| Apr 25, 2014
| 9:55 PM
ST. LOUIS — Andrew Shaw still loves shin pads.
The forward's equipment played a huge role in a thrilling Blackhawks overtime victory Friday night and the defending Stanley Cup champions are one victory from dispatching the Blues in their first...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 8:39 PM
That first step was a doozy, but the Blackhawks didn't stumble and are on course in their defense of their Stanley Cup championship.
The Hawks are headed to the second round of the playoffs following a 5-1 throttling of the Blues in Game 6 on Sunday...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 7:53 PM
ST. LOUIS — The final result is in the books and heart rates have returned to normal, but the true ramifications for what went down in Game 2 of the opening round NHL playoff series between the Blackhawks and Blues on Saturday might not be felt...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 11:05 PM
Almost as impressively as the Nashville Predators hovered around the net Friday, the Ducks circled around their beaten veteran goaltender Jonas Hiller after a 5-2 trouncing at Honda Center.
Hiller, returning from a three-game hiatus that Coach Bruce...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 5:18 PM
The way the Ducks tell it, their interest in beating the San Jose Sharks on Wednesday is rooted mostly in the perks of what accompanies winning the Pacific Division and not about avoiding a first-round playoff series against the Kings.
| Apr 14, 2014
| 11:44 AM
Halfway through the season -- heck, as late as a month ago -- the St. Louis Blues were the team you wanted to avoid in the playoffs. You wanted to avoid them for as long as possible.
They were good and getting better with the addition of a big-name...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 10:23 PM
In a regular season when so much has gone right for the Ducks, Teemu Selanne closed it perfectly Sunday by tugging a fellow Anaheim legend onto the ice for a final skate and embrace in front of an adoring sellout crowd.
The Ducks (54-20-8) produced...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 10:25 PM
The Colorado Avalanche rose from the dregs of a 29th-place finish last season to win the Central Division title, and the St. Louis Blues collapsed late in the regular season and lost their chance to finish atop the Central, Western Conference and the...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 10:06 PM
When it comes to the Bulls’ and Blackhawks’ postseason chances, most Chicago fans seem to be putting their money on the Hawks.
With the two teams headed into the playoffs this week, Blackhawks post-season tickets are selling for about 30...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 4:29 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the last week:
+ In his first start for Florida after being traded by the Vancouver Canucks, goaltender Roberto Luongo stopped 25 shots for the Panthers' first regular-season...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 6:22 AM
The Bulls just moved up in the Central Division standings and the Eastern Conference playoff race because of a stupid basketball endeavor.
International basketball is good for something, I guess. Such as, a season-ending injury to a rival star before...