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  • Rob Blake's up-and-down journey with Kings winds up at Hall of Fame

    Rob Blake's up-and-down journey with Kings winds up at Hall of Fame
    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...
  • Heart of U.S. hockey team have links to boyhood rinks

    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...
  • Snubbing some all-time greats

    Snubbing some all-time greats
    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...
  • NHL pluses and minuses: Robert Luongo restarts in Florida

    NHL pluses and minuses: Robert Luongo restarts in Florida
    Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the last week: + In his first start for Florida after being traded by the Vancouver Canucks, goaltender Roberto Luongo stopped 25 shots for the Panthers' first regular-season...
  • Ruslan Salei -- a.k.a. 'Rusty' -- was more than a hockey player

     
    Being cut up by Ruslan Salei was a rite of passage for a beat writer, or anyone else who wandered through the Anaheim Ducks' dressing room. There would be the nod, the verbal jab and the closing smirk ... quick and surgically neat....
  • Modano Agrees To Join Red Wings

    Modano Agrees To Join Red Wings
    Mike Modano is joining the Detroit Red Wings. Modano confirmed his decision Tuesday in a text message to The Associated Press. It initially was reported by ScoreBoard Monthly. He told the Dallas sports magazine he wasn't ready to quit playing so he...
  • Modano Introduced As A Red Wing

    Modano Introduced As A Red Wing
    Mike Modano helped Detroit Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch's Little Caesars organization win its first national youth hockey championship in 1985 as a midget player. Now Modano will try to help Ilitch win another Stanley Cup. The 40-year-old center took...
  • Redmond Visits West Michigan, Talks Hockey

    Redmond Visits West Michigan, Talks Hockey
    The Whitecaps remain hot, but the conversation at Fifth Third Ballpark was ice cold. Red Wings color commentator Mickey Redmond stopped by Fifth Thrid Ballpark to sign autographs and talk hockey. FOX 17's photojournalist Chris Gorski caught up with...
  • Red Wings Rally For One Point, Fall To Penguins In Shootout

    Red Wings Rally For One Point, Fall To Penguins In Shootout
    One point is better than none.  That's what the Red Wings will have to settle for after falling to the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-4 in a shootout Monday night at Joe Louis Arena. The Red Wings spotted the Penguins a 4-0 lead in the second period before...
  • Modano Retiring

    Modano Retiring
    One of the greatest American hockey players is hanging up his skates for good. Mike Modano announced Wednesday that he is retiring after 21 seasons in the NHL, a career that includes a Stanley Cup championship along with 561 goals and 1,374 points --...
  • Shanahan taking job seriously

    The Stanley Cup has been hugged, kissed and photographed thousands of times and dented at least once since June, when the Bruins defeated the Canucks to win their first championship since 1972. Fixing the damage caused when the Cup fell off a table was...