NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – May 12, 2014

Rangers force Game 7 with Penguins, Blackhawks take 3-2 series lead over the Wild, plus the latest on the Kings and Ducks.  NEW YORK DAILY NEWS/TRIBLIVE.COM: Days after his mother passed away, Martin St. Louis scored on Mother’s Day to help the New York Rangers...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – May 9, 2014

Ducks rally back against the Kings, updates on the other NHL playoff clubs, Martin St. Louis doubtful for Game 5 against the Penguins and more. ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER/LOS ANGELES TIMES: Teemu Selanne Ben Lovejoy scored the game-winning goal and Jonas Hiller...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – May 8, 2014

Penguins take 3-1 series lead over the Rangers, latest on the other playoff teams, Flyers hire Ron Hextall as GM, Blues extend Ken Hitchcock’s contract and more. TRIBLIVE.COM/NEW YORK DAILY NEWS: Evgeni Malkin and Sidney Crosby enjoyed two-point performances as...

Matt Cooke Must Go.

For the past three years, I honestly believed oft-suspended NHL forward Matt Cooke was a changed man. Thirty-six months after receiving a season-ending suspension for elbowing New York Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh in the head, Cooke seemed to clean up his act. A...

NHL Blog Beat – April 25, 2014

Playoff analyses, plus commentary on the Islanders, the idiocy of hockey’s “code”, Lady Byng and Selke trophy trivia and more.  BACKHAND SHELF: Justin Bourne rings down the curtain on his blog (though he’s moving on to bigger and better things...