| May 20, 2015
| 1:02 PM
The Toronto Maple Leafs have hired Mike Babcock as their new head coach.
The team announced Wednesday that Babcock will be introduced at a news conference Thursday morning. Babcock spent the last 10 seasons with the Detroit Red Wings, where he won the...
| May 20, 2015
| 8:28 AM
If it seemed as though the Blackhawks' triple-overtime, 3-2 win over the Ducks lasted forever, consider this: 16 other Stanley Cup playoff games have gone on longer.
Marcus Kruger's game-winning goal came at the 56 minute, 12 second mark of overtime,...
| May 19, 2015
| 3:11 AM
Eight years ago, the Anaheim Ducks won the Stanley Cup, bringing the most famous trophy in sports to Southern California for the first time. The team held a rally to show off its prize, and 15,000 fans showed up.
Compare that to the 2 million people who...
| May 18, 2015
| 2:20 PM
Once the surprise news hit Philadelphia, Flyers die-hards — heck, NHL fans everywhere — all sounded a bit like they should have been Jeopardy contestants.
Who is Dave Hakstol?
Not even an easy clue have would clued anyone in on Flyers...
| May 10, 2015
| 11:10 PM
No more tilting at second-round windmills.
For the first time since winning the Stanley Cup in 2007, the Ducks got out of the second round of the playoffs. They reached the NHL's Final Four, earning a showdown against Chicago in the Western Conference...
| May 12, 2015
| 3:48 PM
It's called "ice time."
For 10-year-old Quinn McCall, there's nothing better.
It doesn't matter how cold it gets inside the Midwest Training and Ice center in Dyer. It doesn't matter if he has to wake up at 5 a.m. for practice time. It doesn't...
| May 4, 2015
| 7:41 PM
Gifted goal-scorers can feel for a slumping brother at times. Except, of course, when the slumping scorer is the playoff opposition.
All those questions about Steven Stamkos of the Tampa Bay Lightning were being tossed around in the first round of the...
| Apr 28, 2015
| 11:17 AM
The Ducks will open their Western Conference semifinal playoff series against the Calgary Flames at Honda Center on Thursday, the NHL announced Tuesday.
The Ducks will play their Pacific Division foe at 7 p.m. and the game will be televised on NBC...
| May 1, 2015
| 5:46 AM
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Bad news, Bears fans: Amid an evening of rumors and offers and trades, Jay Cutler remains a Bear.
ESPN reported the...
| Apr 30, 2015
| 3:14 PM
Marcus Kruger can't remember whose stick caught him under his left eye during Game 4 of the Blackhawks' first-round series against the Predators.
"It was in overtime here," Kruger said after practice Thursday at the United Center. "I was pretty tired,...
| Apr 28, 2015
| 11:14 PM
1 p.m. Baseball: Tampa Bay at N.Y. Yankees or Detroit at Minnesota.--MLB Net.
2 p.m. Baseball: Chicago White Sox at Baltimore.--MASN
2:55 p.m. Soccer: English Premier League: Chelsea at Leicester City.--NBCSN
4 p.m. Golf: PGA-WGC Match...