The Philadelphia Flyers defeated the visiting New York Rangers by a score of 4-3 in overtime. Three Star Selections: 1st Travis Konecny (#11 PHI) 2nd David Desharnais (#51 NYR) 3rd Samuel Morin (#50 P...

Photo Gallery: Sabres at Penguins 9/19/17

The current Stanley Cup Champions, Pittsburgh Penguins opened their 2017-18 pregame season against the Buffalo Sabres at the Pegula Ice Arena on the Penn State campus.  The Sabres defeated the Penguins in overt...