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  • Panthers rookie Ekblad chosen to play in All-Star Game

      Panthers rookie Ekblad chosen to play in All-Star Game
    Panthers rookie blue-liner Aaron Ekblad grew up in Windsor, Ontario, about an icing call away from Joe Louis Arena, where he would study Detroit Red Wings 11-time All-Star defenseman Niklas Lidstrom. At 13, Ekblad had dinner with his father and...
  • Technology improves avalanche gear for backcountry skiers

    Technology improves avalanche gear for backcountry skiers
    As outdoor recreation companies increasingly cater to skiers and snowboarders who like to venture beyond the groomed slopes at ski resorts and tackle backcountry terrain, they've put a special emphasis on gear and equipment to keep people safe in case...
  • Wednesday's recap: Blackhawks 3, Penguins 2 (SO)

    The summary Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane scored in the shootout to lift the Blackhawks to a 3-2 victory over the Penguins on Wednesday night at Consol Energy Center. Marian Hossa had a goal and an assist and David Rundblad also scored in regulation...
  • Around the NHL: Pluses and minuses from the last week

    Around the NHL: Pluses and minuses from the last week
    Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the past week: + Continuing his remarkable recovery from a stroke, Gordie Howe attended a dinner last week in Saskatoon, Canada, where a rink was named for him. Howe, who will...
  • Mrazek, Red Wings blank Avalanche

    DENVER The Detroit Red Wings powered their way to another victory on the strength of their special teams. They left Pepsi Center Thursday night after beating the Colorado Avalanche 3-0, winning for the eighth time in the last nine games. The Wings'...
  • Kings can't afford any more clunkers

    Kings can't afford any more clunkers
    They were sitting in a wild-card playoff spot at the Christmas break. Not safely, but in a playoff position, nonetheless. The Kings were two points ahead of the Calgary Flames and six in front of the Minnesota Wild. Far behind were the Colorado...
  • Blackhawks flying under the radar in competitive Central Division

    ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Blackhawks' traveling road show pulled into Minnesota on Monday with little fanfare. When it comes to the Central Division this season, teams other than the Hawks have demanded the lion's share of attention, most notably...
  • Panthers' Thornton wants more than wild-card berth

    While the Panthers have been focusing on catching one of the two wild-card playoff berths in the Eastern Conference, forward Shawn Thornton has loftier goals. "We're right in the mix but we got to string something together to get back into it,'' Thornton...
  • Blackhawks at critical juncture of schedule with division games looming

    Blackhawks at critical juncture of schedule with division games looming
    While the final chapter of how the Central Division was won likely will be written during the Blackhawks' last games of the regular season, the plot already has begun to thicken with the halfway mark looming. The Hawks are in the midst of a stretch of...
  • Blackhawks vow to fight off second half malaise and finish strong

    Blackhawks vow to fight off second half malaise and finish strong
    ST. PAUL, Minn. — If Joel Quenneville's gravelly voice is any indication, the Blackhawks coach isn't standing by quietly and letting his team fall into a midseason malaise. The Hawks are one game short of the halfway point of a season that already...
  • Avalanche's Semyon Varlamov keeps Blackhawks frustrated

    Avalanche's Semyon Varlamov keeps Blackhawks frustrated
    The return of Patrick Sharp has made the Blackhawks’ already-potent attack considerably more dangerous, and they entered Tuesday’s game against the struggling Avalanche ranked fifth in the league in scoring offense. The Blackhawks went on to...