| 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...
| 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"...
| 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.
| 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...
| 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.
| 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...
| Oct 27, 2009
| 7:40 AM
Exactly twenty years ago today, seven of the players on the current Norfolk Admirals roster were under two years of age. Little did they know on October 27, 1989, that their current team then the ECHL's Hampton Roads Admirals were being born.
| Oct 9, 2008
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
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......