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1 hr ago | Too Many Men On The Site

2014-15 NHL season preview: Philadelphia Flyers

Amidst all the criticism, the Flyers have quietly had a successful run since the mid-90s, making the playoffs in 17 of the last 19 seasons and reaching the Stanley Cup Final twice.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Philadelphia Flyers, Claude Giroux, R.J. Umberger, Jakub Voracek, Andrew MacDonald, Wayne Simmonds

5 hrs ago | Blackhhawk up

2014-15 Season Chicago Blackhawks' Best Shot at Another Stanley Cup?

Apr 9, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; The Chicago Blackhawks celebrate after winning in overtime at the United Center.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Chicago Blackhawks, Jonathan Toews, Marian Hossa, Corey Crawford, Teuvo Teravainen, Brandon Saad

9 hrs ago |

2014-2015 NHL preview: Minnesota Wild

The Minnesota Wild got themselves some payoff last year from their big free agent deals they doled out in the not too distant past.


Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, NHL Hockey, Mikko Koivu, Josh Harding, Niklas Backstrom, NHL Northwest Division

12 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Pressure turning up on Jimmy Howard

Deep into the NHL off-season, Helene St. James takes an analytical look at individual Red Wings and assesses expectations for the coming season.


Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Red Wings, NHL Hockey, Jimmy Howard, Brian Rafalski, Nicklas Lidstrom, Jonas Gustavsson, Chris Osgood

Sun Aug 31, 2014


Boston Bruins' 2014-15 Season Will Be Key to Sustaining Their Elite Status

A quarter-century ago, the Boston Bruins were one of the last losing Stanley Cup finalists to return to that round within two seasons.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Boston Bruins, Dougie Hamilton, Marc Savard, Patrice Bergeron, NHL Northeast Divison, NHL Western Conference

2014-2015 NHL preview: Los Angeles Kings

Cups. That's all that needs to be said about the Los Angeles Kings. They just won their second Stanley Cup in three years.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Los Angeles Kings, Willie Mitchell, Justin Williams, Jeff Carter, Anze Kopitar, Jake Muzzin

Pens Labyrinth

Simon Despres To Be Full-Time NHL Player For Pittsburgh Penguins?

Mar 22, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Simon Despres shoots the puck against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the second period at the CONSOL Energy Center.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Simon Despres, Christian Ehrhoff, Paul Martin, NHL Atlantic Division

Too Many Men On The Site

2014-15 NHL season preview: Ottawa Senators

Apr 18, 2013; Ottawa, ON, CAN; The Canadian flag is passed through the crowd prior to game between the Washington Capitals and Ottawa Senators at Scotiabank Place.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Ottawa Senators, Alex Chiasson, Kyle Turris, David Legwand, Bobby Ryan, Erik Karlsson

NHL 30 in 30 series examines 2014-15 San Jose Sharks

Doug Wilson's declaration of a rebuild resulted in more questions than results when the San Jose Sharks stayed virtually intact.


Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, NHL Hockey, NHL Western Conference, Tomas Hertl, Justin Braun, Patrick Marleau, Joe Thornton

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Lakeville's Adam Sauve travels to U.S. Open tennis each year beg, borrow, or steal

I left New Bedford first thing Monday morning en route to my favorite sporting event of the year, the U.S. Open Tennis Championship in Queens.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Andy Murray, Tennis Players, Robin Haase, Andre Agassi

Prince George Citizen

Vopat joins Cougars' flock

Roman Vopat, who played 133 NHL games in a 16-year pro career as a centre, becomes the team's third full-time coach, joining head coach Mark Holick and assistant Mike Hengen behind the Cougars bench.


Related Topix: Sports, Roman Vopat, NHL Hockey


Tiebreak King Raonic blasts by Estrella Burgos

Fifth seed Milos Raonic claimed the throne as King of the Tiebreaks, blasting his way into the fourth round of the U.S. Open with a 7-6 7-6 7-6 win over Victor Estrella Burgos on Saturday.


Related Topix: Sports, Andy Murray, Tennis Players, More Sports, Milos Raonic, Tennis, US Open, Igor Sijsling, Wimbledon, Novak Djokovic

Five For Howling

The beginning of the end for the 2013-14 Arizona Coyotes

The Arizona Coyotes started last season 14-4-4 in their opening 22 games. They were an even more impressive 9-0-2 in games played in the home confines of the arena then known as


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Phoenix Coyotes, Shane Doan, Oliver Ekman-Larsson, Derek Morris, David Moss, Mike Ribeiro

Too Many Men On The Site

2014-15 NHL season preview: New York Rangers

May 29, 2014; New York, NY, USA; The New York Rangers pose with the Prince of Whales Trophy after beating the Montreal Canadiens 1-0 in game six of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, New York Rangers, Dan Girardi, Rick Nash, Mats Zuccarello, Ryan McDonagh, Tanner Glass

Blackhhawk up

Nick Leddy and Staying Out of the Dog House

May 21, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Nick Leddy during game two of the Western Conference Final of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Los Angeles Kings at United Center.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Chicago Blackhawks, Nick Leddy, Niklas Hjalmarsson, Johnny Oduya, Duncan Keith, Brent Seabrook

2014-2015 NHL preview: Florida Panthers

Florida had their surprise playoff trip a few years ago, but since then, things have been about what was expected for Dale Tallon and the Panthers' rebuild.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Florida Panthers, Nick Bjugstad, Aleksander Barkov, Scott Gomez, Jonathan Huberdeau, Brandon Pirri

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Arizona Republic

D'Anna: SWAT team nails ice-bucket challenge

The Mesa Police SWAT team did its own version of the challenge. Wearing their uniforms and gear, they fill two massive front-end loaders with ice and water, then stood shoulder to shoulder beneath the mechanical buckets.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Paul Bissonnette, Phoenix Coyotes

Denver Post

Afternoon Headlines: "Big green bulls-eye" on Colorado, murdered...

Environmental activist and billionaire Tom Steyer speaks at the American Renewable Energy Day Summit in Aspen, on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014.


Related Topix: Sports, Cory Sarich

Five For Howling

The life of an NHL grinder

Let's take a look at a player who has had to earn every minute of ice team he's received: Kyle Chipchura.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Pacific Division, Phoenix Coyotes, Kyle Chipchura, Lauri Korpikoski

Schultz gets prove-it contract from Oilers

Justin Schultz isn't a fully-formed No. 1 NHL defenceman just yet, so the Edmonton Oilers are giving him a chance to grow into one.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, Darnell Nurse, Nikita Nikitin, Justin Schultz, Andrew Ference, Mark Fayne