| May 23, 2013
| 5:02 PM
On April 18, I was at Johnny's IceHouse West, interviewing fans about their experience watching Blackhawks practice, when I saw two women in the bleachers in bright red jerseys. One was wearing Jonathan Toews, the other Corey Crawford.
"Excuse me," I...
| May 4, 2011
Ray Vanco is a shy, unassuming teenager from Orland Park who would be quite content if strangers never knew his name or face.
He preferred to roam the United Center halls with his best friend than sit in his seat between periods of a recent Blackhawks...
| Dec 21, 2010
| 2:39 PM
David Kaplan is one of the most trusted names on the Chicago sports scene. He joined WGN Radio as a sports reporter in April of 1995 and is currently the afternoon drive sports reporter and host of WGN Sports Night, heard weeknights 7-10 p.m., and Cubs...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 7:34 PM
Ivan Toledano was 1,600 miles from home and alone on the ice Saturday inside the Fox Valley Ice Arena, a pre-teen sports pioneer in his native Mexico awaiting one of hockey’s most challenging shots during a trip to west suburban Chicago.
| Aug 1, 2011
| 9:37 AM
The Chicago Wolves named former NHL player and coach Craig MacTavish as their head coach on Monday.
MacTavish, the eighth coach in Wolves history, brings 11 years of NHL coaching experience to the bench of the Vancouver Canucks' American Hockey League...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 7:29 AM
One of the big problems with the “loser’’ point that the NHL awards to a team that gets beaten in overtime or a shootout is that you can get fooled by some stats.
For starters, this 100-point season isn’t like other Blackhawks...
| Aug 17, 2012
There will be no lockout. At least there won't be one in the American Hockey League.
While the NHL stares down another looming lockout, the AHL released its full 2012-2013 schedule today. The Grand Rapids Griffins will begin the 76-game slate with...
| Mar 27, 2009
Judd Sirott has been named the new host of Cubs Central Pregame, heard before every Chicago Cubs broadcast on WGN Radio. Sirott will assist Pat Hughes and Ron Santo in the Cubs radio booth, handling one inning of play-by-play each game and updating the...
| May 9, 2009
| 2:55 PM
Prior to joining the radio home of the Blackhawks, studio host Judd Sirott, a native of Arlington Heights and graduate of Buffalo Grove High School, called National Hockey League games nationally for HDNet for two years. In his current position, he...
| Oct 10, 2008
| 4:26 AM
More cowbell? The Panthers think so. Capitalizing on the cowbell craze that swept BankAtlantic Center last season, the Panthers will give out 15,000 red cowbells at Saturday???s 2008-09 home opener. Don???t forget to bring earplugs. Cowbells won???t...
| Mar 12, 2010
| 12:41 PM
From LA Observed: An average half-hour of Los Angeles' local news devotes almost three minutes to crime stories, but only 22 seconds to all kinds of local government coverage, according to a big new study by the Norman Lear Center......