| 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 14, 2014
| 8:25 PM
(Updated: UPDATING: Adding information in Game Notebook)
Penguins 2, Maple Leafs 1: Pascal Dupuis scored twice and Thomas Greiss finished with 30 saves as visiting Pittsburgh skated to its eighth win in nine games.
Captain Sidney Crosby notched an...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 11:21 PM
Preview: Avalanche at Jets
After failing to surpass three goals in any of their first six contests, the Colorado Avalanche more than doubled that total in their last game. The Avalanche vie for their second win in a row when they visit...
| 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...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:41 PM
Former Kings defenseman Rob Blake, now the team’s assistant general manager, was one of six men elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday. The induction ceremony will take place in Toronto on Nov. 17.
In the players’ category, Blake, 44,...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 2:46 PM
Among a group of deserved hockey players, goaltender Dominik Hasek will be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame this November.
And if not for Blackhawks goaltender Eddie Belfour, Hasek might also be entering with the distinction as one of, if not the...
| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 4:29 PM
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...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 3:58 PM
Chicago Blackhawk Patrick Sharp is a poster boy for good genes. Exceptional athletic talent. Check. Exceptional looks. Check. Exceptional intelligence. Well, his acumen on the ice and cogent comments on WTMX-FM’s "Eric & Kathy Morning Show" (where...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 8:47 PM
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...