BOSTON — Brad Marchand is known in Boston as the “Little Ball of Hate,” a nickname that captures his stature — he's listed at 5-foot-9 — and his tendency to get on the nerves of opposing players.
BOSTON — Tuukka Rask shut out the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup finals on Monday night and got enough help from the Bruins' offense to do it without another exhausting overtime.
BOSTON — Tyler Seguin knew something had to be said.And he was pretty sure it wouldn't be fit for public consumption.After the Chicago Blackhawks badly outplayed...
CHICAGO — Alex Ovechkin capped his great season with the NHL's biggest award.
CHICAGO — Milan Lucic remembers it as if it was yesterday.Boston got Nathan Horton in a trade with Florida three years ago, and Bruins coach Claude Julien decided to put the forward on a line with David Krejci and Lucic.
PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Penguins are keeping hockey's best one-two punch together through their primes and beyond.
CHICAGO — Long after the celebration was over, Marian Hossa finally made it home and managed to fall asleep around 3 a.m. The Chicago star woke up a few hours later, roused by a noisy neighbor.
CHICAGO — Of course, it was Andrew Shaw. The pesky little forward always gets up when he's knocked down.
PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Flyers acquired defenseman Mark Streit from the New York Islanders Wednesday for minor-league forward Shane Harper and a fourth-round pick in 2014.
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CHICAGO — Corey Crawford was in the stands when Patrick Kane slammed home the goal that secured the Stanley Cup for the Chicago Blackhawks in 2010.
CHICAGO — When it comes to power plays in the Stanley Cup finals, the Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins might just prefer to keep going with everyone on the ice.
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BOSTON — Adam McQuaid scored early in the third period, Tuukka Rask posted his second shutout of the series, and the Boston Bruins swept their way to the Stanley Cup finals with a 1-0 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday night.
LOS ANGELES — Marian Hossa scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period, and the Chicago Blackhawks moved to the brink of the Stanley Cup final with a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday night in Game 4 of the Western Conference...
LOS ANGELES — Slava Voynov broke his stick in two with a vicious swing at the puck during the second period. The Los Angeles Kings defenseman's slower shot stayed on course anyway, sliding past Corey Crawford into Chicago's net.
PITTSBURGH — Boston strong indeed.Brad Marchand scored twice during a four-goal first period and the Boston Bruins routed the Pittsburgh Penguins 6-1 in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals on Monday night.
CHICAGO — Bryan Bickell and Michal Handzus scored on consecutive shots in the second period, and the Chicago Blackhawks chased goalie Jonathan Quick on their way to a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Sunday night in Game 2 of the Western Conference...
PITTSBURGH — There's a dry erase board in the Pittsburgh Penguins' dressing room coach Dan Bylsma uses to remind his players about where they stand in their bid for a Stanley Cup.
CHICAGO — Patrick Sharp and Marian Hossa scored in the second period, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Los Angeles Kings 2-1 on Saturday in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals.
PITTSBURGH — The NHL's most unlikely postseason success story is nearly bald, his hairline an unwitting casualty to three decades spent hidden under a goaltender's mask.
A number of local standouts were named to key positions on United States national field hockey teams Thursday.
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — After a rare day off for rest and contemplation, the Los Angeles Kings came back focused on what's missing from their run at a second straight Stanley Cup title.
WILMINGTON, Mass. — The smile spread across Matt Bartkowski's face even before the question was finished.How will it feel to play against his hometown Penguins, the team he rooted for as a youngster?
CHICAGO — Brent Seabrook sent a wrist shot past goalie Jimmy Howard's glove 3:35 into overtime to give the Chicago Blackhawks a 2-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings in Game 7 of their second-round playoff series on Wednesday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Rangers fired combative coach John Tortorella on Wednesday, four days after New York was eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs.
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