| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
On April 26, Joel Ward scored the winning goal for his Washington Capitals in a National Hockey League playoff game against the Boston Bruins. It was the seventh game of a tied playoff series, so fan passion was at a high. Ward is one of the few black...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:32 PM
NHL TV schedule 2013-14: U.S. national TV schedule for NHL games on NBC Sports Network, NBC and NHL Network. The NHL is making up for lost time after last season’s lockout, with division realignment, Olympic rivalries and expansion of marquee...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The National Hockey League Stanley Cup Finals kicked off last night in Chicago, pitting the Blackhawks against the Boston Bruins in a best-of-seven battle on the ice. And this series looks to be a nail-biter, given the three-overtime opening game...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 8:32 AM
I write in the immediate aftermath of the Chicago Blackhawks winning the 2013 Stanley Cup in a fashion so sudden and stunning that I barely had the wherewithal to jump up and down screaming like a maniac. By the time this shows up in print, the cheers...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 5:49 PM
Gov. Pat Quinn hinted Tuesday that he may summon lawmakers back to Springfield again this summer to take up public employee pension reform, saying next month's State Fair would provide an ideal time for legislators to work on the issue while also having a...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 1:12 PM
The Rolling Stones wrapped up the last of their three shows at the United Center last week and are preparing for two shows this week in Boston, where it's a safe bet that the band members will try the local cuisine and kiss up to the crowd by lending...
| Jun 26, 2013
Chicago should light up more of its signature buildings — even on nights when the Blackhawks are not winning the Stanley Cup. For one thing, projection technology has advanced to the point where any exterior surface can be an exciting canvas, flat...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 6:48 PM
Bruins 5, Hurricanes 3: David Krejci scored to snap a tie with 1:50 remaining in the third period as visiting Boston exacted a measure of revenge after being swept by Carolina last season.
Captain Zdeno Chara scored for the second straight game and added...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 4:43 AM
The greatest -- or at the least the most publicly accessible -- victory lap in all of sports has picked up where it left off three years ago, with the Blackhawks trotting the Stanley Cup around Chicago as the city celebrates its second NHL championship...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 9:31 PM
Game 5 was looking like a killer.
With a chance to eliminate the defending champion Kings and advance to the Stanley Cup Final on Saturday, the Blackhawks took home ice the way you’d dream, scoring two goals before Los Angeles managed a shot....
| Jun 21, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The NBA finals are now complete and all you’re left with, if you’re not a true hockey fan, is boring ol’ baseball (of the four major sports). If you haven’t watched any of the Stanley Cup Final, you’re truly missing......