| Jun 30, 2014
| 7:14 PM
It's not you, it's me.
That is the NHL version — free-agency style — of a disappointing breakup. Hockey's free agency starts Tuesday and among those on the market will be Kings defenseman Willie Mitchell, who won the Stanley Cup twice in Los...
| May 18, 2014
In the Chicago Blackhawks dressing room Tuesday night, minutes after they won the series against the Minnesota Wild at the Xcel Energy Center, cameras caught Joel Quenneville succinctly expressing his pride as only Coach Q can.
| May 18, 2014
| 7:23 PM
Upon further review, the clearest statement Sunday at the United Center came from the Chicago Blackhawks in a 3-1 victory over the Kings that left no ambiguity they are as strong mentally as physically.
Overcoming a bad official's call of a negated goal...
| May 6, 2014
| 9:09 PM
When did the NHL sell the rights to playoff games to C-SPAN?
Goodness, what a horrible-looking thing Game 3 of the Blackhawks-Wild series was Tuezzzzzzzday night. It was boring, and the Wild meant for it to be that way. It was their only chance.
| Apr 27, 2014
| 8:39 PM
That first step was a doozy, but the Blackhawks didn't stumble and are on course in their defense of their Stanley Cup championship.
The Hawks are headed to the second round of the playoffs following a 5-1 throttling of the Blues in Game 6 on Sunday...
| May 21, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Q: We just adopted what the shelter referred to as a "shepherd-mix," but Gracie is only about 30 pounds. We don't really know if there's any shepherd in her. Gracie is about a year old, though we're not sure about that, either. Our veterinarian says she's...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 11:53 AM
NHL free agency opened with a furious rush -- 46 signings in the opening 2 1/2 hours of free agency for a record $393 million on Tuesday morning, according to Canadian cable network TSN.
The Ducks were responsible for several hellos and goodbyes....
| Jul 1, 2014
| 5:13 PM
On the first day of NHL free agency, the New York Rangers began to build the Hartford Wolf Pack’s 2014-15 roster.
The Rangers signed five free agents who figure as organizational depth players and could wind up in Hartford: goalie Cedrick...
| May 23, 2014
| 4:35 PM
Chicago Blackhawks center Andrew Shaw is expected to play Saturday for the first time since suffering a right leg injury May 2, Coach Joel Quenneville confirmed after Friday’s practice at Staples Center.
"We're happy to have 'Shawsy' back,"...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 7:50 AM
I don’t know what the Blackhawks are going to do in free agency to fix their blown chance at another Stanley Cup, but because I’m a pleaser, not a teaser, I’m here to help with a list of 10 (mostly) unrestricted free agents:
| Jun 5, 2014
| 7:55 PM
Those must be some serious block parties in historic Trencin, Slovakia.
Three times the Stanley Cup has made a turn close to Marian Gaborik's street in Trencin, visiting his neighbors, Chicago Blackhawks star winger Marian Hossa in 2010, Boston Bruins...