Monzo's NHL Notebook: Canadiens Are The Real Deal, As Is Rookie LaineThe Montreal Canadiens are probably the best team in the league. I don't love admitting that, but the facts are the facts.
Canada Holds Off Latvia 2-1 In Olympic Hockey Thriller Canada put shots by the dozens on Kristers Gudlevskis, and Latvia's kid goalie stopped nearly everything in a performance that grew from sensational to a bit supernatural.
Penguins Star Sidney Crosby To Captain Team Canada At Sochi OlympicsSidney Crosby will captain the Canadian hockey team at the Olympics Jonathan Toews and Shea Weber will serve as alternate captains, Hockey Canada announced Sunday.
Hartnett: Fearless Predictions For The 2013 NHL SeasonWho's primed to lift the Stanley Cup at season's end? Hartnett has readied his fearless NHL predictions for the 2013 season.
Lichtenstein: Like Santa, Don’t Believe In Peace Between NHL Owners And PlayersThe owners and players exited the conference room around 1 a.m. on Thursday morning with a new offer to consider, but no agreement. Maybe if this happened in say, September, there would be reason for optimism. But we’re running out of time.
Hartnett: Sather Strikes Perfect Deal For Rick NashGlen Sather waited patiently and struck a masterstroke in landing 30-goal scorer Rick Nash without having part with his best assets.
Silverman: Rangers Feel The Heat As Flyers Sign Weber To Offer SheetIt seemed like the competition was not getting any stronger in the NHL's Eastern Conference. That changed dramatically when Nashville star defenseman Shea Weber signed a 14-year, $110 million offer sheet from the Philadelphia Flyers.
Hartnett: What Rangers Fans Can Expect This OffseasonThe Rangers are not in need of a dramatic shake-up. But when free agency comes around, you never know how things will unfold.
Keefe To The City: Yankees, Rangers Trying To Find Their WayNeil Keefe has the second installment of "Thursday Thoughts" with the Yankees playing .500 baseball and the Rangers needing to win the biggest game of the season on Saturday night.
Hartnett: Shanahan Must Re-Define The 'Shanaban'Sean Hartnett examines Brendan Shanahan's latest rulings with a fine-tooth comb and believes Matt Carkner and Shea Weber got off lightly in comparison to Carl Hagelin's three-game ban.
Hartnett: Fearless Western Conference And Stanley Cup PredictionsSean Hartnett shares his fearless Western Conference opening round predictions and reveals his Stanley Cup favorite.
Islanders Head To Nashville, Losing Streak At 5 GamesThe Nashville Predators have won their last four home games against the New York Islanders, two by shutout. Anders Lindback may give them a great chance at getting another.