| Oct 16, 2014
| 6:29 PM
Many hockey fans love a good fight.
Like most Blackhawks fans, I loved watching the exploits of Stu Grimson and Bob Probert. However, much like Saturday morning cartoons, Blockbuster Video and the fullback in football, the enforcer role is being...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 9:01 PM
If the Blackhawks' tough-luck loss to the Flames on Wednesday night looked familiar, it's because it was eerily similar to a game between the teams a couple of seasons ago.
On Feb. 2, 2013, the Hawks sneaked out of Calgary with a 3-2 victory in a...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 4:32 PM
The Kings' summer was short but sweet, highlighted by celebrations of their second Stanley Cup championship in three seasons and the wonderful tradition of players and staff members enjoying a day with the Cup.
It was grand, but Coach Darryl Sutter is...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:42 PM
Of all the changes made by the IceArizona group since it purchased the Phoenix Coyotes from the NHL in August, one seemingly small decision symbolizes the new regime.
The Coyotes traditionally hold a dinner for players and their wives before the season,...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 6:23 PM
It's the equivalent of putting a stop sign at a busy intersection after an accident, but the NHL will consider modifying its rules after it found no specific rule to support further punishing Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Ray Emery for his rink-length...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week:
+ Despite being plagued by injuries — they lost four of their top six defensemen at one point — the Pittsburgh Penguins have won 12 of...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 12:53 PM
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman on Thursday upheld the league’s 10-game suspension of Buffalo Sabres forward Patrick Kaleta, who had filed an appeal of the sanction imposed for his illegal check to the head of Columbus defenseman Jack Johnson....
| Oct 31, 2013
| 6:15 PM
The NHL continued to punish players who deliver illegal hits to opponents’ heads when its Department of Player Safety suspended Buffalo Sabres forward John Scott seven games for his blow to the head of Boston Bruins forward Loui Eriksson.
| Feb 14, 2012
| 11:41 AM
NASHVILLE -- The Chicago Blackhawks will look to snap their eight-game losing skid Tuesday against a team that is responsible for two of the defeats.
The Hawks are in Nashville to face the Predators on Tuesday night Bridgestone Arena. The Hawks started...
| Mar 31, 2011
| 11:10 AM
Shawn Thornton received around 40 stitches above his eye Tuesday, accused the Chicago Blackhawks of razzing him from the bench and labeled the Hawks a team that will "chirp a lot," then reiterated Thursday on Boston radio that he and his Boston Bruins...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 9:18 AM
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville is tinkering with his lineup as the team seeks its third consecutive victory when it faces the Minnesota Wild on Wednesday night at the Xcel Energy Center.
John Scott is scheduled to return...