| Nov 11, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Coming back to Chicago as a player, Chris Chelios was a hated man. Once saying he would never play for Detroit, he did the unthinkable and put on a Red Wings sweater late in his career. He also currently works in the Wings' front office. Now Chelios has...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 8:29 PM
he season hasn't even started yet and we're already talking playoffs.
The Adirondack Phantoms failed to qualify for the AHL playoffs all five seasons they played in Glens Falls, and now known as the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, they are hoping the change...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 9:24 PM
For all the work, the blood, the sweat and the tears since the rookie development camp of the Philadelphia Flyers opened in July, all systems are go for the Lehigh Valley Phantoms.
In their first-ever season calling Lehigh Valley home, the Phantoms...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 6:50 PM
The Blackhawks weren't on the ice Monday as the team chose to use one of the last few days before the start of the season for a team bonding trip that included time on the golf course.
Meanwhile, Nick Leddy skated with his new teammates in New York....
| Oct 4, 2014
| 5:01 PM
Three seasons of traipsing across Russia while playing in the KHL was enough for Brent Sopel.
The former Blackhawks defenseman, a key member of the 2010 Stanley Cup championship team, decided he had missed too many of his kids' birthdays, first days...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 7:45 AM
Some thoughts on the Kings’ first home preseason game, a 4-3 shootout victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Monday night at Staples Center:
Marian Gaborik is a scoring machine
You could probably awaken Gaborik from a nap, put him on the ice, and...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 9:30 PM
The regular season will end Sunday, and so will the voting period for the NHL's individual trophies.
Colorado Coach Patrick Roy is too brash to win any popularity contests but he deserves to win the Jack Adams Award as coach of the year, an honor...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 6:13 AM
The voice of Chicago winters has a new place in Toronto.
Blackhawks play-by-play man Pat Foley will enter the Hockey Hall of Fame in Nov. 17 after being named the 31st recipient of the Foster Hewitt Memorial Award for broadcasting on Thursday.
| 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...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 4:10 AM
The news arrived to readers of The Courant on the morning of March 8, 1877, seven weeks before the start of the second National League baseball season.
Hartford, a charter member, was deemed unacceptable as a major league market. The city's "base ball"...
| 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...