| Jan 1, 2015
| 4:02 PM
Preview: Lightning at Penguins
The Tampa Bay Lightning look to extend their winning streak to five games when they visit the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday in the third matchup between the two division leaders in 19 days. The...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 5:05 AM
RALEIGH, N.C. Ever wonder what it feels like to block a shot in the National Hockey League?
To take the full brunt of a slap shot from, say, Alexander Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals or Evgeni Malkin of the Pittsburgh Penguins?
"Imagine taking the...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 12:05 AM
Coach Barry Trotz on Nicklas Backstrom: "When we needed something to happen, he made it happen."
Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.
TV: Comcast SportsNet Plus
Here came the hats, fluttering onto the ice — confetti...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 4:43 PM
TV/radio: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday; CSN, WGN-AM 720.
Storylines: The Blackhawks are looking to gain momentum from their 5-2 victory over the Sharks on Sunday night. It's important for the Hawks to gather points at home as they will play seven of their next...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 12:44 PM
Blackhawks forward Daniel Carcillo participated in Tuesday's morning skate at the United Center and could return to the lineup sooner than originally expected.
The winger has been sidelined since suffering a right knee injury in St. Louis on Oct. 25....
| Nov 11, 2014
| 11:14 AM
It was a year ago Tuesday that Steven Stamkos' hockey career was put into peril.
The Tampa Bay Lightning winger, one of the NHL's brightest stars, suffered a gruesome broken leg during a game against the Boston Bruins on Oct. 11, 2013 and was taken...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 10:02 PM
In Joel Quenneville's defense-first system of hockey, full-throttle, end-to-end action can be detrimental to the Blackhawks coach's head.
"I think he pulls out his hair when it happens," Hawks winger Bryan Bickell said.
With the offensive-minded...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 1:29 PM
CORAL SPRINGS — Panthers coach Gerard Gallant has made it abundantly clear in a good-natured manner that he hates when anybody labels his four forward lines based on their prowess.
So the mere mention that his recent move of promoting gritty...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 7:10 PM
NEW YORK — Ryan Callahan scored twice in his return to Madison Square Garden as the Tampa Bay Lightning improved to 8-1-1 with a 5-1 win over the Rangers.
Steven Stamkos netted his 12th goal to pull into a three-way tie with New York's Rick Nash...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 7:41 PM
TAMPA, Fla. -- The spotlight was all on New York Rangers right-winger Martin St. Louis' return to his old arena, but the Tampa Bay Lightning saw the player acquired for St. Louis -- right-winger Ryan Callahan-- score two goals to steal the show in a 4-3...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 2:13 PM
— With much of the preseason conversation revolving around the Panthers' baby-faced corps of talented defensemen throughout their organization such as teenage rookie Aaron Ekblad, it's easy to forget that six-year NHL veteran Dmitry Kulikov is still...