| 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...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 6:32 AM
One of the best ambassadors a sport could ask forjust earned one of his sport’s highest honors.
One of the best salesmen for a league that needs it was just named to the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame.
Congratulations, Eddie Olczyk, local hero, class...
| Sep 7, 2011
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....
| May 24, 2009
In the Calgary series, Matt Walker's finger exploded on the bench. It looked like an accordion. The bone was broken every which way. The guys on the bench watched him walk into the trainer's room and everyone said, "Well, we lost 'Walks' for the playoffs....
| Aug 26, 2009
Where else would a grand opening gala include celebrities smashing dozens of guitars? The Hard Rock café of course!
Paulie Ayala, 2 Time World Champion Boxer smashed a guitar and says, "I've always wanted to do that in front of a audience." He, along...
| Oct 1, 2009
Will the Detroit Red Wings and Pittsburgh Penguins meet in the Stanley Cup finals for a third straight spring, or will the San Jose Sharks find the gumption to match their talent?
There's no consensus winner in either conference, mostly because even...