History Repeats

This was supposed to be the Washington Capitals’ year. Again. After another dominant regular season where they ran away with the Presidents’ Trophy, the Caps entered the playoffs as a runaway favorite to fin...

Devils Have Options in Kovalchuk’s Return

Ilya Kovalchuk wants back in the NHL. That much was confirmed by agent Jay Grossman through Devils' GM Ray Shero on Tuesday. His return to the league will be greeted with plenty of intrigue as a dynamic goal...

Caps Suffocate Pens to Force Game 7

Late in the first period of a potential elimination game in which they had generated three shots – and none of them particularly threatening – the Penguins’ home-ice advantage had turned to boos. By a second...

Not So Fast; Caps Send Series to Game 6

With a three-goal third period, including two in 27 seconds, the Washington Capitals staved off elimination Saturday at Verizon Center and forced a Game 6 Monday in Pittsburgh. Things started well for the Pe...

Comeback on Katella

When I saw both Edmonton and Anaheim fans filing out of the arena seats with about five minutes to go in the third period on Friday night, I thought of the rule we used to talk about in my Montreal neighborhood...

Penguins ‘Win One for Sid’ in Game 4

As the Pittsburgh Penguins headed into Game 4 against the Washington Capitals without Sidney Crosby, there was only one kind of retaliation on their minds for the play that sidelined their captain with a concus...

Rangers Cruise Past Sens; Series now 2-1

New York - The New York Rangers did everything right on Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden in game three against the Ottawa Senators. The Blueshirts were back on home ice and fed off the lively crowd and st...