December 12, 2011 | MICHAEL FARBER
With the club slumping and captain Alex Ovechkin seemingly checked out, the Capitals dumped their coach. Now one of the NHL's superstars isn't just struggling to rediscover his game, but he's also trying to shed an...
December 05, 2011 | MICHAEL FARBER
Sidney Crosby's blockbuster return shows where the focus in sports belongs
November 28, 2011 | PIERRE MCGUIRE
Penguins defenseman Paul Martin has only been a minus player once in his eight-year career, so Pittsburgh G.M. Ray Shero and coach Dan Byslma are not worried about his -10 rating. Both men know that Martin is one of...
November 28, 2011 | MICHAEL FARBER
The mystifying decline of some of hockey's top offensive talents is just one takeaway from the NHL's early-season report card
November 21, 2011 | Michael Farber
On Nov. 9, the Lightning and the Flyers painted a hockey still life, a bowl of rotting fruit. Less than a minute into their game—which Tampa Bay won 2--1 in overtime—the Lightning adopted its passively impenetrable...