| Jun 23, 2015
| 2:41 PM
Panthers teenage defenseman Aaron Ekblad may not be old enough to gamble in the MGM Grand, but he certainly proved he can hold his own with grown men on the ice during a rookie season filled with gaudy milestones.
That's why Ekblad has an excellent...
| Jun 23, 2015
| 10:40 AM
It's no secret that the major reason for the Panthers NHL-best net 25-point improvement this season emanated from the net and the return of goalie Roberto Luongo to All-Star form.
That said, Luongo, who enjoyed his best statistical season since 2010,...
| Jun 16, 2015
| 7:36 PM
The Blackhawks' journey to their third Stanley Cup championship in six seasons ended Monday with a boisterous celebration on the ice at the United Center followed by festivities that spilled into the wee hours Tuesday morning, leaking distinctive aromas...
| Jun 22, 2015
| 2:54 PM
With talk of expansion to Las Vegas percolating, the city welcomes the NHL this week for another awards show while general managers and the board of governors set the league's short- and long-term future.
This is the first time the general managers are...
| Jun 12, 2015
| 7:03 PM
A decision to save surveillance video of Freddie Gray's arrest and the subsequent unrest in the city has significantly reduced the storage capacity of some cameras on Baltimore's closed-circuit system — shrinking the window during which police may...
| Jun 13, 2015
| 10:33 AM
It makes no difference to the Chicago Blackhawks whether it's Ben Bishop or Andrei Vasilevskiy in goal for the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday night at Amalie Arena for Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final.
The teams split the first four games, with each...
| Jun 17, 2015
This year's Stanley Cup Final is the second most-watched on record.
The series won by the Chicago Blackhawks over the Tampa Bay Lightning in six games averaged nearly 5.6 million viewers on NBC and NBCSN. It trails only the six-game 2013 series between...
| Jun 18, 2015
| 5:59 AM
In a dash of hockey serendipity, the last coach in Ray Ferraro's 19-season NHL career turned out to be longtime Whalers teammate Joel Quenneville.
It was March 2002 and Ferraro was traded at the deadline to the St. Louis Blues by the Atlanta Thrashers....
| Jun 19, 2015
Boston's TD Garden has been named as the preferred venue for Olympic and Paralympic basketball finals and Olympic gymnastics and trampoline if Boston is named the host city for the 2024 Summer Games.
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh and Boston 2024...
| Jun 12, 2015
Game 4 has drawn the third-largest audience for the Stanley Cup Final on NBCSN.
The Chicago Blackhawks' 2-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday night averaged more than 3.9 million viewers.
NBC said Thursday that was up 16 percent from the...
| Jun 10, 2015
| 11:52 AM
The Blackhawks' anthem may be loudest and their victory parades epic, but Chicago, one ranking shows, is not the fan friendliest in the league.
The city ranked ninth in a recent WalletHub analysis of the "Best and Worst Cities for Hockey Fans."