| Mar 22, 2014
| 2:57 PM
Nyquist, Red Wings stay hot, beat Wild
SAINT PAUL, Minn. -- With several star players injured, the Detroit Red Wings are having to rely on youth to guide them. And so far, that plan is working just fine.
On Saturday afternoon, center Gustav Nyquist'...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 6:34 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Rugged defenseman Niklas Kronwall, captain of undefeated gold-medal finalist Sweden, plays in the NHL for the Detroit Red Wings and Coach Mike Babcock, who has guided undefeated Canada to Sunday's hockey finale. So Kronwall knows how...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 9:56 PM
DETROIT — Kings defenseman Drew Doughty raised his right arm automatically to indicate that a shot by Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall had bounced off the protective netting above the glass before it hit goaltender Jonathan Quick's back and...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 6:03 PM
A few days ago, Major League Baseball approved the expanded use of video replays next season. On Saturday, the limits of the NHL's current video replay rules became apparent — and painfully so for the Kings.
NHL rules don't allow for video...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 7:09 PM
Saturday won’t be remembered as the NHL’s finest hour.
The league absorbed a one-two punch of ridicule for the line brawl that erupted two seconds into the Vancouver-Calgary game, Canucks Coach John Tortorella’s attempt to invade the...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 4:20 PM
On a busy day for the NHL’s Player Safety Department, Colorado Avalanche forward Cody McLeod was suspended five games for a boarding infraction against Detroit’s Niklas Kronwall last week.
Brendan Shanahan, head of the department that...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 7:52 PM
The NHL's Wheel of Justice got several vigorous spins Monday, all dealing with infractions that caused head injuries.
Colorado forward Cody McLeod was suspended five games for a boarding incident against Detroit defenseman Niklas Kronwall, New York...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 4:27 PM
The 2013 Stanley Cup is Pittsburgh’s to lose. Even with stars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin – arguably the best two players in the league – out of the lineup down the stretch, the Penguins continued to win, seemingly with......
| May 14, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Round 1 of the 2013 NHL playoffs gave fans everything they’ve come to love about hockey’s second season: unpredictability, upsets, hard hitting and spectacular plays. Three of the series went to a Game 7 and lower seeds won five of......
| May 29, 2013
| 10:09 PM
As Brent Seabrook carried the puck deep into the Red Wings' zone in overtime of Game 7 on Wednesday night, strangely no Red Wings converged.
"When I have that much room, I usually screw up or trip and fall,'' Seabrook said.
This time, Seabrook put a...
| May 23, 2013
| 7:32 PM
Technically, Thursday's Game 4 at Detroit was not a "must-win" for the Blackhawks. Even if they lost, they'd still have a chance to win the series. However, being 3-1 would make them very uncomfortable, and thus they needed to play with a high degree of...