| Jun 30, 2015
| 12:17 AM
Chris Pronger always seemed destined for the Hockey Hall of Fame.
Going in this year is unprecedented, however, since he is still under contract as an NHL player. His inclusion took a bylaw change that specifies a player's final game must be three full...
| Jun 29, 2015
| 5:20 PM
Phil Housley will be a member of the 2015 Hockey Hall of Fame class.
The St. Paul, Minn., native will be joined by Nicklas Lidstrom, Sergei Fedorov, Chris Pronger and Angela Ruggiero in the players category.
Peter Karmanos Jr. and Bill Hay will be added...
| Jun 29, 2015
| 4:00 PM
Sergei Fedorov: Won the Hart Trophy as NHL MVP in 1994 and the first of two Selke trophies (defensive forward). He was considered one of the best players in the world during the mid-1990s to early 2000s. He played defense for a while. Had had 1,179 points...
| 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,...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 5:25 PM
The Blake family ran a farm machinery business alongside the corn, wheat and soybeans they grew in Simcoe, Canada, about 90 minutes southwest of Toronto, and everyone was expected to pitch in. Robert and Sandra Blake's oldest son, Russ, and youngest son,...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 8:50 PM
Their accents and homelands differed, but the six men inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday expressed a common affection for the family and friends who helped them reach the pinnacle of their sport.
"Hockey is one language spoken...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 7:52 PM
TORONTO -- Rob Blake, Peter Forsberg, Dominik Hasek and Mike Modano were among those inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday.
Joining the four players in the 2014 class is the late Pat Burns, who was enshrined as a coach in the builder category,...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 12:28 PM
Greetings from Dallas, where it’s an overcast and rainy Saturday. I asked Times colleague Mike Bresnahan if he had left anything in the American Airlines Center after being here with the Lakers on Friday night, but he said he had he gathered all...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 4:11 PM
Long before they had heard of Sochi, well before they made it to the NHL, the five men who comprise the leadership group of the U.S. Olympic hockey team crossed paths many times on many rinks.
Fearless winger Dustin Brown grew up playing on B-level...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 7:24 PM
Jerry Kramer used to be bitter about being snubbed by the Hall of Fame, the former Green Bay Packers guard who was an integral part of five championship teams in the 1960s vowing to stick it to the pro football shrine in Canton, Ohio, if he had the...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 8:20 PM
Some Kings fans still haven't forgiven Rob Blake for relinquishing the captaincy in 2000 during a contract stalemate. Blake, now the team's assistant general manager, knows his election to the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday likely won't appease his most...