Jaroslav Spacek

Spacek on memorable, surreal Habs experience

A wide-reaching, sometimes startling look at the Canadiens experience of veteran defenceman Jaroslav Spacek, who was traded to Carolina last Dec. 9 after having played two-plus seasons in Montreal.

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Ovie to Habs is unlikely; Price joins Twitterverse

Let the stampede begin: If a guy can read his text-messages and email while on horseback, he should be on Twitter, right? Well, Habs goalie Carey Price


Liveblog: Kings win 4-3 in OT, advance to Cup final

Dustin Penner ends a great game a little over 17 minutes into OT. Los Angeles advances to the Stanley Cup final for the first time since 1993. The series will


Coaches make nice, almost, after Devils square series

Smashmouth hockey: Rangers' Derek Stepan connects with an elbow to the jaw of Devils' Travis Zajac. Bruce Bennett, Getty Images So we'll play six, at least, in an Eastern Conference

Alexei Emelin

Coyotes refuse to be roadkill in L.A.

Canadiens defenceman Alexei Emelin is a world champion with his native Russia. Martin Rose/Bongarts/Getty Images The brooms came out a little early in Los Angeles, it seems. The airtight goaltending of


Liveblog: Coyotes beat Kings 2-0 in elimination game

Los Angeles hadn't lost since Game 4 of the Kings' opening series against Vancouver. Shane Doan scored twice and Mike Smith made 36 saves to hang a goose egg

Chris Kreider

Kings can polish off Coyotes today, NYR up 2-1

New York Rangers' Chris Kreider celebrates his goal, the Blueshirts' second in Saturday's 3-0 win over New Jersey. Jim McIsaac, Getty Images The Los Angeles Kings can advance


Liveblog: Rangers beat Devils 3-0, take series lead

For 40 minutes, New Jersey dominated on home ice. But the great Henrik Lundqvist kept the Rangers in the game. Then the visitors got a power-play goal from Dan Giradi


Kings edge Coyotes 2-1, inch closer to final

For the first time since 1993 – and we all remember what happened that year – the Los Angeles Kings are going to the Stanley Cup final.


Lockout ahead?/Devils square with Rangers

New Jersey's Travis Zajac (back) and Jeff Carter celebrate the latter's goal as New York's Ryan McDonagh skates away Wednesday at Madison Square Garden. Paul Bereswill, Getty