| May 16, 2013
| 4:05 PM
San Jose Sharks forward Raffi Torres was suspended for the remainder of his team’s Western Conference semifinal playoff series against the Kings -- a ban of up to six games -- for what the NHL judged was an illegal hit to the head of Kings center...
| May 6, 2013
| 3:17 PM
During the Stanley Cup playoffs, you can't afford to miss a game. As the Vancouver Canucks consistently prove, a team can have one bad week and it's tee time instead of hockey time. Every single second of Twitter-mashing, mouth-frothing, under-your-...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 1:31 PM
Raffi Torres got a 25-game suspension for his dirty, despicable, flying hit that knocked out Marian Hossa in the first period of Game 3 of the Blackhawks-Coyotes playoff series.
But you know what? After listening to NHL sheriff Brendan Shanahan, Torres...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 11:52 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Patrick Sharp merely chuckled when asked if the Blackhawks practice scoring with six attackers on the ice.
The Hawks seem to have perfected the art of late-game heroics as for the second consecutive contest they tied the score...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 11:06 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — The comebacks keep coming for the never-say-die Blackhawks.
Refusing to wilt not from the desert heat but from that of a suffocating Coyotes defense, the Hawks rallied to a 2-1 overtime victory in Game 5 of the Western...
| Apr 17, 2011
| 8:33 PM
Do we have to summon the Flyers? Is that what we're reduced to? Summoning up the team that made last year's playoffs on the last game of the season and eventually overcame a three-games-to-none deficit to make the Stanley Cup Finals?
I guess that...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 7:16 AM
Welcome to the NHL Yuk-Yuk Lounge, and remember, there’s a two-drink minimum for customers --- a six-pack minimum for referees.
We’ve got a great show planned, but there are always some surprises. You just never know how many Brendan...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 4:32 PM
From this year's news archives: June 15 : "Maybe (a roughly 35 percent increase in homicides so far over 2011) is a consequence of (disbanding the Chicago Police Dept. strike force), and I didn't anticipate it," McCarthy said in a......
| Apr 22, 2011
| 8:55 AM
The Blackhawks will not practice today. The Vancouver Canucks, I believe, were being tended to by all the king’s horses and all the king’s men.
Or should we be calling them the Vanquitter Canucks after the way they’ve rolled over easily...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 9:50 AM
In the Stanley Cup Finals, the greatest showcase of all playoff rounds, the NHL is stuck with despicable biting and now a frightening blindside hit that resulted in a player being stretchered off the ice to the hospital.
You could say the NHL is...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 4:33 PM
This year’s award for the scariest Halloween costume goes to the NHL’s Phoenix Coyotes, who dressed in racial insensitivity then masked it as fun. Did you hear about Monday night’s team Halloween party? Forward Raffi Torres...