| Apr 10, 2015
| 3:46 PM
TV/radio: 8 p.m. Saturday; WGN-9, WGN-AM 720.
Storylines: The Hawks wrap up their regular season with a game that could determine their opponent during the first round of the playoffs. Several scenarios are in play, but a Blues victory over the Wild...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 8:28 PM
Dmitrij Jaskin and Paul Stastny scored and Jake Allen out-dueled Corey Crawford in goal to lift the Blues to a 2-1 victory over the Blackhawks on Thursday night at Scottrade Center. The loss, their third in a row, meant the best they can...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 7:02 PM
Kings center Jarret Stoll slipped back into the lineup, almost seamlessly, after having missed more than two weeks because of a head injury.
Vancouver was, in fact, where the injury occurred on March 12. Stoll managed to get back in time just for the...
| Apr 5, 2015
| 9:56 PM
Ryan Reaves reached into his mouth, pulled out a tooth and handed it to a trainer while sitting on the Blues bench.
It was another teeth-rattling — literally — bone-crunching edition of one of the fiercest rivalries in the NHL when the...
| Apr 5, 2015
| 1:30 PM
The second-to-last regular season game at home was a tense, edgy one for the Kings. It was one-sided but remained a one-goal game until Marian Gaborik put the Kings up by two with less than two minutes remaining. A few more takeaways from the Kings' 3-1...
| Apr 4, 2015
| 8:54 PM
Dustin Brown was putting in extra time, working hard after the Kings' morning skate the other day.
But the Kings captain wasn't on the ice, he was busy in one of the rooms at the El Segundo practice facility, working hard to perfect his hockey sticks....
| Apr 3, 2015
| 11:01 PM
There's comfort in the Ducks' position as Pacific Division champions. They're assured of home-ice advantage for at least two rounds of the playoffs and await a wild-card entrant in the first round.
In Friday's 4-2 home loss to the Colorado Avalanche,...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 8:09 PM
Chicken soup for the goal-scoring soul = Edmonton Oilers.
The Oilers did their thing — giving up a pile of goals — and the Kings were a much happier bunch Friday, the day after their 8-2 victory over Edmonton at Staples Center.
| Mar 27, 2015
| 4:00 AM
The cleansing process began several days in advance, right after a pro wrestling show cleared out of Staples Center.
The arena needed a thorough scrubbing, and not just with brooms and mops.
Armed with yards of black cloth, workers covered every...
| Mar 22, 2015
| 11:01 AM
Ducks goalie Frederik Andersen left the Madison Square Garden ice first Sunday, indicating he’ll make his second consecutive start Sunday night in a game where goals are expected to be at a premium.
The New York Rangers (45-18-7) lead the...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 11:08 PM
Sami Vatanen kept insisting he was ready to return from the unspecified lower-body injury that sidelined him since Feb. 15 and help the Ducks.
A third-period miscue cast doubt on the claim, but then Vatanen forced an overtime turnover Friday that...