March 01, 1999 | Pierre McGuire
Last summer the NHL made myriad rules changes designed to raise the number of goals, but through Sunday scoring had increased only slightly (5.30 goals per game, compared with 5.28 in 1997-98). As a result, inside...
December 14, 1998 | Pierre McGuire
The Penguins, who are in bankruptcy, will face more tough financial decisions after the season. With the contracts of key players like defenseman Darius Kasparaitis and forwards Martin Straka, Stu Barnes, Alexei...
October 12, 1998 | Johnette Howard
You're an NHL coach and you take over a franchise that just lost alltime great Mario Lemieux to retirement, and you guide that team to an unexpected division title anyway. Then, in the offseason, you see the club's...
May 11, 1998 | Pierre McGuire
Canadiens defenseman Vladimir Malakhov (below) has been an enigma since coming to the NHL in 1992-93, but in Montreal's first-round series against the Penguins, which the Canadiens won 4-2 on Sunday, he has proved...
April 27, 1998 | John Walters