| Mar 11, 2014
| 4:05 PM
AUSTIN, Texas It's been 11 days since the Blackhawks invaded Soldier Field as a snowstorm hammered Chicago. That seemed more distant this weekend, when reps from the team and the NHL headed to South by Southwest to discuss the Stadium Series.
| Mar 13, 2014
| 11:45 AM
YOU'RE NOT EVEN CLOSE, CHICAGO
By Sean Ely
Two Original Six teams. Two storied franchises. Two staples in sports branding. Two organizations you can't forget to mention when talking "hockey" in any context.
But when comparing the Detroit Red Wings...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 1:21 PM
If you were like me, the best part of "True Detective" wasn't watching it every week. It was talking about the show afterward, reading 20 articles on every episode and coming up with your own theories (seriously, Maggie was involved, right? So many...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 7:51 PM
The Blackhawks and Red Wings don't need brackets, Cinderellas or buzzer beaters to get their madness on. All the bad blood from 90-plus years of facing each other is plenty. Take Sunday's game at the United Center.
| Mar 17, 2014
| 2:30 AM
For a city starving for a sports identity, the arrival of the greatest player in the history of hockey was met with a collective gasp.
Gordie Howe was 49 years old when he brought his two sons to town in 1977. The New England Whalers were a struggling...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 9:06 PM
Intent on building a smart, speedy squad that can transition quickly from offense to defense and back again on wide Olympic ice, Team USA executives decided that statistics mattered less than hockey sense and that a strong body of work outweighed injuries...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 5:56 PM
TORONTO — Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick, who hasn't played since he strained a groin muscle on Nov. 12, remains on pace to play for the U.S. Olympic team at the Sochi Games.
David Poile, Team USA's general manager, said Thursday he had been told...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 9:56 PM
DETROIT — Kings defenseman Drew Doughty raised his right arm automatically to indicate that a shot by Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall had bounced off the protective netting above the glass before it hit goaltender Jonathan Quick's back and...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 2:45 PM
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- A lot of winter. Very little classic hockey.
Tyler Bozak scored the winning shootout goal and Jonathan Bernier made two saves in the heart-pounding final moments, lifting the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 3-2 victory over the Detroit...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 6:32 PM
From mighty Canada with its 11 returning gold medalists to humble hopefuls Latvia and Norway, the remaining entrants in the Sochi Olympic hockey tournament announced their rosters Tuesday, triggering vigorous debate in hockey rinks around the world....
| Dec 31, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Lots of hockey going on as 2013 ends...and not only in the NHL.
At the world junior championships in Malmo, Sweden, Canada defeated the United States, 3-2, on Tuesday in the preliminary-round finale for both teams. Ducks prospect Nic Kerdiles of...